Overview

Agrivet Sciences Institute

The Agrivet Sciences Institute (AGSI) was established in AY 2011-2012 and is timely and strategic for Lasallian presence in Central Luzon and an ideal demonstration site for agriculturally-oriented Lasallian education.

Partnership

Partnership with Other Institutions

The AGSI has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the following Institutions:

  • Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan (Dec 2011).
  • Central Luzon State University (CLSU), Nueva Ecija (Oct 2012).


Partnership covers academic exchange and cooperation, which ultimately redounds to mutually-beneficial learning opportunities for students, faculty and staff.
The activities include:

  • Exchange of professors, scholars, professional and administrators through mutual visits
  • Exchange of students for study/practicum/OJT and research at both universities
  • Exchange of research publications, academic materials and information
  • Promotion of joint projects, meetings and conferences
  • Use of facilities and laboratories at both universities and their satellite campuses

Agrivet Sciences Institute has a functioning/working partnership with Central Luzon State University (CLSU), evidenced by joint activities as follows:

  • Faculty sharing : Fundamental and core courses ( Animal Science, Crop Science and Crop Protection Science) in agriculture are currently taught by Dr. Dante Lorenzo and Dr. Pedrito Nitural of the College of Agriculture, CLSU

  • Training of Vegetation Department Head, Salikneta Farm in Horticulture, College of Agriculture, CLSU from May 15 to June 7, 2013.

  • Summer, April-May, 2013, a total of 44 freshmen BS Agriculture student of the AGSI had their practicum at CLSU covering three areas: Center of Small Ruminants, The Philippine Carabao Center and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource.

  • Salikneta Farm hired two BS Agriculture, major in Animal Husbandry graduates of CLSU

  • Conduct of Hands-On Training on Mushroom Culture at AgriVet Sciences Institute by Dr. Renato Reyes, Dean of College of Science, and Dr. Sofronio Kalaw, Director , Mushroom Center, both of CLSU last October, 2012

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