14 SU programs
granted Level IV status
Fourteen academic offerings of Silliman University have received the highest accreditation distinction from two independent private accrediting associations, a press release from the school said.
Level IV accredited status was granted to seven graduate degrees by the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities-Accrediting Agency Inc. for April 2012 to April 2016, while seven undergraduate programs got their equivalent Level IV accreditation status from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities, it said.
The seven graduate programs are the Masters of Art in English, History, and Sociology; Master in Public Administration, Masters of Science in Nursing, and Psychology; and the Master of Science in Social Work. The undergraduate degrees include the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Mass Communication, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Secondary Education and Elementary Education, the press release added.
convention May 10-12
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW
About 500 delegates are expected to join the three-day 28th national convention of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary on May 10-12 in Dumaguete City, with Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of Transportation and Communications as guest of honor and speaker.
Lt. Commander Agapito Bibat, commander of the Coast Guard Station in Dumaguete, said Vice Admiral Edmund Tan, PCG commandant, and the national district commander of the PCG auxiliary, will also attend the convention.
A PCG plenary will be conducted at the Negros Oriental Convention Center on May 11. Other activities are a PCG Commandant's Night at the Tierra Alta in Valencia, a PCG Admiral's Night at the Bravo Golf Club in Sibulan, and a tour of various destinations in Dumaguete and Negros Oriental, to help promote tourism.*JFP