UPV CFOS is Center of Excellence in Fisheries
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences of UP Visayas has once again been recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Excellence (COE) in Fisheries Education.
Effective January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018, the three-year designation will enable CFOS to avail of financial assistance on a project proposal basis geared towards the development or improvement of its programs, particularly cutting-edge technology.
In order to qualify for a COE, a higher education institution (HEI) must be actively engaged in research and generating cutting edge knowledge and technology. In addition, an HEI is also rated on the quality of its teaching and instruction, research and publication and must also be engaged in extension and linkage activities.