Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College


Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College
Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College
Established July 2, 1956
Type State College
President Dr. Joel P. Limson, Ph.D.
Location Estancia, Iloilo, Philippines
Campus Sub Urban
Former names Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology.Western Visayas College of Fisheries
Athletics SCUAA, ISSAA
Nickname NIPSC

The Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College is a public college in the Philippines. It is mandated to provide higher vocational, professional, and technical instruction and training in the fields of industry, agriculture, fishery, engineering and sciences, and short-term vocational technical continuing courses. It is also mandated to promote research, advanced studies, and progressive leadership in the fields of agriculture including agricultural education and home technology, fishery, forestry, industrial technology including industrial education, arts service trades, engineering and sciences.[1] Its main campus is located in Estancia, Iloilo.[2]

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Brief History

The Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College was first known the Western Visayas Branch of the Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology. The school is authorized in the Omnibus Bill that was enacted as Republic Act No. 687 on May 9, 1952. The school was opened on July 2, 1956. The school was first administrated by the director of Fisheries through the superintendent of the Philippine Institute of Fisheries Technology (PIFI). Pursuant to the Reorganization Plan No. 30-A, the school together with six other Secondary Schools of Fisheries existing at the time more transferred to the Department of Education effective January 12, 1957. In 1963, with the creation of Bureau of Vocational Education by virtue of Republic Act. No. 3742. Agricultural Fishery and Trade- Technical schools were transferred from B.P.S. to the Bureau of Vocational Education. Republic Act. No. 4349 enacted on June 19, 1965, provided for the conversion of this school to a college, otherwise known as the Western Visayas College of Fisheries. The Estancia High School, a component school of NIPSC, was established in 1949. It was a provincial high school being funded by the provincial government of Iloilo. On June 10, 1983, President Ferdinand E. Marcos signed Batas Pambansa Blg. 500 – converting and inyegrating the Western Visayas College of Fisheries and Estancia High School both of which are in Estancia into a Polytechnic State College. On August 11, 1989, President Corazon C. Aquino signed R.A. 6747 converting the Barotac Viejo National Agricultural College into a branch of NIPSC to be known as the Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College Barotac Viejo Campus.

Governing Body

The governance of the State College is vested upon the Board of Trustees of the Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College as constituted by P.D. no. 2019 and P.D. no. 1437. The Board of Trustees exercise policy -making function in accordance with general policies, plans and programs on education as formulated by the Government.

The administration and the exercise of the State College corporate powers are vested exclusively in the Board of Trustees and the President of the State Collge. It is an august body and works for the best interest of the State College.

As of 2007, the members of the Board of Trustees of the Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College System are:

NIPSC BOT
Chairperson Hon. Patricia B. Licuanan Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education
Co-Chairperson Hon. Joel P. Limson President of the Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College
Member Hon. Edgardo J. Angara Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
Member Hon. Juan Edgardo M. Angara Chairperson, House Committee on Higher and Technical Education
Member Hon. Ro-Ann A. Bacal OIC-Regional Director, NEDA R6
Member Hon. President, NIPSC Alumni Association
Member Hon. Lebni Bernardino President, NIPSC Faculty Association
Member Hon. Rene Boy Bargo Student Regent
Member Hon. Alexander Amantillo Private Sector representative
Member Hon. Horacio Barba Private Sector representative
BOT Secretary

NOTE: For updating and corrections.

Campuses

  • Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College (Main) Estancia, Iloilo
  • NIPSC Laboratory High School in West Campus, Estancia.
  • NIPSC- Barotac Viejo Campus
  • NIPSC- Batad Campus
  • NIPSC- Sara Campus
  • NIPSC- Lemery Campus
  • NIPSC- Ajuy Campus

House Bill 04453 and 00177

House Bill 04453

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NORTHERN ILOILO STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOILO BY INTEGRATING THE NORTHERN ILOILO POLYTECHNIC STATE COLLEGE (NIPSC) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ESTANCIA, THE NIPSC-BAROTAC VIEJO CAMPUS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAROTAC VIEJO, THE AJUY POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF AJUY, THE BATAD POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BATAD, THE CONCEPCION POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CONCEPCION, THE LEMERY POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LEMERY, AND THE VICTORINO SALCEDO POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SARA, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOILO, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Approved on Second Reading on 2011-03-23

SHORT TITLE : Establishing The Northern Iloilo State University in the Province Of Iloilo

BY CONGRESSMAN/WOMAN TUPAS, NIEL JR. CAUSING

DATE FILED ON 2011-03-23

CO-AUTHORS: ANGARA, JUAN EDGARDO MANALANG

REFERRAL ON 2011-03-23 TO THE COMMITTEE ON RULES SIGNIFICANCE: LOCAL

DATE READ: 2011-03-23 COMMITTEE REPORT N0.00828 submitted on 2011-03-23 SUBMITTED BY: HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION RECOMMENDATIONS: approval SUBSTITUTED BILLS: HB00177 DATE INCLUDED IN OB: 2011-03-23 BILL APPROVED ON SECOND READING : 2011-03-23 REMARKS: On March 11, 2011, the Body approved to consider the Explanatory Note of the bill as the sponsorship remarks on the measure; terminated the period of the sponsorship and debate; terminated the period of amendments and approved the same on Second Reading.

House Bill 00177

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NORTHERN ILOILO STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOILO, BY INTEGRATING THE NORTHERN ILOILO POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE (NIPSC) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ESTANCIA, THE NIPSC-BAROTAC VIEJO CAMPUS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAROTAC VIEJO, THE AJUY POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF AJUY, THE BATAD POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BATAD, THE CONCEPCION POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CONCEPCION, THE LEMERY POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF LEMERY, AND THE VICTORINO SALCEDO POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SARA, ALL MUNICIPALITIES LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOILO, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Status: Substituted by HB04453

BY CONGRESSMAN/WOMAN TUPAS, NIEL JR. CAUSING DATE FILED ON 2010-07-10

CO-AUTHORS: COLMENARES, NERI

REFERRAL ON 2010-07-27 TO THE COMMITTEE ON HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SIGNIFICANCE: LOCAL

DATE READ: 2010-07-27 COMMITTEE ACTIONS:

1. Transmitted to the Committee on Appropriations on 2010-11-30 (HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION)

2. Transmitted to the Committee on Ways and Means on 2011-11-30 (HIGHER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION)

3. Approved by the Committee on Appropriations on 2011-03-14 (APPROPRIATIONS)

-Approved without amendment pursuant to Section 44 of the Rules of the House of Representatives, 15th Congress.

MOTHER BILL: HB04453

References

  1. ^ Philippine Batas Pambansa Bilang 500 Section 2
  2. ^ Philippine Batas Pambansa Bilang 500 Section 1


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