Northwest Samar State University

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Northwest Samar State University
Former names
Tiburcio Tancinco Memorial Institute of Science and Technology
Type State university
Established 1959
President Dr. Avelina N. Bergado
Location Calbayog City, Samar, Philippines
Colors Green, White
Nickname NwSSU
Website http://www.nwssu.edu.ph/

The Northwest Samar State University is a public university in the Philippines located in Calbayog City with extension campus in San Jorge, Samar. It is mandated to provide advanced education, higher technological, professional instruction and training in trade, fishery, agriculture, science, education, commerce, engineering, forestry, nautical courses and other related fields. It is also mandated to undertake research and extension services, and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization.[1] Its main campus is in Calbayog City.[2]

History[edit]

On November 14, 1982, Batas Pambansa 304 was passed into law converting Tiburcio Tancinco Memorial Vocational School into Tiburcio Tancinco Memorial Institute of Science and Technology.

On October 14, 2009, Republic Act No. 9719 was signed into law, renaming Tiburcio Tancinco Memorial Institute of Science and Technology into Northwest Samar State University integrating therewith Samar State College of Agriculture and Forestry located in San Jorge, Samar.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippine Republic Act 9719 Section 2
  2. ^ Philippine Republic Act 9719 Section 1