College of Nursing News

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences-Finland, latest BU international partner

In its continuing promotion for international cooperation in research and education and development of exchange programs to foster common understanding, Bicol University (BU) inked the General Bilateral Agreement (GBA) on international cooperation with Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK)-Finland on March 30, 2022.

April 5,2022 Tuesday

BUCN-CSC launches uniform, load assistance program for student-nurses

Following an investigation into the needs of student nurses, the College Student Council (CSC) of Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) has started a college-wide initiative designed to aid future nurses towards becoming self-sufficient.

March 10,2022 Thursday

CN wins 1st place, CE 2nd on international competition for local innovation pitching

BUeños from the College of Nursing and College of Education won the 1st and 2nd place on the 2021 International Youth Sustainability Leadership (IYSL) Online – Sustainability Goals (SDGs) Innovation Competition held via Zoom conference from October 16 to 24, 2021.

October 29,2021 Friday

NEWS BRIEF | BU employees, students undergo dry-run for COVID-19 vaccine

With active participation from the Bicol University Health Services (BUHS), BU College of Medicine (CM), and BU College of Nursing (CN), the Department of Health (DOH) conducted an orientation and simulation exercise for the COVID-19 vaccination at the BU College of Engineering (CENG) Gymnasium, June 7, 2021.

June 9,2021 Wednesday

Strengthening Maternal and Child Health Care Strategy in withstanding the Challenges of Health Trend

NEWS BRIEF | The Masters of Arts in Nursing Program, under the Bicol University Graduate School, in collaboration with BU Extension Management Division, BU College of Nursing, and Health Action Information Network held a webinar on Strengthening Maternal and Child Health Care Strategy in withstanding the Challenges of Health Trends on May 8, 2021.

May 10,2021 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 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

BUCN celebrates 47th Founding Anniversary online

Due to the present restrictions on mass gathering caused by the pandemic, Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) celebrated the 47th Founding Anniversary via Facebook last July 9, 2020.

July 13,2020 Monday

BUCN-CWTS conducts Drug Education and Waste Management forum

Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) students under the National Service Training Program (NSTP) - Civil Welfare Training Service (CWTS) attended a seminar on Drug Education and Waste Management at the BUCN Function Hall last December 14, 2019.

March 16,2020 Monday

CN launches 1st Student Nurses' Week

Bicol University (BU) College of Nursing (CN) – College Student Council (CSC) along with their student organizations launched the first Student Nurses' Week dubbed as Cynergy: Create New Stories, Connect Our Diversities, and Cultivate Our Growing Identities last February 17 to 19, 2020.

February 24,2020 Monday

Proper hand-washing emphasized on Monday Morning Assembly

During the flag raising ceremony, Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) Prof. Rodel Prof. Rodel Niñofranco demonstrated the proper steps of hand-washing as prevention of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) disease at the BU Founder's Park, February 17, 2020.

February 17,2020 Monday

BUCN celebrates 46th Founding Anniversary

With the theme “BUCN @ 46: Building a Legacy, Transforming Lives”, the Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) celebrated its 46th Founding Anniversary this 09 July 2019 by honouring its previous administrators, outstanding alumni, faculty and staff members, and its students who recently passed the Licensure Examination for Nursing.

July 24,2019 Wednesday

BU grabs 7th Top Performing School spot in June 2019 NLE; four students in Top Ten

The Nursing Departments of Bicol University is once again filled with joy upon the release of the Professional Regulation Commissions' (PRC) June 2019 Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) last June 21. As per the results, BU was ranked as the seventh top performing school in the said NLE with 115 passers, including four in the Top Ten.

June 24,2019 Monday

Overall health highlighted in BUGS and IPESR's Wellness Forum

Pushing forward with their advocacy for health and active lifestyle, the Bicol University Graduate School's (BUGS) Master of Arts in Physical Education (MAPE) Students and BU Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Recreation (IPESR), in partnership with Pacific Mall –Legazpi, held their Wellness Forum this March 16, centered on the theme “Fit In, Fit Right, Let's Do It For Life.”

March 26,2019 Tuesday

BUCN Alumni gather for their First Grand Reunion and 5th Biennial Conference

Alumni of Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN) came back to the school they once called home last February 15 and 17 to participate in the First Grand Reunion and 5th Biennial Conference, with the theme “BUCN at 45: Nursing the World through Practice, Leadership, and Innovation”. 

March 25,2019 Monday

‘Hataw' Dance returns to highlight 49th BU anniversary program

As the highlight of this year's celebration, Bicol University celebrates its 49th founding anniversary and marks the start of the 2018 BU Week with a foot parade and an opening program that features the return of the university's festive annual tradition –the Hataw Dance presentation.

September 19,2018 Wednesday

BUCN Students observe CWTS Class Field Formation

Seventy-seven BUCN students observe CWTS Class Field Formation as supervised by Professors Artemio M. Buitre Jr. and Rodel Niñofranco. The students are organized into a section with two (2) sub sections equivalent to a company sized unit with two (2) platoons as its operating arms with its own set of officers for classroom and level officers aside from the officers designated to handle the section.

July 11,2018 Wednesday

A Path of Faith, Dedication, and Excellence

It was a sunny Tuesday afternoon when at Bicol University College of Medicine (BUCM) and we were there for a scheduled interview in response to an amazing feat which was pulled-off by the university nursing students who recently took the Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE).

June 27,2018 Wednesday

BU celebrates 49th Charter Day in BUCIT

In celebration of the birth of the university in 1969, Bicol University held its 49th annual Charter Day celebration this June 21 at the BRFICC Amphitheater of BU’s East Campus in Legazpi City.

June 22,2018 Friday

8,502 BU students graduate for 2018

A total of 8,502 students were given their diplomas as this year’s official graduates of Bicol University, culminating their years of academic perseverance. The graduates from the main and external campuses saw the conclusion of their college life during the university’s “graduation week” held from April 7 to 14, 2018.

April 16,2018 Monday