Dr. Prospero J. De Vera, Commissioner of the Commission on Higher Education, emphasized on the rigors and gains of graduate research as he addressed the participants of the 2017 Graduate Research Conference (GRC) held on November 11, 2017 at the Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City. The theme of the conference was “Graduate Research: Impetus to National Development.”
“Undertaken at an appropriate scale, graduate research can accelerate technological catch up,” said De Vera. It also provides an experience that enable researchers to transfer skills and knowledge and develops a culture of inquiry and critical thinking.
BS in Accountancy students from the College of Management, UP Visayas once again emerged victorious in various accounting competitions during the Academic League of the IFJPIA Week 2017.
Held on November 19, 2017 at the Hua Siong College of Iloilo, the IFJPIA Week was an annual local gathering of accountancy students organized by the Iloilo Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants, Inc. (IFJPIA). This is in partnership with Reyes Tacandong & Company, a local public accounting firm. It was participated in by nine schools throughout the province.
“Run the path of most resistance.”
With this in mind, trail runners from all over the country trooped to the scenic campus of UP Visayas in Miagao, Iloilo to participate in the Salomon X-Trail Run 2017 Iloilo circuit for the 8, 14, and 24K distances with male and female categories.
The Chancellor's Committee for Culture and the Arts has an ongoing exhibit that showcases the works of National Artist Jose Joya and Ilongga artist Nelfa Querubin at the lobby of the UP Visayas Graduate and Continuing Education Building (GCEB), UP Visayas, Iloilo City. GCEB was used as a temporary venue while the renovation of UPV Main Building is currently being done with the help of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).
The Main Building (which was formerly the Iloilo Old City Hall) hosts the Art Gallery of UP Visayas. Exhibit runs from November 14 - 29, 2017.