Archives for December 8, 2017

ISAT U joins in 30 events in the 2017 Reg’l SCUAA Games

Iloilo Science and Technology University participated  in 30 events in the 2017 Regional State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association Meet held at University of Antique on December 3-9, 2017.

The university fielded athletes in athletics, arnis, badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing men, chess, dancesport, football, karatedo, lawn tennis, pencak silat, sepak takraw men, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and volleyball.

The guest speaker, Hon. Alberto H. Kimpo, Director IV, Office of the Deputy Executive Secretary, for General Administration, office of the president, Malacanang emphasized the values of commitment, dedication and discipline to the athletes.

The years’ SCUAA marks the re-entry of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas, and the SUCs in Negros Island which are the Carlos Hilado Memorial State Colege, Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology and Central Philippine State University. It also coincided with the 50th year of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC).

The organizers, faculty, athletes  and president of different SUCs  also gave some moments of respect for the untimely demise of Dr. Ricardo Rotoras, PASUC National President. The different SUC presidents  released white balloons to show their sympathy Dr. Rotoras.

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ISAT U qualifies in HEIRIT dev’t program

Dr. Carmelo V. Ambut, VPRE, (right) with DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Pena during the awarding ceremony on November 23-24, 2017 at Cebu City.

Iloilo Science and Technology University qualified in the Higher Educational Institution Readiness for Innovation and Technopreneurship (HEIRIT) Development Program by the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) of the Department of Science and Technology.

The development program is a preparatory program for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to implement, build and run a technology business incubator.

The university was included in the program after meeting the requirements on active Research & Development, existing business program/school, plans to institutionalize a Technopreneurship Program, partnership with active industry association, support from school administration, existing R&D Centers or laboratories and university counterpart funding for regional build up activities.

As one of the 20 universities qualified, ISAT U will be trained for hosting DOST Technology Business Incubators (TBI) all over the country. The validated training modules of the World Bank solely offered and distributed in the Asia and the Pacific by their subsidiary, InfoDev of Singapore and intensive training from the DOST-UP Enterprise, Center for Technopreneurship will be used for the implementation of the program.

Arki studes shine in Vision Petron nat’l art tilt

The BS Architecture students shone in the 17th Vision Petron National Student Art Competition held at Sentro 1771, Ortigas Center Metro Manila on August 17, 2017.

“Paraw ni Nonoy,” a three minute, 46 second presentation produced by Christine Joy L. Bearneza, Azreille Rith B. Bactung and Ronielyn M. Bolante, won third place in the video-making category.

Other entries from ISAT U that were adjudged as semi-finalists were Impossible: I’m Possible by Renwil Jake S. Portodo and Paghahanap Kasagutan by Irah Jane C. Leyson for Painting-water based media and T-shirt Art Design category, respectively.

All entries were judged based in the common criteria which were theme, originality and technical execution.

The yearly competition develops the skills and talent of the youth in painting, photography, T-shirt graphics, video making and music composing.  Filipino ingenuity-Kagalingan ng Pinoy is this year’s focus.

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