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History

History
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1976
Establishment of Upland Hydroecology Program (UHP)
1976
1977
Establishment of Program on Environmental Science and Management (PESAM) with funds from FORD Foundation. It is an inter-unit research on upland and aquatic ecosystems
1977
1984
Offered Master in Environmental Studies under PESAM, the first graduate studies program in Southeast Asia
1984
Equipment_set-up_for_the_offshore_survey_of_the_GPR_and_echo_sounder_in_the_southwestern_portion_of_Laguna_de_Bay
1987
PESAM evolved into an institute (IESAM); initiated the founding of the EENP (Environmental Education Network of the Philippines), network of higher education institutions (HEIs) concerned on environmental science and management
1987
1989
IESAM released the Bulletin on Environmental Science, which is now the Journal of Environmental Science and Management (JESAM), an ISI and Scopus-indexed international publication
1989
1990
IESAM was a recipient of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for the project Environment and Resource Management Project (ERMP)
1990
1996
IESAM offered the Master of Science and PhD on Environmental Science
1996
1997
IESAM was elevated into School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM)
1997
2011
SESAM was awarded as Center of Development in Environmental Science Education by CHED
2011
Since 1984
SESAM has graduated 245 MS and 92 PhD both local and international. These graduates have taken key leadership positions in advancing environmental science and management.
Since 1984