IRIGA CITY --- For five years in a row, the University of Northeastern Philippines (UNEP) has maintained its stature as an Institution with the highest number of accredited programs in Region V. This is for religiously maintaining their quality of education based on the standards set by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation or PACUCOA.
UNEP President Atty. Remelisa Alfelor-Moraleda received the good news early this November. She was also invited to receive the award and grace PACUCOA’s 41st Founding Anniversary celebration slated on December 4 at Solaire Resorts and Casino, Aseana Avenue, Paranaque City, Metro Manila. The event also coincides with PACUCOA’s 25th Annual General Assembly.
The honor given to the university only speaks of its unceasing desire to excel in their field of endeavor and continuously improve on their craft. UNEP has gained the nod of the members of PACUCOA Awards Committee for five consecutive years for their compliance of their set rules and standards.
The honor is indeed given to learning institutions that deserve the said accolade.
PACUCOA’s Awards Committee is headed by Jaime M. Buzar M.D.
UNEP sees to it that they are consistently raising their academic structure, including a constant review of their educational philosophy, curriculum offerings and programs year after year. This is to ensure that students are given opportunity to level up their learning and be at par with the standards set by the university itself and by PACUCOA.
They continuously pursue their core values which include love of God and Professionalism, Accountability, commitment, unity, care, outcomes orientation and agility.
UNEP’s banner programs which were accredited by PACUCOA includes Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Secondary Education, Business Administration, High School, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Nursing, Criminology, Master of Public Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Education, and Doctor of Education.
Currently, program which are still under Candidate status include Architecture, Elementary and Doctor of Public Administration.
PACUCOA is an organization that pursues high standards of excellence, particularly in providing timely accreditation to deserving educational institutions. Their group is composed of highly-professional individuals who excel in their respective fields of endeavors, making the organization more legitimate and credible.
PACUCOA also see to it that they keep their association abreast of the new forms of learning. It has developed new outcomes-based self-survey instruments for various courses like Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, BS Social Work, MS Social Work, Animation, BS Library and Information Science, MS Library and Information Science, Elementary, Junior and Senior High School.
It has also enhanced its survey instrument for Hotel and Restaurant Management, Tourism, Food Technology and Nutrition and Dietetics.
UNEP gets PACUCOA nod for 5 consecutive years