CHED Chair De Vera lauds TAU during its 75th Founding Anniversary
CHED Chairperson J. Prospero De Vera III personally lauded Tarlac Agricultural University as he graced the convocation program of TAU’s 75th Foundation Anniversary last December 18, 2020.
Accompanied by the CHED’s OIC-Deputy Executive Director and the Director of International Affairs, Atty. Lily Freida M. Milla, Chairperson De Vera personally greeted the TAU administrative council who were physically present during the program and the rest of the TAU community who were watching the live streaming of the program via Zoom and Facebook.
Despite the pandemic, TAU celebrated its foundation anniversary with the theme “TAU@75: Celebrating Hallmarks of Tradition, Transition, and Transformation.” Chairperson De Vera delivered his speech focusing on the essence of celebrating traditions and customs as well as the duty of the academic sector to address the inevitable changes in society.
He added that the TAU has now achieved greater heights as it successfully forged its name in the region and even on the global academic map as a result of its internationalization efforts, innovation in research and instruction and community development projects.
RET conducts workshop to update TAU-RDE agenda
Eyeing to generate an updated and relevant RDE Agenda aligned to the thrusts and priority programs of national government agencies aimed towards achieving national and regional development goals, the Research, Extension and Training (RET) Unit of the Tarlac Agricultural University spearheaded the “RDE Seminar-Workshop: Planning of the TAU Research, Development and Extension (RDE) Agenda 2018 and Framing of Winning Research and Extension Program Proposals” on April 12, 13 and 20 at the TAU Hostel Conference Hall and Farmers’ Training Center, respectively.
The first day of the activity highlighted the updating of a relevant, responsive, and sustainable TAU RDE Agenda wherein Dr. William D. Dar, former Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the founder and incumbent president of InangLupa Movement that advocates agricultural modernization and rural industrialization, served as the guest speaker.
TAU-RET now ISO 9001:2015 certified
The Research, Extension and Training (RET) Services of Tarlac Agricultural University is now International Organization of Standardization (ISO) certified after Ms. Mary Glory Caunin, auditor of the Russian Register, awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification to the TAU-RET QMS Core Group headed by Dr. Tessie E. Navarro, the Vice President for Research, Extension and Training (RET) Services on February 9, 2018 at the TAU Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.
After receiving the ISO certification, Dr. Max P. Guillermo, commended the QMS Core Group for achieving another milestone for the University. He added that earning this prestigious award does not mean an end of a journey; instead this signifies the continuous challenge in sustaining the excellence and integrity in service they provide for their clienteles and stakeholders.