Kenneth Gregg Bargo, Aldrin Cancillar and Christian Pacino proudly holds the ISAT U banner as they receive the certifificate of regognition as the champion of the culinary competition.

HRT bags gold in reg’l culinary expo

Kenneth Gregg Bargo, Aldrin Cancillar and Christian Pacino proudly holds the ISAT U banner as they receive the certifificate of regognition as the champion of the culinary competition.

Kenneth Gregg Bargo, Aldrin Cancillar and Christian Pacino proudly hold the ISAT U banner after receiving the certificate of recognition as champion of the culinary competition.

The Hotel and Restaurant Technology Department culinary team of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT U) won the gold medal in the Regional Seminar and Sabor Bisaya Food Expo and Culinary Competition held at SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City on July 19-21, 2017.

The classic “Linagpang na Pasayan kag Pantat” (grilled prawn and catfish in shrimp paste broth), Buttered Poach Prawn in Adobado Sauce and “Aligi Rice with Prawn” concocted by Kenneth Gregg Bargo, Aldrin Cancillar and Christian Pacino, all fourth year students, outclassed nine other entries from the different colleges and universities in Region VI, Negros Island Region and Dumaguete City in the Chef Wars Category.

Dr. Noli A. Lallen, competition coach, explained that the students were given one hour to prepare a dish with prawn as the main ingredient. “I am proud of their achievement because they were all first timers in the competition and they only have three days to practice,” added Dr. Llalen.

The winning entry-“Linagpang na Pasayan kag Pantat” (grilled prawn and catfish in shrimp paste broth), Buttered Poach Prawn in Adobado Sauce and “Aligi Rice with Prawn”

The winning entry-“Linagpang na Pasayan kag Pantat” (grilled prawn and catfish in shrimp paste broth), Buttered Poach Prawn in Adobado Sauce and “Aligi Rice with Prawn”

With the theme “Getting the Perfect Combination, ” the event was organized by the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines Western Visayas (COHREP VI) and The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Negros Occidental (HRANO).

The regional convention was also participated by ISAT U Professors Dr, Jeanneth F. Darroca, Prof. Aristeo V. Camis, Prof. Grace S. Valenciana, Prof. Mona Luisa C. de Guzman, Prof. Angeline E. Basco, Dr. Noli A. Lallen and 58 HRT students.


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Admin employees get physical in Hataw Galaw program

ipipipiThe ISAT U Employees Association (ISAT U EA) sweated out in the first session of the weekly Hataw Galaw Fitness program on July 12, 2017 at the Multi-purpose Covered Gym.

Mrs. Hazel S. Bautista, ISAT U EA President, said that the Hataw Galaw was reintroduced to help the employees stay fit and healthy in carrying out their daily tasks. She added that this is in consonance to the Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular No. 8, s. of 2011 reiterating the physical fitness program, “The Great Filipino Workout”, among government instrumentalities including State Universities and Colleges.

The Great Filipino Workout was made an integral part of the National Physical Fitness and Sports Development Program for government personnel by the Commission on April 20, 1995 through Memorandum Circular No. 6, s. of 1995.

The Hataw Galaw Fitness program, which includes a 45-minute non-stop sumba dancing and weight monitoring among the participants, is conducted every Wednesday at 4:00 P.M.. It is participated by university key officials, permanent and contractual employees.

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Dr. Misola at the entrance of Alibaba Office.

Dr. Misola presents ISAT U’s e-commerce initiatives, perspectives in China

Dr. Misola at the entrance of Alibaba Office.

Dr. Misola at the entrance of Alibaba Office.

Dr. Nehema K. Misola, Vice President for Administration and Finance, presented the initiatives and perspectives of ISAT U on e-commerce during the International Seminar on E-commerce Training at Hangzhou, China on June 26-28, 2017.

The forum was organized by China National E-commerce Vocational Steering Committee (NEVESC) in collaboration with Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics (ZJTIE), a UNESCO-UNEVOC center . It aims to strengthen the relationship among partner institutions, consulting the e-commerce training for the young students throughout the world.

