Faculty and Staff of USTP Jasaan together with the LGU of Jasaan paid tribute to Dr. Jose P. Rizal’s 123rd Day Celebration.
In observance of the nation’s celebration of the 123rd death anniversary of the Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines Jasaan campus showed up in active participation to remember Dr. Rizal’s nationalism and martyrdom which was highlighted by the raising of the Philippine flag and laying of wreath at Rizal monument, town plaza, in the municipality of Jasaan, Jasaan, Misamis Oriental. For this purpose, December 30
is a non-working holiday. The theme of this year’s Rizal Day celebration is “Rizalismo: Sandigan ng
Kaunlaran, Pagkakaisa at Kapayapaan”. This is a very timely theme to reflect on the pressing economic crisis that has been experienced by Filipino people brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. This is a call for all Filipinos to work hand and hand to combat this testing time in remembering the martyrdom of Dr. Rizal in bringing people together to immortalize Rizal and the significance of his heroic deeds in the contemporary time.