Research Extension and Innovation Week 2019
December 10-13, 2019

Schedule of Activities

December 10, 2019 (DAY 1)
I. Opening Activities:
a. Ribbon Cutting for the Exhibit
b. Opening Program and Declaration of the Research, Extension and IP Week Open
Deans, Faculty and Staff Agri-Eco Convention Center
Foundation Course for Patent Drafting
December 10-12, 2019
@6:00 PM
Opening of Paskwa sa GSC
*Switching on of Lights on GSC Grounds
Faculty, Staff and Students GSC Tennis Court
December 11, 2019 (DAY 2)
In-House Review for Completed Research Studies and Extension Projects and On-going Extension Projects

a. Natural Science and Food Product Development
* Natural and Environmental Sciences
* Food Products Development
* Agriculture

b. Technology Research and Development

* Alternative Energy
* Information and Communications Technology
* Industrial Product Development

c. Humanities and Social Science

* Social Science
* Education
* Disaster Risk Management
* Languages
* Media
Selected Faculty Members with Innovation or Developmental Research Outputs

Selected Faculty Members
Agri-Eco Convention Center/ LAB C

Agri-Eco Convention Center
December 12, 2019 (DAY 3)
Technical Review for Research and Extension Proposals Selected Faculty Members Agri-Eco Convention Center
December 13, 2019 (DAY 4)
I. Book Writeshop:

Opening Program Introduction/ Rationale
Intellectual Proper Rights Copy Editing, Proof Reading and Module Writing

II. The Importance of Research Ethics and Policy Requirements for Ethics Review Involving Human Participants

Selected Faculty members with modules/ instructional materials

All Faculty Researchers

Agri-Eco Convention Center

Agri-Eco Convention Center


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Dr. Parreño: Elected as the New PASCHR President

Dr. Lilian Diana B. Parreño – Vice President for Research and Extension was elected as the 2nd PASCHR President last July 5, 2019 held at Divine Word College of San Jose, Occidental Mondoro after she took over Dr. Esmeralda Sanchez, the outgoing president. The oath-taking ceremony of officers was led by Dr. Amarjiva Locha-President SSEASR. The newly elected officers will have three years as their term of office. PASCHR is officially recognized as the National Association of the International Association for History of Religions (IAHR) under the auspices of UNESCO.

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The Philippine Association for the Study of Culture, History and Religion, Inc. (PASCHR) held its 5th PASCHR Conference last July 4-6, 2019   at  San. Jose, Occidental Mindoro hosted by Divine Word College of San Jose and co hosted by Occidental Mindoro State College, International Association for History of Religion, South , Southeast Asian Association for the Study of Culture and Religion and Bureau on Cultural Heritage in which 7 GSC faculty researchers attended the said activity.

          The conference aims to revisit diverse cultures through history and religion, acknowledge and respect different cultures, and provide a platform for research on culture, history and religion.

The conference includes the opening program, plenary speech, parallel session, cultural night and cultural tour.  Dr. Lilian Diana B. Parreno, Prof. Ethel P. Junco, Dr. Julieta G. Infante, Dr. Jocel C. Caber, Dr. Efren S. Telleremo, Instr. Jo Ann T. Gerada and Instr. Rodrigo G. Paglomutan were among the presenters. 

The following are the papers presenting by the faculty researchers during the 5th PASCHAR Conference.

1.  Rhea Joy D. FloraKnowledge, Attitudes And Practices (Kap) Of Stakeholders In Toyo Reef Marine Sanctuary, Guiwanon, Nueva Valencia, GuimarasEthel P. Junco
2.  Julieta G. InfanteFinancial Management Practices of Household Heads from Overseas Remittances in Guimaras Island
Julieta G. Infante
3. Julieta G. InfanteSustainable Arts and Crafts in Guimaras
4. Efren S. TellermoKnowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) for Tanluc Marine Protected AreaEfren S. Tellermo
5. Rodrigo G. PaglomutanKnowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) Brgy. Igang Marine Protected Sanctuary (MPA)Rodrigo G. Paglomutan
6. Jocyl C. Caber    Alberto T. EmbangFB Messenger Group Chat Class Learning Approach Effectiveness: Augmentation to PedagogyJocyl C. Caber
7. Julius T. VergaraForest, Wildlife and BiodiversityJo Ann T. Gerada
8. Lilian Diana B. ParreñoLocal Folk Stories In The History Of Guimaras: An In-Depth Analysis
Lilian Diana B. Parreño
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GSC WV-FIC Team attended the Training on Food Research Management and Operations

