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The DHVSU Extension Services envisions to be the center of innovation and utilization of knowledge and technology to improve and assist in providing quality lives to people in the service area.

The University Extension Services (UES), governed by its code directly support the threefold function of Higher Education; a) Quality Instruction – to provide relevant and tip-top education in Science and Technology and Humanity, b) Research and Technology to mold competent persons who are scientifically and technologically educated and trained, and c) Production – to develop innovate, resourceful, dynamic and morally upright individuals.

The Extension Services Management Office commits to consistently provide quality and client-responsive extension programs, projects, activities and services that facilitates transfer of knowledge, skills, and/or technology to our target beneficiaries, in accordance with partners, funding donors, sponsors, and other benefactors expectations, and in accordance with legal and regulatory laws.


  • Review, evaluate, and implement Extension Services Agenda.
  • Conduct continuous orientations, training seminar-workshops and other related capability building activities for ESMO staff, faculty and student extensionists.
  • Deliberately conduct Needs Assessment and/or Community Profiling for every project proposal.
  • Strengthen linkages and partnerships with different agencies and organizations, public or private, to ensure the effective mobilization of the parties' resources in adhering to community needs.
  • Source out technical and funding assistance from both government and non-government agencies, locally and internationally.
  • Strengthen the documentation, monitoring and evaluation processes of each project.
  • Plan and manage the conduct of Project Impact Assessment for each completed project in partnership with the Research Management Office.
  • Promote/ prioritize research-based extension projects or projects leading to research outputs for the improvement of the quality of life of the adopted community and beneficiaries.
  • Adopt the Community Organizing and Participatory Active Research (COPAR) in the implementation of Extension programs specifically the community adopt project.
  • Facilitate the dissemination of completed extension projects through conferences and publications.

Extension Services Thrusts and Priorities

     The community extension programs and services’ thrusts of DHVSU is focused on platforms based on Sustainable Development Goals in consonance with the United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.

     Consistent with the mandate of each program and aligned with SDG platforms recommended by CHED, the university encourages each college/campus/unit to conduct extension projects and programs congruent to the following priority extension services areas suggested but not limited to their topics:

  1. Renewable Energy – extension projects and programs can include the assessment of renewable energy relating to electricity or energy consumption. Partnerships with funding institutions will be required for projects with adoption and/or installation of such renewable energy. Services also include organizing and training community and groups for the management and sustainability of Home Electrification Program of the Department of Energy (DOE).
  2. Disaster Risk Reduction and Management – extension projects and programs can include the promotion of the advocacy to climate change adaptations and resilience, discussion of environmental issues, as well as training of communities for the proper response in times of calamities and disasters, natural or man-made.
  3. Information and Communication Technology– extension service may include trainings and workshops for Office Automation, Database Management, ICT Services, Knowledge Product Generation, Biometrics, Web Applications, and others.
  4. Technology and Engineering – extension projects can include technical advisory services and technology utilization under (1) Industrial Prototype Design, (2) Process Engineering, (3) Materials Engineering, and (4) Environmental Engineering catering to the needs of a community. Also in the area include the promotion and facility of the transfer, dissemination and the effective use, management, and commercialization of intellectual property, technology and knowledge resulting from R&D funded by the government for the benefit of national economy and taxpayers as per provided in RA 10055 (Philippine Technology Transfer Act of 2009)
  5. Natural Resources Management – the scope of extension projects and programs within this area include but not limited to the following: Environmental Management (Waste Management, Water Quality Management, Pollution Control), Environment and Biodiversity Conservation, and Health and Nutrition. Services also include organizing and training community and groups for the management and sustainability of Home Electrification of the DOE.
  6. Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and HRM – extension services may include trainings in Gender and Development, Tracer Studies, Health and Nutrition, Cost Effective Studies of HEIs and Programs, Indigenous People and Culture, Teaching Methods/ Approaches and Techniques, Hotel and Restaurant Management. Community education, Sports Wellness and Development, and Social advocacy projects and programs are within this area.
  7. Small and Medium Enterprises – extension programs within this area include capability and livelihood programs and non-degree training courses in Food Processing, Enterprise Development and Improvement, Financial and Marketing Management, Supply Chain Analysis and others. Also, training courses for advance continuing education in engineering science and technology management requirement of small-scale enterprises are within this area.
  8. Extension Innovation Business – this area covers the promotion and showcase of Research Mature Technology turned into commercial and saleable products.

