The Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities of Industrial Technology (PACUIT) held its regular board meeting at WVCST HRT Center last Thursday, January 30, 2013.

The meeting was hosted by WVCST under the leadership of Dr. Luis M. Sorolla and was presided by PACUIT President Dr. Nora M. Ponce, President, Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College.

Important matters were discussed during the board meeting including the upcoming 12th PACUIT National Conference to be held on April 28 – 30, 2014 in Davao City. This activity is in collaboration with the University of the Philippines- College of Technology.

In this conference, there will be learning sessions and forum that will discuss crucial topics that affect colleges and universities of Industrial Technology such as Industrial Technology Curriculum, Quality Assurance for Technology, ASEAN 2015 Integration and the K – 12 Program. The theme of the national conference is “Technology Development and Transfer: An Economic Intervention for Poverty Reduction”.

The Board Meeting was attended by PACUiT President Dr. Nora Ponce, President, Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College ; VP for Mindanao, Dr. Perfecto A. Alibin, President of the University of Southeastern Philippines; Secretary, Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, President, WVCST; Dr. Elpidio T. Magante, Trustee & President of Bohol Island State University; Dr. Esmen M. Cabal (representative of Dr. Cornelio C. Garcia) of Ramon Magsaysay Technological University; Dr. Rolito S. Estrellado (representative of Dr. Maria Imogen T. Quilicot) of Siquijor State College; Dr. Antonio L. Deraja, ( representative of Dr. Renato M. Sorolla) of Carlos Hilado Memorial State College and Dr. Renato V. Alba, PACUIT Executive Director.