The Guimaras State College – Western Visayas Food Innovation Center,  team headed by Dr. Rogelio T. Artajo (GSC President/FIC – Project Leader) and members Dr. Methusela C. Perrocha (FIC – Center Manager), Instr. Adrian C. Alumbro and Instr. Jessierey Heart C. Gabo (FIC – Food Technologists), Engr. Frenz Rian G. Gal (FIC – Packaging Engineer), Mr. Leo G. Sorongon (FIC – Laboratory Aide), Prof. Antinieta S. Espin (GSC Mosqueda Campus Science Laboratory Coordinator), and Ms. Sheila Mae V. Artajo (Assistant Manager GSC-Agri Eco) attended the “Training on Food Research Management and Operations” last July 2-3, 2019 at Visayas State University, Baybay City, Leyte.  The said activity was funded in partnership with Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST’s) project entitled “Intensifying the Research and Development Activities and Other Services of the Food Innovation Center” which started early this June 2019. The training aims to strengthen the Research and Development activities of the center and enhance the competent technical personnel in order to conduct food product development and provide technical services intended to clients and stakeholders.



[su_note note_color=”#ffffbf”]DR. ARTAJO WITH DR. OTHELO B. CAPUNO – VSU VP FOR RESEARCH AND EXTENSION[/su_note]

The team visited the following research and development facilities as well as product processing facilities during the conduct of the training:

  1. Department of Food Science and Technology
  2. VSU Food Testing Laboratory
  3. VSU Food Innovation Center
  4. Tuklas Lunas Development Center
  5. Technology Business Incubator at VSU
  6. Jackfruit Processing Center, Baybay City
  7. Philippine Carabao Center, VSU
  8. National Coconut Research Center, VSU
  9. Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center
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ViScience 2019 (Aghambayan Visayas): Visayas Science Festival

University of the Philippines Visayas will be conducting a ViScience 2019 (Aghambayan Visayas): Visayas Science Festival on June 17, 2019 at Iloilo Convention Center, Megaworld Blvd, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. This activty is open to all SUC’s in Visayas Region. This is to highlight the accomplishments of the scientific research supported by DOST and ALL matured technologies developed by the SUCs in Visayas Region. There are three main components: oral presentation, poster presentation, and technology exhibit. For the poster presentation, the top 30 technologies will be showcased (10 technologies per region). From the 30 technologies, they will select the most promising 10 technologies for oral presentation. Before the activity, each school must submit an entry for evaluation of the output. Guimaras State College submitted a total of seven research outputs as entry which is listed below:

Green CharcoalJulius T. Vergara
Rhea Joy D. Flora
Rodrigo Paglomutan, Jr.
Vacuum Fried Camote SticksMarielle J. Yap
Jessierey Heart C. Gabo
Methusela C. Perrocha
Joseph Glenn Vidal
Leo Sorongon
DEEly (Batuan)Ethel P. Junco
Eric P. Catalan
Julius T. Vergara
Rodrigo Paglomutan
LILIAN’s BLUE-CLilian Diana B. Parreño
DEEly (Camias)Ethel P. Junco
Eric P. Catalan
Dave Rose Gallego
DEEly Products (Cranberry) Ethel P. Junco
Eric P. Catalan
Dave Rose Gallego
DEEly Products (Cranberry) Ethel P. Junco
Eric P. Catalan
Dave Rose Gallego
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Executive Board and Regional Research and Development Coordinating Committee (RRDCC)

Last March 27, 2019, Ms. Vivian S. Andaya and Prof. Rhea Joy D. Flora attended the Joint Executive Board and Regional Research and Development Coordinating Committee (RRDCC) Meeting of Western Visayas Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Consortium (WESVAARRDEC) at West Visayas State University, Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Main Session Hall, Luna St. La Paz, Iloilo City.

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Seminar Orientation on Patent Application Process

Application Process

After a series of seminar workshops conducted by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPhil), Guimaras State College was able to apply seven technologies for Patent. After a couple of months of waiting, three (3) formality Examination Reports were received by the Guimaras State College- Innovation and Technology Support Office from the IPOPhil. The said Formality Examination Reports contain all the written opinion of the examiners for the applied technologies. In response, the GSC-ITSO conducted a Seminar Orientation on Patent Application Process to carefully deliberate all the details to be included in the response letter.  

