A team of faculty researchers from JBLCF-Bacolod’s College of Business made significant contributions at the 6th Philippine Conference on Multidisciplinary Research, a virtual event conducted via Zoom from March 31 to April 1, 2023. The team presented four papers during this esteemed conference, showcasing their commitment to academic inquiry and scholarly exploration.
Dr. Violeta A. Neri, the Dean of the College of Business and Education, presented a paper titled “Bridging the Gap in the Housekeeping Competencies of Bachelor of Science among Hospitality Management Students.” She also received a Research Citation Award, underscoring the depth and significance of her research endeavors.
Mr. Shane Fornis, a dedicated faculty member in the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program, presented a paper titled “Practicum Performance of BSHRM Trainees from the Lens of the Industry Stakeholders.” His presentation prowess earned him the Best Oral Research Presenter award, highlighting his ability to communicate intricate research concepts to the audience effectively.
Ms. Ruth B. Balajadia, the Program Head for the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration program, contributed to the conference as a paper presenter. Her paper, “Relevance and Responsiveness of the Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration Program as Assessed by Stakeholders,” added a valuable perspective to the multidisciplinary discourse.
Ms. Kristine Rose Necesario, another esteemed faculty member in the Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management program, also served as a paper presenter. Her contribution, titled “Students’ Satisfaction with the Laboratory Services and Facilities in the College of Business Laboratory Areas,” shed light on the importance of fostering a conducive learning environment.
These achievements underscore JBLCF-Bacolod’s commitment to academic excellence, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The team’s active participation in the conference not only showcases their scholarly dedication but also positions JBLCF-Bacolod as an institution at the forefront of multidisciplinary research. Through their work, they have amplified the institution’s commitment to advancing knowledge and contributing to the broader academic community.