Cyber Envergans dominate OpeniT Code Fest '24

Students from the College of Computing and Multimedia Studies dominated the first-ever OpeniT Codefest 2024, held at the Open iT Philippines office, Lucena City held on June 1-2.
Two teams from the Manuel S. Enverga University received first place and third place.
Incoming third-year computer science students John Leo Echevaria, Princess Nicole Oriola, and Johann Sebastian Catalla won the first place, while the team of Ali Ace Berico, second-year information technology student, Christian Angelo Lukang, a graduating IT student, and Gabriel Biler, a graduating computer science students, won third place.

Students from the Southern Luzon State University landed ans second placers. 
The top teams received plaques and cash prizes, and will be given opportunity to kickstart their tech careers at Open iT with internships.
Assoc. Prof. Rodrigo C. Belleza Jr., the Dean of the CCMS joined the winning teams during the awarding ceremonies and expressed his excitement for this achievement. 

"These victories are a testament to the quality of education and training that we provide at Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in the success of our students, who continue to bring honor to our institution." Dean Belleza shared.

"The opportunities that come with these achievements, including the internships at Open iT, will undoubtedly serve as a significant stepping stone in their budding careers. We are grateful for the support of Open iT Philippines and look forward to more collaborations that enhance the learning and professional experiences of our students." Dean Belleza added.

  • Quality Education (SDG 4): Participation and success in the coding competition promote quality education and learning opportunities in technology.
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8): Awards, cash prizes, and internships support productive employment and economic growth in the tech sector.

  • Partnerships for the Goals (SDG 17): Collaboration between universities and Open iT highlights the importance of partnerships for sustainable development.