Officials of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of central and regional offices visited WVCST last November 4-5, 2014.

The two-day on site visit was for the conversion bid of Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) to a state University.

The first leg of the visit started with the CHED technical task force’s courtesy call on the WVCST Officer-in-Charge, Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut and the key officials.

A visitation to the external campuses of WVCST followed the courtesy call.

On the second day of the visit, Dr. Ambut presented the college’s accomplishment to the CHED technical task force and key officials of WVCST.

An inspection by the task force on the facilities and equipment of the college’s library, extension office, CEA-ICT building, and the hot and cold kitchen laboratory at HRT department followed.

The Engineering and Information and Communication Technology students showcased their programmed ISUY dancing and exercising robots in an exhibition witnessed by the CHED visitors.

During the exit conference, Dr. Libertad P. Garcia, Director IV of the office of Institutional and Quality Assurance and Governance, said that the school has very good outreach programs and linkages especially in agriculture because of its getting a lot of funding.

“Continue the effort and multiply the blessings,” said Dr. Garcia in reference to the college’s outreach programs.

Dr. Ambut also stressed in his speech that whatever the results may be, WVCST will remain steadfast and committed to academic excellence.

“The college will continue to build on the ongoing activities to improve college quality by submitting to quality assessment to meet global standards, “ added Dr. Ambut.

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