University Research Associate Sashah Dioso of the Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS) of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) was tapped to conduct a lecture on the topic, “Incorporating Local History and Culture in Tour Guiding” for tour guides who are members of Gigantes Eco-Guides Association (GEGA). The lecture was held during a two-day training organized by Iloilo Tour Guides Guild, Inc. and the Department of Tourism Region 6 held at Arjan Beach Resort, Barangay Granada, Higantes Norte Island, Carles, Iloilo on September 29-30, 2018.
The University of the Philippines Visayas in coordination with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Commission on Higher Education is holding Pagtib-ong 2: The UP Visayas International Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel, Iloilo City, Philippines on October 25-26, 2018.
The Commission on Audit has recognized the UP Visayas Accounting Office as one of the 2018 Outstanding Accounting Offices of the country.
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), through the support of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (PCAARRD-DOST) will hold the 1st Philippine Mussel Congress on October 25, 2018 at Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.