Excellence Born from Training Talents

Children begin to dream at an early age, and many of them won’t be able to fulfill it. Thus, it is important to cultivate this dream and help them achieve it. Education plays a vital role in making their dream a reality.

Education is what prepares the children for the future, in some cases, their careers. In school, teachers become second parents as well as mentors. However, it is understood that the early education of the children always starts at home where parents would teach them some basic knowledge and help them discover their talents.

Talent Discovery in Education

Children start to become curious at an early age, and they look at things in different perspective. In fact, parents usually discover and help develop their children’s talents during their childhood years, and the school would then polish this talent. One good example is our very own Rudolf P. Golez who was taught to play the piano when he was only four years old. He was able to develop his talent to the fullest such that he is now a renowned musician who has performed in several concerts here in the Philippines and abroad.

Upon discovering his passion in music, he then decided to excel at it by going to Juilliard School and studying under Seymour Lipkin. Having one of the best musicians as his teacher and mentor, he became a recognized artist in the whole country.

Talents alone won’t help improve your passion. In fact, Rudolf P. Golez even went to a prestigious school for him to become who he is now, a genius world-class pianist.

Talent, Education, and Success

Rudolf P. Golez, with all the things he was taught by his parents and mentors, tried to test his skills during the First ASEAN Chopin International Piano Competition. He became the sole prize winner among all the contestants who joined.

His success comes from the root of where he got his talent and passion, his mother. He now serves as the Vice-President for External and Cultural Affairs at one of the most prestigious universities in his hometown.

He even organizes big musical and cultural events in the city as he wants to bring theatrical arts in his own locality.

If you are in the Philippines and want to avail our music courses under the deanship of non other than Rudolf P. Golez himself, or to pursue higher education, enrol at Liceo U. Visit us now at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/.

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Music and the City’s Musical Prowess

The human race has been appreciating the value of music since time immemorial. When the ancient men discovered sounds, they started producing them by using bones, bows, and their own body parts. They even tried to combine all of those which resulted in discovering music which then became part of their lives. They used music for entertainment, rituals, and rites of passage. As civilization develops, man’s love for music grows even deeper. In fact today, we use music very often, and we really love it!

What Makes Classical Music Different

Modern music focuses more on the lyrics than what mystery one feels in listening to classical music. They are rooted in excellence and inquiry leading us to feel the message conveyed by the songs. The beauty of music comes from the depths of the thoughts and the emotions of the composer, then the perfect delivery of the singer. Beethoven, for an example, was a classical composer and pianist but it remains to be a mystery how a deaf person created great music that ended the classical era.

Importance of Music Schools

Music can be self-taught, but it’s difficult to learn it alone; it is important to have a mentor who prioritizes in helping you develop your talent. Just like Mr. Rudolf P. Golez and other classical artists whose career in music started with their interest in learning it and then, excel in the field later. They were able to achieve their dream through the help of highly qualified mentors in the school where they enrolled.

Indeed, music schools can help much in developing your talent and skills in order to become a great musician as they will provide you with highly qualified professors as well as the right environment that makes learning much easier and more fun.

Cagayan de Oro’s Own Classical Musician

Here in Mindanao, we have our own Mozart, Mr. Rudolf P. Golez. He was a protégé of the iconic pianist and conductor Seymour Lipkin. He had many successes in concerts and contests around the globe and is a great representation of Mindanao’s talent. He was also recognized by the Cultural Center of the Philippines as a soloist which is a great success for a local artist. A genius in his field, he continues to serve the city as an educator in music and arts.

If you want to learn more about Mr. Rudolf P. Golez and our course in music here in the Philippines, enrol at Liceo U. We offer a bachelor’s and a graduate school Degree in Music. For more info about our graduate studies, visit us at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/academics/graduate-studies/.

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Medical Technologist?

The medical field is always appealing to young people; in fact, children usually portray the role of being a doctor, a nurse, an X-ray technician, or a medical technologist during their role-playing games. They are obviously attracted to wearing white and bringing a stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, or any medical equipment that they often see at their physician’s clinic during their regular visit. This can be one of the reasons why many of them want to become a medical practitioner when they grow up.

If you are one of those who dream to be in a medical school one day, then, pick your best choice as there are many options for you. For example, if you are really interested in the details of a person’s medical condition and you can work in a laboratory, then you are fit to become a medical technologist. This is especially true if you possess the following qualities:

  • You’re Interested in Science, and You Love Details.

It is a fact that your interest about Chemistry, Biology, Physiology, and other related disciplines is necessary in order to pursue a career in medical laboratory technology. You must be excited in trying to examine blood samples or specimens in order to get the best results. You should also be meticulous with details as your tasks include coding, compiling, categorizing, and calculating findings to ensure that the doctors can give an accurate diagnosis.

  • You Love a Quiet Environment

Remember that a medical laboratory technologist’s normal working day is mostly confined to the four walls of a laboratory room working alone or with few colleagues. In this type of profession, you won’t be interacting with patients the way other medical practitioners do, but if you love silence and deep analysis, then, this profession is just right for you.

