AACCUP Evaluators Survey Six SSU Programs for Levels I and II
CATBALOGAN CITY, SAMAR – The Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) through its panel of evaluators formally started the survey visit to Samar State University, Monday, September 25, 2017 as it submits six (6) of its curricular programs for levels I and II.
The programs being assessed are Doctor of Management, major in Human Resource Management from the College of Graduate Studies for level I; Bachelor of Mechanical Technology and Bachelor of Industrial Technology, Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Information System from the College of Industrial Technology, College of Engineering, and College of Arts and Sciences all for level 2 respectively.
The survey visit commenced with an opening program participated in by the key university officials, the set of AACCUP accreditors, Catbalogan City Mayor Hon. Stephanie Uy-Tan, faculty and students mainly from the different colleges involved in the accreditation. In her speech, the University President, Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso stressed the AACCUP’s role as “the university’s dynamic partner towards quality and advanced education” and that the accreditation survey visit serves as a mechanism for the academe to look into its internal processes in “continuously enhancing and improving the over-all higher education programs” of SSU. As such, “complacency should never be entertained”, she further added.
Hon. Stephanie Uy-Tan, the city mayor of Catbalogan likewise emphasized in her support speech the partnership forged between the Local Government of Catbalogan and Samar State University in “furtherance of a shared vision of both institutions for an improved and sustainable society”.
Aiming to implant the culture of excellence among the faculty and students, Dr. Felisa E. Gomba, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Acting Dean of the College of the Graduate Studies closed the program by encouraging everyone to work and grow together as the university grows as well.
The set of twenty (20) accreditors from various state universities and colleges around Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao headed by Dr. Marcela T. Caluscosin, the Overall Coordinator, would conduct the survey visit from September 25, 2017 and would formally close on September 27, 2017 at the university’s Audi-Visual Center.