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UPOU prof elected faculty regent

Dr. Patricia B. Arinto. Photo from UP Open University.
Dr. Patricia Arinto is the next faculty regent.
The professor from the UP Open University (UPOU) Faculty of Education (FEd) has been elected by University faculty to serve as their representative to the UP Board of Regents from 2017 to 2018.
The results of the UP System-wide election were submitted by Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion to President Alfredo Pascual on November 28. Pascual opened the selection process on September 21 through Memorandum No. PAEP 16-51.
In her “Plan of Action as Faculty Regent for 2017-2018,” Arinto listed the following as her proposed …

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Former University of the Philippines Regent Oscar M. Alfonso, 88

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing away of Dr. Oscar Manas Alfonso yesterday, 8 January 2015, at the age of 88.
His remains will be at the Resurrection Chapel, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Mahinhin Street, UP Village, Quezon City.
Dr. Alfonso has served the University as Professor of History, Executive Vice President, Secretary of the University & of the Board of Regents and Regent.

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New Faculty Regent Takes Oath

Taking oath before University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual as the UP System’s new Faculty Regent is Associate Professor Philip Ian Prieto Padilla, MD, PhD of University of the Philippines Visayas. The oath taking was held on 6 January 2015 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Professor Padilla, who received his doctorate degree in Medical Science at the Nagasaki University, specializing in Cell and Molecular Biology as well as Tropical Medicine and Public Health, will serve a two-year term succeeding Regent Professor Lourdes E. Abadingo.
As the new representative of the faculty in the Board of Regents, Padilla’s program …

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Hope of the Future

Student Leaders Speak Up Post-Yolanda
UP Tacloban students for 1000 Meals Concert and Balck Shirt Day Protest.
Students may look at natural calamities differently after the recent Super Typhoon Yolanda devastated the whole of Eastern Visayas. Students may start thinking about the road ahead for safety, preparedness and rehabilitation in times of disasters, by ignoring which students,  faculty and staff of UP Tacloban and Palo, among others, were left in a vulnerable situation.
The most vital part of planning, say representatives from student institutions, is that efforts must not only provide relief and psychosocial activities but also long-term solutions for the sustenance of …

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