The UB Community Relations, Alumni and Placement Office (CAPO), recognized as a university-based PESO or Public Employment Service Office by the country’s Department of Labor and Employment, through the years has been committed in its thrust of preparing the graduating students as they enter the world of work through trainings, assisting them in seeking employment by conducting job referrals, job fairs and on-site hiring events and searching for opportunities for improvement for the graduates to become world-class professionals by establishing industry linkages. CAPO continually serves the graduates whenever they need assistance in seeking employment and wherever they are.
During the 87th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) last December 8, 2020, University of Batangas along with other four CALABARZON Employment Offices were able to bag prestigious awards. UB, for the second time, was conferred as 2019 National Best Public Employment Service Office for job placement office category.
The team under the leadership of Mrs. Anna Louisa Cauntay underwent extensive processes before reaching the said achievement. Mrs. Cauntay believes in the power of teamwork, as the strength of each other helped the team reach greater heights. “Indeed, there is still so much more to be thankful for and one of them is having the best people to work with. Our teamwork is truly at the heart of our victory”, Mrs. Cauntay expressed her gratitude for the team’s dedication and diligence.
The University President, Dr. Hernando B. Perez expressed his warm congratulations to the CAPO for reaping the fruits of their untiring efforts, “I’m overwhelmed with pride when I found out that we were once again hailed as the Best PESO 2019. I would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate also the people behind this success especially Mrs. Anna Louisa L. Cauntay- CAPO Officer, her assistant, Mr. Vincent M. Alcantara and the staff of CAPO, who despite the pandemic was still able to accomplish so much and give UB the privilege to be once again named as the best PESO. Again, Congratulations on your well-deserved success. Your UB Family is very proud of you!”
The said award was conferred during the Regional Awarding Ceremony for the Search for 2019 Best PESO that was also held in time with the celebration of DOLE’s anniversary in San Pablo City, Laguna.