June 30—Up for the ‘new normal school year, the University of Southern Mindanao, a premiere state-run institution in South-Central Mindanao recently opened its new campus here.According to Aleosan Mayor Vicente Sorupia, Jr., this development has been a long dream of parents and their children to have a local college school in the area. “Maka- eskwela na gid ang aton mga kabataan diri sa munisipyo nga wala natagaan tyansa nga makapadayon tungod kay mahal ang tuition kag malayo ang eskwelahan.”

Mayor Sorupia encourages the people of the municipality to support this new milestone of the municipality and aspires to produce more young professionals in the years to come through the local campus.This school year 2020- 2021, USM- Aleosan Campus will offer initially two courses: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. Only 1 section per degree course with 50 students are catered this year.USM- Aleosan Campus is located at the compound of Aleosan National High School, National Highway, Barangay San Mateo of this municipality