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UPV inaugurates facilities, unveils plans

From left to right: Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion, Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo, UP President Alfredo Pascual, Faculty Regent Philip Ian Padilla, UPV Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Encarnacion Yap, and UPV Office of Student Affairs Director Ruben Gamala. Photo by Misael Bacani
August 22 proved to be a busier-than-usual day for UP Visayas (UPV). Laboratories, a building, a dorm, and an office were inaugurated in the Iloilo City and Miagao campuses; and plans for three structures were unveiled as well. UP President Alfredo Pascual attended all the events.
The day began in the Iloilo City …

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MAURP now offered in UPV

UP President Alfredo Pascual holds up the signed executive order authorizing the UP Diliman School of Urban and Regional Planning to offer its MAURP progam in UP Visayas, hosted by the College of Management.In this photo, he is joined by (seated, L-R) SURP Dean Mario Delos Reyes, UPV Chancellor Rommel Espinosa, (standing, L-R) SURP Prof. Dina Magnaye, UPV Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Encarnacion Yap, UPV Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development Evelyn Belleza, UPV College of Management Dean Mary Ann Gumban, and SURP Prof. David Yap. Photo by Misael Bacani
The ladderized Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning …

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UPV recognizes alumni outstanding achievements

Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, Supreme Court of the Philippines. Photo from UPV Office of Alumni Relations.
The University of the Philippines Visayas awarded the UPV Chancellor’s Special Award to Associate Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, Supreme Court of the Philippines, last August 13, 2016, at the UP Alumni & Faculty Homecoming 2016 Dinner and Awards Night held at the Anne Margerette Hall, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. He was given the Oblation Trophy for his invaluable involvement in the arbitration in the West Philippine Sea dispute, from the onset until the time the Arbitral Tribunal served its ruling in favor of …

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The University of the Philippines Visayas honors the Class of 2016 in 37th Commencement Exercises

“Mabuhay ang pag-asa ng bayan” : The UP Visayas graduating Class of 2016 sings “UP Naming Mahal.” Photo by Bong Arboleda
The University of the Philippines Visayas 37th Commencement Exercises presented a new generation of Iskolar ng Bayan in service to the University and the country on 24 June 2016 at the Iloilo Convention Center.
At this year’s graduation ceremony were 977 graduates from the College of Management, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, School of Technology, and the College of Arts and Sciences with 7 magna cum laude and 78 cum laude recipients.
Gracing the ceremony was Mr. Rico M. Hizon, BBC …

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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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Duyan Ka Ng Magiting on display at UPV Admin Building

The rattan hammocks and columns of the Administration Building in the UP Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo campus frame The Oblation and the flagpole. Photo courtesy of UPV IPO.
Duyan Ka Ng Magiting an installation by artist and UP professor Martin Genodepa, is currently on view at the Administration Building in Miagao, Iloilo campus until December 3, 2015.
The installation consists of several pieces of duyan (rattan hammock) hung on the main pillars of the façade of the building which faces the flagpole and the Oblation, the national university’s symbol.
The artwork is basically inspired by a line in Lupang Hinirang, the Philippine national anthem. …

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UP Visayas Tacloban College gets 100% pass rate in CPA board exam

UP Visayas Tacloban College. Photo from UP Visayas on Facebook.
The University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) achieved another milestone after getting a perfect passing rate in the recently-concluded Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examination.
All of the 25 graduates of UPVTC’s BS Accountancy program from the Class of 2015, as well as two re-takers, passed the highly-competitive examinations held earlier in October, based on the results released by the Professional Regulation Commission.
A total of 5,468 out of 13,317 accountancy graduates, or 41.06 percent, passed the examination administered by the Board of Accountancy in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, …

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All systems go for new UP campus in Tacloban City

It’s all systems go for the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) and UP Manila School of Health Sciences ( UPM SHS) Palo’s transfer to a new campus in Barangay Santa Elena, Tacloban City. This development came after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) approved the funding for the construction of the access road from the national highway to the campus site recently.
An initial P246 million was approved by the DBM as funding for the road network, drainage and lighting system for the new UP campus in Santa Elena.
The UP Santa Elena project was among the P1.18B …

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Pangulong Pascual, panauhing pandangal sa Unang Pandaigdig na Kumperensiya sa Pagplanong Pangwika ng UPV-SWF

Pangulong Alfredo E. Pascual. Larawan mula sa UP Visayas.
“Pinahalagahan ng kumperensiya ang hamon ng isang pagiging lipunang multi-linguwal ng Pilipinas, isang lipunang may iba’t ibang salita, ngunit ang hamon ay nagbibigay ng pagkakataon upang gawing bentahe ang dami ng mga wika bilang esensiyal na sangkap ng ating pagkabansa.”
Ito ang binigyang-diin ni Pangulong Alfredo E. Pascual sa kanyang susing talumpati sa unang Pandaigdig na Kumperensya-Workshop sa Pagplanong Pangwika na ginanap noong Mayo 14-16, 2015 sa Faith Village Conference Center, Boracay, Malay, Aklan.  Dagdag pa niya, “Ang pagbabahagi ng iba’t ibang perspektiba o karanasan sa wika ay nagbubukas ng multi-lingguwal na plataporma …

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Three-CU masters program on marine ecosystems management launched

(Left to right) UP Visayas Chancellor Rommel Espinosa, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan; UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion and UP President Alfredo Pascual; USAID Deputy Mission Director Reed Aeschliman; USAID Environment, Energy, and Climate Change (EECC) Director Jeremy Gustafson; EECC Development Specialist Rebecca Guieb and EECC Development Specialist Randy Vinluan shake hands, affirming their institutions’ partnership for delivering Professional Masters in Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management program during the program launch on 9 January 2015 at the Microtel, UP-Ayala Technohub, Quezon City.
UP Marine Science Institute (MSI) Director Antonette Meñez welcomes supporters, …

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