Batangas State University Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries
|Latin: Universitas Civica Batangas
Apolinario R. Apacible Scholae de Piscariis
|Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology ·
Batangas School of Fisheries ·
Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries
|Motto||Service. Excellence. Virtue.|
|Type||State university ·
|Established||9 May 1952|
|President||Tirso A. Ronquillo|
|Students||3,989 (as of 2013)|
|Location||Brgy. Bucana, Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines|
|Colors||Red, White, and Gray|
|Affiliations||Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges ·
State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association
The Batangas State University Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries (Filipino: Pambansang Pamantasan ng Batangas Apolinario R. Apacible Paaralan ng Pangisdaan), or simply ARASOF, is a state university located in Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines. It is one of the two satellite campuses of Batangas State University, the other being Jose P. Laurel Polytechnic College.
It started as a branch of the Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology by the virtue of Republic Act No. 685 on 9 May 1952. Five years later, it was renamed as Batangas School of Fisheries. It was renamed again as Apolinario R. Apacible School of Fisheries on 30 August 1975 through the Presidential Decree No. 787. Finally on 25 February 2000, the school was integrated to Pablo Borbon Memorial Institute of Technology (present Batangas State University) as its satellite campus.
- "Office Information". Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- "BatStateU Board of Regents Appoints Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo as new University President". Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- Goot, Rose Dell R. (June–July 2013). "Student population soars beyond 37,000". The LATHE Newspaper. 38 (1). Batangas City, Philippines. p. 2.
- The LATHE staffers (September 23, 2014). "The Birth of the Red Spartans" (PDF). The LATHE Foundation Week 2014 Special Edition. Batangas City, Philippines. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- "Republic Act No.685". May 9, 1952. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- "Presidential Decree No. 787". August 30, 1975. Retrieved 3 October 2014.
- "Republic Act No. 9045". May 22, 2001. Retrieved 3 October 2014.