Navigating New Beginnings: ISU Ilagan Campus Welcomes Freshmen and Transferees

[ September 14, 2023 ]

Isabela State University Ilagan Campus embarked on an exciting journey as they hosted their annual General Orientation Program, setting the stage for freshmen and transferee students to build bridges to success. Under the theme “Embarking on a New Journey and Building Bridges to Success,” this event took place on September 14, 2023, at the ISU-Ilagan Gymnasium. The program not only introduced students to their instructors, professors, program chairs, deans, and university officials but also provided valuable insights into school policies and services. Led by the esteemed campus executive officer, Engr. Alfonso R. Simon, Ph.D., the program commenced with an inspirational welcome message, setting the tone for a fruitful academic journey.

The General Orientation Program at ISU Ilagan Campus serves as a warm welcome to fresh faces, eager to embark on their academic journey. The attendees, primarily freshmen and transferee students, were greeted by a diverse assembly of instructors, professors, program chairs, deans, and university officials. This welcoming committee was there to not only offer a friendly introduction but to guide the newcomers as they take their first steps on campus.

Starting university can be a daunting experience for new students, and understanding school policies and services is crucial. The General Orientation Program acted as a compass, helping students navigate the educational landscape. From academic regulations to support services, the program provided a comprehensive overview, ensuring that students had the knowledge to succeed.

The heart of the orientation program lay in the inspirational welcome message delivered by Engr. Alfonso R. Simon, Ph.D., the campus executive officer. His words of wisdom served to motivate and inspire the new students, reminding them of the exciting journey ahead. Dr. Simon emphasized the importance of commitment, perseverance, and a thirst for knowledge as the keys to building bridges to success in their academic endeavors.

“Your journey here at ISU Ilagan Campus is not just about obtaining a degree; it’s about personal growth, developing lifelong skills, and creating meaningful connections,” Dr. Simon stated. “As you embark on this new journey, remember that success is not a destination, but a continuous process of learning and self-improvement.”

The General Orientation Program was more than an informative session; it was a means to create a sense of belonging and inclusion. By introducing the students to the university community and leadership, ISU Ilagan Campus aims to foster a supportive and nurturing environment, ensuring that every student feels valued and empowered.

The General Orientation Program at ISU Ilagan Campus, held under the theme “Embarking on a New Journey and Building Bridges to Success,” symbolizes the commitment of the institution to providing a strong foundation for its new students. As they step into the world of higher education, they are not merely welcomed but inspired to achieve greatness and success.

The guidance, support, and valuable insights provided during the program lay the groundwork for these young minds to flourish and reach their full potential. ISU Ilagan Campus, under the leadership of Engr. Alfonso R. Simon, Ph.D., is dedicated to ensuring that their journey into higher education is not only memorable but also transformative, setting them on a path to success and personal growth.


[ By: ISU-Ilagan MIS ]