The excitement is over. Big smiles and proud faces are what you see among VSU administrators, faculty, staff and students after the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released on February 15, 2012 the results of the December 18-19, 2011 Nursing Licensure Examination.


The sacrifices, struggles, and challenges experienced by the first batch of graduates together with their professors were paid off as it registered a high passing percentage of 84.21% in the Board Exam considering that this is the first time that the College of Nursing has produced graduates. Out of 58 examinees from VSU, 49 of them successfully passed the said Licensure Exam putting the University in the 25th place among the 483 schools throughout the country whose graduates took the 2011 Nursing Licensure Exam.

From among the total of 67,095 examinees nationwide, only 22,760 passed the examination registering a national passing percentage of 33.92%.

The first batch of VSU's registered nurses are: Baby Ann G. Agayo, Alfred M. Agravante, Leide Ann T. Aguilar, Jay D. Alacida, Cyrene F. Arpon, Syrel G. Ascarez, Christian Vie P. Baldonado, Sitinor V. Banucag, Sunshine J. Barquio, Ma. Agnes B. Bayocot, Elizabeth B. Bayquin, Jhemelyn B. Braga, Alfred P. Bucabuca;

Lorna Cabalhin, Claudette Joy G. Callera, Vina T. Carbonilla, Ray Keena R. Catilogo, France Allan M. Cavite, Donnabelle G. Corpez, Mark Angelo T. Cristino, Vanessa C. Dadios, Phoebe Kirl J. Dandan, Shiela Marie A. Dela Cruz, Eunice Mae Joy L. Egonio, Maria Nathalie L. Egonio, Jennifer L. Fernandez, Gino C. Fiel;

Queenie Jane O. Fruto, Ivy F. Geraldo, Mariz B. Gregori, Jomar A. Guadiana, Rovelyn T. Jardin, Jayrissa L. Jundis, Eleazar B. Libres, Darlene R. Llena, Ana Marie C. Lor, Hannah Fe O. Lumas, Irish T. Mayor, Venie Jay O. Montalban, Marymelle T. Morata, Angie H. Nayre, Sheena Mae G. Pagal, Noreen A. Payor, Michael John L. Quilantang, Angelie A. Quial, Eva Christiane P. Reas, Dympna A. Roman, Mary Rose Antonette H. Rosales, and Jayzel Lou E. Vergara.