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09 February 2017; Quezon Hall, UP Diliman Campus
President Concepcion delivering his acceptance speech. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Pagbati sa mga panauhin:
Presidente Alfredo Pascual
Chairman Patricia Licuanan
Mga Regente ng Unibersidad
Presidente Francisco Nemenzo
Presidente Jose Abueva
Presidente Emmanuel Soriano
Mga dating Regente ng Pamantasan
Mga Opisyal ng Pamantasan
Mga Kaguruan and Kawani
Mga Opisyal ng UP Alumni Asociation
Mga Panauhin mula sa Taiwan
Mga kamag-aral, kapamilya, kapuso, at mga kaibigan
Magandang Umaga po sa inyong lahat!
Una sa lahat hayaan ninyong ipakilala ko ang aking butihin maybahay, si Atty. Gaby Concepcion.
Pangalawa, hayaan po ninyong ipakilala ko sa inyo ang mga bubuo sa aking gabinete:
Executive Vice President – Dr. Teodoro Herbosa
VP for Academic …
Address of the President at the 14th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Senior Staff Meeting
7-9 September 2016, Crimson Hotel, Mactan Island, Cebu
Good morning to you all!
It is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to the 14th Senior Staff Meeting of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), here on the historic island of Mactan, Province of Cebu. It is here in Mactan where Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan fell in battle in 1521 against the warriors of the island, led by Datu Lapu-Lapu. Cebu Province is also where the first seeds of Christianity were planted in the Philippines, and …
28 June 2016,
UP Mindanao Administration Building,
UP Mindanao graduating students of 2016, congratulations for a job well done. I am honored to have this opportunity to speak before you today, as we send you off to your next journey. There are many reasons to celebrate this big day but let me begin by reminding you that as graduates of UP Mindanao, you are special.
Even the location of your campus is special. It is an hour away from the bustling heart of Davao City and is surrounded by a landscape isolated from urban and commercial distractions. Students who come …
25 June 2016
DL Umali Freedom Park
You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.
This is a popular quote of unknown origin. Nonetheless, its message is clear: Life is more than just working for a living. This is the theme I would like to discuss this morning.
But before proceeding, I want to first congratulate the parents and guardians of our graduates. You, parents and guardians, were selfless in giving to your children and wards the support that enabled them to get this far. I am sure their graduation today makes you …
17 June 2016
Philippine International Convention Center
We make a living by what we take, but we make a life by what we give.
This quote is often mistakenly attributed to Sir Winston Churchill, but regardless of who originally said it, the message is clear: Life is more than what we take or what we have.
Before anything else, I want to congratulate the parents and guardians of our graduates. You parents and guardians were selfless in giving to your children the support that enabled them to get this far. I am sure their graduation today makes you happy and proud.
I also commend …
26 June 2016
UP Diliman, Quezon City
Members of the Board of Regents, Chancellor Michael Tan and his able team, my hardworking colleagues in the UP System Administration, our dedicated faculty and staff, our students (the best and brightest in the country), esteemed alumni and guests, ladies and gentlemen,
Good morning! With the sunflowers still abloom and the rain on hold1 until we finish the commencement exercises, I can say that the morning has broken, together with our hopes and gladness.
Congratulations to the UP Diliman Class of 2016!
I am sure most of you woke up very early today, while others failed to catch …
Commencement Speech of UP President Alfredo E. Pascual for the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila) 47th Commencement Exercises on 13 April 2015, at the Philippine International Convention Center Plenary Hall, Manila
UP President Alfredo E. Pascual
Isang mapagpala’t mapagpalayang umaga sa inyong lahat
Congratulations to the 2015 Graduating Class of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM)!
Sincerest thanks to PLM for the opportunity given me to address the University’s graduates this year!
And of course, grateful appreciation to PLM for conferring on me the title of Doctor of Sciences, honoris causa. With this honorary degree being awarded to …