BISCAST, Naga City – Student leaders of Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST) were given a chance to have a close-door encounter with the College President, Dr. Richard H. Cordial through “An Hour with the President” held last February 18 at ETC Hall.

Sponsored by The Collegian, the President was able to listen to the issues and predicaments of several student leaders representing their campus organizations.

According to President Cordial, he really made time for the said activity to know the personal experiences and problems challenging the students who are the primary client of this institution.

The President also said that he is interested with the feedback of ASTEANs in terms of faculties and quality instruction, infrastructure, student services and school organization.

During the activity, only students were allowed to enter the hall while officials, teaching and non-teaching personnel were banned to witness the forum.

Cordial said, “This is a great avenue for students to express their thoughts freely without hesitations. I commend The Collegian for their effort in conducting this ‘An Hour with the President’”.

The first part of An Hour with the President gave way to the sentiments of students from College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and College of Trades and Technology (CTT) while the second part was given to student leaders from College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) and College of Education (COE).

The President on the other hand mentioned that all the opinions, claims, and issues raised during the forum are confidential and assured to address it.