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Alumni in Wisconsin continue to adopt students

Atty. Joselito U. Conti (2nd from right) presents UPAAW’s donation to President Alfredo Pascual (2nd from left). Also with them are Prof. Niel Kenneth Jamandre (leftmost) and Atty Conti’s son (rightmost).
Keeping its commitment to help state scholars graduate, the UP Alumni Association of Wisconsin (UPAAW) donated US$ 2,920 or about PhP 131,400 to UP’s Adopt-a-Student Program in August 2015, benefiting 13 graduating students this semester in UP Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC), who had been affected by Typhoon Yolanda.
The award, worth P10,000 of allowances per student, is intended to help ensure that the students complete their degrees on time.
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Call for Application for 2016-2017 Student Exchange Programs

The Office of International Linkages is now accepting applications for the Academic Year 2016-2017 UP Student Exchange Programs with various international universities. Tuition is free at the host university and selected students are also recommended by UP to the respective scholarship program offered by the host university. Selected students can avail of the University’s Mobility for Vigor and Excellence (MOVE UP) opportunity.
Students who meet the following qualifications are eligible to apply:
(1) enrolled in UP at the time of application;
(2) sophomore to senior standing with very good scholastic record minimum of 2.0 GWA; and
(3) great interest to learn cultural diversity of …

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UP connects with Filipino scholars in Europe

Young Filipino scholars gathered at the Philippine Embassy in London on Friday, April 24, for the UK stop of the University of the Philippines (UP) roadshow.
The three-week tour aims to update UP graduates abroad on developments in the University as well as to encourage them to share their academic expertise or make financial contributions to UP.
(READ: Infographics on the new system-wide donation scheme – page 1 and page 2)
Dr. Aaron Joseph Villaraza, deputy director of the Diliman-based Office of International Linkages, was tasked to meet with the thirteen PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty members from the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, …

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Alumni in America set up scholarship grant

(From left) UP Alumni Association in America (UPAAA) President Romulo Aquino, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen of UPAA-Michigan, UP President Alfredo Pascual, UPAAA Vice President Erlinda Rojas Santos, and UP Foundation Director Gerardo Agulto Jr. sign copies of a deed of donation establishing a UPAAA Inc. scholarship grant, during ceremonies on January 27, 2014 at the office of the UP president.
The UP Alumni Association in America, Inc. (UPAAA) and the UP Alumni Association-Nevada (UPAAN) turned over to the university US$ 13,400 on January 27, 2015 to establish a student scholarship grant at the College of Arts and Sciences …

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‘Field of Dreams’ Smokey Mountain athlete receives UP scholarship

GK Smokey Mountain softball belle Mary Joy Abanes, 17, achieves another dream, this time as a freshman UP student. Photo courtesy of Mary Joy Abanes. (Photo fro InterAksyon)
For the members of the Junior Chamber International (JCI), the land fill in Smokey Mountain was potentially—and to use the Kevin Costner movie—a “field of dreams.” In 2010, under its president Toby P. Claudio, Jr., a 60m x 60m field was constructed in the vast area piled with garbage collected from all over Metro Manila.
Claudio, who owns the chain of Toby’s Sports stores, visualized a training ground for baseball in the area. And …

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Makati allots P3.6-M for city scholars in UP and PNU

The Makati City Council has approved a total budget of P3.6 million for the benefit of city scholars enrolled in the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Philippine Normal University (PNU) this school year.
Under City Ordinance No. 2014-005, P2.5 million has been allocated to the UP College Scholarship Program, while the PNU College Scholarship Program was granted P1.1 million.
The Makati City government said four more graduates, three of them with honors, have graduated from UP and the PNU.
In a report to Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay, the Makati Education Department cited scholars Roochie Mico Cosico who graduated magna cum laude …

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