Extension Services Units

The Extension Services Management Office (ESMO), as an inherent function of the University, is basically concerned with ascertaining and improving the current state of development. It emphasizes the intensification of the current degree of practical adaptation and utilization of science and technologies in order to achieve and sustain acceptable levels of human development. It aims to inform, train and serve directly the defined clientele. It covers programs that initiate, and sustain the development of the target institution/communities. It particularly deals with packaging and disseminating of information, training of the transfer of knowledge, upgrading of skills, developing of attitude needed for personal, socio – cultural development; demonstrating and applying of technologies, tools, materials, processes and products generated through research in the University and in selected institutions for countryside development.

Based on this concept, the ESMO prepares, coordinates, consolidates and operationalizes the extension program of the University and its campuses. It also recommends policies on extension for the attainment of its objectives and renders better services to clients.

Technology Transfer and Continuing Education Services (TTCES) 
This aims to package suitable and viable technologies for the development and research results of the University, government and non – government organization for dissemination, adaptation and utilization based on community needs.  It also encourages development of behavioral changes in knowledge, skills and values for effective development of workers.  Furthermore, it includes short – term livelihood and non–degree training program, upgrading courses/advanced continuing education in engineering, science and technology management intended to operationalize technologies in support of the national development programs.

Communication Media Technology and Promotion Services (CMTPS)  
This involves development of schemes and materials for effective communication support systems and approaches to increase awareness in instruction, and understand the concept of development.  This program provides for print and non – print media and other means of communication materials for reaching out and for involving the target clientele and the general public.  This also includes development and publication of manuals, brochures, pamphlets and newsletter.

Internal Capability Development Services (ICDS)
This aims to strengthen capabilities of University Extension Staff through various formal and non – formal education means.  It covers programs like seminars, training – workshop and other professional opportunities that encourage and develop staff in the fulfillment of extension tasks for a service – oriented action and responsibilities.

Community Building Development Services (CBDS)
This aims to establish partnership with the communities, agencies and organizations, to render effective community welfare programs. It is also in-charge of developing, monitoring and evaluating community welfare programs hand-in-hand with communities and/or partner agencies and organizations toward community development.

Special Project Development Services (SPDS)
This aims to respond to the immediate needs of a particular group and facilitate the implementation of the thrusts of the University and the present administration.  It covers programs on poverty alleviation, cooperatives, resource generation, etc.  It also establishes linkages with NGO’s and GO’s.


Extension Services Staff

Vice President for Research, Extension and Training

Director, Extension Services Management Office




Center Manager, Community Development Engagement and Linkages

Center Manager, Technical Advisory and Technology Utilization



Area Specialist, Renewable Energy

Area Specialist, Technology and Engineering

Area Specialist, Natural Resources and Management

Area Specialist, Extension Innovation Business

Area Specialist, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management

Area Specialist, Information and Communication Technology

Area Specialist, Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and HRM

Area Specialist, Small and Medium Enterprises



CEA - John Vincent G. Tongol
CEA - Louie G. Serrano
CIT - Genesis G. Sibug
CCS - Reden Paul L. Rivera
COE - Lourdes P. Soriano
GS - Wilfredo Q. Cunanan
CHTM - Alfer S. Sanchez
CAS - Leila C. Cortez
CAS - Eliza Jane Reyes
CSSP - Anna Marie L. Aguas
CBS - Quinzi G. Madarang
LHS - Michael Angelo F. Bacani
SHS - Rolan Randolf I. Garcia
DLC - Bob T. Dayaguit
DMC - Francis Roque B. Dianelo
DPC - Jayfee D. Alcantara
DSTC - Jeffrey M. Gomez
DAC - Monar G. Angeles
DCC - Michael George A. Baraquel

Extension Program Offerings


• Introduction of Macro Skills ( Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing and Viewing)
• Basic English Grammar
• Reading Comprehension
• Essay Writing
• Campus Journalism
• Public Speaking
• Remedial Reading
• Care and Health Awareness
• Disaster Awareness
• Diseases prevalent in the Community
• Importance of Reuse, Reduce, Recycle and Repair Management
• Waste and Garbage Disposal
• Basic Skills in Using the Four fundamental Operations
• Finding Appropriate Strategies in Solving Problems
• Ranking Set of Objects
• Reading and Writing Money Values