A Prayer Request from the IFSU President

Here’s a message from the University President To all IFSU Stakeholders: “Last February 15, my recovery took a deep dive with the sudden feeling of unbearable punctuating pain on my head that forced me to have myself be rushed to the hospital. It was followed suit by successive bouts of uncontrollable vomiting and speedy lost of consciousness. CT Scan on Feb 16 revealed that I had a blood clot in my brain impending to rapture anytime. Having lost sane thinking, people came to the rescue by pooling resources and starting another chain of prayers that led to the scheduling of brain surgery in the morning of Feb. 17. With God’s blessing, everything was set in place for success: a good operating environment, expert brain surgeon, anaesthesiologist & crew of unquestionable competence. After 2 hours, the operation was over and I am blessed to be out of danger that few people who went through the same experience survived. I wish once more to express my profound gratitude to the people who prayed, worked and wished me well. It is indeed not yet my time and that definitely is FOR A REASON! I wish to have you all along in living out that GOD anointed reason for me to deserve a 3RD CHANCE OF LIVING! I hope to be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 23 and steadily reach full recovery. Please pass. IFSU President Feb. 20, 2017”

Improving the University’s Performance Planning for Employees Seminar

An ongoing seminar on  Improving the University’s Performance Planning for Employees attended by the Planning and Information Management (PIM) and Human Resources (HR) personnel/coordinators from the different IFSU Campuses today, Feb. 22, 2017  at the Center for Foreign and Japan Studies 
The objective of the said seminar is to orient PIM and HR personnel/coordinators of the IFSU campuses to empower them to help in the performance planning, monitoring and evaluation.
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Participants of the University’s Performance Planning for Employees seminar.

Dr. Joyce A. Bodah, Director of Department of Planning and Information Management presiding the seminar on Improving the University’s Performance Planning for Employees.

IFSU conducts Basic Customer Service Skill Training Seminar

Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon, IFSU President delivering his opening remarks to the participants of the Basic Customer Service Skills Training seminar.

Ifugao State University (IFSU) conducted a two-day seminar on Basic Customer Service Skills Training at the Center for Foreign and Japan Studies, Lamut Campus on Valentine’s Day and the day after which was participated by IFSU employees from the different IFSU campuses. Continue reading

2 IFSU employees conferred AFP ranks

By: Levy L. Buyayo

IFSU Main Campus– Dr. Judito S. Latap, Professor VI and Mr. Warren D. Tayaban, Executive Assistant III were donned ranks by the Philippine Army  Reserve Force during the Flag Raising Ceremony sponsored by the IFSU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Unit headed by SSG Marciano B. Daulayan  (Inf) PA on January 30, 2017 at the Administration Building. Continue reading

Normal operations in place at IFSU

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File photo shows IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon delivering his Christmas Message to the IFSU employees on December 14, 2016 at IFSU Lagawe Campus.

By: Jill B. Saquing

The leadership of the Ifugao State University (IFSU) carries on.

IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon has endorsed operations of the university to his Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Team as he undergoes the necessary medical procedures following a tragedy that befell his family on December 24, 2016. Continue reading

ADVISORY

In behalf of the family of Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon, President of Ifugao State University, we wish to inform everyone that the family is NOT asking or pleading for financial donation out of the tragedy met by the family on December 24, 2016. Kindly report to us anomalous activities you may have encountered in the past days either on social media, internet, phone calls or SMS messages. You may reach us at sngohayon@yahoo.com.

IFSU President updates on mishap encountered by his family

By: Jill Bulayungan Saquing,

A statement has been released today by Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon, President, Ifugao State University, relative to the accident met by his family while traversing Caranglan Road, Nueva Ecija on their way home on December 24,2016.

Dr. Ngohayon and his three kids Paul John, Hanaku and Josh escaped the tragedy but unfortunately claimed the life of Mrs. Febie Tejada-Ngohayon.

Dr. Ngohayon is recuperating following his surgery on December 25 at the Veterans Regional Hospital, Bayombong Nueva Vizcaya and is set to go home accordingly at anytime. His children are also declared out of danger.

In an earlier statement sent to IFSU family, Dr. Ngohayon “thanked everyone for the outpouring of concern, love and devotion. “

He also thanked God that through everyone’s prayers, his kids are okay. He asked everyone to continue praying for the repose of the soul of his wife Febie.

