Statements, announcements, documents, and other articles about the COVID-19 public health emergency.

The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops) continues to contribute in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by reinforcing their Integrated Extension Program on Root Crops to promote food security, nutrition, and livelihood development in some marginalized agricultural barangays of Baybay City, Leyte. This project has been ongoing since April 2020 despite community lockdowns implemented within Baybay CIty and the greater Leyte area.

Visayas State University (VSU) through the newly-created University Integrated Media Center (UIMC) finally completed the country’s trailblazing three-week faculty and student onboarding program on August 28, 2020.

Official statement on the formal opening of classes for the 1st semester of SY 2020-2021

VIRTUAL CONGRATULATIONS. CHED Chairperson Popoy De Vera addressed the students of VSU via Zoom on August 17, 2020. Screenshot from the VSU Facebook page.

CHED Chair De Vera, who is also the Chairman of the VSU Board of Regents, graced the online program as a guest speaker during the first day of the online program.

VSU President Edgardo E. Tulin delivering his opening message to more than 3,300 live online viewers of the VSU Student Onboarding Training.

The total student population of the VSU system grew by about 1,500 students or 13% despite the threat of COVID-19.

For education in the midst of a pandemic, we believe nobody should be left behind.

We have worked for months to prepare to make “flexible learning” happen for the new school year. As we open a new semester, we would like everyone to be oriented with everything we are doing in the new normal.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our mental health.

The unforeseen turn of events with the quarantine, isolation, and uncertainty, have made experts concerned about the possible harm on everyone’s well-being. Many anticipate cases of anxiety and depression to rise.

The University Student Services Office (USSO) spearheads a mental health counseling session to more than 40 stranded dorm occupants who are currently billeted inside the Baybay City campus since March 16, 2020.

The Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootcrops), with the Visayas Socio-Economic Research and Data Analytics Center (ViSERDAC) hosted a virtual training on May 26 and 27, 2020.

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