SorSU concludes three-day AACCUP Online Accreditation Level III Phase II Visit for BS Accountancy-Bulan Campus with a hybrid closing program

Led by Sorsogon State University (SorSU) – Accreditation Task Force, alongside various Working Committees, the three-day Level III Phase II Visit Online Program Accreditation for the Bachelor of Accountancy program – Bulan Campus conducted by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP) formally concluded today, May 15, 2024, with a hybrid closing program at the Audio-Visual Room, Bulan Campus for in-person and online via Zoom Meeting.

Prof. Aurora E. Casuga (Team Leader, AACCUP, Inc. Team), in her Program & Overall Impressions, acknowledged the efforts, assistance, and cooperation of the CBME-Bulan Campus, Office of the Quality Assurance headed by Dr. Jenet B. Fuentes (Director, QA), SorSU officials, and technical personnel during the three-day online accreditation.

“The Sorsogon State University – Bulan Campus has undergone this process for Level III Phase II for the BS in Accountancy program. I commend the holistic effort of the College of Business Management and Education. The BS in Accountancy program has a very strong core faculty members who are all licensed Certified Public Accountants and pursued advanced education, conducted researches as well as extension activities to the community. The program has produced professionals. Some of them occupy high positions in different institutions, a manifestation of quality services in this field of education… We would like to thank the administration for their unwavering support of library services and activities through adequate funding.”

“Mabuhay, Sorsogon State University! Mabuhay ang AACCUP!”

Meanwhile, during his Acceptance and Pledge of Commitment, Dr. Jhonner D. Ricafort (Vice President for Academic Affairs), on behalf of the University, extended his sincerest gratitude to esteemed AACCUP accreditors for their time and effort to evaluate the BS Accountancy program for Level III Phase II.

VPAA Ricafort remarked, “We believe that maintaining a high level of standards contributes to the quality of graduates that we aim to produce. We are fully aware that achieving and maintaining such standards is a challenging process… Our university’s mission is to be at par with other institutions, and we accept these challenges with humility.”

“We commit to maintain and sustain our strengths and diligently work on the recommendations and suggestions that you have presented to enhance the implementation of our BS Accountancy program. As [the] Pamantasang May Puso, we are united in our pursuit of success in all our endeavors. Our unity, collaboration, and teamwork have been instrumental in our success in the past AACCUP accreditations and we will continue to embody this spirit as a commitment to our shared goal. ”

Following VPAA Ricafort’s Acceptance and Pledge of Commitment was the virtual presentation of Certificates of Recognition. Further, Prof. Ma. Elena C. Demdam (Campus Director, Bulan Campus) delivered the closing message of the program, highlighting that the AACCUP accreditors’ insights and feedback are instrumental in guiding SorSU toward excellence.

“Rest assured that we here in Sorsogon State University – Bulan Campus are deeply committed to acting on your recommendations and continuously improving the quality of our education.”

“We recognize that this journey toward academic excellence is ongoing and requires dedication and collaboration among the university stakeholders. We are truly dedicated to fostering an environment of continuous improvement for our students and faculty alike.” (SorSU PIO)