In celebration the 23rd Founding Anniversary, Indiana Aerospace University held a week long intramurals from September 6-12, 2015, anchored on the theme, “Follow, Love, Yearn for what is good @ 23”. The opening of the much-anticipated event kicked off with “I need A Hero” Fun Run and Zumba Fitness at 4 am in the morning. This was participated by IAU students, faculty and staff. The campus was filled with festivity and vivacity. Reverberating shouts and cheers echoed in the air as the epic week of fun and competition began. The Sinulog Mardi Gras Competition capped the weeklong celebration showcasing the Festival Kings and Queens of the different year levels with their Sr. Sto. Niño inspired gowns. The event was graced by the founders of IAU, Dr. Jovenal B. Toring and Mdm. Cecilia V. Toring, who danced in the opening salvo together with the Festival Queen 2014, Ms. Paula Luz Gomez and the Festival King 2014, Mr. Lourenz Arellano. The competition started with street dancing. Each contingent presented their interpretation of Cebu’s very own Sinulog Festival. The Awarding ceremony followed. First Year B emerged as the Overall Sports Champion and the Sophomores won the coveted Mardigras Competition. Wahini Begin, Freshmen BS AM and Ralph Gica, Senior BSAT were declared Mr. and Ms. Intramurals.
By Aldous Aldwin Alde, BSAE I College’s Airwatch and Basic Education’s Insights publications underwent seminar-workshop series spearheaded by the publication advisers on August 15 and 23, 2014. The 2-day seminar was facilitated by media practitioners Jun Nino Nalipay for the News, Editorial and Sports Writing, Cherie Ann Gozon for Staff Management and Promoting the School Paper, Jose Lewis Gatchalian for Photojournalism, Jeff Cruz for Feature Writing, and Ericka Lagunzad for Lay Outing. “The seminar aims to provide practical knowledge in journalism straight from media practitioners,” Mr. Christian Ray Licen, the Airwatch Media Bureau Coordinator, quoted. The newly-assigned Commissioners, Editors-in-Chief and Correspondents were also recognized. The Airwatch and Insights publications took this seminar-workshop series as a good avenue to hone their craft and to be responsible campus journalists.
By Aldous Aldwin Alde, BSAE I For the first time in 22 years, Indiana Aerospace University (IAU) featured an Aerospace Show on August 12-14, 2014 in the campus. In consortium with NCERIES, it exhibited varied Aviation-Aeronautics student projects and a digital mobile planetarium. Different schools graced the 3-day event and witnessed the exhibits. Among these were: Arise Christian Academy, Einstein School for Kids, Holy Infant Montessori School, School Wonder Academic Center, St. Anthony Learning Center, and IAU’s Indiana Learning Center (Basic Education Department). On its debut, the event was featured by GMA 7’s Buena Mano Balita. In an interview with Buena Mano Balita, IAU’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Harold E. Toring said that project was conceived as an avenue for the public, especially the graders, to “know” more about the Aerospace and value its contribution as an important key player of the global economy. He furthered that the project also aims to raise awareness and to appreciate the strides in meteorological and aerospace science. Featured in the exhibit were electronic miniature aircrafts, standard-sized propeller and aircraft exhibition video clip of the College of Aerospace Engineering; aircraft engine and Cessna static display of the College of Aircraft Maintenance Technology; the Nomad aircraft of the College of Airline Management; miniature airplanes, landing gears, and the tableau replica of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), and the high-end flight simulator of the College of Aviation Technology.