Steps of Faith organised by DISTED College’s student Mr Toh Chin Yuan of St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang. The event gave the opportunity for participants to uncover how visually impaired individuals preceive and develop ways to receive information. The event was supported and assisted by DISTED’s Student Services Department (SSD).
DISTED College as the sole academic partner and sponsor with JCI Penang organised the prestigious Youth Speaks For The Nation preliminary round, an English Elocution Contest amongst Upper Secondary School students in Penang at DISTED College’s Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus on 22 July 2017.
The contest offers the centre stage for young and talented speakers to showcase their talents and presentation skills and pitting against each other to win the coveted Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Challenge Trophy.
Panel judges included Ms Diana Quah and Ms Jenny Chew from DISTED’s School of Language and Communication, Mr Lim Soo Peng, JCI Penang past president 1983.
24 contestants from various secondary schools in Penang participated and the top 12 contestants moved on to the final round. On 12 August at DISTED College, the 12 finalists will compete and one winner will be chosen for the challenge trophy.
This annual contest which was started way back to 1981 aims to enhance and sustain the standard of English language in the community.
DISTED College hosted a Hari Raya Luncheon for all staff in conjunction with the Hari Raya Celebration.
Human Resources Department and SMART Committee took the initiative to organise and decorate the venue.
The lunch started with a welcome speech by Dr Seah, President and CEO of DISTED College. While we celebrate Hari Raya with the same cherished spirit and values, he stressed to always keep in mind the four key pillars of DISTED.
It was undoubtedly a joyous occasion for all staff with scrumptious food and an opportunity to get together to celebrate the Hari Raya.
The Young Enterprise (YE) Sales Fair was held on 15 & 16 July at 1st Avenue to provide a platform for participants to showcase their products.
This year DISTED College continues and act as a corporate sponsor to Chung Ling High School to provide insights in the area of capital development, product design, product manufacture, sales and marketing strategy and tactics.
The panel of advisors led by Mr Teng Wei Jiang carried out visitations to the school to oversee the activities from product development, prototypes development to mass production.