Professor Maria Claudette A. Agnes, PhD, Psychology Program Lead at the Graduate School and Assistant Dean of the College of Science, was recently appointed as Second Member and Representative of the Academe of the Continuing Professional Development Council of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), which conducted its Oath Taking on April 12, 2023.
Asst. Dean Agnes, who previously served as Chair of UST’s Department of Psychology in the College of Science, led the BS Psychology program to receiving its first international certification, from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) in 2017. No stranger to work in the PRC, Agnes is re-appointed to a three-year term. Elsewhere in government service, she served as Chair of the Technical Committee for Psychology of the Commission on Higher Education and spearheaded the development of the new curriculum of the BS Psychology program following the full implementation of the K-12 curriculum in the country.