SERIES OF WORKSHOP ON FORMULATION OF QUALITY POLICY AND QUALITY OBJECTIVES FOR ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION
The University held a 2-day live-in workshop at Dona Jovita Resort in Calamba on September 30–1 October 2016. The said workshop was attended by fifty (50) key university officials. A draft Quality Policy was formulated and presented at the URS Tanay campus last 17-18 October 2016 for comments and adoption. All academic and administrative units also drafted quality objectives anchored on the proposed University Quality Policy.
Themed “Sigaw ng Lingkod Bayani: Malasakit para sa Taumbayan, Kapwa-Kawani at Kalikasan”, the University recognized one hundred thirteen (113)faculty and staff for their service, loyalty, professional advancement and outstanding contributions. Director DaniloPascual, the 3rdRecipient of Distinguished Administrator Award and Director Juan Abarro, the 1st Exemplary Behavior Awardee led the individual awardees. For best colleges, College of Industrial Technology of URS Morong campus bagged the 3rd Consecutive Best College Award while the College of Education of URS Antipolo campus received their 1st Best College Award. Twenty-one (21) programs were also recognized as top performer courses. The PRAISE awarding rites were graced by Assistant Secretary Dr. Urdujah Tejada and Civil Service Commission Director for Rizal, Director Jacinto Mateo.
On September 14, 2016 a whole-day ISO orientation was held at URS Binangonan Campus and attended by all faculty and staff. Engr. Helen A. Evalle, the ISO consultant discussed thoroughly the concepts, processes and other requirements to get ISO 9001:2008 certification. President Canapi delivered the closing remarks and talked with the faculty and staff of Morong, Tanay and Rodriguez campuses which will be the first 3 campuses to be subjected to ISO certification.