A generous amount of one million five hundred thousand pesos (Php1, 500,000.00) was donated by alumnus Dr. Henry Albert D’ Sanson to the College of Medicine West Visayas State University for the construction of the Faculty, Alumni, and Student Appreciation Center (FASAC). A Memorandum of Agreement was signed by WVSU President Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr., Vice President for Administration and Finance (VPAF) Dr. Bobby. G. Gerardo, COM Dean Dr. Joselito F. Villaruz, COM Associate Dean Dr. Jose Nemesio A. Granada, and Dr. Sanson’s representative Dr. Lusyl Gomez. The MoA signing was done on March 22, 2017 at the Center for International Linkages and Public Information (CILPI) Lounge.
“I am representing my classmate Dr. Sanson today as he generously gives this financial gift of love to our Alma Mater,” Dr. Gomez began, “As part of the dynamic batch of 1984 COM graduates, we want to give back to the department and to the university that molded us to what we are now. WVSU-COM will always have a place in our hearts”.