Harnessing Quality and Excellence

TAU submits five programs for higher level of accreditation


“Accreditation has become part of our lifestyle,” exclaimed by Dr. Max P. Guillermo, the TAU President, as he welcomes the accreditation team during the opening program of the accreditation which was held on August 27, 2018 at the Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.

         After a year-long preparation, the four Colleges – College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), College of Agriculture and Forestry (CAF), College of Business and Management (CBM), and College of Engineering and Technology (CET)— had submitted their programs for accreditation on August 27 to August 31, 2018.

      Accreditation team from the Accredited Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) had crucially surveyed the quality of instruction, extension, research and production provided by the following program offerings: Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, and Master of Science in Agriculture. The AACCUP’s Accreditation Overall Coordinator was Dr. Thelma A. Lanuza from Isabela State University while the Cluster Coordinator was Dr. Leoncio M. Matibag of South Luzon State University. A simultaneous survey visit was conducted to these programs.

         Dr. Matibag was the team leader of the group who had surveyed the Bachelor of Arts in Economics program which was revisited for the Level IV Phase I. Certain areas under the instruction, extension, and research have been re-surveyed to check the compliance of the core faculty, the administration, the support staff, and students for the Level IV accreditation status. The members of the said accreditation team were Dr. Demetria A. San Juan of University of Rizal System, Dr. Isabelita S. Bacud of University of Rizal System, and Prof. Ruvy M. Tuble of Carlos Hilado Memorial State College.

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forging gender responsive strategic directions and priorities

TAU holds Annual Performance Review, Planning Workshop, GAD Mainstreaming Seminar and Benchmarking 

Consistently assessing the University's strategic directions and priorities to determine the institution's status in its bid on becoming one of the top 500 agricultural universities in Asia, TAU conducted Annual Performance Review, GAD Mainstreaming Activity, and Benchmarking at CLSU, PCC, PhilRice and BFAR-NFTC last July 16-20, 2018.

               The activity which was organized by the Office of the President, Planning and Development Office, Office of External Linkages and International Affairs, and Gender and Development was participated in by the members of the Administrative Council. Each of the participants has presented the accomplishments, targets and priorities of their respective office or department during the Performance Review and Planning Workshop held at the Bamboo Training Center on July 16-17, 2018. Officials from NEDA, Officer-In-Charge Assistant Director, Engr. Susana Santiago and Officer-In-Charge Chief Consuelo Tessa Sibal; the University President, Dr.Max P.Guillermo; the Vice Presidents, Dr. Jeremias DC. Rodriguez, Dr. Tessie E. Navarro and Dr. Ernesto A. Viray, Jr. were the evaluators and critics on the outputs presented.

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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. 

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TAU  hosts CHED’s IZN  Conference Workshop


Privileged to take part in the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s effort in encouraging Philippine higher education institutions (PHEIs) to take a holistic and programmatic approach in pursuing their internationalization strategies  and  programs, the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU) hosted CHED’s Conference  Workshop  on  Building the Internationalization Roadmap of Philippine Higher Education Institutions  held  on  April  18 – 20, 2018 at the TAU Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.

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STEM stude leads 364 academic excellence awardees

First Batch of Kto12 LS graduates ready to face life’s challenges


The first batch of Grade 12 TAU-LSians are now ready to face life’s challenges as their graduation was confirmed by the University President, Dr. Max P. Guillermo, during the Commencement Exercises on April 11, 2018 at Gilberto O. Teodoro Multipurpose Center.

With the theme “Kto12 Learners: Ready to Face Life’s Challenges”, these graduates have begun their preparation for a new journey when they enter college. To provide them a realistic view of the changing society today, Engr. Cesario L. Tabago, the renowned “Kamote King,” graced the graduation ceremony and delivered an insightful message about his life’s challenges and surprises. During his speech, Engr. Tabago highlighted all the struggles in his life before he reached his success. He retold his experiences when he was still a student in Tarlac College of Agriculture, now Tarlac Agricultural University. With his mentors’ guidance and advice, Engr. Tabago pursued his passion and achieved success with humility and perseverance.

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