UC, Best Higher Education Institution in the 2017 Cordillera Gawad Kalasag

November 29, 2017

UC was awarded the 2017 Cordillera Gawad Kalasag for "Best Higher Education Institution" in the entire region in disaster risk reduction and management and humanitarian assistance.

UC has been the regional awardee for Best School for four consecutive years since 2014 -- inducting the school in the regional awards' Hall of Fame.

UC will represent CAR in the national level of the competition hosted by the Office of Civil Defense and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.


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