“Our values serve as our compass in life and leadership.”
This was the gist of the message of the resource speaker Dr. Ernest Mark Gapulan during the Student Leadership Summit on September 6, 2016 at the ASU Review Center, Banga, Aklan.
The university wide event with the theme, “The Pressing Need of a 21st Century Leader,” was conducted in partnership with the ASU-Office of Student Affairs and
the Campus Bible Fellowship (CBF).
This is in line with the CBF’s mission “to make disciples who make disciples.” As salt and light into the world, Christians must continue to find ways in bringing the life-transforming power of the gospel that will usher change to the society.
Some 100 student leaders and student organization advisers from five ASU campuses attended the summit.
The Aklan State University held its Academic, Culture and the Arts Festival and Intramural Meet 2016 with the theme, “Strengthening the Spirit of Sports, Culture and the Arts in Public Higher Education Institutions” in September 2016.
The activity started with a parade participated by university officials, faculty, staff and students.
Various competitions were conducted including athletics, individual events, board games, and academic, visual arts and musical categories.
The Aklan State University congratulates the passers of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination given by the Philippine Regulation Commission on October 1,2,8 and 9, 2016 and released on October 2016.
To enhance the University’s human resource management, ASU participated in the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM).
ASU experienced a process of assessment conducted by CSC Regional Office validating team using HRM maturity level indicators that are comparable with global HR standards on October 10-11, 2016 at ASU Banga Campus.
ASU celebrates 116th Anniversary of Philippine Civil Service
The Aklan State University joins the Philippine Civil Service Commission (CSC) in celebrating 116 years of civil service with the theme, “Sigaw ng Lingkod Bayani: Malasakit Para sa Taumbayan, Kapwa Kawani at Kalikasan.”
In connection with the celebration, ASU conducted a Forum on Ethical Standards and Benefits for Civil Servants and Loyalty Award Ceremonies on September 14, 2016 at the ASU Review Center, Banga, Aklan.
CSC Aklan Field Office Director Evelyn N. Ejar served as resource speaker and discussed the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.
Likewise, Mr. Ronnie Abella, Branch Head of GSIS Aklan Office updated the faculty and staff of their insurance benefits.
Aklan State University has been adjudged as a Finalist for this year’s Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) Green Gown Awards.
ASU was one of the four academic institutions in Asia and the Pacific in Community Development category, along with Xavier University (GUPES Finalist), De La Salle University (GUPES Highly Commended), and Fiji National University (GUPES Winner).
Winners of the GUPES Green Gown Awards were announced at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA on September 13, 2016.
ASU submitted to GUPES Green Gown Awards the Manduyog Biodiversity Conservation Program. It was conceptualized to protect and conserve biodiversity towards sustainable development. The program serves as model of a successful project realized through the active partnership of the University with private and government agencies.
The project serves as a venue for instruction, research, extension and production for academic, community, government agencies and other stakeholders. The project is anchored to the University’s vision of serving as an Academic Pillar of Excellence for sustainable development, promoting the adaptation of environmental programs which bring social, environmental and financial benefits.
The program approach includes the adoption of sustainable biodiversity conservation strategies and promotion of sustainable farming practices.
The GUPES Green Gown Awards publication states that GUPES is a joint initiative supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), that expands the Green Gown Award further across the globe with an emphasis on profiling and learning from the Southern Hemisphere.
GUPES aims to enable universities and colleges as leaders in sustainability as well as being able to continue their learning from global leaders.