Experts from the Institute of Aquaculture (IA), UPV-CFOS, namely IA director Prof.  Dr. Rex Ferdinand M. Traifalgar, Asst.  Prof. Dr. Carmelo del Castillo, and Mr. Fredson Huervana had a consultative meeting with members of the Barangay Dos Talabahan Owners Association (BDTOA) from Ilog, Negros Occidental last February 4, 2023. BDTOA is an association of oyster farmers with 37 members. 

The UPV Action Research Project (UPV ARP), in collaboration with the Department of Education – Schools Division of Silay City (DepEd – SDO Silay City), conducted an Orientation-Workshop on Assessment Strategies, Innovation and Research Development among Junior High School (JHS) teachers teaching Science, Mathematics, Araling Panlipunan, and Technology and Livelihood Education subjects on 12-13 January 2023 at Natures Village Resort, Talisay City, Negros Occidental. 

The University of the Philippines Visayas, through the Gender and Development Program (GDP) together with the Ugsad Regional Gender Resource Network, joined the observance of the 2022 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (EVAW) from November 25 to December 12. Various activities were initiated within the campaign period in line with the theme, “UNiTEd for a VAW-free Philippines.”

Through the Auxiliary Services Office (ASO), UP Visayas was able to raise funds for a Christmas gift pack for 180 agency-hired personnel of the university (104 agency guards and 76 janitors). The gift packs contain a spaghetti pack, canton noodles, and candies. For years now they have been receiving 3-in-1 coffee through fund drives and the gift pack this year is a departure from the usual tradition. 

The Cultural Mapping of Antique Project turned over a set of the project outputs in a compendium or set of books to UP Visayas through the Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS). Dubbed Dunâ, Kinaíya kag Paranúblìon: A Cultural Registry of the Province of Antique, the books were received by UPV on December 9, 2022, in an intimate ceremony at the Performance Hall of the UPV Museum of Art and Culture Heritage.

Several alumni batches of the University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo (UPHSI) kickstarted the donations and pledges to the UP Visayas Adopt-A-Room Project of the Office of the Chancellor during its launching on Nov. 29.

Headlined by the class of 1986, the UPHSI alumni donors include the classes of 1970 and 1974, 1986 (separate pledge), iAmUPHi, and retired Court of Appeals Justice Edward Contreras.

The project donors were represented by Mr. Jose Ian Cababasay and Ms. Cosette Canilao (1986), Dr. Marovi Celis (1970/ iAmUPHi), Ms. Irma Lim (1974/iAmUPHi), Jennifer Mae Luison (iAmUPHi), and Ms. Loise Jamolo (1986).