Dean Ong Elected as PNA 7 Regional Governor

COM Rich, CatherineDr. Marylou Ong of Cebu Normal University was recently elected as the new regional governor of the Philippine Nurses Association replacing Prof. Julius Dano who served in this position for 4 years with the last 2 years as concurrent national chairperson of the Association

Dr. Ong is currently the dean of the College of Nursing. She holds two doctorate degrees in nursing (Cebu Normal University) and management (University of Visayas). 

A few years back, she was the regional president of the ADPCN 7 and has served in the Association's board of directors for a number of years. 

She is the member of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society.

Ma. Cynthia Leigh Appointed as Honorary Fellow

COM Rich, CatherineA renowned Filipino nurse educator in Australia was recently appointed as honorary fellow of the Australian Catholic University.

Ma. Cynthia "Cindy" Leigh received this fellowship in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the University in ways that are aligned to the institution's mission, vision and values. 

This title was conferred in an honorary capacity, in the ongoing academic work of the University.

Cindy was for a long-time a senior member of the teaching staff of the school of nursing of the same University prior to her retirement on 2015.

She is the member of both the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.