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.

The Center for Research and Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education (CRISMEd) in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) will host a research writeshop for the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program- Science Education Consortium Component (ASTHRDP-SECC) scholars on July 18, 2014 at the Center for Teaching Excellence.