Pursuant to Special Order # 119-P series of 1975 and in Section 9 of Article 3 of the 1978 MSU System Reorganization Plan, following are the Office of Alumni Relations’ goals:
The MSU- Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) enfolds/ adopts the highest standard of work ethics and excellent services to the university alumni. We attempt to produce globally competitive graduates. It is created to become partner/ counterpart of the university and its alumni. Maintaining harmonious relationship between and among its alumni or graduates is of utmost goal.
The MSU- OAR embraced the following as its Core Values:
Teamwork, Excellence, Transparency, Equity, Accountability, Participative and Commitment.
FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE
This office functions to enhance mutuality of interests and concerns between the University and her pride- alumni, as stipulated in Special Order # 119-P, series 1975 and Section 9, Article 3 of the MSU System Reorganization.
OFFICE OF ALUMNI RELATIONS AND CAREER CENTER
Ground Floor, Isidro Hall Building,
2nd Street, Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines
Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.
Fifty years have passed since the illustrious Batch ’73 graduated but their connection with their beloved alma mater remains as strong as ever. In a remarkable celebration of their shared journey, the batch ’73 alumni recently returned to MSU to commemorate their 50th anniversary. The visit not only allowed them to relive cherished memories but also served as an opportunity to inspire current students and forge deeper connections with the university community. This joyous occasion not only allowed them to reminisce about their formative years but also rekindled their commitment to their beloved alma mater.
MSUAA Marawi Campus Chapter welcomes the Fearless Bravehearts Batch 73 who includes no less than than the MSU system Alumni Regent Dr. Renato Boniao, MSUAA Marawi Campus Chapter President and former VP Engr. Labimombao Macabando, Former Dean Violy R. Hunt of the CPA, former Dean Mayo of Grad School, former Dean Mero of Fisheries, Former Naawan Chancellor Gomez to name a few. The MSUS President Basari D. Mapupuno was also present in the said reunion and other MSU officials who were invited.
The Office of the Alumni Relations Career Center Director Hanima S. Lao and Staff together MSUAA Marawi Campus Chapter President former VP Labimombao Macabando took part in this momentous event by facilitating in the organizing of the events by linking the University with their alumni along with the other MSU officials who made the event successful.
The reunion also provided an opportunity for the alumni to celebrate their achievements since graduating from MSU. They shared stories of personal and professional growth, exchanging tales of triumph and perseverance. During their visit, the alumni embarked on a journey through time, revisiting the Golf Course, a familiar location that held a special place in their in their hearts. They strolled down the pathways they once treaded, pausing at each corner to relive cherished moments. The lecture halls, libraries, and iconic landmarks echoed with laughter and whispered conversations, transporting the alumni back to the days of their youth.
While the alumni indulged in nostalgia, they were equally focused on leaving a lasting legacy. The alumni’s visit was not solely about reliving the past; it was about fostering a stronger bond their alma mater. They collaborated with the university administration and the alumni association to establish initiatives that would support the growth and development of MSU. They donated a cash allocation of P40,000 for a healing reflexology to be constructed at the Summit Inn as a way of paying back to their alma mater. It will be implemented by the PPD Department.
As the alumni bid farewell, they carried with them a renewed sense of pride and gratitude. Their visit not only rekindled old friendships but also ignited a passion to support MSU’s ongoing journey of academic excellence. They left behind a trail of inspiration, ready to make a difference in their respective fields, while forever remaining connected to the institution that had helped shape their futures.
Mrs. Azneyah M. Dalidig
Administrative Officer II
The Mindanao State University Alumni Association is excited to announce the arrival of MSU Alumni Connect. This is a new community building platform for MSU alumni. It is the only place online where you can find, and connect with, all 90,000 MSU alumni. All alumni are automatically enrolled!
The Mindanao State University (MSU) was created under Republic Act 1387 as amended. The Principal author of this Act was the late Senator Domocao Alonto.
To provide our MSU graduates and alumni jobseekers with essential information and useful tips on employment, the Alumni Participation Committee as chaired by Office of Alumni Relations and Career Center Director Hanimah Salic- Lao, RN, DPA(CAR) in collaboration with the MSU Alumni Association MSU Marawi Campus Chapter held its Job Placement Seminar on January 26, 2023, at the International Convention Center, MSU, Marawi City. The theme of the seminar was “One MSU: Relentless in Advancing towards New Frontiers in the Next Normal.”
The goal of the seminar was not only to help MSU graduates land their dream jobs but also to make them globally competitive among graduates from even outside the campus.
Among the resource speakers in the morning session was Dr. Rebekah M. Alawi, consultant to the MSU System President and CSSH Department of Graduate studies lecturer, who gave a talk on “How to gear up for an interview”. This lecture was followed by “An Introduction to Career and Development” by Dir. Sandrah Arnica M. Usman, the Director II of the Civil Service Commission – Lanao del Sur Field Office. The “BARMM Vacancies and Requirements” as well as how to navigate the online job portal were discussed by the Chief of Human Resource Management Division of BARMM, Lady Hanifah R. Mindalano – Alonto.
The afternoon session of the seminar included a lecture on “Job Hunting Strategies” by Prof. Nasroden B. Guro, a Senior Lecturer from the College of Public Affairs, followed by a discussion on “Transformational Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines” by Prof. Melba M. Angni, the Special Assistant of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs. A video presentation by Prof. Jahara A. Solaiman with the topic “How to Make an Application Letter and Resume” was also shown.
An open forum was held at the end of each of the morning and afternoon sessions where attendees were given an opportunity to raise questions or clarifications. The lecturers then proceeded to answer them. Certificates were given to the participants as assisted by the MSU Alumni Regent Dr. Renato D. Boniao, OARCC Director/ Alumni Participation Committee Chairperson Director Hanimah S. Lao, MSU Alumni Association- Marawi Campus Chapter President Engr. Labimombao A.D. Macabando, Ph.D. and other MSUAA Board of Directors. A photo op with the speakers and members of the Office of the Alumni Relations concluded the seminar.
Mrs. Azneyah M. Dalidig
Administrative Officer II
The Academic offers include 14 majors, 15 minors, and more than 100 in major specializations so your degree will surely reflect your interests and strengths.
Not only does Mindanao State University provide you the practical skills that is necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon your graduation, but we also make sure that you will have a good sense of social justice so that you make the transition responsibly.
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