With the dedication in helping the poor and less-fortunate, Lorma Colleges conducted an outreach activity last August 28, 2010 at Tagudtud Elementary School and Tagudtud National High School in Tagudtud, Bagulin, La Union.
Barangay Tagudtud was the adopted barangay of Lorma since 2009.
Headed by Ms. Antoinette Tejano, College Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director of Lorma Colleges, LC conducted its outreach program for its 2nd year in Tagudtud Elementary School and Tagudtud National High School consisting of Nutritional needs assessment, Health Services, Educational /Literacy Services, Sports Services, Environmental Services, Capability building/Livelihood Lectures and Spiritual Services.
A total of 52 participants composed of the department heads, staff and student leaders attended the said activity .The different participants were grouped in different service teams for the different programs prepared.
The Masters of Arts in Nursing Department (MAN), and Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM)) students were in charge of the Nutritional Needs Assessment of the 47 Grade -1 pupils together with 15 parents.
The College of Nursing (CON), Medical and Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy and Radiologic Technology were assigned on Health Services such as Children’s Hygiene Lecture (Lecture on proper hand washing, nail cutting and proper way of brushing of teeth), lectures on Dengue and Pulmonary tuberculosis, needs assessment of persons with disabilities which was participated by the 56 Grades 2 and 3 pupils together with 29 BHW.
On the other hand, representatives from College of Accountancy , College of Computer Studies and Engineering, Guidance, Registrar and Library conducted Story Telling to 56 Day Care and Kinder pupils and CD Viewing and discussion on Religion to 75 Grades 4, 5 and 6 pupils.
The members of the Student’s Affairs Office and Human Resources officiated the sports games like basketball, volleyball, and chess and also taught dancing lessons to 45 High School students. For the Environmental Services, the Research Clinic, Pharmacy Maintenance, and Transportation led the tree planting event consisting of 30 cashew and cacao seedlings together with 10 barangay officials and teachers.
The College of Management and Accountancy, STI, MITS met 10 Coop officials and gave them lectures on how to revive their cooperative. They also had an assessment on House Electrical Wiring Training to 25 interested persons. The Administration, ISO, BO also had their own job having needs assessment to the elementary teachers.
Aside from the services that the Lorma Colleges have rendered, they also donated 2 sets of Computers, 3 computer tables, 157 armchairs that was given last February, 4 volleyball balls with net, 2 basketball balls and 5 chess boards to the beneficiaries.
Headed by Brgy. Captain Saganit Lagasit, more or less 380 residents joined the outreach. The said barangay will be a 5-year beneficiary of LC.