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.

BESTING 1,000 entries from 18 countries, the entry of Asst. Prof. Hazel P. Villa of the College of Education (COE) was adjudged international champion in the Professional Category of the US Peace Corps’ Write On! Creative Writing Competition (WOC) held in the first quarter of 2016.

Placing third in the national level (Philippines) of College Category 3 was COE junior student Micah Tubola, a BSED English major and a student of Prof. Villa in the subject Creative Writing.

ILOILO City - - Three faculty members and five students of the Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University (KPRU) of Thailand are currently at the West Visayas State University (WVSU) on a Faculty and Student Exchange Program that started on June 20 and ends on June 24, 2015.

WVSU has a Memorandum of Understanding with KPRU inked last August 2013 that will allow both universities, both having strong teacher education programs, to undertake academic exchange of students following the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) rules and regulations.

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 2015 NOSTE International Research Conference-Workshop and Biennial Convention on September 18-21, 2015 @ Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City and Boracay, Aklan.

2015 Int'l Research Conference-Workshop and Biennial Convention Promotional Poster & Schedule (PDF file 587 kb)

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.