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PBBM signs new law for BU VetMed program

January 2, 2024

Along with seven other legislative measures aimed to “enhance and expand the capacities of seven higher education institutions (HEIs) across the country,” RA No. 11973, or the law to establish Bicol University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in Ligao City, Albay, was formally signed by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on December 27, 2023. 

On December 12, a groundbreaking ceremony for the College of Veterinary Medicine building occurred in Tuburan, Ligao City, Albay. Consecutive meetings and agreements were made before the finalization, and discussions with Ligao City Mayor, Hon. Fernando V. Gonzales. 

 As of writing, the veterinary program is temporarily housed at the BU Guinobatan – Mauraro.  | by Arnold C. Noda, MPS I-CPRO