Category Archives: Awards and Achievements

INSTAT bags 2nd SAS® Academics Analytics Conference Championship

THE CHAMPIONS! Winning team, Caritos, Roda and Secreto, smile proudly with their medals

It’s a back-to-back win for the Institute of Statistics last February 9 as SAS® Philippines held its 2nd   Academic Analytics Conference at the One Esplanade Place, Roxas Boulevard. This conference gathers SAS users and programmers from different universities, government institutions, and private companies across the country to share their knowledge and expertise on analytics leveraging on big data. Attendees were welcomed by SAS Technical Sales Manager Ms. Ivy M. Fernandez, a former faculty of INSTAT.

INSTAT: Now a CHED Center of Excellence in Statistics

The pursuit of academic excellence and high-impact community service paved the way for the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) to fulfill its vision: To become a center of excellence in statistics. By virtue of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order No. 38 signed and released November 23, 2015, INSTAT is now one of two centers of excellence in the country.  As COE, INSTAT, can avail of financial assistance for the development and further improvement of its degree programs. INSTAT has three years to prove its worth as COE in the area of statistical education, research and extension from January 2016  to December 2018.

Changing Philippine Climate: DOST-NAST’s Most Outstanding Book for 2015

Launched last 29 August 2014 in Diliman, Quezon City, the book “Changing Philippine Climate: Impacts on Agriculture and Natural Resources” bagged the 2015 Outstanding Book Award given by the Department of Science and Technology- National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST).

Dr. Consorcia E. Reano Continues To Lead INSTAT Towards Excellence

Last 17 February 2015, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) faculty and staff submitted a letter to the Office of the Chancellor expressing their intent to conduct an internal search or self-determination process in choosing the new INSTAT director.