Tumbasan (v. Tagalog, reciprocate) is a program of the Pamantasan ng Cabuyao, thru the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs, created by its former Dean of Students, Prof. Egaie C. Salazar and the current University President, Dr. Albert D. Madrigal. The program started in SY 2018-2019 with the aim of inculcating among its students the value of reciprocity, instilling a “pay it forward” attitude. The program delivers seminars on values of gratitude, integrity and character which balances the academics, thru skills and knowledge, provided to the students, giving them a holistic delivery of education.
Resource persons of the program include alumni of the university, Mr. Ryan Alinsunurin, Mr. Arson Saclag, and Engr. Jayson Sugpatan, as well as university professors, Engr. Pong Andaya and Prof. Egaie Salazar to VP for Research, Dr. Nino Vinas and no less than the University President, Dr. Albert D. Madrigal.
This March 2020, Tumbasan experienced a hiccup in its schedule as the country went through a lockdown. But since the university has already embraced a virtual approach to reaching out to their students, an online series of Tumbasan was proposed.
With the assistance of its current Dean of Students, Prof. Lynn Borito, the Tumbasan went online. E-talks were scheduled and topics related to the pandemic were formulated.