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Rep. Sato’s bill seeking to grant university status to OMSC gets Senate panel nod

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Rep. Josephine Ramirez-Sato said that her bill seeking to grant university status to Occidental Mindoro State College has secured a Senate committee approval.

“Inaprubahan na kanina ng Committee on Higher, Technical and Vocational Education, Committee on Ways and Means at Committee on Finance ng Senado ang panukalang batas ni Cong. Nene Sato para ideklara bilang ganap nang Unibersidad ang Occidental Mindoro State College (OMSC),” the lawmaker’s office said.

Sato’s office said that once enacted into a law,the OMSC will receive bigger funding and improve the quality of education.

“Layon nito na mas gawing mahusay ang kalidad ng edukasyon sa pamamagitan ng pagkakaroon ng mas maraming kurso, mas makabago at kumpletong pasilidad, mahusay na mga opisyal, faculty at staff at sigurado at sapat na taunang pondo,” it added.

Sato meanwhile thanked the Senate panel for giving their nod to the her bill.

“Kasama ang mga opisyales at kawani ng OMSC sa pangunguna ni OMSC President Dr. Marlyn Nieto at Dr. Theresita Gomez-Macaraig, lubos po tayong nagpapasalamat kay Sen. Joel Villanueva, Chairperson ng Higher, Technical and Vocational Education Committee, Sen. Pia Cayetano, Chairperson ng Ways and Means Committee, Sen. Sonny Angara, Chairperson ng Finance Committee at CHED Chairperson Popoy De Vera para kanilang suporta,” the solon’s office said.