Administrative News

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.

August 10, 2008

The Commission on Higher Education conferred on the UC College of Criminal Justice Education on October 9, 2008, the highest CHED institutional honors, the status of 'Center for Excellence'. This is the second 'Center of Excellence' status conferred on UC. In March 2007 the UC College of Information Technology and Computer Science (CITCS) attained CoE status.

April 22, 2007

Dr. Jaime M. Buzar assumed as President of the University of the Cordilleras effective April 16, 2007 taking over from Lawyer Reynaldo U. Agranzamendez, the dean of the College of Laws.

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