Thursday, March 24, 2016

DLSU-Manila is a CHED Center of Excellence in Civil Engineering

The Commission of Higher Edution (CHED) designated De La Salle University-Manila as a Center of Excellence in Civil Engineering from 2016-2019. According to the CHED website: "Center of Excellence (COE) refers to a department within a higher education institution, which continuously demonstrates excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages and institutional qualifications."

As a COE, DLSU CE Department can avail of the following benefits (CMO No. 55 Series 2006):
1. Non-monetary and subsidies and awards such as graduate scholarships
2. Priority for CHED research grants
3. Deregulated and autonomous status

The following project proposals from COE are accepted by CHED:
1. Faculty Development for academic staff (degree and/or non-degree)
2. Upgrading of library resources
3. Upgrading of facilities
4. Program and Instructional Materials Development
5. Research grants
6. Publication Awards
7. Innovation and commercialization projects
8. Academe-Industry Projects
9. Faculty Development for other institutions like seminars and workshops
10. Consortia agreements
11. Internationalization activities

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