The University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos School of Agriculture reaped three gold medals during the 1st Regional Agri-related Conference held at Barotac Viejo, Iloilo last February 19 – 21, 2008. There were 21 schools who participated in the conference.
UNO-R Agriculture medalists: (from the left) Ivy Francisco, Jyfy Baruela Jayme,Reginald Geollegue, Esther Ruth Francisco,Michael Rabuco and Bea Emma Bachinela
UNO-Rians who got the golds are: Ivy Francisco for Project Proposal presentation; Reginald Geollegue for Feed Formulation and Michael Rabuco for determination of Area and Distance by pacing. Bea Emma Bachinela got the silver in Research proposal presentation and Bronze in Extemporaneous Speaking while Ester Ruth Francisco got the silver in Pesticide Formulation.
The UNO-R Department of Agriculture is headed by Dr. Vilma Azucena with Dr. Ma. Evangeline Cafino; Ma. Corazon Acaba, DVM; Jie Arro, MS; Donita de los Santos, Ph.D.; Armigilda Benedicto, MS ; Engr. Japhet Masculino, Ll.B; Edgar Libetario, MS; Enrique Escollada and Bro. Jaazeal Jakosalem, OAR – Agri Coordinator. UNO-R Agriculture Department is under the PAASCU Accredited College of Arts and Sciences under Dean Jose B. Ferraris.