Dr. Raul F. Muyong, university president, reiterated his message of development and inclusivity for all campuses during the pre – opening conference for faculty for the 2nd semester, academic year 2020 – 2021, held on January 15, 2021 via Zoom.
In his report, Muyong emphasized the various accomplishments of the university despite the prevailing pandemic. This includes the completion of student services center, university library, L – building and other infrastructure projects all across the system. He also mentioned about the distribution of 5, 416 units of electronic tablets with learning packets and the corresponding approval and purchase of additional 493 units this semester.
Recently, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) handed the PRIME HRM Maturity Level 2 (Bronze Award) to the university with the distinction as the first SUC in Panay to receive the award. The ISAT U – DTI Fablab was also recognized by the Department of Industry (DTI) as the best fabrication laboratory in the country in Covid-19 responses and innovations and the “people’s choice” awardee during the annual Fabsiklaban: Fabricating the New Normal event. This is a validation to the efforts of the university in producing personal protective equipment (PPE) and innovative, science based – based projects in partnership with DOST, LGUs, and other public and private organizations.
The university also trail blazed the conduct of webinars designed to address the pressing concerns of students and other stakeholders during this pandemic. “No matter how difficult the situation is, just go, go, go,” Muyong added in his speech.