The University of San Agustin in Iloilo City has just been granted the ISO Certification 9001-2008 (Quality Management System) by the AJA Registrars, Inc. The board of accreditors first visited the University for the ISO Stage 1 Audit last April 4-5, 2016. The second visit was on September 8-9, 2016. The certification on USA’s Quality Management System is an assurance that the University adopts and conforms to the quality policy of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations. With this certification, the clients of the University of San Agustin – students, parents, alumni and benefactors – will be assured that the institution is dedicating all its efforts towards ensuring customer satisfaction. This is a milestone for the First University in Western Visayas as it celebrates its 112th founding anniversary. On the other hand, the administrators and the Augustinian community are thanking everyone who has helped the University in achieving this international certification. #VivaSanAgustin (PEAR-USA)
Team San Agustin happily poses with friar-administrators (first row, standing off-right), Rev. Fr. Frederick C. Comendador, OSA, University President, Rev. Fr. Pederito A. Aparece, OSA, Principal of the Basic Education Department and Assistant Coordinator for ASAM 2017, Rev. Fr. Wilson A. Capellan, OSA, Vice President for Augustinian Formation and Mission (VP-AFM), Fray Stephen O. Tan, OSA, Director of the Non-core and Allied Business Office/Over-all Coordinator of ASAM 2017, and (far right) Rev. Fr. Williener Jack E. Luna, OSA, Director of the Philanthropic, External and Alumni Relations (PEAR).Through the advocacy on scholarship under the PEAR and the VP-AFM, the University continues to promote a legacy of excellent education for academic and grant-in-aid scholars, athletes,and performing arts groups.(Photo courtesy of SOT)
The University of San Agustin athletes and creative talents paced the sports and cultural contests at the 2017 Augustinian Schools Athletic Meet (ASAM), from October 23 – 28, 2017, hosted by the Colegio San Agustin – Biňan. On the first day of the weeklong event, the USA – Iloilo Basketball Secondary cagers won the opening game against La Consolacion College – Manila, 81-51. The winning streak continued on the second day as the Augustinian singers were adjudged champion of the vocal solo contest for the elementary and tertiary levels, and the vocal duet contest for elementary, secondary and tertiary levels. ASAM is a gathering of Augustinian schools in the country every two years to foster unity and friendship through sports and other activities. Themed “One Vision, One Legacy,” this year’s ASAM featured the sports skills and creative talents of the Augustinian member-schools, namely,Colegio del Santo Niño de Cebu,Colegio San Agustin-Biñan,Colegio San Agustin-Mati, La Consolacion College - Bacolod, La Consolacion College – Novaliches, La Consolacion University Philippines – Malolos, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (Bacolod), San Jose Catholic School (Iloilo), University of San Jose Recoletos (Cebu), and the USA – Iloilo.
CHAMPIONRUNNER UP Volleyball, Secondary (Girls) Volleyball, Tertiary (Men) - 1st Volleyball, Tertiary (Women) Volleyball, Secondary (Boys) – 2nd Basketball, Tertiary (Men) Augustinian Quiz Bee – 2nd Basketball, Secondary (Boys) Hip Hop Dance, Elementary – 1st Basketball, Elementary (Boys) Solo Singing, Elementary – Nicholas Robert Saraet Solo Singing, Tertiary – Amabelle Pamocol Duet Singing, Elementary - Ma. Emma Hubag Nicholas Robert Saraet Duet Singing, Secondary – Marife Jane Paspe Allana Pauline Banaynal Duet Singing, Tertiary – Amabelle Pamocol Kent Lemuel Espaltero Hip Hop Dance, Secondary Hip Hop Dance, Tertiary