UC wins National Gawad Kalasag for being Best Nationwide in Disaster Risk Reduction & Management - Higher Education Category

December 12, 2017

Best Nationwide in Disaster Risk Reduction & Management; Higher Education Category; at the 19th Gawad Kalasag National Awards. NDRRMC, through its President, DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the Top Three Institutions nationally, namely: 1st Place: UC; 2nd Place: the University of San Carlos; 3rd Place: Capiz State University on December 11, 2017 at the Crown Plaza Manila Galleria.


Photo shows: UC Chairman Jesus Benjamin Salvosa; VP for Administration Dr. Leonarda Aguinalde receiving the GK trophy & plaque from Secretary Lorenzana; NDRRMC Executive Director/OCD Administrator USec. Ricardo Jalad, DILG USec. Austere Panadero, & OCD-CAR Regional Director Andrew Alex Uy.

If UC again wins in the next year's NDRRMC-GK Evaluation; UC will be declared/inducted in the 'Hall of Fame' honors category, as an NDRRMC Three-Time Natonal Winner.

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December 09, 2018

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November 25, 2018

As part of the Tublay Agri-Ecotourism plan mapped by the University of the Cordilleras (UC) in partnership with the Investments in Loving Organizations that can build Village Economies (ILOVE) Foundation, members of the Tublay Organic Farming Practitioners Association Inc. (TOFPAI) were trained in making various products from local organic ingredients.

November 11, 2018

Various organizations has pledged support towards the Ecotourism Plan for Tublay in Benguet by the University of the Cordilleras (UC) which was among the Top 8 national entries in the Quest for Loving Organizations that can build Village Economies (Quest for LOVE).

October 21, 2018

After being chosen as one of the Top 8 entries in this year's Quest for Loving Organizations that can build Village Economies (Quest for LOVE), the first phase of the University of the Cordilleras' (UC) Ecotourism Plan for Tublay, Benguet is now under way.

September 30, 2018

BC-BCF-UC Founder Benjamin R. Salvosa and Rodolfo S. Cornejo were contemporary students at the University of the Philippines. Before Cornejo became famous, he was commissioned by the Founder to compose the music for then Baguio Colleges. The lyrics well reflect the Founders' vision for the first institution of higher education in Baguio City, in the Cordillera highlands, as relevant today as it was in 1946.