November 2022

KSU-BOR approves the Reclassification of 127 Faculty Positions

The Kalinga State University Board of Regents unanimously voted to approve the reclassification of 127 faculty positions during a special board meeting held in Benguet State University last September 14, 2022. As a result, 127 faculty members will be promoted to various ranks and sub-ranks under professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor positions depending on the points accumulated as a result of an evaluation conducted pursuant to National Budget Circular 461.

KSU hailed 3rd best in short film tilt

The Kalinga State University placed a second runner-up finish in the Cinetakilya sa Akademya: Chronicles and Anthologies of Regional Education Success (CARES) concluded in an awarding ceremony held at the University of Cordilleras Amphitheater, October 20.

KSU's entry titled "Abakada sa Mais" was inspired by the real-life story of Dina Sillatoc, a Bachelor in Agricultural Technology student who qualified as one of the Commission on Higher Education's Tertiary Education Subsidy grantees.

KSU gears up for Quality Awards, sends Team to CARASUC Confab

Aiming to receive quality awards, Kalinga State University Team attended the 3-day Philippine Quality Award (PQA) and Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking Planning which was hosted by Ifugao State University on October 18 to 20 at the Banaue Hotel and Youth Hostel, Banaue, Ifugao.

Philippine Quality Award (PQA) which covered the 2-day workshops, is an integrated approach for performance management that sets the standard of excellence to help Philippine organizations achieve world-class performance.

KSU Launches Lumin-awa Cultural Festival

As part of the Indigenous People’s Month Commemoration, KSU’s Lumin-awa Festival was launched this morning at the KSU gymnasium.

In his message, KSU President, Dr. Eduardo T. Bagtang stressed on LUMIN-AWA, as prosperity and well- being of the Ikalingas. He added that we have our own Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices (IKSP) which we should not forget because it will lead us to our identity as Cordillerans.

Dawaton officiates send-off mass for the 2022 KSU Bar Examinees

To bestow blessings upon the 2022 Bar examinations, Fr. Romeo Dawaton, a faculty of the College of Law officiated a send-off mass for the 25 KSU Bar Examinees which was held at the Alumni Center on November 3, 2022.

According to Atty Maria Linda Gabit, Faculty of the College of Law, and Alumni Board of Regent, 20 of the examinees will take the examination in Saint Louis University, Baguio City and 5 in Manila.

KSU participates in Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

In compliance with Memorandum from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, Kalinga State University participated in the 4th quarter nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill with the practice of Duck, Cover and Hold procedure.

Dr. Edna P. Yumol, Bulanao Campus Administrator, gave a directive to the 3 campuses to join said activity today within their campus premises.

College of Forestry concludes research venture with ACDI/VOCA

The College of Forestry is about to conclude its partnership with ACDI/VOCA on a research venture on the flavor profile of Kalinga Robusta coffee through a conference to be held on December 1, 2022. During the conference, the results of the research are disseminated to the coffee farmers involved in the research. Other coffee farmers are included to learn about the harvest and post-harvest technology implemented in the project. This conference is an avenue to encourage coffee farmers to follow tested technologies to improve the quality of Kalinga coffee.

KSU Produces 19 New Foresters

Nineteen of the twenty-nine takers passed the Licensure Examination for Foresters (LEF) conducted by the PRC and the Board of Foresters on October 26–27, 2022. The result was released after two working days.

Of the 17 first-time takers, 12 passed, and seven passed of the 12 repeaters, which makes the KSU passing rate equal to 65.52 percent, which is higher than the national passing rate of 54.87 percent.

KSU ranks second highest among the learning institutions offering BS Forestry in the region, next to MPSPC, with a passing rate of 66.67%.