RMC graduates 268 Baccalaureate Degree holders in face-to-face 74th Commencement Rites

268 new Baccalaureate Degree holders of The Rizal Memorial Colleges, Inc. (RMC) literally marched on the 74th Commencement Exercises on July 8, 2022 at the RMC Petro Gazz Arena (RMC Gym), ending two (2) successive academic years of virtual graduations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

[Watch here the Entrance of the Colors carried out by RMC ROTC Officers and the playing of the special RMC Lupang Hinirang: https://youtu.be/f5uP8oeknh8

Top RMC officials present during the rites were Atty. Ernesto Raphael V. Robillo (Vice President for Administration), Dr. Lourdes C. Cabintoy (Vice President for Academic Affairs), and Mr. Lorenzo Raphael L. Magno (Vice President for Finance).

The following is the distribution of graduates per program with their respective Deans of College:
College of Arts, Sciences and Education (CASED)
Dean: Dr. Annbeth B. Calla
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Economics [1], BS in Psychology [2], Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd)-Generalist [23], BEEd Area of Concentration: Pre-School Education [3], Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) Major in Mathematics [1], BSEd Major in English [13], BSEd Major in Filipino [6], BSEd Major in Social Studies [21]

College of Business Administration
Dean: Dr. Janine Sato Betonio
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Major in Financial Management [6], BSBA Major in Human Resource Development Management [20], BSBA Major in Marketing Management [4], BSBA Major in Operations Management [1]

College of Agriculture
Dean: Dr. Alminda Magbalot-Fernandez
Bachelor of Agricultural Technology (BAT), 23

College of Criminal Justice Education
Dean: Dr. Estrellieta B. Lacuesta
Bachelor of Science in Criminology (BS Crim), 144

Each Dean of College presented their candidates for graduation while Dr. Lourdes C. Cabintoy, Vice President for Academic Affairs, presided over the investiture rites. Atty. Ernesto Raphael V. Robillo, Vice President for Administration, conferred the graduates’ degrees and titles. [Watch the video here: https://tinyurl.com/23v83ccr ]

The theme of the 74th Commencement Exercises of the College Department was “ Pursuing Higher Dreams and Fostering Resilience in Facing Greater Challenges.” This theme was developed in the commencement speaker’s address. The commencement speaker was Dr. Evangeline Campos-Castro. She is a Registered Psychologist and a Doctor of Philosophy. She is an RMC alumna and currently the Unit Head of Psychological Service at SPMC-IPBM Institute of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine on JP Laurel Ave., Davao City. [Watch the video of her introduction and her speech here: https://tinyurl.com/yfh3mdpe and the presentation of the Plaque of Appreciation and token here: https://tinyurl.com/bddafpu6 ]

During the Distribution of Diplomas, each graduate was called by name and went up the stage to receive their diplomas. Below are the video links:
CASED and CBA https://tinyurl.com/22db9net
Agriculture and CCJE https://tinyurl.com/2p6pt4ab

Academic Excellence Awards were also given during the graduation program. Latin honors Cum Laude were awarded to Jestoni P. Trozo (BSEd Major in Social Studies) and Janine R. Sumaganday (BEEd-Generalist). Watch the awarding ceremony and the Address to the Graduates of Cum Laude Jestoni P. Trozo here: https://youtu.be/npaA16oNLuw

Mrs. Servanda A. Calumpang (Registrar) carried the RMC Mace during the processional. Faculty members and other administrative officials also attended the ceremonies. Director Amado S. Ancla of the Office of Student Services and Affairs (OSSA) was the Master of Ceremonies. Being also the Director of the Alumni Relations Office, Mr. Ancla inducted the new graduates into the RMC Alumni Association. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0ZzIUdJEQ5Y
Other videos of other parts of the program can be watched through these links:
Processional Part 1 (Not complete): https://youtu.be/09-ZNVRMLbU
Processional Part 2 (Not complete) https://youtu.be/bmblCQpdSIg
Processional Part 3 (Not complete) https://youtu.be/7SvxHpdSogE
Graduation Song-FIGHT SONG : https://youtu.be/iY2WLOqfloA
Tribute to Parents and Sponsors https://youtu.be/P8n-q0xnFQ8
RMC Hymn, College Class of 2022: https://youtu.be/_yHO2G7srys
More photographs of the 74th Commencement Exercises of the Baccalaureate Degree Programs on July 8, 2022 can be seen at the official RMC Facebook Page here: https://tinyurl.com/yckj576n

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