The Sulu State College, in partnership with the Kahanungan Foundation and the Muslim Student Association-Sulu Chapter, under the supervision of the SSC Office of Student Affairs and Services, successfully conducted the Islamic Symposium with the theme ‘’Da’wa Tour with Ustadz Barcelon”. on February 12, 2024, at the SSC Multi-purpose Gymnasium, Walled City, Jolo, Sulu.

The event was sponsored by Sulu Vice-Governor Abdusakur Totoh Tan II and moderated by the resource speakers, who discussed varied topics, among them ‘The Cure of Hearts’ by Ustadz Adzmier Kiram and ‘The Beauty of Islam’ by Ustadz Ahmad Barcelon.

The College President, Prof. Charisma S. Ututalum, was not around, and her absence was represented by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Nelson U. Julhamid. Others who also graced the symposium were Mr. Jhepedy Hayudini, CEO of Kahanungan Foundation; Shiekh Ahmad T. Mandangan, President of Kahanungan Foundation; Shiekh Abdurahman Alhari; Shiekh Abdulmuhaimin J. Abubakar; Mr. Alnajib B. Mawdon; and other distinguished guests who witnessed the symposium.

The event saw the participation of the college faculties, student organizations, clubs, and other prominent students at Sulu State College. The symposium served as an enlightening experience for all attendees, reminding us of the beauty of the Islamic religion.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the organizers, led by the Kahanungan Foundation and the Muslim Student Association, for hosting such a valuable event.

We also thank our beloved president, Prof. Charisma S. Ututalum, CESE, for her support in making this event possible. Our sincere appreciation also goes to the resource speakers, Ustadz Ahmad Barcelon and Ustadz Adzmier Kiram, for sharing their expertise; you are truly appreciated.