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.

The new College of Medicine (COM) building was inaugurated with a big celebration lasting the entire day of July 15, 2016.

Alumni, students, and faculty joined COM Dean Dr. Joselito F. Villaruz, President Luis M. Sorolla, VP for Medical and Allied Sciences Dr. Giovanni de los Reyes, and members of the WVSU Board of Directors during the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The university’s newest addition is located at the right wing of Roxas Hall and was built to house additional rooms dedicated for research and laboratory work.

West Visayas State University College of Nursing once again posted a 100% passing in the June 2016 Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE)  with five (5) topnotchers. 

All of the 96 examinees from WVSU made it successfully to the roster of passers, led by John Michael Canita at 4th place (86.20), Kathereen Roman Canindo and Jodith Bygie Mediana at 8th place (85.40), Ma. Jarsi Rheyda Tejada at 9th (85.20), and Pamela Aya Bernada at 10th place (85.00).

Prof. Liberty R. Porras and Mr. Jemuel B. Garcia, Jr., OIC-Dean and College Secretary of the College of PESCAR, West Visayas State University, respectively, clinched the highest awards given as nine out of ten applicants passed the 1st Philippine Folk Dance Teacher Accreditation Program in Dakak Park and Beach Resort, Dapitan City, Zamboanga Del Norte, May 22-27.
Prof. Porras and Mr. Garcia were given Grade B: Silver together with one applicant from Palawan State University and six others were awarded Grade C: Bronze in the said accreditation where the applicants underwent a training program, document evaluation, written examination, class demonstration, interpretation and practical examination.

West Visayas State University-College of Education Main Campus (WVSU-COE) has once again upheld its title as the “Center for Teaching Excellence” as it ranked third overall in the national standing in the Elementary Level of the August 2014 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) given last August 17, 2014.

Three out of the seven national awardees of the Student Grant-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (SGP-PA) are from West Visayas State University. Laila Campaner (BSPED, WVSU Main Campus), Johnny Lutrago (BS Agri, CAF) and Jomalyn Lucena (BS Agri, CAF) received their awards last May 20, 2014 during CHED's 20th Anniversary Ceremonies held at the HEDC Building in UP Diliman, Quezon City.