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Memorandum No. TJH 2017-07: Half-day work on Wednesday, 12 April 2017

In consideration of the Lenten season, the University will observe a half-day work schedule on 12 April 2017 (Wednesday).
Units doing vital public services such as health service (PGH and other health care units), security (UPDP), communications (PABX), and garbage collection, shall observe the regular whole-day work schedule. University officials and staff in these units, however, are urged to schedule their tasks with flexibility and understanding.
Please be guided accordingly.
Executive Vice President

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UP enhances hospitalization benefits for employees

UP has enhanced its hospitalization benefits for UP personnel effective Jan. 1, 2017.
This came about with the approval by the UP Board of Regents (BOR) of the Enhanced Hospitalization Programme (eHOPE) for the Faculty, REPS and Administrative Staff at its 1322nd meeting on Nov. 24, 2016.
A highlight of the eHOPE is the PhP 80,000 yearly financial assistance for hospitalization expenses incurred during confinement.
This constitutes an enhanced amount from the PhP200,000 lifetime coverage under the Financial Assistance Program for Hospitalization Expenses (FAPHE) that UP personnel used to enjoy.
eHOPE shall also provide a PhP 10,000 annual financial assistance for medicines prescribed during …

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UP College of Architecture forges construction partnership for new infrastructure

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual speaking before those witnessing the signing of the memorandum. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
On January 19, the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the University of the Philippines and New Golden City Builders and Development Corporation for the development and construction of the UP Diliman College of Architecture Auditorium took place at the UP College of Architecture.
The signing of donation by Engr. Manuel Sy, head of the New Golden City Builders and Development Corporation, was an expression of gratitude and a tribute to his father for giving importance to education. Representing the University at …

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UP, NTU sign memorandum on academic cooperation

NTU President Pan-Chyr Yang and UP President Alfredo E. Pascual exchange signed copies of the Memorandum. Photo by Bong Arboleda, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) and the National Taiwan University – System (NTU) signed a memorandum on academic cooperation on January 13 at the UP Board Room in Diliman, Quezon City.
The memorandum between NTU, represented by President Pan-Chyr Yang and UP, represented by President Alfredo E. Pascual, will “recognize the benefits to their respective universities from the establishment of institutional links,” according to the agreement.
“NTU – System is a Taiwanese university alliance that it is seeking to build cooperation …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 17-03: Guidelines for the Professional Development Grant (PDG)

Upon recommendation of University President Alfredo E. Pascual, the UP Board of Regents at its 1323rd meeting held on 16 December 2016 approved the one-time Professional Development Grant (PDG) of TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND PESOS (Php 25,000) per qualified employee of the University.
This grant is in recognition of the collective effort of the UP faculty and staff in achieving the mandates of the University under the UP Charter of 2008 (RA 9500) and in maintaining its status as the top university in the country and a leader in various areas of specialization in Asia.
In appreciation of such effort and to further the …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-64: Adjustment in the Mandatory Holiday Break for FY 2016

In view of Malacañang’s Proclamation No.117 declaring 26 December 2016 (Monday)and 02 January 2017 (Monday) as special non-working days, the mandatory holiday break in the University shall start on 22 December 2016 (Thursday), instead of 23 December 2016 (Friday).
The mandatory holiday break will now consist of the following working days:
22 & 23 December 2016
27, 28, & 29 December 2016
(Total of 5 working days)
Please be guided accordingly.
Alfredo E. Pascual

For guidelines during the Mandatory Holiday Break, particularly for employees in vital services which will be operating in the same period, please refer to Memorandum No. PAEP 16-59: Mandatory Holiday Break for the …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-59: Mandatory Holiday Break for the year end of CY 2016

Let us all enjoy the holidays as 2016 ends with our family and loved ones. A mandatory holiday break will ensure the promotion of work and life balance for the UP faculty and staff, generate savings in utilities and maintenance, as well as promote efficiency with respect to time management and work planning.
Please disseminate and exercise due diligence for compliance with the following guidelines:
1. Mandatory holiday break: 23, 26, 27, 28 and 29 December 2016 (5 working days).
2. Kindly plan and schedule your work to ensure that all transactions and the relevant required reports are completed by Thursday, 22 December …

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Memorandum No. PAEP: 16-42: Second Call for the One UP Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards

A second call for application to the One UP Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards is hereby announced to commence on 8 August 2016 (Monday) and end on 30 September 2016 (Friday).
The same guidelines used in the first call will be applied to the second call, as released with Memorandum No. PAEP 16-12. The work evaluated will be the same period from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2015. However,  the award period will now be six months less, i.e., from 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2016.
Those who opened their Academic Data Collection Portal accounts during the first call period …

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Memorandum PAEP No. 16-18: Internet Bandwidth Updates

In line with eUP’s thrust to upgrade hardware and infrastructure of the University, I am glad to inform you that over 7800 Mbps of additional bandwidth have been provisioned to the entire UP System. Additional bandwidth has been activated on 01 April 2016 with the following allocations per CU:
This additional bandwidth of 7850Mbps is on top of the existing bandwidth of 1237 Mbps, for a new bandwidth more than seven (7) times the present.
I hereby enjoin you to encourage your constituents to maximize the utilization of the additional bandwidth.
With faster connectivity, students and members of the faculty may now fully utilize online learning …

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Solar energy to help power 3 UPD buildings

PNOC-RC President and CEO Carlos Gatmaitan (left) and UP President Alfredo Pascual sign the MOA. (Photo by Misael Bacani)
Melchor Hall, Palma Hall, and Quezon Hall in UP Diliman will soon be using solar energy.
In an agreement between UP and the Philippine National Oil Company-Renewables Corporation (PNOC-RC) signed on February 23, solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will be installed in the rooftops of the three buildings in UP Diliman (UPD).
In support of GreenUP, the initiative will make part of the University’s electricity needs self-sustaining. GreenUP is a strategic thrust towards making UP campuses more environment-friendly through improvement of utilities management, optimization of …

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