The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Barangay Bagtas, Tanza, Cavite has donated a 300sqm vacant lot near the location of CvSU – Tanza Campus for the construction of additional school building and other facilities. The said donation was formalized by a Memorandum of Agreement between CvSU and Bagtas LGU signed on 29 March 2022. The current land area of the school is only 1000sqm square meters for 1,155 college students as of AY 2020-2021.
The Agreement is pursuant to the Republic Act No. 10931 known as the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act” supporting the equal access of Filipinos to quality tertiary education through free school and tuition fees in all state-run universities, colleges, and technical-vocational institutions. Moreover, the Sangguniang Barangay of Bagtas passed Resolution No. 24 series of 2021 to provide assistance in delivering quality tertiary education to the youth of Tanza, Cavite.
The MOA was signed by the University President Dr. Hernando D. Robles and Bagtas Barangay Chairman Manuel Clemente T. Mintu. Witnesses are the Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Ma. Agnes P. Nuestro; Tanza Campus Administrator Prof. Gil D. Ramos; Sangguniang Barangay Chairperson Ryan Mintu; and Sangguniang Barangay Member Jenina T. Paminter.
Also present in the MOA signing were barangay officials of Bagtas, International and Local Collaboration and Linkages Director Mariel Mojica-Lising, and some faculty members and staff of Tanza Campus. (CMGRafols)