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A pleasant afternoon to you all. I’m glad to see all of you still looking alert and fresh at this hour.
Based on the program, you have heard talks about how to build great, livable, and sustainable cities, with medical innovations, mobility, and information technology. You’ve also heard talks on how to design a happy and green city beyond the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.
Now I will tell you the main ingredient to achieving all that. Not technology, although it is important. Not buildings or infrastructure, although these are important too. Not even master city plans or programs.
The main ingredient is …
Speech of Senate President Franklin M. Drilon at the Commencement Exercises of the UP College of Law
Senate President Franklin Drilon smiles as he presents his Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, as his wife (in blue), UP President Alfredo Pascual and UP Board of Regents and Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan congratulate him. Photo by Bong Arboleda (UPSIO).
UP President Alfredo Pascual, Dean Danilo Concepcion, faculty members, graduates, students, friends, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.
It is with great sense of humility that I accept this honor that you bestowed upon me today. To be honored in this grand manner — conferment of Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa– by my beloved alma mater was …
This is a compilation of the speeches given by guest speakers at the commencement exercises of the various constituent units of the University of the Philippines System.
“Since the late ’70s, the sunflower, which is used to depict the sun, has been a parting gift for fresh graduates. Lining on the waysides of University Avenue, the yellow blooms usher graduating students to the Amphitheater behind the Oblation for the commencement exercise…” – Graduation at UP Diliman not ‘the end of sunflowers’, from The Philippine Daily Inquirer [http://lifestyle.inquirer.net/157999/graduation-at-up-diliman-not-the-end-of-sunflowers]Please click on the speech titles below for a video, transcript and photos of the …