Rep. Velasco lauds enactment of law converting Marinduque State College into a university


Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco has lauded the enactment of the law which converts Marinduque State College into a university.

President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the House Bill 8729 authored by Velasco which seeks to grant university hood status to Marinduque State College yesterday, June 26.

The MSC will now be called Marinduque State University.

The solon said that he had long sought the improvement of educational system in Marinduque, and with this law, “his vision for the Province would soon become a reality.”

Velasco also said that the law’s enactment, more school personnel will be hired which would redound to the benefits of the students.

“Moreover, the conversion of the educational institution into a university would provide new facilities that would definitely improve the academic environment and would foster growth to the minds of the students,” said Velasco.

The solon also thanked Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero De Vera III for supporting the measure.

He also thanked Senators Sonny Angara and Sherwin Gatchalian for sponsoring the bill in the Senate.