Newly-elected student council and campus organization officers of the academic year 2022-2023 took their oath during Leaders’ Ball 2022 featuring the Induction and Oath-taking ceremony on December 19, 2022.
Board Member of Pangasinan District II Atty. Haidee Sanchez-Pacheco graced the Leaders’ Ball 2022 as the Guest of Honor and Speaker and Inducting Officer.
“A true leader will not only show you the path for betterment. A leader will lead and walk with you, assist you, and empathize with you. A leader will not only make a difference for himself but also make a difference for his people, prioritizing their values and beliefs,” said Pacheco in her speech.
Student leaders and advisers of different campus organizations attended the gala night featuring a Hollywood-inspired ball.
Chief Operating Officer Atty. Dar A. Diga and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Josephine S. Lambinicio were also present at the event who delivered their words of encouragement before the student leaders.
Meanwhile, Harris Rubang officially assumed office as the SC president from the outgoing SC President Jeddiah Mae Usana during the ceremonial turnover of responsibility.
Rubang expressed his gratitude through his acceptance speech. The newly-elected student council president also enjoined his co-officers and students to work in unity to achieve a common goal for the studentry and the university.
“Let us all unite to make the future bright. Ang tagumpay ng UCU ay tagumpay nating lahat,” Rubang said as he concluded his speech.
For this year’s election, a lone party dominated the lineup for executive positions, and only three independent candidates for representative positions. The winning candidates garnered more than half of all the votes cast in the elections, as stated in the Omnibus Election Code of the Student Council.