UE Caloocan Lines Up “Melodic” Activities for 5th Guidance Week


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The University of the East Caloocan Guidance and Counseling Office (GCO) will have its fifth annual Guidance Week Celebration on November 14 to 18, 2016, with “Learning, Living and Loving to the Beat of Life” as theme.The UE GCO continues to support the University’s Total Student Care Program by developing the most responsive and empowered programs aimed to assist UE students in achieving their optimal development. The thrust of this year’s Guidance Week Celebration is to showcase the importance and role of music in life.

The celebration kicks off with “Melody Festival” on November 14. It includes an opening program, “Friendly Voice Agape,” “Your Lips Look Familiar” and a “Parade of the Musical Artists.” In the afternoon, there will be a community outreach for public school guidance teacher-designates of Malabon City titled “Fine-Tune Your Inner Voice,” in partnership with the Integrated Professional Counselors of the Association of the Philippines Inc.

On Day 2, November 15, which has “The Voices of Empowerment” as theme, group guidance sessions will be conducted for the UE GCO’s special groups: “The Voices of Children with Absentee Parents” for high school students; “Tuning Your Road to Success” for college students under the Adolescents from OFW Households Transformational Program; “Singing in the Music of Life” for probationary college students under the Self-Esteem Power Program (SEPP); “IN-TUNE: International Students Together in Unity and Equality,” the interschool Interaction under the International Students Fellowship for UE’s foreign students; and the Integration Program and “Musical Rainbow Therapy Session” under the Self-Identified Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Support Program.

“Beating the Rhythm” is set for November 16, where the UE GCO will conduct a wide array of enrichment seminars for the students. Topics lined up are “The Melody of True Love” for Grade 7 students, with resource speaker Pastor Marty Ocaya; “New W.A.V.E. for Millennial Professionals” for 3rd- and 4th-year college students, with resource speaker Sean Patrick Si; and “Music of Money: Achieving Harmony in Life through Financial Awareness,” with Ms. Raquel Arellano as resource speaker.

November 17 will be “Musichillax” day, highlights of which will include “Movie Therapy” for elementary and junior high school students and a “Music Kiosk” for all UE warrior students.

The five-day celebration concludes on November 18, a.k.a. “Finale Melody” day, with a UE Caloocan Perks Peer Facilitators Inter-school Peer Interaction titled “The Melody of Volunteerism,” and “Pitch Perfect: Singing Lessons for Kiddie Warriors.”

For more details, please call 367-4572 local 175 or visit the Facebook page UE Caloocan Guidance and Counseling Office. Thank you.

— with Nila Vitug- Urrea, Rem N Jose Moog, Irish Castillo-Alvarez, Zing Battad and Clem Diwas.

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