Mapúa receives Edukalidad Award from CHED
Mapúa University received the Edukalidad: Parangal sa Kahusayan Award from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) during the Gawad Parangal 2022 held at the Quezon City University last May 18.
The award is given to higher education institutions that have more than five CHED Centers of Excellence (COE) programs since 2016.
Mapúa houses seven CHED COE engineering programs, namely, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Environmental and Sanitary Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The University is also named as a Center of Excellence for Information Technology education, recognizing three of its programs in the field of IT: Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology. The school’s Industrial Engineering program is also a recognized CHED Center of Development.
“We have worked very hard in uplifting and sustaining quality and excellence to earn the status that we find ourselves in today…The honor CHED bestow upon Mapúa University belongs to the entire Mapúa community – students, faculty, administrative personnel, officers, board members, and alumni. Without their coming together in a movement – yes, a movement – towards excellence and quality, nothing would have materialized,” expressed Dr. Reynaldo B. Vea, president of Mapúa.