The University of the Philippines Diliman – College of Social Science and Philosophy (UPD-CSSP) partnered with the University of the Philippines Visayas – College of Arts and Sciences (UPV-CAS) and organized the 2019 CSSP Extramural Training Seminar for Social Science Teachers (CSSPEx 2019)., held last June 14-16, 2019 in Iloilo City.

The UPV Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS), through its Disaster Risk Reduction Training, Education and Advocacy for Children’s Protection and Resilience (TEACH DRR) Project, is one of the five public service initiatives recognized during the 3rd Gawad Pangulo for Excellence in Public Service.

Tinanggap ni Prof. Jose Julie E. Ramirez ang parangal para sa Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (SWF) Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Visayas (UPV) bilang awardee sa 3rd Gawad Pangulo: Excellence in Public Service na ginanap noong 28 Pebrero 2019 sa UP Diliman, Lungsod Quezon dahil sa dalawang programa, Dayaw at Hanasan, na nilikha ni Prof. Ramirez.


The Division of Humanities has sustained its KATBARI Arts Festival in celebration of the National Arts Month of February for about a decade now.  The event is held in conjunction with the nation-wide activities led by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.  The KatbariArtsfest consists of a series of events that include lecture forums on the arts, art workshops, exhibits, poetry reading, poetry performance, concerts and theater productions.  Its purpose is to showcase the creative works of student and faculty artists, enhance the discourse on the study of literature, visual and media arts, and the performing arts and enrich the community life with cultural and artistic events.