Photo by Nathalie Espinosa
The Tourism Management major seniors together with the College of Business Administration and Accountancy recognized the excellence of Colegio de San Juan de Letran’s partner companies and Recognized Student Organizations in the second installment of the CBAA Partnership Appreciation Night.
The night banners the theme “Stellar: A Brilliant Night of Excellence,” organized by the TM Seniors as part of their Events Management course.
The Memorandum of Understanding between Letran and its new partner companies was one of the night’s highlights. The Insights Financial Services, City Garden Group, RBP Accounting Services, SighsNtrips Travel, Fasttrack Phils., Strand Asia Inc., Learning & Advancement Review Services, Philindo Container Express Inc., and STW Languange Inc., were all acknowledged by CBAA Dean A.P. Asano.
Through a token of appreciation, other existing partner companies of the Colegio were also recognized. These groups were Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions, Bloomberg – East West Educational Services, Robinson’s Land Corporation, Junior Achievement of the Philippines, Inc., ENEDA, Forza Tours, Reidan Travel Services, Hotel H20, Marsman Drysdale Inc., TransGlobal Travel and Tours, Career Opportunity Consulting International Corporation, The Art of Travel, KPMG RGM&Co., EMC Travel and Tours, and CMI Travel and Tours.
One of the event’s objective is to give recognition to the unwavering support extended by the Letran Recognized Student Organization, because of this, another batch of tokens were conferred to the different organizations.
The awarded RSOs from the CBAA are the following: Letran Junior Financial Executives; Letran Junior Marketing Association; Letran Junior People Management Association; Letran Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants; Letran Operations Management Society; Letran Tourism Society; Young Entrepreneurs Society of Letran, Letran Chefs; Philippine Association of Food Technologist, Philippine Association of Nutrition – PSI GAMMA Chapter; and Sociedad Economica De Letran.
The Colegio’s cultural groups such as Letran Singing Ambassadors, and Letran Filipiniana Dance Company were also given recognition; moreover, some organizations from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences organization such as Mediaworks and Studio 1620. Both Knights TV and Student Program Development, a non-academic organization also attended the said event. The Letran Student Council and The LANCE were also present.
Young Entrepreneurs Society of Letran Auditor Bernadette Ien Imperial described her reaction to the unexpected recognition of the RSOs as ‘overwhelming’.
“Sobrang nakaka-overwhelm kasi hindi naman naming ineexpect na meron kaming award dito, sobrang overwhelmed,” Imperial said.
She also noticed that the event wasn’t just successful, it also had a stellar impact to the audience.
Rey Tampon the Overall Project Head of the event vouched that the event met the objectives as the signing with the new partner companies was held and the supposed RSOs to be recognized were also present.
Assoc. Prof. Virginia Salonga, the Course Facilitator of Tourism in her acknowledgement speech said that she is glad that the guests attended their minor event and that she expects to also see them in their major event – The Manila Business Forum.