Monday, August 13, 2007

Dr. Elizabeth S. Suba, Dean, Office of Student Affairs

Dr. Elizabeth S. Suba rose from the ranks of Instructor I to her present position, Associate Professor 5. Her work stint in CLSU includes being the director of the CLSU Testing and Evaluation Center (CTEC) for 10 years (May 1997 – May 2007). She has transformed and developed the CTEC into a prime unit for student admission tests, faculty evaluation and faculty-applicants screening and evaluation. She likewise served as head of the Guidance Services Unit of the OSA for six years (June 1989-May 1992 and June 1996-May 1999) and head of the Career Development & Placement Unit from June 1981- May 1989.

Dr. Suba is an expert in psychological testing and measurement as well as guidance and counseling. With this expertise, she was tapped by government and private institutions as a resource person and part time lecturer. Her expertise in counseling psychology enabled her to conduct researches, one of which was entitled "Establishing the Validity of the 2005 CLSU-CAT Using Criterion-Related Validation" co-authored by Dr. Soledad M. Roguel and Ryan B. Esteban.
She is affiliated to professional organizations that include the Philippine Association of the Philippines, Philippine Association for Counselor Education, Research and Supervision, Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association, and Philippine Association for the Gifted. She has served as resource speaker, lecturer, facilitator and participant in various conferences, seminar-workshops, training and conventions sponsored by the prominent associations above-mentioned.

Dr. Suba was faculty scholar in her MS Educational Management at CLSU in 1989, receiving an Outstanding rating in her masteral thesis and her PhD in Counseling Psychology (Clinical Counseling) at De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila. She was recognized with High Distinction (Academic Excellence) in her studies at DLSU and was rated with Outstanding Dissertation. In her college days, she was a consistent honor student at Far Eastern University, graduating as magna cum laude in her AB Psychology.

She is married to Dr. Mario S. Suba, also a well-known CLSU professor and blessed with three children, Paul and Marielle, both alumni of UP-Diliman, and working professionals while Kevin, the youngest, is pursuing a college degree in the same school. (Irene G. Bustos)