Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647, declaring the month of October as National Statistics Month (NSM), the Math Major Society of the Teacher Education Department, in partnership with the Philippine Statistics Authority commemorated the 30th National Statistics Month from September 30, 2019 to October 29, 2019. The National Statistics Month aims to promote, enhance and instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of Statistics to the different sectors of the society and elicit the cooperation and support of the general public in upgrading the quality and standards of statistics in the country.
The celebration of the NSM in MPSPC adhered to the theme, “Data Innovation: Key to a Better Nation.” Four major activities were carried out, which included a “Seminar on Data Presentation and Infographics Competition 2019”, an activity titled “Seminar-Workshop on Statistical Tools for Modeling and Forecasting using Statistical Product and Service Solutions”, a statistics quiz bee and an essay writing contest.
The Accountancy department dominated the statistics quiz bee. Oliver Alipen, Dynah Dacay, and Khiesha Rose Fulangen were declared as champion, first runner-up and second-runner up respectively. Meanwhile, Tzethel Biangalen of the Liberal Arts department bagged the championship in the essay writing contest. Zoe Evangeline Moguit of the Nursing department and Florante Awikang of the Teacher Education department ranked second and third places respectively.
The top two winners in the Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) Bee will represent the college in the upcoming PSQ Regional Championship on November 12, 2019 in Baguio City.