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CSC Conducts 2011 Annual In-House Review
The Annual In-House Review of completed researches at Catanduanes State Colleges (CSC) was held on September 21, 2011 at the CSC Little Theatre, with the Research and Development Center (R&DC) spearheading the research activity.

Dubbed as SEARCH FOR USWAG AWARD, this year’s research evaluation turned out six (6) completed scientific papers classified under the following categories: Dr. Aida A. Dianela, - VP for REPA delivers her welcome remarks.

Development Category
1) Standardization and Commercialization of Pili Pulp Flour and By-Products
2) Design, Construction, and Development of Improvised Universal Picture Tube Rejuvenator
3) Standardization & Commercialization Prospects of Candied Condol Benincasa hispida: An Alternative Livelihood Scheme

Research Category
1) Extent of Implementation of Food Fortification Program to Grade V & VI Pupils and High School Students in CSC Laboratory Schools
2) Mga Isinaling Kuwentong-Bayan ng Catanduanes: Isang Pagsusuri
3) Design and Development of Laboratory Manual in Physics

Adjudged Best Paper (USWAG AWARD) in the Development Category was “Standardization and Commercialization of Pili Pulp Flour and By-Products” by Prof. Elena G. Tasarra, Prof. Hedelissa T. Gianan, and Prof. Ma. Resadel J. Osido (College of Health Sciences-Nutrition and Prof. Elena G. Tasarra - presents her Best Paper.Dietetics Department).

Sharing in the Second Best Paper Award were “Standardization & Commercialization of Candied Condol Benincasa hispida: An Alternative Livelihood Scheme.” by Prof. Priscilla P. Gianan and Prof. Corazon B. Sicio (College of Technology-Department of Industrial Technology) and “Design, Construction, and Development of Improvised Universal Picture Tube Rejuvenator” by Prof. Edwin T. Romero (College of Technology-Department of Industrial Technology).

Garnering the Best Paper (USWAG AWARD) under Research Category was “Mga Isinaling Kuwentong-Bayan ng Catanduanes: Isang Pagsusuri” by Prof. Susan M. Tindugan (College of Arts & Sciences-Languages Department) and Dr. Charlene A. Cantar (College of Education).

With Certificate of Appreciation were the researches “Extent of Implementation of Food Fortification Program to Grade V & VI Pupils and High School Students in CSC Laboratory Schools” by Dr. Meda B. Mercado (College of Arts & Sciences-Natural Science Department) and
“Design and Development of Laboratory Manual in Physics” by Prof. Pio G. Panti (College of Arts and Sciences, Math Department).

In the same event, Dr. Estrella Placides, CSC R&DC Director, presented the Office’s non-competing research paper “How Far Have We Gone into the Culture of Research? (CSC 1990-2010)”.

Mr. Jimmy V. Cabrera, Provincial Director of the Department of Science and Technology; Dr. Lily P. Custodio, Dean of the CSC Graduate School; Mr. Gerry S. Rubio, CSC Administrative Officer V; and Dr. Lilia V. Brines, Ret Prof. VI of CSC, composed the Board of Evaluators.

Dr. Aida A. Dianela, VP for Research, Extension, & Production Affairs (REPA), including Prof. Ma. Theresa E. Sarmiento, VP for Financial and Administrative Affairs (AFA) graced the research presentation and evaluation; the latter as representative of the CSC President, Dr. Minerva I. Morales.

A total of 45 participants, mostly mandated faculty members to conduct research, was recorded in the list of attendees, as reported by the Research Director, Dr. Estrella S. Placides.

The review and evaluation of research and development projects is an annual activity of the CSC in coordination with the Bicol Consortium for Agriculture Resources Research and Development (BCARRD). This is regularly undertaken to ensure that the research activities in agriculture, natural resources, and social sciences are efficiently and effectively undertaken to generate useful production technologies supportive of national development programs. (Juanita V. Cervantes Asst. Prof. II/Education Program Specialist and Ms. Eleanor B. Tablizo CSC Representative to BCARRD-RACE )