USC receives CHED Quality Excellence Award

The University of San Carlos received a Quality Excellence Award from the Commission on Higher Education on May 18, 2022 during the commemoration of the Commission’s 28th Founding Anniversary. Out of all the universities in the Philippines, only nine were accorded this award.

The CHED Quality Excellence Award

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Atty. Joan S. Largo, Ll.M. received the award for USC. Atty. Largo was assisted by Office of Naming Rights, Endowments, and Scholarship Assistant Director Elizabeth M. Remedio, Ph.D., who was formerly the Director of the CHED-USC Zonal Research Center and CHED-USC Philippine Higher Education Network (PHERNet).

Atty. Largo (2nd from left) fist-bumps with CHED commissioner Jo Mark M. Libre, D.P.A. (right) after receiving the award from CHED Chairman J. Prospero E. de Vera III, D.P.A. (left) as Dr. Remedio (3rd from left) and CHED commissioner Ronald L. Adamat, Ph.D. (2nd from right) look on.

The awarding ceremony was held at the Center for Performing Arts of the Quezon City University, highlighted by messages from CHED Commissioners Ronald L. Adamat, Ph.D., Marita R. Canapi, Ph.D., Jo Mark M. Libre, D.P.A., and CHED Chairman J. Prospero E. de Vera III, Ph.D.

In their congratulatory message, the CHED recognized USC with the Quality Excellence Award for having eight program areas designated as CHED Center of Excellence. The USC Centers of Excellence include program areas in Anthropology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Engineering, Office Administration, Physics, and Teacher Education.

The award itself is designed by renowned artist Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso and features 17 golden leaves representing the country’s 17 regions forming a flame, which symbolizes wisdom and excellence.

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