Personal Account 2: International Student-Based Conference in Malaysia

By: Mrs. Mary Jane Lumawig

The 7th ISBC 2014 in Penang Malaysia was conducted last oct. 3to 5, 2014 at INTI college with the theme “Catalizing Ideas”. The title of our research is “ Unang yakap sa PDH: Implementation of the Intrapartal and Newborn Care Services “. The study aimed to assess the proper and full implementation of the intrapartal and newborn care services in Panopdopan District Hospital. I went to Penang Malaysia with Mr. Jean Rupert Famorca. We were accompanied by our adviser Mr. Leonard Ivan Melana. Continue reading


Ifugao State University has once again proved that it provides quality and excellent education as the PRC releases the result of the November 2014 Midwife Board Examination. The university has a total of 24 passers out of 29 examinees.

Out of 2,768 takers, 1,401 passed the exam translating to a 50.61% National Passing Rate. IFSU Main Campus has 78.95% passing rate while IFSU Potia Campus obtained 90%. Both scores are well above the NPR.


Internationalizing Education: Paving IFSU’s Road to ASEAN 2015

by: Leonard Ivan T. Melana,MAN,RN

ASEAN 2015 integration is an inevitable reality wherein it poses equal opportunities for the South East Asian Countries in terms of human resources development, economic and political security socio-cultural exchange and recognition of professional qualifications. Philippines roadmap towards education experience drastic changes. An example of the upheaval magnitude in the education includes K-12, Outcomes-based education and distance learning. Continue reading

Catalyzing Ideas through Research

by: Leonard Ivan T. Melana, MAN,RN

The 7th International Student-Based Conference (ISBC) 2014 was conducted last October 3-5, 2014 at INTI College, Penang Malaysia with the theme “Catalyzing Ideas”. The research of our Masters of Arts in Nursing students namely Mr. Jean Rupert Famorca, Mrs. Mary Jane Lumawig and Ms. Maybelle Joy Licyayo were selected to present during the ISBC 2014. The title of their research is “Unang Yakap sa PDH: Implementation of Intrapartal and Newborn Care Services”. The study aimed to assess the proper and full implementation of the intrapartal and newborn care services in Panopdopan District Hospital. Mr. Famorca and Mrs. Lumawig went to Penang Malaysia to present their research accompanied by their adviser Mr. Leonard Ivan T. Melana.

Photo below shows Mr. Famorca and Mrs. Lumawig, MAN students presenting their research study to the panel of judges during the 7th ISBC 2014 at Penang Malaysia

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Pasalubong Center Soon to Rise at Potia Campus


The tradition of giving “pasalubong” is one of the practices of Filipinos and surely, people will love to visit Potia Campus as it opens its Pasalubong Center.

The growing population of Potia Campus and its neighboring communities make the campus viable for entrepreneurial ventures. Hence, the Department of Home Science and Industry through the Peer Assistance Leadership Movement (PALM) Organization headed by Ms. Claire D. Monguiho plans to establish “Kumikitang Pangkabuhayan Program ng PALM”. It is a project that will serve as a training ground for all students of the DHSI. Also, it aims to produce various kinds of research-based and processed products of the campus which will be displayed at the campus Pasalubong Center.

The Department of Labor and Employment thru Dr. Avelina D. Manganip, provincial head, has awarded a cheque amounting to Php. 348,000.00 to be used for the procurement of tools and equipment for the said project on October 30, 2014.

If realized, the IFSU Pasalubong Center will be the first of its kind in the town. It is a way of preparing the students for the ASEAN Integration comes 2015 and a way of enhancing their entrepreneurial skills.

IFSU surpasses LET National Passing Rate

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

The three IFSU campuses offering Bachelor in Elementary and Secondary Education surpassed the National Passing Rates (NPR) of the August 2014 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).

LET-elementary has 35.74% NPR surpassed by IFSU Lagawe Campus with 72.41% passing rate, IFSU Main Campus, Lamut with 58%, and IFSU Potia Campus with 85%.

LET-secondary has 34.41% NPR surpassed by IFSU Lagawe Campus with 47.62% passing rate, IFSU Main Campus, Lamut with 58.11%, and IFSU Potia Campus with 62.50%.



Message to the Stakeholders on the Occasion of

IFSU’s 94th Foundation Anniversary and 5th Charter Day
October 14, 2014

pres ngohayon

Serafin L. Ngohayon

Greetings to one and all from Kobe Gakuin University, Japan

October 13, 2014, classes were canceled in all levels here in Kobe Gakuin University, Japan as the nation prepares itself for the full brunt of Typhoon Vongfong (Ompong in Philipines) which started to hit the Okinawa, southern part of Japan yesterday to pass by Kobe, central part of Japan today and to hit and exit in Tokyo by tomorrow. It has the potential strength of signal number 4 if it will not weaken as it moves up. This means that, we are all threatened by weather disturbances and nobody now is safe and spared. Natural calamities are the bigger causes of human suffering than any other yet we tend to ignore them as we all continuously destroy our environment that covers and protects us from them. Continue reading