  • You Don’t Get Bored Easily

As a medical technologist, you’ll be doing the same things everyday such as testing samples of blood, urine, specimens and the like. If you are not passionate about what you do, it is very likely that you’ll get bored with your repetitive tasks. However, if you love your job and that you are guided by the principle of helping a sick person get cured, then being in the laboratory the whole day won’t really matter.

  • You Are Compassionate, and You Act Professionally

Your work involves a lot of risks as well as of confidentiality since you are dealing with different specimens or samples taken from different people who are ill or who might be ill. Aside from taking the primary measures to protect yourself from possible infections, especially for contagious diseases, you should also ensure to keep your findings strictly confidential. They should only be revealed to the persons concerned. Thus, you need to have a heart that feels for others; don’t broadcast anybody’s laboratory test results as it is not intended for everybody’s knowledge. By keeping them to yourself, you are actually protecting the credibility of the person concerned. You are also able to show that you are a genuine professional.

If you have already decided to become a medical technologist, then choose the right school where you can take the course. In Cagayan de Oro city, you can enrol at Liceo U; it is one of the best universities that offers a Medical technology course in the Philippines. For more details, visit their website at
http://www.liceo.edu.ph/academics/school-and-colleges/medical-laboratory-science/

Liceo U Tops in the Recent Radiologic Technology Board Exam

X-ray technicians or radiologic technologists play a vital role in the treatment of a person’s physical ailment. In fact, medical practitioners depend so much on the result of the x-ray examination in order to accurately diagnose the condition of a patient. They fully trust the ability of an x-ray technician to perform excellent diagnostic imaging examinations of the patient. It is, therefore, necessary for you to get the right knowledge and excellent training from a reputable school in order to become a reliable x-ray technician.

The job of a radiologic technologist is very challenging, yet very promising. To understand this better, let us discuss the benefits that you’ll get being an X-ray technician:

  • Ability to Help Others

Being a radiologic technologist allows you to help people, especially those who suffer from certain ailments. By doing your job well, you can aid doctors in their diagnosis, thus making the prescription of treatments fast and more effective.

  • Plenty of Opportunities

As an x-ray technician, you can opt to work alone in catering the patient’s needs and be your own boss. However, you can also choose to work with others in a hospital or in a diagnostic center. You can also develop other related skills. For example, you can develop the skill of becoming a magnetic resonance imaging tech or a computed tomography tech. This gives you more chances of getting better jobs.

  • Ability to Understand Others

Since radiologic technologists need to communicate with their patients, they have to be open-minded so they can deal with them in the most compassionate way. They also get to deal with patients of different health conditions, thus, giving them the chance to become more understanding.

  • Financial Benefits

As an x-ray technician, you are entitled to a generous income considering that you have great responsibilities in making more accurate diagnosis and quick treatments for those patients who undergo the process of x-ray examination.

If you think that you too can become a good radiologic technologist, then look for a school that is well-known for producing excellent graduates. Liceo U is one of the universities that offers a Radiologic technology course here in Cagayan de Oro city. They don’t just give their students the chance to graduate, but they make them topnotchers. In fact, in the 2016 radiologic technology board examination, Liceo U successfully got the top 1 and top 10 places, thus proving their excellence when it comes to producing world-class x-ray technicians.

To know how to enrol in radiologic technology and in other courses that they offer, visit their website at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/academics/school-and-colleges/radiologic-technology/.

What You Should Look for in a Radiologic Technologist

An X-ray machine is a very important device as it is used to take pictures of thick tissues like bones and teeth, thus helping a physician see accurately what and where the problem is. This way, it will be much easier to diagnose the proper treatment. This is where an efficient radiologic technologist should come in.

A radiologic technologist is a medical personnel who performs imaging examinations and who is good enough at accurately positioning a patient to ensure that the right diagnostic image is produced.

Since operating an x-ray machine is no joke, it is necessary that only efficient professionals will perform the procedure.

To ensure getting accurate x-ray results, here are the qualities that a radiologic technologist should possess:

  • Compassionate

He should be gentle and approachable since he is dealing with highly stressed patients. He should also actively listen to what the patients are trying to say, thus making them feel important. Being able to show his concern makes the patients more cooperative during the procedure, thus making his task much easier.

  • Enough Knowledge and Excellent Motor Skills

He should be able to excellently do all the functions necessary to get the accurate x-ray results of his patients, thus assisting the patients physically for them to be positioned at the right angle. He must also know how to properly adjust the equipment to meet the exact specifications in order to get the required image. He must also be willing and fit to do a lot of standing and walking while transferring the patients to their own rooms or beds.

  • Friendly

With the nature of his work, it is important for a radiologic technologist to interact well with others, both with patients and colleagues. This can help the patients feel good about themselves and about life in general. In addition, a friendly technologist can also make the patients comfortable while undergoing an x-ray procedure.

