The research team from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV) headed by renowned Ilonggo anthropologist Dr. Alicia Magos held a project briefing and research proposal that would involve West Visayas State University to produce a coffee table book on Panay-Guimaras Traditional Knowledge Systems (TKS) for Cultural Resiliency and Sustainable Development. The briefing was held on January 10, 2017 at the WVSU Teleconference Room attended by West Visayas State University officials headed by Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, President and Prof. Lucia L. Lastimoza, WESVARRDEC Consortium Director.

“For many years we were swallowed by changes in modernization and by our Christian beliefs and influences that we forgot our origin as a people”, shares Dr. Magos. 

WVSU Office of Student Affairs, University Guidance Center - Job Placement Sevices in cooperation with Iloilo City Government and Public Employment Service Office announces 2017 Job Fair.  This event is open to all students, alumni, and to any non-alumni who are interested to join.


“Building a Science Nation: Utilizing Science Knowledge to Cope with Global Health Problems.”  This was the theme for this year’s Science Day Celebration conducted by the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) - Physical Science Department of West Visayas State University (WVSU) on September 5, 2015.

             The event was spearheaded by Prof. Grace A. Manajero, Head of Physical Science Department, together with the faculty members and Physical Science students. Various activities comprised the half-day celebration. Inclusive on these were Fun Run, Opening Program, Zumba Dance and Public Research Forum. The official declaration of the opening of the celebration was done by Dr. Leah Mae C. Cabalfin, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences.

Lamudi Philippines, in its continuing concern for the socio-economic development of the country, provides a scholarship program amounting to Php20,000 for ONE semester to ONE exemplary college student. The student will be guaranteed a paid internship at Lamudi Philippines in his or her department of choice.. Please note that this is not a year-long scholarship.

Jose Kreisher Rae Bacoso Foscablo got 88.50% rating securing a fifth place overall while Gwyn Panes Celo scored 88.17% for a no. 9 ranking in the Physician’s Licensure Exam (PLE) given by the Board of Medicine last September 10,11 ,17 and 18, 2016. Both are graduates of West Visayas State University College of Medicine.

2,899 passed this year’s PLE out of 3,695 that took it. University of Santo Tomas’ Jeri Charlotte Co Albano topped the said exam with a rating of 89.50%. The exam was administered by the Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine, and took place in selected testing centers in Manila, Cebu and Davao cities. Results of the exam were released by the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) on the evening of September 22, 2016.

    The Center for Research and Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education (CRISMEd) at West Visayas State University will collaborate with the National Organization of Science Teachers and Educators (NOSTE) to host the NOSTE 2016 International Research Conference and Seminar Workshop on October 7-9, 2016 at DepEd RELC Ecotech, Lahug, Cebu City and Bohol Island, Philippines. The theme of the conference is Science Education through Inquiry for Sustainable Development. The conference will include Key Note, plenary sessions, parallel sessions, workshops, and outdoor science exploration. Participants of the conference includes science education scholars, practitioners, policy-makers, teachers and science educators in all academic levels (elementary, secondary, tertiary), and researchers in science and science related fields.