SICO Celebrates 10 Years of the Ehem! Anticorruption Movement

Integrity Starts with "i"

Integrity Starts with “i”

Every year since 2004, the Ateneo de Davao University celebrates the Atenista Ako, Maligdong!–a month-long campaign to promote the culture of integrity, academic honesty and good governance, particularly in the life of the university. This campaign is spearheaded by the Social Involvement Coordinating Office (SICO), the social arm of the university, through its Communications and Advocacy Program. This celebration is the university’s commitment to live out its core institutional values that put a premium on academic honesty and accountability, responsible use of human freedom, greater sensitivity towards pressing social realities and a culture of leadership that emphasizes personal discernment leading towards reflective action for justice. Through the practice of these values, as promoted by the celebration of the Maligdong month every February, the university is providing a fitting venue to build a community of men and women who–animated by a healthy spirituality that guides one’s relationship with oneself, with others, with the world and with God–are the living expressions of a life of integrity, a life of moral righteousness that is generously lived for the service of others.

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