The delegates were policy makers, prominent entrepreneurs, and professionals in e-commerce. They discussed on how to share good educational resources and to train and reserve talents to meet the demand of global trade facilitation.

 

The participants take time to pose with Zhejian Institute of Economics in the background.

The participants take time to pose with Zhejian Technical Institute of Economics at the background.

Dr. Misola, also the UNEVOC Philippines-Visayas Center Coordinator and the only Filipino who attended the conference, presented the current state of E-commerce Law in the University, e-learning modules, Republic Act 8792 or the Philippines Electronic Commerce Act of 2002 and the challenges to be able to maximize such opportunities that e-commerce brings.

Aside from sharing ideas, the delegates were given a  chance to visit the China-based Alibaba Group Offices, one of the biggest e-commerce platform in the world.


Dr. Raul F. Muyong welcomes the students, faculty, staff and parents on the first day of classes for Academic Year 2017-2018 on june 7, 2017

Enrolment reaches 11, 000 for 1st Sem. AY 2017-2018

Dr. Raul F. Muyong welcomes the students, faculty, staff and parents on the first day of classes for Academic Year 2017-2018 on june 7, 2017

Dr. Raul F. Muyong welcomes students, faculty, staff and parents on the first day of classes for Academic Year 2017-2018 on June 7, 2017

The enrolment for all ISAT U campuses for the first semester of Academic Year 2017-2018 reached 11, 068. ISAT U La Paz Campus recorded 6, 387 enrolees; Miagao campus, 2, 572; Leon campus, 920; Barotac Nuevo, 630 and Dumangas campus, 559.

In La Paz Campus, the College of Industrial Technology has the most number of enrolees with 1,765. The College of Engineering and Architecture has 1,226 while the College of Arts and Sciences tallied 1,189. The College of Education recorded 946. The Secondary Laboratory School has 491 including 98 enrolees in the Senior High School’s initial implementation. There were 291 enrolees in the Evening Vocational Courses and 6 cross enrolees. In the Graduate School, 382 enrolled for Masters degree and 91 for the Doctorate degree.

The top five baccalaureate courses which have the most number of enrolees are the Bachelor of Industrial Technology (BIT) with 709; Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology, 633; BS in Hotel and Restaurant Technology, 507; BS in Secondary Education, 345 and Bachelor of Elementary Education, 307.

The BS in Architecture came in sixth with 278 enrolees and followed by BS in Automotive Technology with 277. The Bachelor of Arts in Community Development placed eight with 246 and the BS in Electrical Engineering, 245. The BS in Electronics and Communication Engineering landed in the tenth with 197.

Other courses with their respective number of enrolment are BS in Industrial Education, 160; BS in Mechanical Engineering major in Automotive Engineering, 133;  BS in Computer Science, 130; BS in Electrical Technology, 123; BS in Fashion Design Management, 83; BS in Information System, 72; BS in Electronics Technology, 66; BS in Mathematics, 57; BS In Community Development, 51; Bachelor in Teaching Technical Education, 36. The Enhanced Support Level Program for Marine Engineering (ESLPME) has 241 enrolees while the BS Marine Engineering has 132.

As to the enrolment by discipline, the courses under the engineering and technology cluster got the bulk of enrolment with 2,433. On the other hand, there are 1, 167 enrolees in the education science and teacher training and 909 in the Information Technology (IT) and related discipline. In other disciplines, the marine education has 373; social and behavioral sciences, 297; trade craft and industrial, 291; architecture and town planning, 278; and mathematics, 109.


The students observe proper procedure in going to the designated evacuation center.

ISAT U observes National Disaster Consciousness Month

The students observe proper procedure in going to the designated evacuation center.

The students observe proper procedure in going to the designated evacuation center.

The university observed the National Disaster Consciousness Month through an earthquake drill participated by the students, faculty and staff on July 13, 2017.

The drill rehearsed the schools preparedness in terms of observing the proper procedure in times of calamities and disasters.

