May 24, 2021 - USC was given five awards by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) during the celebration of the First National Higher Education Day and the 27th Founding Anniversary of the Commission held from May 17 to 24, 2021.
USC was cited for Exemplary Leadership, Institutional Performance in the QS Asia University Rankings, Program Excellence for its Centers of Excellence (COEs) and Centers of Development (COD), and for Institutional Excellence as an Autonomous Higher Educational Institution (HEI). The Commission also cited USC as a partner for quality assurance in higher education.
University President Fr. Narciso A. Cellan Jr., SVD, D.Comm. received the awards during the blended (face-to-face and virtual) awarding ceremony held on May 22, 2021. Actual attendance for local HEI heads at the Activity Center of the Cebu Normal University was limited to 50 persons. Heads of HEIs from elsewhere in the region attended via video conferencing.