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 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