Center for Extension & Development
Filamer has a long history of community development. It stems from the school’s mission of providing an education that would develop the total well-being of individuals in the society. This concern for community development and people in the society is evident in the extension/outreach programs of the school.
Highly visible, effective and credible extension programs.
To demonstrate Christian love by reaching out and participating in society-building through community service.
1. To develop the sustainability of delivery of services to the adopted community.
2. To promote integrated development of people organization, thereby enhancing their total human development
3. To contribute to the over-all development of the community
4. To institutionalized the active participation of the different departments.
FCU -CED Programs and Projects
Kindergarten: Pre-school and Linis Ngipin Project
Description: Reaching out to pre-schoolers, that they experience and appreciate God’s goodness and love; providing them with food, clothes and toys. Linis Ngipin gives the young children the opportunity to own a personal supply of teeth – cleaning materials.
Elementary: Functional Literacy
Description: Non-formal education with adults; environmental management awareness, family wellness and protection. A client – centered activity where the learner’s learning experience is solicited and shared. The application of theory is encouraged. Extra attention is given to slow learners especially in teaching reading and writing.
High School: Livelihood and Skills Training Program; Sports Development and Organized Extension Action Group
Description: Skills development of women in sewing, food processiong,baking and handcrafting to generate income. Physical development is encouraged through sports activities and the like.
College of Arts and Sciences: Community Development Program thorugh Social Analysis; Basic Research; Community Assemblies; Training and Advocacy
Description: Community integration and immersion of students; with the assistance of other units in the conduct of social and civic activity
College of Business and Accountancy: Technical Training in Business, Bookkeeping Assistance in Small Cooperatives; Management in Goat Raising; and Sports Development
Description: Implementation and management of FCU projects; improvement of leadership skills of people through sports development; cooperative and training.
College of Nursing: Community/Family Health services in coordination with the City Health Office
Description: Provide linkages with the City Health Office for free medical check ups and referrals, assistance in birth delivery; minor operations; circumcision and the like.
College of Education: Literacy Program “Munting Paaralan sa Barangay”
Description: MPB or little school is a campus-based activity where Education students put into practice the theories they learned in the classroom. Local facilities and resources are utilized through community integration programs, baseline survey and tutorial skills are enhanced.
Hotel, Restaurant Management and Tourism: Adopt- A- Family and Cooking Demonstration
Description: Provide learning and livelihood programs to adopted families in order to improve their socio- economic status.
College of Computer Studies: information Technology Project
Description: Summer Youth IT Camp; for the leadership enhancement of the yOuth, thus, introducing the TESDA competency skills; PC operation and simple hardware trouble shooting, office productivity; softwares and networking and simple trouble shooting.
Graduate School: Enhancing Teachers Competencies Program (ETCP)
Description: Conduct trainings and needs assessment of principals and teachers in adopted barangays; training teachers teach non-readers and slow learners, monitoring and evaluating the faculty and MAT students programs.
1. All community services must be governed by the university’s policy.
2. Involvement of faculty and selected students must be governed by CHED and accreditation standards.
3. Multi-sectoral approach of the progrms must be observed.
4. Signed MOA with the partners (LGU/Community) must be secured/executed.
5. Extension activities evaluation must be done annually by each department.