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Museo de Legazpi reopens, BU Gabaldon Buildings showcased

In celebration of its 2nd Anniversary dubbed, The Heritage and Culture of Legazpi City, Museo de Legazpi reopens its door to the public at the Gregorian Mall on April 8, 2021.

April 12,2021 Monday

DARE TO project terminates; year-end review, workshop held

​​​​​​​After two and a half year of implementation, the Discover Applied Research and Extension for Trans/Interdisciplinary Opportunities (DARE TO) project on Enhancing Food Security through Climate Resilient Science-based Farming Technology held a two-day Year-End Review and Sustainability Workshop on March 18 to 19, 2021.

April 6,2021 Tuesday

BUJMRIGD celebrates 4th Founding Anniversary

Bicol University Jesse M. Robredo Institute of Governance and Development (BUJMRIGD) virtually celebrated its 4th Founding Anniversary in line with the Women's Month Celebration dubbed, Women in Governance: Responding to Change on March 17, 2021.

March 25,2021 Thursday

BUCE, PKMD run 3-day writeshop, mentoring program on publication

Two separate writeshops intended to help researchers on their manuscript and publication were held by Bicol University College of Education (BUCE) and Publication and Knowledge Management Division (PKMD) this month. BUCE, through its Research Office (RO), conducted Publish or Perish: A Special Publication Writeshop for BUCE Faculty Researchers at the Manhattan Beach Resort, Sto. Domingo, Albay on March 11 to 13, 2021.

March 25,2021 Thursday

BU ROTC Reyes is PH Army's 2020 best male cadet officer

For the third time in the history of the Bicol University Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), a corps commander was awarded the Philippine Army Best Male ROTC Cadet of the Year 2020 Bicol University Corps Commander Unit Cadet Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Gerald B. Reyes was declared as the 2020 Philippine Army Best Male ROTC Cadet of the Year during the 124th Philippine Army Founding Anniversary Celebration at the Camp Elias Angeles, Pili, Camarines Sur on March 22, 2021.

March 24,2021 Wednesday

BUCM Barrios, MSC receive awards on nationwide search for outstanding medical stud, org

Kevin George B. Barrios, a Junior Medical Intern and former chairperson, landed 5th in the Natatanging Mag-aaral ng Medisina ng Punong Rehiyon - Timog Katagalugan (NCR-SL) award and 10th in the Natatanging Mag-aaral ng Medisina ng Pilipinas (Nationals) while the College of Medicine (CM) Medical Student Council (MSC) was awarded the Seal of Good Governance (Gold) during the 4th Association of Philippine Medical Colleges (APMC) National Convention on March 21, 2021.

March 24,2021 Wednesday

BU holds 6th Regional Conference on Promoting World-Class Education

​​​​​​​Bicol University (BU) Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) in partnership with BU Higher Education Regional Research Center (HERRC), and Publication and Knowledge Management Division (PKMD) Under the Office of the Vice President for Research Extension and Development (VPRDE) held the virtual 6th Regional Conference on Promoting World-Class Education on March 15 to 16, 2021

March 22,2021 Monday

BUCN Prof. Sande lands 2nd Place on National Health Policy Pitching

Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) Professor Dr. Mary Joy B. Sande represented the Bicol region and won 2nd place during the virtual 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition held by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) on March 17, 2021.

March 18,2021 Thursday

BU inks MOU with LGU Guinobatan, partner agencies – regional agricultural program

​​​​​​​To revitalize the agriculture sector towards wealth creation and entrepreneurship to promote food security and wellness of farmers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Guinobatan, in partnership with Bicol University (BU) College of Agriculture and Forestry (CAF), College of Industrial Technology (CIT), College of Science (CS), and College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP) along with other government agencies and institutions, signed the Memorandum

March 17,2021 Wednesday

BUTC's KADUNUNG Bicol Program launches School On-Air at SKY Radio 93.1 FM

From the proposed research and extension program of Bicol University Tabaco Campus (BUTC), the Knowledge and Awareness through Direct Understanding of Native and Unique Natural Gems (KADUNUNG) Bicol Program was finally materialized and launched its premiere School On-Air program last February 15, 2021 at SKY Radio 93.1 FM, Brgy. Cobo, Tabaco City, Albay.

