SCUAA athletes, coaches buckled up
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PSU soccer player‘s striking defense move during intense training in preparation for the upcoming National SCUAA 2017.
Paws are now polished and set to seize championships as Pangasinan State University (PSU) Golden Lions prepare for the National State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) Games at Batangas State University this Sunday, February 19.
“I think our athletes are now ready to face the National SCUAA games after our four-day in-house training,” said by Dr. Robert ‘Pars’ Sison, Sports Director.
He also added that the monitoring of the athletes before the set in-house training strengthened their chance in winning some events in SCUAA, plus the support given by the University President, Dr. Dexter R. Buted.
Golden Lions who are playing for Region 1 eyed to battle neck-to-neck against 18 competing regions in the Philippines especially that last year’s National SCUAA was cancelled.
Thus, PSU representatives in Beach Volleyball (Men), Dance Sports (Latin and Standard), Football, Sepak Takraw, Table Tennis (Men and Women) and Futsal had set their hopes high to clinch the top plum in the said competition.
Rogielyn U. Quijana, National Table tennis winner and PSU representative, exclaimed, “We are 100% prepared. Alam namin na sapat na yung training namin para sa nalalapit na SCUAA. Kaya na naming makipagsabayan sa ibang manlalaro ng iba’t ibang rehiyon.”
It can be recalled that Quijana with the rest of PSU Table tennis team triumphed to successfully notch gold in the last year’s National Open Table Tennis Tournment held at Isabela.
“Sa ngayon kinokondisyon na lang ang aming isipan para sa aming laban. Sabi nga ni coach (Julius Sison), always be positive and think that you’re a champion,” said Quijana.
Meanwhile, there are some PSU athletes who were captured by various teams in Region 1 in events like Athletic, Badminton, Basketball, Swimming, Taekwondo and Volleyball. Another PSU representative to cheer up is Russel B. Dela Cruz, Mr. SCUAA candidate who battles among other 18 candidates of different.
VISION IS NOW CLEAR. PSU to greater heights in the ASEAN stage continues after it chronicled a history to be the first SUC ISO 9001:2015 certified in the first region for the year 2016.
Pangasinan State University (PSU) is getting closer to reach its vision to be the ASEAN Premier State University in 2020 as it achieved the first State University and College (SUC) ISO 9001:2015 certification in the region.
December 19, 2016 – PSU led by President Dexter R. Buted celebrated with so much pride when AJA Registrars Inc. with General Manager Paul B. Bagatsing has attested that PSU passed the quality assurance audit held on December 14, 2016 for the coveted ISO 9001:2015 Certification seal of excellence.
PSU established ISO Quality Management System in adherence to the Administrative Order No. 161 or otherwise referred to as the “Institutionalizing Quality Management System in Government” amended by Executive Order No. 605 as part of implementation of the Government Quality Management Program.
Board of Regents of the university supported the endeavor through BOR Resolution No. 59E, s. 2015 during the last regular board meeting on May 15, 2015. Further, Department of Budget and Management allocated a 3.5 million budget.
Requirements of ISO 9001:2015 were established under the scope of Quality Management System (QMS) covering the provision of tertiary education services in Lingayen Campus such as instruction, research, extension, and production. Also included within the scope are: university level management processes, performance evaluation and improvement processes, and campus support services.
ATTESTATION that PSU passed the Quality Assurance Audit for the ISO 9001:2015.
PSU’s QMS was launched in Sison, Auditorium on October 3, 2016 attended by university officials, teaching and non-teaching staffs, and students. Event highlighted the university’s commitment to providing quality education. Dr. Buted said that the success of the university towards the ISO Certification will result to university’s development of performance in the long run.
Quality Management Committee was spearheaded by Dr. Manolito C. Manuel as Quality Management Representative, Prof. Elbert Galas as Internal Quality Auditor, Mr. Alex Mores as Deputy for QMS, and Dr. Ruby V. Rosa Cruz as Document Control Custodian, together with other PSU Officials.
Imperative to the Commission on Higher Education Memorandum Order No. 46, s. 2012 or the “Policy-Standard to Enhance Quality Assurance in Philippine Higher Education through an Outcome-Based and Typology-Based Quality Assurance,” Quality Management Committee was responsible to the implementation and maintenance of the PSU Quality Management System for ISO certification.
ROSEhall Management Consultancy, Inc., an all-Filipino corporation engaged on Total Quality Management System training services, assisted PSU in preparation with the series of trainings, assessments, and consultations.
Along with PSU as SUC ISO certified are Jose Rizal Memorial State University, Catanduanes State University, Southern Luzon State University, Aklan State University, and Cavite State University.
PSU is now eyeing to be a part of ASEAN Universities Network to commence a stronger portfolio to international ties.