The seminar was conducted at the Innovation and Technology Support Office of the Guimaras State College last March 19-21, 2019. This was participated by the Vice President of Research and Extension, Dr. Lilian Diana Parreno, the Research Director, Prof. Ethel P. Junco, the ITSO Manager, Engr. Frenz Rian G. Gal and three of the ITSO staff members namely: Instr. Rodrigo G. Paglomutan Jr., Instr. Vivian S. Andaya and Ms. Daverose S. Gallego.  During the 3-day seminar workshop, discussions mainly focused on the response to the Formality Examination Reports of the applied technologies namely: Curry (Murraya koeniji) Leaves Powder, Fermented Poultry Feeds Composition and the Method of Production Thereof & Bokashi and the Method of Production Thereof. Based on the findings of the examiners, several amendments were made to further explain the novelty of the technology, to explicate that it has an inventive steps and to give clarity to its claimed features.

At the end of the seminar workshop, the drafters had their written responses as the output of the activity. As of this time, GSC ITSO were expecting four (4) more formality examination reports for the remaining four applied technologies

Presentation of the drafted responses as checked and corrected by Dr. Lilian Diana Parreño (VPRE) and Prof. Ethel P. Junco (Research Director) together with Instr. Jo Ann T. Gerada (Research Coordinator-CCJE)
The ISTO Staff as they were reviewing the formality examination reports
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2nd International Multidisciplinary Research conference

            Leyte Normal University (LNU) hosted 2nd International Multidisciplinary Research Conference (IMRC 2019) with the theme: “Advancing Globalization Through Research” last March 4-6. 2019 at Leyte Normal University, Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines.

The Conference tracks were

  1. Teaching, Learning and Global Initiatives in Education
  2. Linguistics, Languages, Literature and Arts
  3. Sciences, Mathematics, Information Science and Technology
  4. Hospitality and Tourism Management
  5. Social Sciences
  6. Communication and Development

           Fortunately, our research study entitled “Impact assesment of RIS Technical Training: A Community Extension Project” was accepted for oral presentation. With this research study, we share the extensions best practices of Guimaras state College. The participants were academicians, researchers, practitioners, educators and students coming from different state universities and colleges in the Philippines. Various topics were dicussed, the STEM Education by Dr. Eng Tek Ong, Research and Development in Driving a Nation’s Global Competitiveness by Dr. Ricardo T. Bagarinao and Events Management by Prof. David Hind.

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3rd International Recoletos Reseach Congress


Last March 4-6, 2019 Guimaras State College participated the 3rd International Recoletos Research Congress with the theme “ Multidisciplinary Research Towards Sustainable Development”, held at University of San Jose-Recoletos Basak Campus.

This conference was participated by researchers from both private and public state universities and colleges from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao as well as from other countries. There were 6 participants from Guimaras State College that presented 6 research studies.

Below is the list of Research Studies presented by the participants of Guimaras State College during the 3rd International Recoletos Research Congress with the theme “Multidisciplinary Research Towards Sustainable Development”, held at University of San Jose-Recoletos Basak Campus.

Research Title Presenter
Traditional Knowledge System of Arable and Habitable Terrains of the Province of Guimaras Rhea Joy D. Flora
Traditional Knowledge System of Water and Coastal Environment of the Province of Guimaras Jo Ann T. Gerada
Traditional Knowledge System on Environment Rituals and Traditions in Guimaras Province Ethel P. Junco
Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) of Stakeholders in Tumalintinan Point Marine Protected Sanctuary Julius Vergara
ICT Competencies of Guimaras State College Faculty: Basis for In-Service Training Simeon J. Cainday III
Wharf Ticketing Management System Adrian Forca
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Research Development, Extension Community and BAC Procurement Training Workshop

The Research Development and Extension Community conducted a Research and Extension Procurement Training for Program, Project, Activities (PPA’s) for 2019 last January 30, 2019. The training aimed to provide faculty researchers and end-users with the technical know how and awareness about the guidelines of a better quality research and extension outputs as well as Bid’s and Awards Committee (BAC) procurement procedures. This training also gave special attention to the problems and challenges related to the research and extension services outputs.

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Participation of Guimaras State College on Agro-Trade Fair of 12th Palayag Festival 2019 January 11-20, 2019

Agri Eco Trade Exhibits is one of the activities of the Municipality of Buenavista that promote innovative and creative ideas among Buenavistahanons. Through exhibits, diverse inventions showcased and presented to help boost the science and technology. These various innovative inventions had been put into podium and pedestal through the conduct of exhibits.

Guimaras State College as an institution committed on producing cutting edge researches and inventions for life-long learning and sustainable development partcipated in the Agri Trade Fair Exhibits during the 12th Palayag Festival 2019 last January 11-20, 2019 that showcased GSC Research and Extension outputs to encourage and inspire visitors and other future inventors and researchers. This also included the participation of trained masseurs who offered services during the week long activity which showed their skills acquired during the training conducted by the GSC Extensionist.

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