TAU celebrates 1st University Charter Day Anniversary
A year after the enactment of Republic Act 10800, An Act Converting the Tarlac College of Agriculture in the Municipality of Camiling in the Province of Tarlac into a State University to be known as the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU), the TAU community is overjoyed in celebration of its first University Charter Day Anniversary on May 10, 2017.
With the theme “Celebrating TAU’s 1st University Charter Day Anniversary: Aiming Higher for Excellence, Integrity and Service,” programs such as Thanksgiving Mass, Clean Up Drive and University Fiesta, Thanksgiving Program and Fellowship Night were lined-up to commemorate and acknowledge the efforts given by the TAU community and stakeholders in its ambition to become a university.
Along with this, cooperating agencies and community partners of the university were awarded plaques and certificates for their support and assistance in the academic and institutional endeavors of the University. Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV, Former Congressman Roman T. Romulo, Dr. Ruperto S. Sangalang and Mr. Mark Jayson Megriňo, outgoing members of the TAU Board of Regents formerly known as TCA Board of Trustees, were also given Plaques of Appreciation in recognition of their invaluable contributions in the development of TAU.
CHED engages TAU in internationalization conference, awards TAU with UMAP Lifetime Membership
In an effort to explore more internationalization opportunities, the Tarlac Agricultural University represented by the Office of External Linkages and International Affairs (ELIA) and the Office of Admission and Registration Services (ARS) attended the Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education in the ASEAN Region: UMAP as a Platform for Academic Mobility on May 16-17 at CHED Auditorium, UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City.
The two-day event was part of the CHED Higher Education Week as it celebrated its 23rd Anniversary having been established on May 18, 1994 by virtue of Republic Act No. 7722 or the Higher Education Act of 1994 which was authored by Senator Francisco Tatad.
On the other hand, UMAP is an association of government and non-government representatives of the higher education sector. The Philippines became a full member of UMAP in 2001 with which the country has been actively involved in UMAP Exchange Programs. TAU became a UMAP member-institution in 2015.
TAU officials meet Chinese partners in 2017 ‘Study in Guangxi’ Education Exhibit
Another partnership endeavor by the Tarlac Agricultural University has been officially sealed as Dr. Max P. Guillermo, TAU President, signed the Memorandum of Agreement with the Guilin Tourism University (GTU) of China represented by Dr. Li Chunhong, Director for International Exchange Center of GTU during the Opening Program of the 2017 “Study in Guangxi” Education Exhibit at the Ateneo de Manila University on April 21, 2017.
With this, TAU and GTU shall implement exchange and cooperation on areas including any academic program offered by both higher education institutions. This cooperation shall be carried out through but not limited to: exchange of faculty and staff, exchange of students, co-sponsorship of seminars/academic meetings as well as arts and cultural activities, joint research activities and publications, and exchange of academic materials and other information.