The MSU-IIT lawn was adorned with festive ornaments, flashing lights, and a business extravaganza, as Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) organized a Year-End Tabo Opening on December 5, 2022, from 8 AM until 9 AM. It was hosted by Mr. Adrian T. Hipayo.
Different stalls were set up, each of which offered a wide array of food options, as well as different garments and unique items that were put on sale.
Chancellor Alizedney M. Ditucalan, along with the MSU system alumni, other key officials, and students attended the event.
“Indeed, there is no substitute for collaboration,” Chancellor Ditucalan, in his inspirational message. He wished to express his gratitude to the people who contributed for their collaborative efforts that have made the recently organized events successful. He also delivered his compliments on the many achievements of MSU-IIT, and how the Institution is achieving greater horizons and reaching new heights.
Following his speech, the program proceeded to its main highlight— the ribbon cutting. Rex G. Ortega, the chairman of the Year-End Tabo Committee, and Chancellor Alizedney M. Ditucalan, together with Dr. Polaus M. Bari, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance; Dr. Ephrime B. Metillo, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Dr. Gaudencio C. Petalcorin Jr., Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension; Dr. Pamela F. Resurreccion, Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development; and Dr. Rohane M. Derogongan, Vice Chancellor for Student Services, took part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which formally opened the Year-End Tabo.
The event will run from December 5, 2022 until December 16, 2022.
Report by Afnan Abubacar
Photos by Marian Grizelle Cabural, Kenn Christian Bernal, and Francis Balsomo