HRS-HRT holds Grand Reunion

The Hotel and Restaurant Technology Department of ISAT U held its first Grand Reunion last Feb. 05-06 at the ISAT U Gymnasium.

With the theme "HRS-HRT TARALETS 2016" alumni coming from the first and recent batches were joined by the faculty and staff of the HRT Department to see how they fared since graduating from their alma mater.

In his opening remarks, Dr. Dominico Sergio O. Valenciana, CIT Dean, expressed his pride about the HRT Department producing the first ever Summa Cum Laude in ISAT U.

He also mentioned that HRT produces the highest number of enrollees in CIT.

Dr. Raul F. Muyong, the University President, also took part in the event by sharing an inspirational message to everyone present at the program.

“I know all of you are surprised that your school is now a university, that the HRT department t has its own hotel and HRT center.”  He challenged the alumni to create a big impact in the university by providing jobs, equipment and facilities in the department.

Apart from HRT alumni, a former faculty from the said department, Ms. Chona Rosali Villanueva, was also present at the event. She is now working as a Quality Management Specialist in The Steritech Group at Ontario, Canada.

“As a former faculty of the department, there is an overwhelming pride because we were able to contribute something in your achievement.” She said in her inspirational message.

Part of the program included a testimony from its graduates. Mr. Jayve Fiscal, now a chef from Chef de Cuisine at City of Dreams Manila shared his job experiences in different parts of the world.

He was also happy that the school has a lot of improvements especially on the HRT department.

Highlights for the 2nd day of HRT Grand Reunion included lunch, raffle and election of alumni officers.

Other graduates who also shared their testimonies were the following:

Reyman Estares
Senior Front Office Associate

Barbara Porras
Program Head, HRM Dept.
Saint Pul University, Iloilo

Celine Mae Palabrica
Sales Marketing Associate, Dubai

Marlon Dohinog
Resto Supervisor
Jedda, Saudi Arabia

Julius Marquillero
Branch Manager, Jollibee – Robinson Roxas

Mae Penalver