Samar state University is in need of one instructor for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Read more: Job Vacancy: (1) Psychology Instructor

The accreditation of 13 programs for level 1 and two (2) programs for level 2 was concluded last August 21, 2015. The Deans of colleges felt relieved after a five day extensive evaluation of documents and are very hopeful that they will pass the said evaluation. There are more to work on based on the recommendations provided during the exit conference and the deans/campus directors committed to do its best to comply.

Read more: Level 1 and 2 AACCUP accreditation of 15 programs concluded, prepares 10 programs for level 4...

Dr. Marilyn Cardoso and Dr. Redentor Palencia was declared winners during 5th Visayas Congress of Human Resource Management Practitioners held in Bohol Tropics Resort Tagbilaran City, Bohol on August 12-13, 2015.

Read more: Dr. Palencia and Dr. Cardoso researches wins best paper and poster

The extension project entitled “Leveraging Technology and Partnerships in Improving Banana Chips Industry in Paranas, Samar” of Vivian Moya and Felisa E. Gomba was adjudged the Best Extension Project during the Visayas Consortium for Agriculture Resources Program (VICARP) and Regional Research and Development Extension Network (RRDEN) Cluster 3 Inter-Agency RD/E Review.

Read more: SSU RD/E projects win VICARP Cluster 3 Interagency RD/E Review

Samar State University(SSU) submits 15 programs to the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, (AACCUP), Inc. for accreditation. Survey visit starts August 17, 2015 and is to end August 22, 2015. The following are the programs for accreditation;

Read more: SSU submits 15 programs for AACCUP accreditation

cdrj-coverThe Countryside Development Research Journal - CDRJ ( http://cdrj.ssu.edu.ph/ ) is still accepting articles for its 2015 issues. Themes of papers preferred includes; 

- engineering, science and technology driven community and regional development
- science-based development project implementation
- technology impact assessment/evaluation
- socio-economic condition (health, well-being, quality of life, sustainability) as impact of implemented science-based solutions.
- gender issues involved in scientific inquiries and development
- education, socio-cultural studies related to countryside development
technology development in support of micro, small and medium enterprises
- engineering and technology solutions to problems in the countryside.

Papers maybe in a form of Research Article, Review of Literature or Books, Short Report, Commentary or Case Study, Position Papers or reports, Technical Reports, Engineering Reports related to or will affect the countryside with structure and conclusions. For more information and on-line submission, please visit the website http://cdrj.ssu.edu.ph .

cdrj webThe Countryside Development Research Journal (CDRJ) successfuly hurdled the journal accreditation by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). On March 30, 2015, the Joint Management Committee and Commision en Banc of CHED has approved the accreditation of 20 journals out of more than 70 journals submitted for accreditation. CDRJ got a catgeory B (national level) journal accreditation.

Read more: CDRJ passed CHED accreditation, now on-line

10402683 10153510979789623 3914264541090383946 nVincent Montaño, a faculty of the College of Engineering of Samar State University was chosen as the 1st prize winner under the professional category during this year’s Regional Health Research Summit held in Ormoc City. His project entitled "ECG Signal Classification for Remote Area Patients using Artificial Neural Networks in Smartphone" which functions as an electro-cardiogram (ECG) machine bested three other finalists. The gadget developed by Engr. Montano caught the interests of the judges because of its unique features that will make monitoring of patients more effecient and on realtime anywhere they are. The device measuring about 10 x 15 x 20 cm can read ECG without lenghty paper for a cardiologist to read. The said readings can be sent through SMS and read by a smartphone, enabling the patients doctor anywhere he/she is as long as their is a mobile phone signal.

Read more: Montano wins regional health research competiton

ITSOSamar State University is one of the most active institution in the Region in terms of patent and utility model applications. Below are the list of submissions to IPOPhil this year.

Patent Applications

  • Feed formulation for finfishes
  • Rice hull particle board composition
  • Flow of water in aquifers laboratory apparatus
  • Method for producing chitin and chitosan from green bay mussel (perna viridis) shells

Read more: SSU submits 12 patent and utility models for protection

PS-BORSamar State University is in search for private sector representatives to the SSU Board of Regents (BOR) wherein 2 position is vacant. BOR is composed of 13 members from various sectors of the government headed by the CHED commisioner and the president of the university as the assistant chair. Three of the BOR members come from the private sector. Section 5(k) is a prominent citizens who have distinguished themselves in their profession or fields of specialization of the university. The same section further states that the setting BOR shall appoint (3) prominent citizens from among a list of at least five (5) persons qualified in the Province of Samar, as recommended by the search committee constituted by the university president, in consultation with the Chairperson of the CHED, based on the normal standards and qualifications for the position. The elected private sector representative shall serve for a term of two (2) years.

Read more: Wanted: 2 private sector representatives to SSU-BOR

vpaa presentsDr. Marilyn D. Cardoso, the VP for Academic Affairs and the Dean of Graduate Studies of Samar State University recently delivered a keynote speech entitled “The role of innovation and the challenges faced by the Philippine academic sector” during the Innovation Challenges in Multidisciplinary Research and Practice (ICMRP) in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia held December 17-18, 2014. Among the keynote speakers, VP Cardoso received Shield of Honor Plaque for an "A" keynote speech. VP Cardoso also presented a research paper entitled “Organizational climate: Its implication to job satisfaction and performance of personnel in state universities and colleges in Eastern Visayas, Philippines”. She also was the session chair for track A - Business, Management and Economic Studies where she received plaque of commedation.

Read more: VP Cardoso presents paper and delivered keynote speech in ICMRP

ruby damage 2014The damages caused by Super Typhoon Ruby are worsed than ST Yolanda in 2013. ST Ruby damaged several infrastructures in the four campuses of Samar State University. The worst state of SSU-Basey Campus affected the holding of classes and needs immediate reconstruction. SSU Main campus has at least 3 buildings with damaged roofing, and a stretch of covered walk. SSU-Mercedes Campus roofs were also partly damaged. One SSUMC field laboratory in Brgy Popua Catbalogan was totally damaged, while SSU Paranas campus roofs was partly damaged.

SSU-Basey was the heavily affected by ST Ruby among the four campuses. Roofs were totally damaged exposing books, equipment’s and tools to rain. SSU have requested again DPWH to conduct on-site assessment to officially estimate the damage.

CDRJSamar State University submitted the Countryside Development Journal (CDRJ), a refereed journal to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for accreditation. It hopes to qualify level A accreditation or the least level B wherein level A1 is the highest. Level B is considered national level journal while A and A1 are international journal in the definition of CHED-JAS. A1 categorized journals are those indexed by Thompson Reuters. Papers submitted are submitted to external experts reviewers.

Currently, the IT personnel of SSU is establishing an online format of the journal and hopefuly be able to submit for indexing. Indexing is very important for journals for easy tracking of its performance like citation count and journal impact factor. Journals without the online indexing lacks credibility. Reputable indexing organizations includes Thompson Rueters and Scupos to name a few.

Read more: SSU submits CDRJ for CHED accreditation