Before Benguet State University envisioned being a premier university delivering world-class education, it was a farm school dedicated to highlanders.
The farm school which opened in 1916, widened its horizon and began catering to students of nearby provinces. Eventually, it has also accepted foreign students.
Prof. Dominga Tomas receiving the Ulirang Guro Award from KWF Chairman, Virgillio Almario and KWF Commissioner, Jimmy Fong.//Photo by Jullienne Carino
Dominga S. Tomas, a faculty of the Department of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences was awarded by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino or KWF as one of the Ulirang Guro 2015 awardees.
Three researches from BSU were recognized as qualifiers to the Commission on Higher Education’s Research Paper Publication or REPUBLICA Awards. These researches were among the 53 entries selected out of 300 entries nationwide. The researches are: “Cultivation and Conservation of Traditional Food Crops and Perceptions of Farmers on Biodiversity Loss in the Cordillera Administrative Region” by Belinda A. Tad-awan and Esther Josephine D. Sagalla; “Artifacts Speak: Diversions of Benguet Material Culture” by Stanley F.
The Inter-Agency Task Force or IATF on the Harmonization of National Government Performance Monitoring, Information and Reporting Systems assessed that BSU is compliant to good governance requirements for the year 2015. The summary of the final IATF assessment result is as follows: