CAS Workshop Series 2: Revisiting the Role of Ethics and Values in Institutional Strengthening

CAS Workshop Series 2

The College of Arts and Science held the CAS Workshop Series 2: Revisiting the Role of Ethics and Values in Institutional Strengthening on Jan. 20, 2020 at the Bayleaf Intramuros. This is the second in a series of workshops in the college that focuses on non – academic concerns that are nevertheless highly relevant to the personal and professional well – being of its faculty. While the first workshop focused on how members of the academe can become more effective mental health allies to students, this second workshop’s goals were goal to ground and orient the College faculty on the role of ethics and values in nation – and institution-building.

Three speakers graced the event. Dr. Jose Florencio Lapeña, University Scientist III and Professor at the Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, PGH, spoke about Ethics Considerations in the Academe, including categories of behavior spectrum in unethical conduct in academia and the need for moral consistency and academic integrity. Dr. Pacifico Eric Calderon, Chair of the Dept. of Medical Ethics and Humanities, St. Lukes Medical Center College of Medicine discussed two topics that are highly relevant in the current era: Social Media Comportment in Higher Education Institutions, and Self – Care: What it Means and Why it Matters Morally. Finally, Dr. Ma. Faina Diola of the National College of Public Administration and Governance, UP Diliman, led a lecture-workshop on Cultivating Good Citizenship Values and Ethical Leadership. She discussed the core Filipino values as enshrined in the Philippine Constitution and how members of the academe, as well as all Filipinos, can contribute to nation-building.

The workshop was attended by full-time faculty members of the College and was graced by the presence of Chancellor Carmencita D. Padilla and Vice Chancellor Nymia P. Simbulan.