The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF) or the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines conducted a scholarship information session for the faculty and students of Central Luzon State University (CLSU) held at the R&E Amphitheater on February 29, 2024. Ms. Mila Tan, Senior Program Officer of PAEF provided a comprehensive overview of the various scholarship opportunities offered by the Fulbright Program. She also addressed queries from interested students and faculty members on the application process and encouraged them to participate in the Fulbright Program to pursue graduate study. "We want you to be part of the change for the better so when you come home from your academic pursuit as a Fulbright scholar, we expect you to be able to make an impact here in CLSU" said Ms. Mila Tan. Furthermore, the CLSU Fulbright Alumni shared their ventures, experiences in pursuing their studies abroad, and how Fulbright helped them become successful in their personal, academic, and professional pursuits. Dr. Ravelina R. Velasco, the Vice President for Academic Affairs graced the event along with faculty and students from various colleges. The event was organized by the International Affairs Office (IAO) together with the Fulbright-Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Alumni Association Philippines.
CLSU joins PMC FSCC meeting in Thailand
Feb. 01, 2024
Dr. Ravelina R. Velasco, Vice President for Academic Affairs along with Dr. Cesar V. Ortinero, University Consortium Coordinator represented Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in the kick-off meeting of the Postgraduate Micro-Credentials on Food Security and Climate Change (PMC FSCC) from January 31 – February 1 and the Kaset (Agriculture) Fair 2024 on February 2 held in Golden Jubilee Admin and Information Center, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. “This engagement is in line with the university's mission to lead in transformative advancements in academia and research. Our attendance reaffirms CLSU's commitment to academic excellence and also facilitates collaborative opportunities on an international scale,” said Dr. Velasco. The PMC FSCC funded by Erasmus + Capacity Building Higher Education (2023-2026) led by Kasetsart University focuses on delivering learner-centered and short-term courses in the form of micro-credentials which aims to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to address concerns related to food security and climate change.
Mar. 01, 2024
The Central Luzon State University (CLSU) through the Freshwater Aquaculture Center (FAC) and the College of Fisheries (CF) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) to address climate change impacts on small-scale aquaculture and foster sustainable aquatic food systems on February 27, 2024. The collaboration will implement an action research project titled "Building an Evidence Base for Inclusive Nature-based Climate Solutions in Small-scale Aquaculture for Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems in the Philippines and Cambodia” funded by the International Development Research Council (IDRC) of Canada. University President, Dr. Evaristo A. Abella and Mr. Arvin Jay Carandang, Project Manager of AQUADAPT PhilCam led the MOA signing with Dr. Karl Marx A. Quiazon, Director of the Freshwater Aquaculture Center, Dr. Emmanuel Vera Cruz, Dean of the College of Fisheries, Dr. Jonathan V. Fabula, Director of the University Research Program Office (URPO), and Prof. Janet O. Saturno, Director of University Gender and Development Office as witnesses. Also present were some faculty researchers and staff of FAC and CF. IIRR is a non-profit organization and one of the world’s leading rural-focused NGOs focusing specifically on rural communities.
Feb. 29, 2024
Central Luzon State University (CLSU) ranked 17th among the 363 universities based on the latest edition of Webometrics Ranking of World Universities further solidifying its position as a leading institution in the country and the leading Higher Education Institution (HEI) in Central Luzon. Moreover, CLSU positioned itself as 1,768th HEI in Asia and 5,126th in the world. The Webometrics Ranking is published twice a year, covering more than 32,000 Higher Education Institutions worldwide based on the institution’s number of top-cited researchers (openness), top-cited papers (excellence), and substantial web visibility (web content impact).
Feb. 27, 2024