The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Regional Office 6 recognized the achievements of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT U) during the Commission’s 25th Founding Anniversary on May 18, 2019.
Aside from being recognized as a state university with a Level III status, the University was awarded for having the most number of certificate of program compliance (COPC) and the most number of accredited programs of a higher educational institution (HEI) in Western Visayas . The recognition for having the Excellent Environmental Education Program and Excellent Gender and Development Program was also given to ISAT U.
The University was also awarded as the HEI with the 7th Highest Number of Board Passers in Region VI and with Board Topnotchers for the past five years.
The College of Education as a Center of Development was also acknowledged.
As to student services, the University was adjudged as the CHEd-Friendly HEI in the Implementation of STUFAP, UNIFAST and other related programs for tertiary students.
The Commission likewise gave commendation to the State Universities and Colleges Association of Tourism and Hospitality Educators of the Philippines (SUCAHTEP), a national association initiated by ISAT U instructors.
In the Exhibit Contest participated by HEI in Western Visayas, ISAT U displayed the University’s profile, achievements in research and in specialized fields in science and technology. Though declared as second runner-up by the judges, the booth of ISAT U romped off with the People’s Choice Award. It received the most number of stickers showing the audience’s preferred exhibit. ISUY and an unmanned robot was an attraction that also showed ISAT U’s focus on robotics.