Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jonald P. Fenecios as the new Campus Director effective January 04, 2021. Before his appointment, he served as Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics of Ateneo de Davao University.
Dr. Fenecios finished his BS Mathematics degree from the University of the Philippines Los Baňos in 2000, pursued his MS Mathematics through the consortium between De La Salle University and Ateneo de Davao University and finished it in 2004, and obtained his PhD Mathematics from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2012.
He has published several journals including “Baire One Functions and Their Sets of Discontinuity” a paper with Dr. Emmanuel A. Cabral and Dr. Abraham P. Racca published in Mathematica Bohemica, Vol. 141, No. 1, 2016, pp. 109- 114 and “On A Recent Characterization of Baire Class One Functions” (Single Author) published in Thai Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 12, No.3, 2014, pp. 561-567 among others as well as new media and book publications.
Dr. Fenecios was the president of the Mathematical Society of the Philippines Region XI Chapter from October 2011 to September 2014. He is also a member of the Mathematical Society of the Philippines and has served as a reviewer (Identification Number: 101051) of Mathematical Reviews of the Division of American Mathematical Society (AMS). Among the papers he reviewed were Marciniak, M. and Szczuka, P., On internally strong Swiatkowski functions published in Real Analysis Exchange] Mathematical Reviews MR3261877 and Szczuka, P., The maximal class with respect to maximums for the family of upper semi-continuous strong Swiatkowski functions published in Mathematica Slovaca] Mathematical Reviews MR3277844.
Under his leadership, Dr. Fenecios intends to further strengthen the field of research and development with his articulated plan for publication of quality research studies.
Meanwhile, the whole PSHS SMC community extends its sincerest gratitude to Ms. Delia C. Legaspino for selflessly serving the campus for more than three (3) decades, 12 fruitful years of which was dedicated as Campus Director. Her personal and professional contributions over those years cannot be understated.
Another outstanding leader deserving of a big thank you is Ms. Arlyn A. Dacanay for serving as OIC-Campus Director in the interim months and doing so effectively and smoothly despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the foreseen major transition, PSHS-SMC prepares to raise the bar of excellence with fresh insights and shared positivity.