Lorma Colleges welcomes freshmen and transferees
Updated: Sep 29
San Juan, La Union – After almost two years of distance learning, the Lorma Colleges
welcomed its students for another school year with advanced teaching innovations to adapt to
the new normal.
The Lorma Colleges formally welcomed 817 freshmen and transfer students in the Welcome
Fest 2022 held at Lorma Colleges, San Juan Campus last September 21, 2022. The day was
filled with activities for the students, leadership team, and support services staff to enjoy.
The welcome event jump-started with the Zumba dance exercise to help energize the
participants after registration. The Coordinator of the Students Affairs Office, Ma’am Joyce
Soriano, spearheaded the event and opened the meet-and-greet opportunity between the
students and the members of the Leadersh
ip Team and Support Services Staff.
Soon after, the Director for Students Services, Mr. Evergisto C. Garcia Jr., formally welcomed
the students for a new year of learning. He quoted Zig Ziglar’s “3 C’s of Life: Choices, Chances,
Changes. You must make a choice to take a chanc
e, or your life will never change,” and
emphasized its importance not only in surviving their chosen career and professional path, but
also living their life in general.
The Guidance and Counseling office also joined the event by hosting socialization games that
aimed to create interaction with the Lorma family. They prepared activities focused on
strengthening the bond between the students, the faculty, and the support services team as
To keep the fun going, some alumni and current students showcased their talents in an
intermission number. The crowd also enjoyed the performance of two La Union local bands,
Purple Hail and Boys Over North, as they sang hit song covers. The school’s academic and
social clubs also displayed their booths at the Center for Innovation and Learning Library to
attract new members for the school year.
A wide variety of food and beverages were made available by local concessionaires that Lorma
Colleges invited for the event. The faculty, staff, and students had a great time sampling the
different dishes served during the event.
The event concluded at around noon; the students gathered for photo opportunities to serve as
their souvenirs for the first day, as students, on the Lorma Colleges campus. Everyone was in
high spirits and looking forward to a dynamic, fruitful, and successful new school year.