TAU-RET now ISO 9001:2015 certified
The Research, Extension and Training (RET) Services of Tarlac Agricultural University is now certified by the International Organization of Standardization (ISO). Ms. Mary Glory Caunin, auditor of the Russian Certification Association or the so-called Russian Register, awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) Certification to the core group of the Research, Extension and Training Unit in the presence of the University President Dr. Max P. Guillermo, Vice President for Research, Extension and Training Dr. Tessie E. Navarro, Director of Research and Development Dr. Cielito A. Beltran, Director of Extension and Training Dr. Yolanda Guillermo, and the Director of Rootcrops Research and Training Center Dr. Lilibeth Laranang last February 9, 2018 at the TAU Agritourism Hostel Function Hall.
After receiving the ISO certification, Dr. Max P. Guillermo, commended the core group of the Department of Research, Extension and Training for achieving another milestone for the University. He added that earning this prestigious award does not mean an end of a journey; instead this signifies the continuous challenge in maintaining and sustaining the excellence and integrity in service they provide for their clienteles and stakeholders.
TAU celebrates 1st University Charter Day Anniversary
A year after the enactment of Republic Act 10800, An Act Converting the Tarlac College of Agriculture in the Municipality of Camiling in the Province of Tarlac into a State University to be known as the Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU), the TAU community is overjoyed in celebration of its first University Charter Day Anniversary on May 10, 2017.
With the theme “Celebrating TAU’s 1st University Charter Day Anniversary: Aiming Higher for Excellence, Integrity and Service,” programs such as Thanksgiving Mass, Clean Up Drive and University Fiesta, Thanksgiving Program and Fellowship Night were lined-up to commemorate and acknowledge the efforts given by the TAU community and stakeholders in its ambition to become a university.
Along with this, cooperating agencies and community partners of the university were awarded plaques and certificates for their support and assistance in the academic and institutional endeavors of the University. Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” A. Aquino IV, Former Congressman Roman T. Romulo, Dr. Ruperto S. Sangalang and Mr. Mark Jayson Megriňo, outgoing members of the TAU Board of Regents formerly known as TCA Board of Trustees, were also given Plaques of Appreciation in recognition of their invaluable contributions in the development of TAU.
CHED engages TAU in internationalization conference, awards TAU with UMAP Lifetime Membership
In an effort to explore more internationalization opportunities, the Tarlac Agricultural University represented by the Office of External Linkages and International Affairs (ELIA) and the Office of Admission and Registration Services (ARS) attended the Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education in the ASEAN Region: UMAP as a Platform for Academic Mobility on May 16-17 at CHED Auditorium, UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City.
The two-day event was part of the CHED Higher Education Week as it celebrated its 23rd Anniversary having been established on May 18, 1994 by virtue of Republic Act No. 7722 or the Higher Education Act of 1994 which was authored by Senator Francisco Tatad.
On the other hand, UMAP is an association of government and non-government representatives of the higher education sector. The Philippines became a full member of UMAP in 2001 with which the country has been actively involved in UMAP Exchange Programs. TAU became a UMAP member-institution in 2015.