It was a meaningful morning for a handful of faculty, staff, and university officials as they received special awards and citations as recognition for their years of dedication to West Visayas State University. The event held at the WVSU Cultural Center on January 26, 2017 also featured the State of the University Address (SOUA) given by WVSU President Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr. and had Filipino activist Mr. Nicanor Jesus Perlas III as the special convocation’s keynote speaker.

Champion:                            JANIUAY CAMPUS

First Runner-Up:                   COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Second Runner-Up:               POTOTAN CAMPUS

First Consolation Prize:         CALINOG CAMPUS


Third Consolation Prize:         COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

The University Planning and Development Office (UPDO) and the Office of the Director of Instruction and Quality Assurance (DIQA) in cooperation with Mutya Publishing House Incorporated held a Textbook Writing Seminar and Workshop for Tertiary Level Teachers on January 13, 2017 at the Center for Teaching Excellence. The event was attended by West Visayas State University (WVSU) professors who are also textbook writers and members of the University Instructional Materials Evaluation Committee.


In celebration of West Visayas State University’s 2017 University Week, the University Extension and Development Center (UEDC) is releasing an 8-minute full HD institutional promotional video entitled “Building resilient communities.” Through the video, UEDC seeks to share its vision of  building resilient communities though its health, environment, livelihood and pedagogy (H.E.L.P.) extension programs implemented by WVSU’s nine colleges and five satellite campuses. UEDC is West Visayas State University’s conduit of knowledge, information, skills and research generated matured technology aimed towards improving the quality of life of disadvantaged partners in development.


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.