Four campuses so far in four months; and counting.
Beginning July this year, Mr. Niño Manaog, Extension Associate II of the Capiz State University (Capsu)’s Research, Development and Extension Center (RDEC) based in Roxas City has been leading campus journalism workshops to high school and college students across the province of Capiz.
|Manaog guides a student writer of |
The Hillside Echo of CapSU Tapaz Campus
in writing the news for their school publication.
On July 18–19, 2013, Manaog led the training of some 30 members of The Hillside Echo, the official school paper of Capsu Tapaz in Brgy. San Julian, Tapaz, Capiz. For two days, Manaog taught the student writers news writing, copyreading, feature writing and editorial writing, among others. Conducted in coordination with Adviser Arlene Gonzales and Co-adviser Vincent Valenzuela, the initiative was fully supported by Prof. Winifredo Gardose, Capsu Tapaz administrator.
Joining The Capiz Times Operation Manager Edalyn Acta and Gerry Pagharion, editor-in-chief of the City Hall newsletter Pagbag-o on August 24, 2013, Manaog also gave a lecture workshop on sports writing to some 100 students of the
|At Cabugcabug National High School in President Roxas, Capiz, the resource speaker makes use of interactive approach to engage students into learning journalism which require the basic skills of speaking and listening.|
|Some students and the teachers of CapSU Burias Campus who joined the journalism workshop led by Manaog of CapSU RDEC.|
Conducted in coordination with Ms. Genalyn Baranda and Mr. Gerard Lee Atienza, The CapSUnian Echo advisers and Jennylen Lana, high school publication adviser, the initiative was fully supported by Dr. Ludovico Olmo, Capsu Burias administrator.
|Manaog's hands-on approach caters |
to what particular students need
in order to improve their writing skills.
Conceptualized by Mr. Freden Delgado, adviser of The Courier, the official publication of the Capsu Poblacion Campus in Mambusao, Capiz, the activity featured lectures and workshops in news writing, copyreading, feature writing and editorial writing. The best-performing student writers in said writing skills were awarded certificates of recognition at the end of the program.
Prof. Virginia Magbanua, English program chair and Ms. Lady Marynielle de la Cruz, English faculty, both of Capsu Poblacion Campus, served as judges for the said writing contests.
|To inspire more students to excel in campus journalism, best performing students in news, copyreading, feature and editorial writing were duly cited at the Mambusao National High School.|
Special for The CapSU Monitor
Photos by The Hillside Echo, The CapSUnian Echo,
The Highland Echo and Marynille de la Cruz