These are just a few of the many traits that a good and efficient radiologic technologist should possess. For you to become one of the most sought-after radio techs here in the Philippines and even abroad, you need to study in a university that is highly reputable when it comes to a Radiologic technology course. If you want to study in Cagayan de Oro City, Liceo U is the right school for you. In fact, they were able to get the top 1 and top 10 ranks in the recent Radiologic Technologists’ board examination.

This is because Liceo U has a pool of faculty and staff who are experts in their fields, and they also have state-of-the-art facilities to cater to the needs of their students to excel. You can check out their website at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/academics/school-and-colleges/radiologic-technology/.

Liceo U Offers Bloomberg Professional Training for the Academe

In her desire to help the education sector in Northern Mindanao and in the nearby places lead in today’s highly competitive world, Liceo U offers this great opportunity of bringing the Bloomberg Professional Service and Certified Financial Markets Professional Training Program to Cagayan de Oro City.

Bloomberg is the world’s leading platform for business finance news, data, analytics, and research. Together with East West Educational Specialists, the University offers this program to equip the faculty, staff, and administrators for the K-12 transition period.

This program is intended to make them understand the present market conditions so they can clearly identify the right actions to take, especially because they are the frontliners in the education sector. This way, they will gain enough knowledge for overcoming the effects of the ever-changing market and share the same invaluable knowledge with their students.

Moreover, the training also boosts the participants’ self-confidence as they are granted with international qualification and recognition. It also enhances the way they understand their financial life, thus making them more equipped to become world-class educators.

With the help of  East West Educational Specialists, the faculty and staff can avail of this Professional Advancement Program/Development Grants through the CHED transition programs.

However, this training is not only limited to educators. In fact, students, finance practitioners, as well as other professionals are also invited to take this opportunity of becoming fully trained to manage their financial life.

This training is set in a module that only requires 8 days of classroom contact, plus certain hours of online work at the Bloomberg terminals in-campus.

Through this training, participants will have access to the Bloomberg data and analytics, which will give them the chance to effectively do different financial tasks that they can even apply in their day-to-day life. These can include real-time and historical analysis, building custom formulas, tracking multiples with forward-looking data, and conducting mock trading. They will also have the privilege of learning how to assess economic scenarios, analyze financial markets, and interpret key news developments that can affect the global economy.

To ensure the training does not conflict with the participants’ regular activities, it is scheduled on Sundays from 8 am to 5 pm at the Liceo U Main Campus Bloomberg Laboratory.

It is also offered for only  P9,800 which will be divided in 4 equal tranches.

For employees (full  & part time) of academic institutions who would like  to apply for the grant, as well as all those who want to join the training, just visit the Institute of Short Studies at the 2nd floor of Rodelsa Hall or call (88)8584093 to 95 local 249 for details.

Take this training at one of the best Cagayan de Oro universitiesLiceo U – where you can boost your qualifications and your career.

You can also check out our website at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/bloomberg-liceo/.

4 Essential Qualities an Aspiring Musicians Should Posses to Become Successful

The music industry is tough and highly competitive. There are several challenges you may have to go through before you can make your own distinct mark in the spotlight. Once you have established a reputable name, that’s the only time you can say that you are at the peak of your career. However, you need to be careful because many of your competitors would do anything just to bring you down.

Moreover, the journey towards becoming a great musician can be long and tedious, only meant for the passionate and dedicated. To help inspire any aspiring musicians out there, here are a few qualities you need to develop to succeed.

  • Work hard and keep on learning

Working hard to reach the top will surely bring you to the peak of your career, as a reward for all your efforts. You should also continue learning as education is a lifelong process. This means that you learn a lesson from every experience that you have, and you use it to become a better musician and a better person as well.

For aspiring musicians, it is essential to know your weaknesses and develop them, so they can become your assets. You can always achieve great things, even those you once thought to be impossible if you work hard for it.

  • Be creative

Musicians these days need to be creative for them to remain in the music industry. To be creative means to build your own identity by having a style that is uniquely yours. This does not necessarily mean you can’t do what other musicians do; of course you can, but do it better. This way, you’ll be known for your own talent and your own style. You also need to make every performance better than the last one. Doing this enables you to please your audience and to bring your career to a higher level.

  • Be Professional

It is important to be sincere and be professional in all that you do. This is necessary in life especially in becoming a professional musician. Thus, you need to do your job with commitment and dedication. People will know it if you are faking something, so let every smile be an expression of gratitude and enthusiasm in keeping in touch with your audience.

  • Be patient

It you’re just starting in the music industry, be aware that you are always in for a competition and that your rivals will do their best to outshine you. Whatever happens, though, you should always be patient. You have to make your way to the top slowly but surely.

Successful musicians don’t just wait for opportunities to come their way; instead, they create them.

Most importantly, you have to be determined to succeed, and there should be no turning back. Whether you like it or not, you will be faced with several stressful situations which of course you can overcome, given the necessary knowledge and training. Hence, it is imperative that you have a good foundation to become a successful professional musician.

To give yourself a good start, enrol in a school that offers quality education like Liceo U. It is one of the best universities that offers music courses in the Philippines. For more details, you can visit their website at http://www.liceo.edu.ph/academics/school-and-colleges/music/.