The University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos signed a Memorandum of Agreement on the Recoeltos de Bacolod Graduate School Academic Extension Program between the Recoletos de Bacolod Graduate School and the Diocese of Antique, March 15, 2018 at the office of the President. Fr. Eduardo Celiz, Jr., OAR; Fr. Don Besana, OAR, and Dr. Riza Manalo represented the university while Rev. Fr. Cornelio Ysulat, Jr. PhD, Superintendent of Antique Diocesan Catholic Schools (ADCS) and Bro. Claude Beauchesne, FIC of the La Mennais Brothers. In the MOA, UNO-R shall offer Graduate studies program to teachers of the ACDS and other public schools. A team of professors shall also be sent by RBGS to Antique. Furthermore, the ACDS shall ensure that those who start the program shall finish the program at a specified time.