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TAU celebrates University Inauguration      

The Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) celebrated its successful bid for university conversion on the 8th of December 2016 for the formal Inauguration of the University.

The celebration commenced with a Thanksgiving Mass at 2 p.m. which was immediately followed by the Inauguration Proper at 4 p.m. Congratulatory messages were delivered by the members of the Board of Regents, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) officials and government leaders who were instrumental in the measures of the university conversion. The University Symbols (mace, academic collar, academic gown) were also presented during the Investiture of the University President.

Dr. Max P. Guillermo, the first University President, delivered his Inaugural Address accentuating his appreciation to the sponsors and authors of the bills (SB 2744/ HB5833) which eventually led to the signed R.A. 10800. He also acknowledged the contribution of all the University stakeholders for their support and efforts in all aspects required and undertaken during the Universityhood process.

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Six interns receive int’l distinction

Agrostudies invites TAU president in 2016 graduation rites

TAU President Dr. Max P. Guillermo joined the Philippine delegation invited by AgroStudies to take part in the Graduation Rites of the 11th batch of Filipino students deployed for international internship in Israel.

With Dr. Guillermo were CHED Commissioner Dr. Ruperto S. Sangalang, Dr. Rosalito A. Quirino of the University of Science and Technology in Southern Philippines, Dr. Rubi Hechanova of Sultan Kudarat State University and Dr. Gregorio Rodis of Bataan Peninsula State University.

Among the more than 1,400 graduates from 13 countries, six (6) students from TAU received awards. They were Anna Muriel Castro and Michelle Rafael (Excellence Award) and Janel Marc Matias (Animal Production), Ken Joshua Agustin, Kenneth Santos, Francis Lucido and Wilfredo Navida (Crop Production).

Ms. Michelle Rafael has been chosen to deliver a speech in behalf of the graduates during the Agrostudies Graduation Program held on September 1, 2016 at the Jerusalem International Convention Center. The graduation rites included 524 students from 28 agricultural universities in the Philippines, 71 of which were from TAU. 

SEAMEO INNOTECH partners with TAU for LMS implementation

To facilitate cooperation towards the implementation of the Learning Management System component of the “SMART University Platform for TAU,” the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization – Regional Center for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO-INNOTECH) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding at the latter’s office located at Quezon City, Metro Manila on December 2, 2016.

Dr. Max P. Guillermo, TAU President and Dr. Ramon Bacani, Center Director of SEAMEO INNOTECH represented the two institutions, respectively, in the signing as witnessed by Dr. Ernesto A. Viray, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Edmundo Baccay, Director for Curriculum and Instruction; Dr. Christine N. Ferrer, ELIA Director, all from TAU and Mr. Benito E. Benoza, the other party’s Manager for Knowledge Management and Networking Office. 

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Institute of International Education (IIE) welcomes TAU as institutional member

Going relentlessly!

Incessant to expand its global engagement and visibility, the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) permeated to be a member-institution of the Institute of International Education (IIE) Network. The University’s application for membership has been approved in November 2016 following a meeting with Ms. Svetlozara Trocheva, IIE’s Senior Manager for Membership & Publications at the IIE Headquarters based in the United Nations Plaza, New York, USA.

The IIE, an independent nonprofit institution founded in 1919, is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. Among the many IIE-administered programs are the Fulbright and Humphrey Fellowship Programs, the Gilman International Scholarship Program and the International Visitor Leadership Program, administered on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.

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