December 4, 2022

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The Mountain Province State Polytechnic College (MPSPC)  may now hold limited face-to-face class for its Bachelor of Science  in Nursing program following the grant of certificate of authority by the Commission on Higher Education Cordillera.  
The conduct of limited face-to-face classes for Nursing students will take effect first semester of academic year 2021-2022 at the MPSPC main campus in Bontoc.  
The certificate was granted after CHED-Cordillera Director Demetrio P. Anduyan and his team visited the MPSPC to validate its capability of handling face-to-face classes in accordance to the CHED and Department of Health Joint Memorandum Circular 2021-001 on the “Guidelines on the Gradual Reopening of Campuses of Higher Education Institutions for Limited Face-to-face Classes during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
MPSPC President Rexton F. Chakas and Rep. Maximo Y. Dalog, Jr. thanked the CHED for granting the school the certificate of authority to hold physical classes for students taking up Nursing for them to gain practical clinical experience.
They also took the opportunity to discuss with the CHED officials the conversion of MPSPC into a state university. 
Dalog reiterated his office has been pushing for the conversion of MPSPC into university for a long time now and hopes it will come into fruition soon. – Valerie Taguba