March 9,2021 Tuesday

BUTC's KADUNUNG-Bicol RDE Program aces CHED approval

In support with the country’s pressing issue on the environmental education, the proposed research and extension program of BU Tabaco Campus namely, the KADUNUNG-Bicol Program (“Knowledge and Awareness through Direct Understanding of Native and Unique Natural Gems in Bicol), was recently approved and funded by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in the amount of 4 million pesos. The said undertaking commenced last October 2020 and will end in September 2022.

March 9,2021 Tuesday

Procurement Management Office conducts PPMP workshop FY 2021

To ensure correct and prompt submission of the Project Procurement Management Plan (PPMP), Bicol University offices underwent a six-day workshop headed by the Procurement and Management Office (PrMO) from February 11 to 15, 2021 at the Aquilino P. Bonto Building.

March 5,2021 Friday

7 BU AANR papers compete on Regional Symposium - Research, Development

​​​​​​​Seven research and development papers in Aquatic, Agriculture and Natural Resources (AANR) from Bicol University (BU) took part on Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD)’s Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH) at the Higher Education Regional Research Center (HERRC) Amphitheatre on February 8 to 9, 2021.

March 1,2021 Monday

BU rated 3 Stars by QS Intelligence Unit

Bicol University has been awarded with an overall three-star rating by the QS Intelligence Unit’s QS Stars Rating System.

February 24,2021 Wednesday

Mascariñas lays 2021 Thrusts, Priorities

During the 2021 Opening Meeting and Pre-Planning Meeting, Bicol University President Arnulfo M. Mascariñas presented this year’s thrust and priorities via videoconference on January 12, 2020.

February 22,2021 Monday

BU launches weekly ‘WASH' webinar against COVID-19

In its continuing promotion of good sanitation and proper hygiene in the course of the pandemic, Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) through the BU Extension Management Division (EMD) and Center for Gender and Development (CGAD) launched the premiere of a weekly webinar called Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) During Pandemic: A WASH Response to COVID-19, on February 18, 2021.

February 22,2021 Monday

BU notches 80% overall passing rate on 2021 Social Work Licensure Exams

Bicol University would like to congratulate the BU College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Social Work Department for garnering an overall passing rate of 80% during the February 2021 Licensure Examination for Social Workers.

February 18,2021 Thursday

BU, RTI International sign MOU on literacy improvement, mother tongue curriculum

​​​​​​​To continuously improve the delivery of curriculum to the College of Education (CE) students in the field of early literacy instruction, RTI International through United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ABC+ Project signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bicol University in collaboration with Florida State University (FSU) on February 3, 2021.

February 9,2021 Tuesday

Diocese of Legazpi, BU architects partner to build El Palacio

​​​​​​​Designed by Bicol University seasoned and newbie architects, El Palacio, the latest entrepreneurial hub, a social enterprise facility for the welfare of clergy of the Diocese of Legazpi, and the brainchild of Most Rev. Bishop Joel Z. Baylon, D.D, Bishop of Legazpi, officially opened to the public with its inauguration, blessing, and turn-over ceremony on January 29, 2021.

February 2,2021 Tuesday

AKB Party List provides East Campus, CE free Wi-Fi with 100mbps internet speed

Through the initiatives of Cong. Zaldy Co and Cong. Alfredo Garbin of Ako Bicol Partylist, Bicol University East Campus comprising of the College of Engineering (CENG), College of Industrial Technology (CIT), and the Institute of Architecture (IA), and the College of Education (CE) were provided with free Wi-Fi connection of the Wi-Fi Mo, Sagot ng Aksyon Co project during the turnover ceremony at the BU East Campus last January 28, 2020.

February 1,2021 Monday