Prof. Mellissa H. Arganoza and Dr. Joselito Trandio P. Mendoza from the Natural Science Department , College of Arts and Sciences, received awards in separate research conferences.

Arganoza collaborated with Prof. Jane S. Geduspan of the UPV to take home the Best Paper Award (Agri-Fisheries Category) in the 2nd International STEAM Research Congress at Summit Hotel, Tacloban City on August 30, 2018.

Her research title is “Induced Spawning of the mudclam Anodonia Edentola (Bivalve Lucinidae).

Meanwhile, Mendoza’s research on “ Environmental Literacy and Citizen Capability among Grade Six Learners in Schools Located along Tigum River Basin”, was awarded the Best Paper Award in the NOSTE 2018 National Research Conference & Training Workshop at Baguio City on May 20, 2018.