PANGASINAN STATE UNIVERSITY, Binmaley Campus once again produced topnotchers in the recently held 2018 Fisheries Technologist Licensure Examination (FTLE) in the personas of 2018 Bachelor of Science in Fisheries graduates Mr. Elmer B. Abarra, who notched the second spot, Mr. Jomark D. Parana and Ms. Laila U. Ubando, who were positioned in Top 5 and 7 respectively.
For the past years, PSU Binmaley has consistently produced topnotchers in the Fisheries Technologist Board Examinations, giving prestige and reputation to the university and producing skilled and conversant graduates.
These graduates are able to contribute to the development of agriculture and aquaticbased industries which the Philippines needs most in order to properly harness its aquatic resources towards economic development. All of these were made possible because of the strong commitment of the university to lead the region and the nation as well in terms of various technologies applicable to fisheries education.
BS Fisheries program is also recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as Center of Excellence. More so, as a university policy, topnotchers are awarded with monetary incentive with the Top 7 given Php 80,000.00 and Top 5 and 2 Php 100,000.00 each.
THE PANGASINAN STATE UNIVERSITY (PSU) once again subjected itself to the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) accreditation in four of its campuses including Bayambang, Lingayen, Sta. Maria and Urdaneta.
Led by Professor Nestor C. Competente of the Rizal Technological University, 29 accreditors conducted document analyses and evaluation to the programs of: Bayambang Campus (Bachelor in Public Administration and BS in Business Administration; Sta. Maria Campus (Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Secondary Education, BS in Agribusiness Management and BS in Agricultural Engineering); Lingayen Campus (BS in Mathematics, Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Technical Teacher Education); and Urdaneta City Campus (BS in Architecture) after the opening program at the Convention Hall.
Said accreditation is the second survey visit conducted by the AACCUP Inc. in PSU for this academic year 2017-2018 following the successful visit last May, 2018 where nine programs were evaluated.
On the following day, accreditors proceeded to their assigned campuses to conduct site visit or campus tour to further verify and gather more relevant information as well as interview key informants.
The accreditation ended through a simultaneous Exit Conferences by Campus and General Closing Program at Lingayen Campus whereby accreditors enumerated the strengths and areas needing improvement.
Areas that had been assessed were: Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives; Faculty; Curriculum; and Instruction; Support to Students; Research; Extension and Community Involvement; Library; Physical Plants and Facilities; Laboratories; and Administration.
AACCUP accreditation is one of the quality assurance mechanisms which supports the University’s desire to improve in all its program offering along the areas visited.
ADAPTING TO THE NEW PLATFORM IN EDUCATIONAL ARENA, five Pangasinan State University Open University System (PSU-OUS) faculty members presented their researches about Electronic learning (e-learning) system in the 3rd ICODeL 2018 at Kaohsiung, Taiwan on November 26-29, 2018.
Headed by Dr. Liza. Quimson, OUS Executive Director, the delegates were able to underline PSU’s distance e-learning program that truly captured the attention of international participants.
ICODeL is a biennial international conference series on open and distance e-learning (ODeL) launched on February 22- 24, 2012 in Manila, Philippines to provide a forum for distance education and e-learning scholars, practitioners and policymakers to share and reflect on experiences, and collaboratively create and explore spaces and possibilities for ODeL for development.
The second ICODeL was held in Manila in 2014. In 2018, UPOU partnered with National University of Kaohsiung to organize the third ICODeL in Taiwan.
Public Announcement: Based on the Board Resolution No. 17 D.S. 2017, the proposal for the new laboratory fee of P800.00 (regardless of the number of laboratories in a semester) effective on A.Y. 2017-2018 for the BS Hospitality Management Students of PSU Lingayen Campus has been APPROVED by the BOR last March 23, 2017, held at the CHED H.E.D.C Building, Quezon City. The said approved New Laboratory Fee is now subject to the contents notation of CHED.
The said proposal has been deliberated and agreed upon by the program’s parents and students during the Consulation Meeting last January 17, 2017.
(Gallery of the Laboratory)
The BSHM Faculty under the leadership of Dr. Rodelyn Mejia
In the observance of the National Women’s Month, the PSU Binmaley Campus holds a one-day seminar for women on March 22, 2017 at the Campus Social Hall. This year’s celebration focused on the theme, “We Make Change Work For Women”.
Four distinguished women from different fields served as the Resource Speakers of the said event. Atty. Geraldine U. Baniqued, Legal Provincial Officer of the Province of Pangasinan, talked on the Magna Carta of Women while Mrs. Grace M. Festiken, Gender and Development (GAD) Coordinator of Labrador District, shared an Inspiring Story of Women for Positive Change. The other two speakers are Mrs. Jesusa M. Sanchez, Coordinator of Student Services, Alumni Affairs, Admission, Guidance and Testing and Mrs. Mylene R. Abalos, faculty member, both from the PSU Binmaley Campus. Mrs. Sanchez inspired the students with her success story being a cancer survivor while Mrs. Abalos shared her views on Women Empowerment through Personality Development.
Dr. Marcelo C. Gutierrez, Jr., Campus Executive Director gave his welcome remarks to the participants of the seminar. He was impressed by the concerted efforts of the faculty and staff in the realization and success of the celebration. Special mention was addressed to Mrs. Gina S. Millamina and Jean Camille C. Ermino, GAD Coordinators for spearheading the seminar.
Dr. Rosario B. Miguel, College Dean of the Teacher Education and Mr. Jonathan R. Jose, Administrative Officer, also graced the occasion.