LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – the Benguet state university conducted a soft opening for their upcoming 3-day celebration of the higher education institution’s 99th Charter anniversary which will start on the 29th of June.
One of the topics that were discussed in the press conference that signalled the launching of the anniversary celebration activities was how the school generates income aside from the tuition fees of the students in order to sustain the operation of the State-run higher education institution.
In addition, the Dr. Jones Feliciano, BSU vice president for business affairs, mentioned other sources of income of the university which includes their production of different processed food products and fresh agricultural crops that are available in the school’s marketing center.
Dr. Feliciano stated, “As of today of today, we have 34 different food products that give us 2 million per year for the university.”
According to Dr. Feliciano, aside from egg production they are also producing fresh strawberries and its by-products which are patronized by tourists visiting the capital town.
The business affairs department, according to Dr. Feliciano, is trying to enrich the quality of their products to be able to distribute them commercially. In that way it will be able to give them more profit which will help the university to improve the things that still needs improvements, especially its facilities for the benefit of providing quality learning conditions to the students among others.
He assured BSU will continue working on improving the quality of their produce to be able to cater to the growing competition and guarantee the sustainable supply of the desired processed food products.
It was during Feliciano’s term that the business affairs department became vibrant through the years and was able to significantly deliver income to the coffers of the university which was subsequently used to improve its operations, particularly providing good atmosphere for learning.
BY: ALBRETZ KARL D. MOYONGAN
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