“We don’t need another hero,” goes the lyrics of the song. But here they are. They are larger than their vocation. Nor their duties and responsibilities as contained in the position description form or PDF in their respective agencies. They are the select few of individuals in the province who are nominated in this year’s annual search for outstanding public officials and employees of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for their exceptional performance in government service.

With the mandate to conduct relevant health researches, three faculty members of the ESSU college of nursing have presented completed faculty nursing and health researches for the first time in three different research conference since April of this year.
Dr. Flores B. Sta. Cruz, Prof. Maria Lynne C. Parambita, and Mr. Ray Dominic R. Ladera have completed three health researches funded by the university and two of these researches were presented in the 4th international research conference sponsored by the research and education development training institute (REDTI) at the Aklan State University, banga, aklan last April 23-25, 2014 with the theme “Sharing knowledge across boarders and beyond.”

In upholding the university’s banner of excellence, integrity, and accountability, the ESSU college of nursing had submitted for an initial visit of the accrediting agency of chartered colleges and universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) last February 26-28, 2014. The bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program of the college were among the five remaining programs in the university with no AACCUP level of accreditation status together with bachelor of arts in communication (BAC), bachelor of science in fisheries (BSF), bachelor of science in environmental science (BSES), bachelor of science in accountancy (BSA), and bachelor of science in agriculture (BSA).

Department of Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla represented by Assistant Secretary Daniel A. Ariaso, Sr. and Dr. Edmundo A. Campoto signed a Memorandum of Agreement making ESSU one of the Affiliated Renewable Energy Centers (AREC) in the country.

The historic event took place at the President’s Conference Room, 4 June 2014 with the two Vice Presidents, Dr. Emilia L. Baquilod, VPAARE and Dr. Ernesto T. Anacta, VPA in attendance and external campus administrators, deans and directors witnessing the seminal event.


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