EVSU delegates headed by President Dr. Dennis C. de Paz joined other HEIs across Region VIII in the 2022 Regional ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations ) Month Celebration with the theme, “ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together”.
The Opening Ceremony and Cultural Presentation on August 10, 2022 at Leyte Normal University Gymnasium marked the month-long celebration with the attendees wearing national costumes representing the ASEAN countries.
The parade of Flags of ASEAN Member States in a procession were led by State University Presidents as follows:
|Brunei||Dr. Evelyn B. Aguirre, University President, Leyte Normal University|
|Vietnam||Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso, University President, Samar State University|
|Cambodia||Dr. Prose Ivy G. Yepes, University President, Southern Leyte State University|
|Thailand||Dr. Ana Marquiza Quilicot, Director, Internationalization Office, representing Dr. Edgardo E. Tulin, University President, Visayas State University|
|Indonesia||Dr. Andres C. Pagatpatan, Jr. University President, Eastern Samar State University|
|Singapore||Dr. Cherry I. Ultra, University President, University of Eastern Philippines|
|Laos||Dr. Dennis C. De Paz, University President, Eastern Visayas State University|
|Philippines||Dr. Norberto C. Olavides, President, Palompon Institute Technology|
|Myanmar||Dr. Victor C. Canezo, University President, Biliran Province State University|
|Malaysia||Dr. Benjamin L. Pecayo, University President, Northwest Samar State University|
|ASEAN Flag||Dr. Maximo C. Aljibe, Regional Director, CHED Regional Office VIII|
CHED Commisioner Dr. Aldrin A. Darilag graced the occasion with his keynote speech, followed by the different cultural presentations from the different State Universities and Colleges and HEIs.