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Call for Nominations to the 2nd Gawad Pangulo: Award for Excellence in Public Service

The University of the Philippines, through the Office of the UP Vice President for Public Affairs, has made the call for nominations to the second Gawad Pangulo: Award for Excellence in Public Service.
Nominations should belong to the five clusters: Arts and Letters and Communications; Science and Technology; Social Sciences, Management, and Law; Health and Allied Sciences; and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery, and Natural Resources Management. Awardees will receive prize money worth PhP 100,000.00.
Consistent with the message of President Danilo L. Concepcion during the turnover ceremony, the Award seeks to recognize outstanding public service initiatives of various units of the UP System …

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May UP mail ka na ba? Do you already have UP mail?

Taga UP ka? May UP mail ka ba? Yung email add na pangalan mo, tapos @web-old.up.edu.ph?
Kung wala pa, baka gusto mong kumuha.
Alam mo ba na napapadali ng UP mail ang:
Pag-gamit sa Google Classroom – kung saan maaring maging bahagi ka ng online classes at magkakaroon ka ng access sa mga materials na binahagi ng ilang mga propesor online.

Pag-schedule ng meetings at appointments mo sa mga kapwa mong isko, iska, guro o nagtratrabaho sa UP.
Pag-submit ng mga application sa mga scholarships abroad o ng mga research papers para sa mga conferences o symposia, lalo na’t kitang-kita sa email pa lang na …

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On the UP-Philippine General Hospital’s lack of an ‘ounce of compassion’

I only rarely react to news posted in my timeline, but this one hit a nerve.
I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: the only people who have the right to make such callous remarks about PGH are the ones who have worked and stayed inside one of its wards for at least 24 hours.
People who go to PGH are the poorest of poor, or those who used to have enough but whose finances were drained by the private hospitals people so easily and gloriously praise because they have “better customer service.”
PGH units tend to 60 patients in a …

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