Marikina Polytechnic College Celebrates Academic Building Inauguration and Campus Modernization
Marikina Polytechnic College (MPC) proudly inaugurated its cutting-edge Academic Building (Gusaling Pang-Akademiko) on September 29, 2023. This event marked a significant milestone in the institution’s relentless pursuit of academic excellence and modernization.
Congresswoman Stella Luz A. Quimbo, 2nd District of Marikina City Representative, took center stage as the guest of honor, delivering a keynote message that resonated deeply with all attendees. Her words highlighted MPC’s transformative journey, emphasizing the institution’s evolution into one of the few SMART Campuses in the country. Notably, Congresswoman Stella and her husband, former Deputy House Speaker Romero Federico S, Quimbo, played pivotal roles as the driving forces behind the Academic Building’s construction—a project successfully executed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
In a heartfelt video message, CHED Commissioner and MPC BOT Chair Dr. Marita R. Canapi gave the votes of thanks, expressing gratitude for the collective effort that brought this remarkable achievement to fruition.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by prominent personalities, including CHED Chairman Dr. J. Prospero E. De VeraIII, who conveyed his warm greetings to MPC via video message. TESDA’s Deputy Director General Vidal D. Villanueva III was also present to extend felicitations to the College. Also in attendance at the event were distinguished individuals, including Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo, the President, Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) and President of Batangas State University, and former MPC President Dr. Joselito B. Gutierrez, who initiated the Academic Building’s construction during his term. Additionally, officials from TESDA and SUCs from the National Capital Region graced the event, showcasing the widespread support and recognition of MPC’s commitment to educational excellence.
This remarkable achievement reflects the dedication and hard work of the entire MPC community, led by Dr. Rene M. Colocar. The event served as a testament to MPC’s commitment to academic excellence and its vision of transforming the future of education in Marikina City and beyond.
As the curtains rise on MPC’s new Academic Building and the promise of a modernized campus, the institution looks ahead with renewed vigor and determination, confident in its ability to shape the next generation of leaders and innovators.