It’s been a while since quarantine was implemented, and who would’ve thought that it would last for more than a year? In light of the effects of COVID-19 such as stress and anxiety, a health webinar that focused on mental health was held online for the Enderun community last month by Dr. Johann Legaspi. In the webinar, it was discussed that the effects of COVID-19 impacted the 3 pillars of health: autonomy, competence and connectedness. Dr. Legaspi mentioned during the webinar that in China, the number of people filing for a divorce rose as soon as the quarantine was lifted, and at the same time, the number of people wanting to get married increased for up to 300%. There are pros and cons of the pandemic. People either felt closer to each other or grew apart.
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On the 18th of March, the Enderun students had the opportunity to listen to a profound and intellectual conversation about the hospitality industry during the webinar, “Changing Seasons: Innovating the Hospitality Industry with Simon Casson”, hosted by Mr. Jack Tuason, and held by the Office of Career Services. The guest speaker, Mr. Simon Casson, is the President of Hotel Operations at the Four Seasons managing properties in Europe to the Middle East and in Africa. Mr. Casson shared his journey in the Four Seasons, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the hospitality industry, and advised the younger generations to grow their skills, embark on a journey of self evaluation, become leaders, and keep positive
Truly, no man is an island—we all get involved in relationships no matter what. As part of Enderun’s Student Life Week, Sir James Franco, one of Enderun’s guidance counselors and professors, elaborates on the dimensions of how we act and get attached to the relationships in our lives.
We’re back with part 2 of episode 1! Where we conquer our distractions with the SHS Principal, Miss Cherry Tan!
Sure, medications and personal protective equipment are indispensable in protecting us from diseases, but our immune system is just as crucial. Serving as our first line of defense, keeping our immune system in its ‘tip-top shape’ would be beneficial. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, having a well-protected immune system is needed more than ever. It is a vital asset in keeping us and those around us safe.
With over 100 attendees on Zoom, Barkada Talk: Mental Matters was an event organized by The Leadership Program, where they invited alumni who graduated from Enderun Colleges, namely Ms. Bea Gonzales, Amber Masorong, and Hannah Pira. The speakers tackled many issues, including breaking the stigma revolving around mental health.
The Enderun Entrepreneurs Society started Student Life’s Week with the first webinar of many eventful webinars. The talk was called “A Beginner’s Guide to Stock Trading” where the organization invited Sir Kenneth Arthur S. Bassig as the speaker of the event. In this talk, the speaker debunked the myths of the stock market and eased the fears of aspiring stock traders. He taught students how to make money from stocks and explained each stock market term in a simple but elaborate speech.