MARAWI CITY: Ahabib Macaayong, president of the Mindanao State University System-Main Campus, recently signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Center for Health Research and Development (DoST-PCHRD) for a project study, titled “Assessment of the Mental Health and Psychological Support Services for the Affected Learners of DepEd (Department of Education) Schools in the Division of Marawi City.” Seventeen faculty members and staff of the College of Education were granted the authority to conduct research and implement the project along with team members. They are required to submit quarterly progress and terminal reports to the project leader and to the Office of the President and the Office of the DoST-PCHRD. This collaboration will serve as an instrument in identifying support services to strengthen and protect the mental health and general welfare of learners in the DepEd Schools Division of Marawi City, Macaayong said.