UC News

February 26, 2006

Staying true to its commitment in molding future leaders, the University of the Cordilleras hosted the Strategic Leadership for Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health Champions seminar-workshop last February 17 and 18 at the UC Executive Training Center.

February 19, 2006

The University of the Cordilleras showed writing prowess extraordinaire, bagging 16 awards in the Fifth Luzon-wide Higher Education Press Conference held last February 8-11 at the Naga Regent Hotel, Naga City.

February 19, 2006

The University of the Cordilleras added two 2006 BBEAL Championships to its growing list of achievements after posting impressive victories in badminton and dance sport last February.

February 12, 2006

The UC Department of Architecture opened the year with a bang with the recently concluded board exams! Seven out of seven BS Architecture graduates passed the board exams given last January 20 to 22, 2006,adding to the string of victories that the College of Engineering and Architecture has steadily accumulated ince it has first set out. Just last October, UC Architecture students also swept the winnings in the John Hay Historical Core Master Development Plan design competition from all of the major awards down to the consolation prizes.

February 12, 2006

The UC Jaguars continue to demonstrate their ferocious fangs as they won the 2006 Baguio-Benguet Educational Athletic League (BBEAL) Sepak Takraw championship eighth in a row.

December 11, 2005

The Philippine Board of Criminal Justice announced that it would be awarding the University of the Cordilleras College of Criminal Justice Education a Certificate of Recognition for the College's consistent exceptional performance in the Criminal Justice Licensure Examinations for the past 18 consecutive licensure examinations years, most notably its performance in the October 2005 exams. The board focused on UC's track record on being the No. 1 College of Criminal Justice for the past 18 years.

December 11, 2005

The United States Agency for International Development, in partnership with the University of the Cordilleras, recently conducted a seminar on Roadside Inspection and Apprehension of Vehicles last Nov. 21, 2005 at the UC Academic Hall. The seminar, which is part of the Energy and Clean Air Program funded by USAID, aimed to strengthen the capability of institutions involved in the design and implementation of programs to reduce vehicle emissions. The seminar also aimed to raise consciousness about air quality management effects, offer insights on, as well as introduce, innovative and proper procedures and techniques on anti-smoke belching operations. UC helped conduct the seminar under its ECAP-PAO office through its coordinator, former Benguet Vice Governor Edna Tabanda, as part of its community extension services, a reflection of UC's pledge to help contribute to the clean air program.

December 11, 2005

The University of the Cordilleras College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and Tourism was declared champion in the Culinary, Housekeeping and Flair Tending Competitions after placing first in the said events in the recently concluded 5th Baguio Tossed Salad Festival sponsored by the Baguio Association of Hotels and Inns (BAHAI) last Nov. 25-27, 2005.

October 09, 2005

The University of the Cordilleras bagged four gold medals in the regional competitions sponsored by the NFJPIA Region 1 last Sept. 23 - 25, in San Fernando, La Union. The event was participated in by 14 schools from the Cordillera and Region 1.

October 09, 2005

Three out of four UC Environmental and Sanitary Engineering graduates passed this year's Board Exams. Pedro E. Aquino, Jr., Lorna T. Aritao, and Tomtom B. Baldo attribute their success to the support, review resources, and academic caliber of the University's College of Engineering. The UC program is recognized by CHED as Center of Development for Excellence, with all its faculty members possessing Master's degrees. One of its faculty members, Engr. Esther Aguilar completed her Master of Science in Environmental Science at UNESCO-IHE (Institute for H O 2 Education) in the Netherlands. No wonder UC has surpassed the national passing rate by almost 300%!