TACLOBAN CITY – A tertiary school run by the city government of Ormoc has started its pioneering classes with 390 students enrolled in four four-year courses.
Of these enrolled students, 379 of them are from this city with the remaining students coming from its neighboring towns.
The school, Ormoc Community College (OCC), offers office administration, social work, business administration, and public administration.
Most of the students are enrolled in social work (143) and business administration (113).
The courses were offered by the OCC was based on the result of an earlier survey conducted by the city government under Mayor Lucy Torres Gomez.
Mayor Gomez said that they are not offering too many courses instead will only offer those that are competitive and provides job opportunities.
City residents who are enrolled at the OCC are all scholars while those who came from neighboring towns have to pay their tuitions.
Prior to the opening of the OCC, the city government had visited several local government units running their own colleges like the municipality of Abuyog where they had a benchmarking and the Valenzuela City where they forged a sisterhood agreement.
(ROEL T. AMAZONA)