Members of the Philippine Association of Entomologists, Inc. (PAE) Forum Committee conducted the PAE Forum 2023 activity at SorSU Castilla Campus, visited SorSU Library, and paid a courtesy visit to SorSU President Dr. Geraldine F. De Jesus on May 12, 2023.
The PAE Forum Committee member-visitors include Dr. Barbara L. Caoili, Chair of PAE Committee, Professor at the from the Institute of Weed Science, Entomology, and Plant Pathology (IWEP), College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS), of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) , and Director of National Crop Protection Center, Ms. Jerah Mystica B. Novenario, Instructor at Pampanga State Agricultural University, Dr. Gelyn D. Sapin, Assistant Professor, from the IWEP, CAFS-UPLB, and Dr. Gideon Aries S. Burgonio, University Researcher, also from the National Crop Protection Center, CAFS-UPLB.
All the visitors arrived at SorSU Castilla campus earlier as speakers for the PAE Forum 2023 with the theme “Entomology:The Science, its Applications and Career Opportunities”. Topics such as; What is Entomology?, Molecular Techniques in Entomology, Biological Control Agents, Digital Pest Management and Careers in Entomology were discussed during the forum.
In the afternoon, the PAE delegates proceeded to SorSU Main Campus to visit the University Library wherein journals on Entomology and Agriculture were turned over to the Library, here, they also officially met with President De Jesus where she extended her appreciation on the successful conduct of the PAE Forum and the opportunity for the PAE to visit Castilla Campus. Furthermore, a memorandum of agreement signing between the two parties also took place.
The SorSU President, together with SorSU Castilla Campus continues to deliver activities that would further expand the academic horizons of its students for the improvement of the community and beyond. (SorSU PIO)