The Parents and Teachers Association of Aquinas University of Legazpi High School Department brings together parents and teachers in achieving a common goal: ensure the welfare of the students. The functions of the PTA are important as parents can build rapport and discuss issues regarding their child and school. Joining in this association will let your child know that you put great importance in their education. The Parents and Teachers Association will also keep you updated on your child’s school progress and the school’s activities.
PTA is also seen as an agent of change as parents are given the chance of voicing out their ideas and suggestions. By being involved in this association, you’ll also take part in making positive changes in the school. The PTA plays an important role in the success of Aquinas University of Legazpi High School Department as it helps in raising funds for building improvements and other social events.
The Finance Office of Aquinas University of Legazpi is responsible for all institutional financial management, reporting and planning. All these functions are carried out by the following departments: Accounting Department, Cashier and Purchasing Department.
The Accounting Department of Aquinas University of Legazpi stores all the student’s and alumni’s financial records. The office’s primary function is to assess the school fees and also to issue the clearance of accounts to the students of the University.
The Cashier’s Office of Aquinas University of Legazpi is tasked to accept and maintain complete accounting records of every payment made by the student. Another function of the office is to credit the funds to appropriate accounts and deposit them to the University’s bank.
The Purchasing Department of Aquinas University of Legazpi has the mission of providing effective and responsive procurement services. Also, this department purchases high quality goods and services at reasonable prices. The department ensures that all the needed services and goods are delivered to the faculty, students in order to support research and instructional programs of the University. The purchasing processes must first conform to the school’s policies and regulations.
In order to promote AQ Research Culture, there must not only be substantial principles but strategic mechanisms to assure the progressive development of the articulated conceptual framework. Such mechanisms refer to systematic structures that explicitly show the different research programs and activities thereby enriching the participation of all academic levels in the actual conduct, production, and dissemination of all defined research actions. To actualize the perceived goals, the creation of Academic Research Bureau, the selection of Academic Research Coordinator, and the institutionalization of College Research Council are imperative.
Academic Research Bureau (ARB)
The Academic Research Bureau (ARB) shall be headed by the Academic Research Coordinator (ARC) and composed of the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and the Coordinator for the Center of Community Extension Services as members-at-large, and the College Research Coordinators. The ARB shall be under and with the powers of the Office of Academic Affairs which decisions can only be reversed by the Council of Deans, the Academic Council, and by the Rector and President.
The ARB shall be the leading body of the Office of Academic Affairs for research. It shall accept and process applications for research grants, review and approve faculty development researches, plan and implement the University Research Agenda and Program, and represent the University in external research conferences, fora, and colloquia. It shall also formulate and implement University research Guidelines, Procedures, and Protocols.
Responsible for assisting the OIC/VR OAA in developing the research agenda, organization, and networks of the University at the same time s/he initiates and conducts institutional and educational researches geared towards installing and developing research consciousness among the university constituency and research culture for the university.
College Research Council (CRC)
College Research Council (CRC) shall be headed by the College Research Coordinator and composed of research instructors and advisers in the College. The CRC shall define the college research agenda based on the University Research Theme and Agenda. It shall also approve of student research titles, advisers, and panelists and schedule and organize defenses. It shall also attempt to enrich and elevate the quality of student researches. The CRC shall also be responsible for the publications of the College. The College Research Coordinator shall oversee the functions of the College Research Council and organize faculty researches which could be collaborative with student researches. He shall also be a member of the University Research Bureau. A faculty research output is expected from the CRC every semester or academic year depending on the extensiveness of the research design.
College Research Coordinator (CRCoord)