Cancer embattled IFSU supporter now finds rest

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Dr Mahiwo 4A long-time supporter of the Ifugao State University (IFSU) died at age 64 after battling with cancer for more or less two years on July 20, 2015.

Hungduan local Dr. Sylvano D. Mahiwo is best remembered as IFSU’s consultant for Japan related activities and for helping IFSU link with Japan Embassy, Japan universities, and Japan Foundation based in Manila for assistance.

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Organizational structure revised to conform to policy issuances

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

The organizational structure of the Ifugao State University (IFSU) was revised and implemented effective this first semester.

This is in compliance to National Budget Circular (NBC) Numbers 404 series of 1989 and 548 series of 2013 as recommended by the Commission on Audit (COA). The revision is also meant to avoid future problems. Continue reading

Meister Training Program extended to 2nd batch of trainees

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Ifugao Satoyama 3At least twenty six trainees under the Ifugao – Satoyama Meister Training Program (ISMTP) compose this year’s batch.

ISMTP, a joint undertaking of the Ifugao State University (IFSU), Kanazawa University of Japan, University of the Philippines – Open University (UP-OU), the Provincial Local Government Unit (PLGU), and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – Hokuriko, is now on its second year of implementation.

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IFSU ranks 6th in Philippine Universities Ranking

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

IFSU ranks 6th 2Philippine universities that participated in at least six board exams were ranked by with Ifugao State University (IFSU) placing 6th this year.

IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon made an inquiry to the management team of the website and confirmed that the data being the basis for analysis was taken from the website of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC).

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IFSU towards Daang Matuwid


Document shows the official transmittal from the AO 25 Inter Agency Task Force Secretariat validating IFSU’s compliance to the requirements of the FY 2014 PBB.

By: Jill B. Saquing

IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon on Monday commended the vigorous and unified efforts of IFSU employees leading to the institution’s eligibility for the grant of the FY 2014 Performance Based-Bonus (PBB) that the institution has disbursed earlier. Continue reading

CHED invited to talk on educational reforms

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Malvar for facebookCommission on Higher Education – Cordillera Administrative Region (CHED-CAR) officials were invited as speakers in a seminar on Outcomes-Based Education (OBE) and Institutional Sustainability Assessment (ISA) on June 25 – 26, 2015 at the Ifugao State University (IFSU) Review Center.

CHED defines OBE as an approach that focuses and organizes the educational system around what is essential for all learners to know, value, and be able to do to achieve a desired level of competence. OBE is open to incorporating discipline-based learning areas that currently structure HEI curricula. Continue reading

IFSUan is CAR Outstanding Young Farmer


Awarded with his exemplary contribution in the field of Agriculture, Raskin Taclan Timmangao (5th. from left), an IFSU sophomore BSA student who hails from Natonin, Mt. Province was recognized as an Outstanding Young Farmer of the Cordillera Administrative Region on May 21, 2015 during the 63rd Farm Youth (4-H) National Convention in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

Timmangao received a certificate and a cash price. In an interview, Timmangao said that the theories he learned from the academe caught him higher where he should be and making him ahead of the rest. This only proves that the quality of education the academe provides is at par with other universities.

Gawad Saka Search is an annual undertaking of the Department of Agriculture aiming to give due recognition to farmers, fisher folks and people’s group who inspire others through their commendable contributions in the field of Agriculture.

London ICHE 2015 research presentation experiences and insights

Dr. Nancy Ann P. Gonzales

London by Dr NancyInternational research presentation is branding. Research as a type of technical writing is completed in its stages only if it presented and published. The cycle of writing from the conceptualization of the problem to its final phase brings to light its plus points aside from igniting the inspiration and passion among writers.

Research as reflected in the 2015-2017 strategic plan of IFSU targets a performance indicator of 30 presentations in international and national specifically for 2015. This poses a challenge for more researches to be presented especially in the international arena that create a higher credence to the university.

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