The Acer Academy Program started back in 2012, last November 28, 2016, they’ve met with their school partners in Davao and neighboring cities.
The members enjoy Acer’s sponsorship of school events and activities, free training for the faculty and IT personnel, Acer campus kiosks, and Acer campus tours.
The program started with a product update from Acer as well as from Microsoft. The products from Acer were also displayed in order for the school partners to check them out.
It then proceeded to a talk from Acer’s newest campaign ambassador, top inspirational speaker, newspaper columnist, author, and award-winning business consultant, Mr. Francis Kong. Mr. Kong talked about what teachers teach, defining gaps, connecting and what educators should do, and even the progress in being connected, with “Are you Kong-nected?” as its theme.
Later in the day, awards were handed out to some of the Platinum members of the Acer Academy program in Mindanao, namely the Camiguin University, Xavier – Ateneo de Cagayan, St. Rita’s College of Balingasag, St. Mary’s College of Tagum, Our Lady of Fatima Academy, Brokenshire College, Ateneo de Davao, and University of Mindanao. Jose Rizal Memorial State University and Davao Medical School also received awards as being the newest members, and a Loyalty Award bestowed on the Philippine Women’s College.