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May 17, 2017

As part of its commitment to uphold the vision of its founder, Atty. Benjamin Romero Salvosa - who envisioned UC to be in the forefront of the preservation and promotion of Filipino culture and values, the University of the Cordilleras (UC) is set to launch a Cordilleran cultural festival entitled "CORdeMAYO."

April 02, 2017

Benjamin Salvosa, Founder of the Baguio Colleges Foundation, was named one of ten Awardees of the Quezon "Medalya ng Karangalan" by Quezon Province Governor Wilfrido L. Enverga and Quezon Day Awards Committee Chairman Antonio P. Acyata. Mr. Salvosa, who traces his roots to Unisan, Quezon; served in 1954 as Chairman and General Manager of the Philippine Coconut Administration (PHILCOA), drafted into government service by then President Ramon Magsaysay. Mr. Salvosa was cited posthumously for his accomplishments on behalf of the Coconut Farmers of the country, and for his contributions to the development of the Philippine Coconut Industry. The occasion for the Awards is this year's 125th birth anniversary of the late President Manuel L. Quezon, to be commemorated on August 19, 2003, at Lucena City.

September 18, 2016

The University of the Cordilleras is the newest holder of the Hall of Fame award in the regional category of the Gawad Kalasag for disaster readiness and emergency management.

March 22, 2015

With its outstanding performance and initiatives in helping the government uplift the standard of disaster management in the region and inducing the theme: Kalamidad at Sakuna Laban, Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan, UC is awarded 1st Place in Disaster Risk Management and Humanitarian Assistance in the Cordillera Region.

November 11, 2012

Reforms in Philippine higher education, particularly the adoption of "outcomes and typology-based quality assurance," remains at the consultative level but some institutions are already at work to meet these reform-based standards.

July 19, 2010

Dr. Ricardo P. Pama, the President of the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City, has been chosen as one of the twelve (12) renowned experts from all over the world to deliver the keynote address of the World Engineering Congress, dubbed as "WEC 2010", to be held in Kuching, Malaysia on August 1 to 3, 2010. The other keynote speakers are from Australia, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Hongkong, Indonesia, New Zealand and Malaysia.

June 14, 2010

On June 10, 2010, the University of the Cordilleras was conferred the "Autonomus Status" by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), after being issued the "Award of Distinction" certificate by the CHED Chairman himself, Emmanuel Y. Angeles. The certificate cited UC's exemplary performance in the trilogy functions of higher education, namely: instruction, research in public service, and in recognition of the outstanding performance of its graduates; which manifest UC's genuine commitment to quality excellence and global competitiveness.

September 28, 2008

At a fraction of the resources of the top universities of the Philippines, --- UC experienced a surge of eleven topnotchers in the 2008 licensure exams. More than ever, topnotchers from the Cordillera have consistently and continuously shined through in national venues.

September 28, 2008

To date, UC has amassed a grand total of 165 topnotchers, establishing the Cordillera as a bastion for world class professionals.

August 10, 2008

The University of the Cordilleras this school year, formed a linkage with two school districts in the United States to assist Special Education instruction in the Philippines.

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