The one-year community service project ended in December 2016 but this did not prevent the Alpha Phi Omega Kappa Gamma (UP Visayas Chapter) from returning to Brgy. Malagyan, Miagao, Iloilo for a one-time feeding program on February 24, 2018.
In 2016, the APhiO adopted the barangay for a year-long Feeding and Nutrition Program for children, Well-Baby Clinic, and Medical Clinic and Dental Services for Adults and Children. The project was funded by the APhiO Alumni Council of North America (ACNA) and the UP APhio – Eta Chapter (UP Diliman) with additional support from Frony and Abby Balderama who are based in the US.
UP Visayas recognized its outstanding personnel during the Service and Chancellor’s Awards program at the Auditorium, UPV Iloilo City campus on February 20, 2018.
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas marked the CFOS Day celebration highlighting the various public service initiatives by the faculty, REPS, staff, and students of the College.
With the theme, “The CFOS in our Community,” the celebration kicked-off with the opening of the exhibit spearheaded by CFOS Dean Prof. Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap at the lobby of the Audio Visual Hall, Pidlaoan Building, CFOS, UPV Miagao campus on February 20, 2018.
A group of faculty members and staff of the Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) visited the UP Visayas (UPV) Miagao campus, located about 40 kilometres southwest of Iloilo City on February 7, 2018.
The visitors toured the facilities of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) particularly those of the Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT) and Institute of Aquaculture (IA). The guests wanted to know and observe some of the best practices in research, development, and extension (RDE) of the University.