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One college and 3 departments named CHED Center of Excellence

(May 10) — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) designated one College and three departments from UPD as Centers of Excellence (COE).

The College of Music leads the new COEs for Music Program. Two departments from the College of Arts and Letters namely the Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas (DFPP) and the Department of English and Comparative Literature (DECL) were both named COEs for Literature Program. Additionally, DFPP was named COE for Filipino Program, and DECL was chosen as COE for the English Program. Completing the list of the recent designated COEs from UPD is the Department of Linguistics of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s for Foreign Language Program.

CHED made the announcement through a memorandum dated April 15.

As COEs, they are entitled to financial assistance for projects geared towards developing trail blazing technology programs. — ACG