A man with fulfilled yet unceasing visions…
During his early days as an educator, transformation of the then Bukidnon State College has been playing in his minds, he never failed then. The change in the 20th century is gaudily felt and seen by everybody’s naked eyes of what is now the Bukidnon State University.
Dr. OSCAR B. CABAÑELEZ is the University President of the Bukidnon State University holder of a Professor VI Plantilla Position. Received his PhD. Degree from Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan thru BSU-FDP Scholarship Grant and a CHED Scholarship Grantee for Executive Doctorate Degree in Education Leadership (EDEL) at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP). Among his international affiliations are Doctor Fellow –Royal Institute of Educators (FRIEdr); International Visiting Professorial Fellow of Royal Institution Singapore RIIVPF; Australia Award Fellow at the University of New England (UNE) Armidale, Australia; Acquired both his Bachelor’s and Master of Arts degree in the Bukidnon State University.
He rose from ranks; and started as classroom teacher assigned in the various remote places of the province of Bukidnon, until being employed of the then Bukidnon State College. Attended various special trainings for enrichment that assisted in the advancement of his performance in his tour of duty and gained relevant work experiences such as:
- A University Resident Ombudsman
- Values Formation and Lecturer
- A Pioneer National Accreditor of the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines [AACCUP]
His expertise in management has been intensified in attendance to a number of trainings not only in the local venue but international sessions in:
- Kaohsiung, Taiwan
- Taipei, Taiwan
- University of New England, Armidale and Parramatta, Australia
- Darussalam, Brunei
- Danubius University of Galati, Galati City, Romania
- New York, Chicago
- And other foreign countries
Moreover, his involvement is not limited within the four corners of the university but has extended in the community, and a recipient of numerous awards and citations, as well.
He is now currently on his 2nd term as President of the Bukidnon State University and his gusto and passion of work is manifested by his accomplishments as University President; instigated the construction of new, additional and renovation of buildings in the university campuses (main and extension) to serve and offer students and personnel and stakeholders utmost quality place to study and perform assigned tasks; The opening of various Satellite Campuses is a distinct evidence of his unending support in this endeavor in the field of education.