Message of the President:
It was a dream which inspired us to do more and to do better. It was a dream that we worked hard for. It was a dream that everyone nurtured and longed for the UNIVERSITY STATUS.
Now that we are a university… let us show gratitude for those countless individuals who have helped us become what we are now. Our former officials and faculty members, our alumni, our students, our supporters.
Now that we are a university… let us appreciate how the Commission on Higher Education has helped and supported us in this endeavour; how its officials including those from CHED Region 02 stood beside us just to make sure everything are in consonance to their standards.
Now that we are a university… let us remember how our institution started with only a handful of students for it shall be our source of inspiration to remain humble and not be complacent with our latest endeavor.
Now that we are a university… let us live up to the ideals and standards of a university. This will make us above mediocrity as the youngest university and as individuals with great caliber as well.
Now that we are a university… let us work harder to make our instruction, research and extension be more responsive to the demands of the time. We owe these to our students and parents who chose to be loyal to our institution above than any other.
Now that we are a university… let us remember that the university status was a collaborative effort of the officers, faculty, administration, personnel and students.
Now that we are a university… let the owners and stockholders become more united in reshaping this institution for its greater glory.
Now that we are a university… let us have a better appreciation of the noble intention of the founders. Dr. Matias Ponce Perez, Sr. and Dońa Caridad Ventura Perez, when they planted the seed of CTC we have nurtured to become what it is.
Now that we are a university… let us give thanks to the lord for making all these things possible.
Finally, now that we are the UNIVERSITY OF CAGAYAN VALLEY… appreciate it, cherish it, nurture it. It is Lifetime Legacy that my family has provided to the people of Cagayan, my legacy as the President who continued to pursue the dreams of the Founders of this university.
(Sgd) VICTOR V. PEREZ, D. Hum