Each offices and classrooms were assigned leaders to direct the proper execution of the “drop, cover, hold” practice, accounting of personnel/classmates and the safe exit to the evacuation area. The drivers on duty were also given task for fast deployment of ambulances and emergency teams.

The ROTC Cadets also demonstrated their crowd control skills and the SAVERS on the different rescue techniques.

Engr. Christian D. Misola, Director, Safety, Security,Environmental Disaster Mitigation Office, said that fire drill and unannounced earthquake drill will be conducted soon to further improve the disaster preparedness ability of the ISAT U academic community.

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ISAT U administrative staff cleaning  the mangrove area at the Iloilo River  along  Brgy. Laguda LaPaz.

University marks Phil Environment Month

ISAT U administrative staff cleaning the mangrove area at the Iloilo River along Brgy. Laguda LaPaz.

The ISAT U administrative staff cleans the mangrove area at the Iloilo River along Brgy. Laguda, La Paz.

The ISAT U academic community joined the whole nation in the observance of the Philippine Environment Month by holding a series of activities participated by the students, faculty and employees.

The 188 employees, students and faculty from different colleges and organizations started the environmental campaign with the adopt-an-estero/waterbody program orchestrated clean-up at the Iloilo River on June 17. Armed with rakes, sacks, sticks and protected by masks and gloves, the group gathered 375.5 kilograms of garbage along the riverbanks of Brgy. Laguda, La Paz and the Promenade at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol.

The Extension Services Division with the Gender and Development Office and the Environmental Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Office organized the one-hour environmental clean-up inthe different offices of the university in the morning on June 21.

The winning entry in the poster making contest.

The winning entry in the poster making contest.

To create awareness among the students, a lecture on environmental degradation and its impact to the lives of women, men and children was conducted by Mr. Edwin F. Mosura, Iloilo National High School Asst. Principal for Governance and Support.  It was followed by a poster making and song writing contest on the theme “Connecting People to Nature”. The teams from the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) took the first and second places while the entry from the College of Arts and Sciences got the third place. For the songwriting competition, the entry “Kina-iya” from the College of Education was declared Champion. “Awit ng Kalikasan” of BSIF, BSED and BSIS students and “Maglaho” from the CEA romped off with the second and third places, respectively.


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Admin employees hold summer capability building

newTo increase productivity and to promote team cooperation and bonding among the administrative staff, the ISAT U Employees Association held the summer capability building activities at Vista Veranda Resort, Madrangca, San Jose Antique on May 25-26, 2017.

The lecturers and activity facilitators were VPAF Dr. Nehema K. Misola who lectured on Administrative Concerns and CEA Dean Dr. Russ Allen B. Napud who discussed on capability building.

The Bonfire Activity and Socials and the Hataw Galaw sa Tag-araw were among the activities that brought closeness among the employees. An open forum on administrative concerns and the oath-taking of the organization’s appointed standing committee members were also conducted.

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The oath of services of the new faculty members is administered by Dr. Raul F. Muyong.

New faculty attend orientation, induction training-workshop

The new faculty members with (seated from left) ISAT U Pres. Raul F. Muyong, CSC FO Acting Director Mr. John Esar T. David and HRMO II Mr. Bonnie Arenal.

The newly-inducted  faculty members with (seated from left) ISAT U Pres. Raul F. Muyong, CSC FO Acting Director Mr. John Esar T. David and  Mr. Bonnie Arenal,  HRMO III.

New faculty members of ISAT U system attended the orientation and induction training-workshop conducted by the Human Resource Department on May 30-31, 2017 at the HRT Service Center.

 Dr. Raul F. Muyong, ISAT U President, presented the University’s Vision, Mission, Core Values, Institutional Goals and Institutional Outcomes and Leveling of Expectations. He called on the 86 new entrants that as professors,  they should have something to profess, conduct research, and engage in extension services and production activities. “You should write a name for yourself,” he said. He added that teachers should teach by example.

Mr. John Esar T. David, Acting Director II CSC FO discusses

Mr. John Esar T. David, Acting Director II CSC FO discusses the laws, rules and regulations of the CSC.

