A five-storey new campus building will be built in a 6,500 square meter lot owned by Bulacan State University (BulSU) as Senator Emmanuel “Joel” Villanueva graced the ceremonial groundbreaking held in Barangay Guinhawa in the City of Malolos on Monday.
The senator together with Governor Daniel Fernando, Malolos Mayor Bebong Gatchalian, officials of the BulSU headed by President Dr. Cecilia Gascon led the groundbreaking of the campus’ Resource Management Building with P324-million funding.
The project’s funding came from the national government’s General Appropriation Act (GAA) through the initiative of Sen. Villanueva.
“This project will prepare our youth to improve our future and will continue to build up more successful Bulakenyos,” Villanueva said.
He also wanted the Bulacan State University, one of the biggest state university in the country, to become world class in the near future.
”Ako ay nagagalak because the men and women of our state university ay nagkakaisa sa isang proyekto that bigger than us,” the senator said.
He added, because of his Doctor para sa Bayan Law or the RA No. 11509, the Bulacan State University will have a College of Medicine in the coming years.
For his part, Fernando who is also a graduate from BulSU which then former Bulacan College of Arts and Trade (BCAT) assured Dr. Gascon that the provincial government will support every state university’s programs.
The governor also promised to endorse traders who want to invest inside the BulSU’s property.
The building is sustainably design with solar electrical features and open passive cooling system.
Gascon said, the 5-storey level, proposed project-concrete structure will accomodate BulSU Administration personnel including the Executive officers.
It also one of its campus buildings to be risen in a 25-hectare lot.
The three-year construction of the said campus will be completed by the year 2023 according to Gascon.