UPLB remains as the sole top performing school in the Agriculturist Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission in June 2018.
Fifty eight out of 60 examinees from UPLB passed the said exam, notching a passing rate of 98.67% for the University. To be a top performing school, one has to have 50 or more examinees with at least 80% passing rate.
One-third of the 21 topnotchers are from UPLB, namely: Reneliza D. Cejalvo, 3rd place (87.00%); Nadine B. Coronado, 4th place (86.83%); Shamah R. Reynaldo and Darlene Joy M. Siena, 5th place (86.33%); Sharlene Mae T. Suter, 6th place (86.17%); Jomari C. Domingo, 7th place (86.00%); and Ivy Rosemarie G. Ortiguero, 8th place (85.83%).
The College of Agriculture and Food Science, which offers BS Agriculture, is a Center of Excellence in agriculture education of the Commission on Higher Education. (Juan Paolo A. Aquino, with reports from www.prc.gov.ph)