Cebuano Studies Center head gets NRCP Service Award

THE director of the University of San Carlos-Cebuano Studies Center (CSC) received an award from the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) on March 10, 2023.

Dr. Hope Sabanpan-Yu received the NRCP Service Award during the Annual Scientific Conference and 90th NRCP General Membership Assembly held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City.

Yu, the first member to serve in the Governing Board of the Council coming from the regions, received the award in recognition of her significant contribution and inspiring leadership in the formulation of policies and setting directions for the growth and development of mission-oriented research and for her invaluable service to the council as its corporate secretary from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022 and as chairperson of the NRCP Division of the Humanities from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023.

The award, given only when one completes the two-term service in the board, was bestowed on Yu by Department of Science and Technology Secretary Renato Umali Solidum Jr. and NRCP executive director Bernardo Sepeda.