The government policies on administration and finance was explained by VPAF Dr. Nehema K. Misola while VPRE Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut reviewed the research and extension services programs. The outcome based education and workshop was discussed and led by CEA Dean Dr. Russ Allen B. Napud.

Mr. John Esar T. David, Civil Service Commission (CSC) Field Office Acting Director, talked on the CSC laws, rules and regulations.

Other speakers were Dr. Ernesto S. Garin who shared his ideas on professionalism versus personalism; Dr. Renelda P. Nacianceno on ISO awareness; and Mr. Ned    P. Cababasay on NBC 461.


The blessing and inauguration of the Science and Technology Building.

ISAT U celebrates 2nd anniversary as a university

COE Dean Dr. Ma. Asuncion Asusena E. Echaverria, VPAA Dr. Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr, VPAF Dr. Nehema K. Misola and ISAT U Pres. Dr. Raul F. Muyong unveil the marker of the Science and Technology Building.

COE Dean Dr. Ma. Asuncion Asusena E. Echaverria, VPAA Dr. Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr., VPAF Dr. Nehema K. Misola and ISAT U Pres. Dr. Raul F. Muyong unveil the marker of the Science and Technology Building.

Iloilo Science and Technology University celebrated its second anniversary as a university on May 18, 2017. The simple celebration started with a solemn mass attended by the academic community at the Multi-purpose Gym at 8:00 in the morning.

In his message, Dr. Raul F. Muyong, thanked all the faculty and staff on what the school has achieved as a university.  He also encouraged everyone to serve with pride and utmost dedication.

ISAT U attained its university status through Commission on Higher Education (CHED) en banc Resolution No. 207-2015 on May 18, 2015 and is currently fast tracking infrastructure projects intended to improve the students’ services.

Some of the projects inaugurated as part of the celebration were the Science and Technology Building (N Building) and the Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) building.  These facilities are now ready for the opening of classes for academic year 2017-2018.

The Science and Technology Building (left), the terrace and the classrooms.

The Science and Technology Building (left).   University staff and faculty members tour its terrace, classrooms and other facilities which are ready for the opening of classes.

The Science and Technology Building will be the new home of the College of Education and the Laboratory School.  The 38.6 million pesos facility features 17 classrooms, 1 audio-visual hall, 4 offices, 6 comfort rooms (3 for men and 3 for women) and 2 shower rooms. It is also equipped with complete fire protection system, terraces and an outdoor activity stage.

The Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) building is expected to beef up the instructional capability of the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Technology and other related courses.  The first floor of the  three-storey facility houses the hot and cold kitchen laboratories, lectures rooms and the offices. In the second floor are seven rooms with different features that will be used for instructional purposes and to accommodate guests as well. A spacious function hall at the third floor is readily available for different occasions.  The Phrase 3 of the construction of the TLE building costs 7, 025, 315. 91 pesos.

The newly refurbished third floor of the administration building with installed glass partitions and frameless glass door was also inaugurated. The 852, 754.78 pesos project will house the offices of the Vice President for External Affairs, Legal Division, Internal Audit Services and the Bids and Awards Committee.

 The signing of Memorandum of Agreement for the student teaching program between the College of Education and the Department of Education capped the day’s celebration.

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SCHEDULE OF ENROLMENT FOR THE 1ST SEMESTER AY 2017-2018

 

Enrolment for incoming first year college students starts on April 17, 2017.

Enrolment for the 1st semester Academic Year 2017-2018 across campuses shall be in accordance with the following schedules:

                             May 22-23, 2017 – 4th and 5th years
                             May 24-25, 2017 – 3rd year
                             May 26 AND 29, 2017 – 2nd Year
                             May 30-31, 2017 – EVC
                            June 1-2, 2017 – Transferees, Shifters and Returning Students
                            June 2, 2017 – Late enrollment with fine

First Day of Classes: JUNE 5, 2017
Changing/Adding and Dropping of Subjects: JUNE 7-9, 2017

 

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