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Outstanding Visayanians take Spotlight in 3rd UV Quality Awards

  •   May 22, 2024
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  •   UV Communications and Public Affairs Department
Outstanding Visayanians take Spotlight in 3rd UV Quality Awards

The outstanding Visayanians from various fields shared the limelight with pride and joy in their hearts during the University of the Visayas Quality Awards Day 2024 on Tuesday, May 21, at the Inday Teresing Auditorium of UV-Main Campus on Colon Street, Cebu City.

Now on its third year, the annual program aims to recognize the exemplary achievements of the faculty, non-teaching employees, students, and other stakeholders who have demonstrated excellent performance and distinct contributions towards the attainment of UV's mission and vision.

The special occasion was graced by the top university officials headed by UV President Dr. Conrado E. Iñigo Jr., Vice Chairman Joselito "Jiji" F. Gullas, and Treasurer Dr. Leopold Gullas Lucero.

"I am honored to express the gratitude of the University of the Visayas and the Gullas family to all our awardees for the career milestones you have accomplished. I celebrate with you for bringing pride to UV, as much as for the dedicated service and the miles you have walked on the way to achieving success," said Jiji Gullas.

"I know you work so hard for this and you deserve all the spotlight and accolades. You have truly set a good example, a true inspiration for everyone at the university," Gullas furthered. "As we bask in this special moment, I wish you well as we continue to strive for excellence and actively contribute to a more resilient future of our school anchored on our shared vision of making the Visayanians the best community as it can be, for and with others."

Also present were UV Vice President for Finance and Quality Management System (QMS) Dr. Rosemarie Cruz-Español, VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Anna Lou Cabuenas, VP for Administration Mr. Elmer Ocaba, the different deans, directors, program coordinators, and principals among others.

"Today, we celebrate the exceptional accomplishments of our internal stakeholders who not only meet but exceed the standards set by various governing bodies and surpass expectations within and outside the portals of the University of the Visayas," said Cabuenas.

Among those recognized were the programs whose students significantly surpassed national passing rates in board examinations, propelling UV to becoming the Top Performing School in Central Visayas with their excellent performance.

The workforce behind the school securing a Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) accreditation Level 1 and above as well as the Junior High School Programs that have received formal recognition from the Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) were also honored.

The Don Vicente Gullas (DVG) Outstanding Researcher Award, was also bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to research excellence.

The top performers in the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) and students who have achieved the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) were also acknowledged.

Student-athletes also took the spotlight for making waves in provincial, regional, and international competitions in sports, culture, and arts together with their dedicated coaches who guided them to success.

"The dedication, hard work, and excellence demonstrated by our community members set a high standard for us all," said Cabuenas. "I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all the recipients of today's awards. Let us continue to strive for excellence in all our endeavors."