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.