CEA holds 4th Send-off and 2nd Blue-Coat Ceremony

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Blue coat ceremony for the webThirty-one Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEE) students and Forty-two Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSE) students who qualified to have their Practice Teaching (PT) attended the 4th Send-off and 2nd Blue-Coat Ceremony of the College of Education and Arts (CEA) on November 12, 2015.

In a message delivered during the ceremony, BSE-4 student Dennise Ballanti thanked the CEA faculty members and appreciated them for the effort, care, guidance, inspiration and for imparting them discipline.

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Indonesians participate in IFSU student exchange program

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Indonesian studes for the webFifteen Master of Nursing Science students of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia attended a month-long student exchange program at IFSU Main Campus from October 12 to November 7, 2015.

The University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), a voluntary association of government and non-government representatives of international higher education institutions (HEIs) where IFSU is a member, maintains that IFSU is qualified to render student exchange program.

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IFSU tops competitions in regional festival

By Jeremy M. Gawongna

The IFSU students secured the top places in the contested events of the Cordillera Administrative Region Association of State Universities and Colleges (CARASUC) Culture and the Arts Festival held at the Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC) on October 25 to 27, 2015.

Dr. Vicky C. Madangeng, Director of the Department of Socio-Cultural Affairs and Museum, headed the IFSU delegation.

The IFSU administration congratulates the IFSU students who won: Davonee Hangdaan, Champion in Story-Telling; Denisse Balanti, Champion in Extemporaneous Speaking; Randy Pinkihan, Champion in Pagkukwento; Feory Fermin, 1st Runner-up in Ms. CARASUC 2015; Jonalene Hangdaan, Second Place in Dagliang Talumpati; Febie Pacya, Second Place in Pop Solo; Michelle Binwag, Third Place in Essay Writing; Amelia Dinamling, Third Place in Charcoal Rendering; and Norjoelyne Aydinan, Kris Joven Buhong, Bryan Jay Covita, Jofel Karl Licyayo, Nazareth Likiyan, Jonathan Rin, Third Place in Hiphop.

The champions will prepare to compete in the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) Culture and the Arts Festival 2015. Fermin will still represent CARASUC in the Miss PASUC Culture and the Arts 2015 since the winner of Miss CARASUC will compete in Miss State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) 2015.

IFSUans to go global through UMAP

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

The University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) recently enlisted for the first time two IFSU students who will participate in its mobilization or student exchange program in host universities abroad.

Jeffrey Eddangan Habbiling, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science student, will participate in the program at Mahasarakham University, Thailand. Paulita Gulpina Guimangal, a Bachelor of Science in Tourism student, will also head to I-Shou University, Taiwan. Their participation lasts for one semester starting February 2016.

UMAP is a voluntary association of government and non-government representatives of international higher education institutions (HEIs) founded in 1993. It promotes harmony among its diverse member countries in Asia and the Pacific region through internationalizing program offerings and mobilizing students and staff. Continue reading

Dragon Fruit Production registers significant income

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

dragon fruit ifsu potia 2IFSU’s research on Organic Dragon Fruit Production in Ifugao registered a significant net income of PhP 60, 350.00 from June to October 8, 2015.

The research was funded by the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) and the IFSU – Research and Development, Extension and Training (RDET)

Research Project Leader Dr. Teresita D. Allig cited that the sales and income for the remaining fruiting days will be reported.

IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon noted that this is the first ever Research and Development (R&D) project that registered significant income. It is deposited in the IFSU account.

Wife thankful for departed husband’s recognition award

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

MahiwoAttorney Maria Teresa Arao Mahiwo, wife of the late Dr. Sylvano D. Mahiwo and a long-time IFSU supporter, was thankful for the Certificate of Recognition Post Mortem  that was awarded to her husband during the 95th Founding Anniversary and 6th Charter Day Celebration on October 14, 2015 at the Luis Hora Gymnasium, IFSU Main Campus.

This was the first ever Post Mortem recognition under the recent administration awarded on a Founding Anniversary.

She was also thankful to IFSU President Dr. Ngohayon and his wife Febelyn for having visited her husband when he was still in his sickbed making his last moments memorable and meaningful. She also thanked all his acquaintances and the rest of the IFSU family.

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Be on your lanes while in IFSU

Jill B. Saquing

UntitledNow it happens that after short Semester break, you come back to see a few good things around the school premises.

This time, just know where you are entering though for your safety and convenience.

A pedestrian entrance was constructed at the IFSU-Main gate fronting the IFSU Commercial Center. Pedestrian or persons on foot should enter through a gate as shown in the photo marked “Pedestrian Entrance” and through the newly constructed Guard House.

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System ditches waiting time in IFSU enrollment

By: Jill B. Saquing

Quewing systemIFSU- Main Campus- “Now serving client number … at window number…”

The above phrase is heard from a feature of the Enrollment Queuing System which has welcomed the students enrolling here for the 2nd Semester, 2015-2016.

As clients are in a waiting mode outside the window counters of the Department of Registrar Services (DRS), the system broadcasts at random a number once a transaction is completed in one of the service windows.

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Israeli Ambassador visits IFSU

Jeremy M. Gawongna

Israel Ambassador webHis Excellency Effie Ben Matityau, Ambassador of Israel to the Philippines, visited the Ifugao State University (IFSU) on October 6, 2015 and had dialogue with the agriculture students who finished their IFSU-Agrostudies on-the-job training (OJT) in Israel. Their training culminated with a graduation ceremony at the International Convention Center in Haifa, Israel on September 2, 2015.

The ambassador was welcomed by IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon, along with the university officials.

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