Below is Dr. Ngohayon’s statement:

“To all

While we are in a state of shock and grief, it’s fair to inform you all that my beloved wife and the loving mother of our three children, passed away so suddenly in a tragic accident that happened on December 24, on or about 6:30 in the morning.

We were going home to Isabela, almost approaching dalton pass, when a truck skidded w/ its trailer perfectly blocking our way. No matter how our driver braked, our vehicle still hit the tail end, making it overturn until it reached a canal and stopped there with it’s top at the bottom.

Our children luckily sustained minor injuries, me and my wife sustaining major injuries that unfortunately left her lifeless upon reaching the hospital. With all the unbearable pain and emotional vacuum we are feeling right now, it’s consoling to know that Febie is in God’s hands now.

We just came from a pilgrimage to Israel, where we visited the birthplace of Jesus – Bethlehem; the place where he started his ministry and performed several miracles – Nazareth (Jordan River, Sea of Galilee, Cana, etc); and the place where he was crucified, died, buried and rose on the third day – Jerusalem ( Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Calvary, Golgotha, church of Holy Sepulcher).

Throughout our travel we were so happy and felt so blessed to have walked the path Jesus walked. But most specially for my wife, who gave it all, cried profusely in Jesus Tomb.

Throughout her life, she dedicated herself for the love of us, me, her husband and our three children, whom I can say with utmost sincerity, we have not become who we are now today without her, and to her parents, my parents and relatives in the best way she could. She left indelible imprint in the lives of her sisters, her friends and the people she met in this journey of life including you all.

As we say goodbye to her in this earthly life, let us not look at her frailties but of her goodness of heart and send her off with a prayer. “Lord Jesus into your hands we entrust Febie. Please accept her into Your kingdom.”

She is currently laid in wake at our house in Purok 2, Brgy. Castillo, Echague, Isabela.

Serafin L. Ngohayon, Husband

P.S. I was operated for multiple fractures on the left leg. I know I was spared, on my wife’s behest for me to look after our children. “For those looking for updates about Dr. Ngohayon and his family, may I please share his official statement on what really transpired last Saturday morning as follows:

Me and my children are at a state of shock and grief that my beloved wife and the loving mother of our three children, passed away so suddenly in a tragic accident that happened on December 24, on or about 6:30 in the morning. We were going home to Isabela, when a truck skidded w/ its trailer perfectly blocking our way. No matter how our driver braked, the truck still hit us turning our vehicle upside down thrown into a canal. Our children sustained minor injuries, me and my wife sustaining major injuries that unfortunately left her lifeless upon reaching the hospital. Losing Febie is unbearable with only the belief that She is God’s hands that consoles us.

We just came from Israel, where we visited the birthplace of Jesus – Bethlehem; the place where He started his ministry and performed several miracles – Nazareth (Jordan River, Sea of Galilee, Cana, etc); and the place where He was crucified, died, buried and rose on the third day – Jerusalem ( Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Calvary, Golgotha, church of Holy Sepulcher). She was so happy as we felt so blessed to have walked the path Jesus walked. In Jesus’ tomb, she cried and gave it all. Little did i know that she may be surrendering her life to Him.

Throughout her life, she dedicated herself for the love of us, me, her husband and our three children. She is the reason we are where we are now.

As you mourn with us, please say this prayer with us: “Lord Jesus into your hands we entrust Febie. Welcome her into Your kingdom.”

She is currently laid in wake at our house in Purok 2, Brgy. Castillo, Echague, Isabela.

Serafin L. Ngohayon

P.S. I was operated for multiple fractures on the left leg. I know I was spared, on my wife’s behest for me to look after our children. I’ll be at my wife’s side by Dec. 28. Interment is on Jan. 3, 2017. #

Making IFSU vivid to the globe through research

   By: Dr. Nancy Ann P. Gonzales
               (The author, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Ifugao State University/IFSU attended the Ireland International Conference in Education at Dublin, Ireland as an Oral Presenter for her manuscript on “Career Advancement: The graduates of the Transnational and Distance Education of the Ifugao State University, Philippines”-Ed.)
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The Ireland International Conference in Education is a bi-annual conference aimed at providing opportunities for academicians and professionals from various educational fields; bridging knowledge gaps; promoting research esteem and evaluating pedagogy.

Dublin, Ireland hosted the affair on October 24-27, 2016.

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