As part of the extension service of the UP Visayas University Library, the group held a Community Pantry on 19 May 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the UPV Museum Lobby. The beneficiaries of this activity are janitorial personnel of Pacific Sun Manpower Solution Agency based at the UPV Miagao campus.
Dr. Lorena P. Samentar, Assistant Professor 5 from the Division of Biological Sciences, CAS, is selected as one of the Outstanding Graduates, Spring 2021, of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She considers such distinction as an “even greater blessing” together with her being able to accomplish her doctoral studies. Dr. Samentar is graduating with a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology).
UP Visayas, represented by Chancellor Clement C. Camposano, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Regional Office VI (BFAR-6) and NGOs for Fisheries Reform (NFR) on May 11, 2021, on scaling up extension services and technology transfer to support fisherfolks.
Maneuvering amidst the remote learning setup proved to be a challenge for all members of the academic community. But TLRC devoids itself from stagnancy. In celebration of its 24th year of conception, the unit dedicated itself to innovating to pursue its goal of enriching the teaching and learning experience by developing programs that educate and at the same time entertain despite the challenges posed by the online setup.
The Institute of Fish Processing Technology, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IFPT), UP Visayas, conducted “Livelihood Training on Fish Processing Technology” held in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo on 15-16 April 2021.
The low-salt and all-natural tuna jerky developed by the Institute of Fish Processing Technology, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IFPT), UP Visayas, is one of the recipients of the Php12 million research grants from the U.S. government.