Baguio Central University Hosts 1st Community Extension Seminar for Service Providers

Baguio City, April 13, 2023 – Baguio Central University took a pioneering step in community engagement by hosting its first-ever seminar under the banner of “Project CBPP: Community-Based Participatory Partnership.” The event took place on April 13, 2023, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 NN at the university’s Function Hall.

The seminar, a significant initiative aligned with the university’s commitment to community service, gathered service providers from various sectors. Attendees included educators, healthcare professionals, and community leaders, among others. A highlight of the event was the distinguished presence of Dr. Joselito Gutierrez, the Special Assistant to the President of St. Louis University. Dr. Gutierrez served as the esteemed resource speaker, bringing a wealth of experience and insights to the participants.

The seminar delved into the principles and practices of community-based participatory partnerships, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts between academic institutions and community service providers. Dr. Gutierrez’s presentation covered innovative strategies, successful case studies, and the potential impact of effective community engagement.

“The commitment of Baguio Central University to fostering meaningful partnerships with the community is commendable. Project CBPP serves as a model for universities aiming to bridge the gap between academic research and community needs,” remarked Dr. Gutierrez.

Participants engaged in interactive sessions, workshops, and discussions, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and experiences. The seminar provided a platform for networking and collaboration, encouraging attendees to explore potential joint initiatives for the betterment of the local community.