Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2018 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:04:10 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph Ricky Lee launches 3rd novel in PUP Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>&ldquo;Malapit&nbsp;sa&nbsp;puso&nbsp;ko &lsquo;yung PUP, para&nbsp;siyang&nbsp;second Alma matter ko; every time&nbsp;na&nbsp;pumupunta&nbsp;ako&nbsp;rito&nbsp;para&nbsp;akong&nbsp;bumabaliksa&nbsp;bahay&nbsp;ko,&rdquo; says famous and award-winning novelist and scriptwriter Ricky Lee on why he chose the Sintang Paaralan to introduce his third novel to his readers on March 10,&nbsp;2018&nbsp;at Claro M. Recto Hall. During his book talk, he said that he always feels the warm welcome of the PUP Community that is why he never hesitates to come back to the university. Mr. Lee also narrated his journey&nbsp;on&nbsp;writing the book titled &ldquo;Bahay ni Marta&rdquo;, even doubting to publish the said novel because of its length. Furthermore, he mentioned his upcoming book, which has an excerpt&nbsp;on&nbsp;his third novel that he will release this year. He concluded his speech by mentioning his future workshops, projects, and master classes, and expressed his eagerness to help the Filipino writers.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29027082_1606118709484126_4933456691841728512_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeFxhxKyy6Cx0xLE6XURXf5PemvGMGx7p7ZdgBX21sn_TTYFKGJwQNQpcPfPm3XXfuJTlTng6f1AyyrPsYyATnURZ1j4jDZIz0uEzWaGsdYZAg&amp;oh=319a9af772320ee9631a3825f8996184&amp;oe=5B410366" /></p> <p>Before Ricky Lee started his book talk, Director of Institute for Culture and Language Studies Prof. Joseph Reylan Viray gave his welcoming remarks. He also acknowledged prominent guests who attended the launch like actresses Miles Ocampo and Agot Isidro, writer Eros Atalia, and National Artist for Literature&nbsp;BienvinidoLumbera.&nbsp;&nbsp;Afterwards, PUP Graduate School Professorial Lecturer Jun Cruz Reyes gave an introduction&nbsp;for&nbsp;Ricky Lee, shared their journey as writers, and even told amusing stories about their friendship. An audio-visual presentation of the excerpts from the novel directed by Lav Diaz was played.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28951958_1606115882817742_3072161601130856448_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeE8nxlozpjD0POAyTfpYlsSDKSZuxYitFOosYNvYr4OhIWkXITa7X8rlCUE0_8WLTNJxvuSFY2cAPlQf4XJ_eowr1JXxzmTLB9oJC_z5umEFg&amp;oh=d3e6a03eebb9dcd21cc492864deff319&amp;oe=5B487F8E" /></p> <p>The program then proceeded to the book signing where the event catered hundreds of students, guests, faculty members, staff members, and alumni where they had their book signed and written a personal message by Ricky Lee.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28951422_1606115919484405_5697024314256130048_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeG2dY--twMm_jxCDBY20u3ccl3vgDdYKKDCPcKJ_H5DYEw1NStvYHaPcnNjjJC7lGrB91BGiQmlWvsVfNnprBAHZYxhsX5WEnUJix0JN8y6Gg&amp;oh=567d2555ccbba59a9dcff7bf772faf94&amp;oe=5B47A8B5" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=mIWXro4s%2fVo%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:04:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=mIWXro4s%2fVo%3d NCR rules SCUAA National Games 2018; bags 165 golds Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The National Capital Region (NCR) remained undisputed as they were again awarded as over-all champion in the recently concluded State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) National Games 2018.</p> <p>The six-day sports competition was held on February 18 to 24, 2018 at the Binirayan Sports Complex, San Jose, Antique where participants competed in various sporting events namely archery, arnis, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, chess, football, futsal, karatedo, lawn tennis, pencak silat, sepak takraw, softball, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, volleyball and beach volleyball.</p> <p>The event ended with the awarding of NCR as the overall champion with 165 golds, 59 silvers, and 45 bronzes. NCR emerged triumphant in Arnis (Women), Baseball (Men), Basketball (Men and Women), Beach Volleyball (Men and Women), Dance Sport, Karatedo (Men and Women), Lawn Tennis (Men), Pencat Silat (Men), Sepak Takraw (Men and Women), Soft Ball (Women), Swimming (Men and Women), Table Tennis (Men and Women), Tae-Kwon-do (Men), and Volleyball (Women).</p> <p>Swimming, Arnis, and Sepak Takraw gave NCR the best scores with 63, 12, 12 gold medals count respectively.</p> <p>Ranked second was Central Luzon with 83 gold medals, with 71 silvers and 84 bronzes. It was followed by Western Visayas with 40 gold medals, 38 silvers and 70 bronzes.</p> <p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa is part of the NCR delegation in the said SCUAA National Games 2018.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29187180_1611452798950717_4338259904918716416_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeGgn3aGsgoZHAHQqIy3faPTGHuTmFXbkwcTPYIyw_tLmwqI7HPxjn3eVwCCgtwmhhDNrsNc7zBzEADMSXYm-L3ojizoSkSjhsKIWocaWUsYsw&amp;oh=594578b0e3790bd4cd5df6dd9bf045ff&amp;oe=5B4652C6" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29249188_1611454215617242_5986355219942866944_n.jpg?oh=d49eb9afd6d43932a691625453992c7d&amp;oe=5B439129" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29186804_1611453512283979_8013566752724090880_n.jpg?oh=930115dbc73a89da45ba713f582e4a2f&amp;oe=5B324FF4" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29214624_1611453058950691_47621476391583744_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=c4fb150d086fb7efc583b2a5ef958f29&amp;oe=5B4B8A78" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29197170_1611452328950764_3153207234574417920_n.jpg?oh=bf8d722e58fc47e630b81bbac2dec7b8&amp;oe=5B2EB655" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29243606_1611454615617202_1428845661289185280_n.jpg?oh=b586d21f81d9fa9a2e87513fe732a35a&amp;oe=5B36145B" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=IXx5%2b7zlgFw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:53:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=IXx5%2b7zlgFw%3d PUP holds groundbreaking ceremonies for new PUP Gym and Nutrition and Food Tech Bldg Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>March 6, 2018 was a momentous day for the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, as the PUP community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new gymnasium of the main campus.</p> <p>The renovation of the 3,108 square-meter facility, which serves as the second home to the student-athletes, is a response to the growing needs of the PUP community to have a well-ventilated and spacious location for training official representatives of the University in national and international sports competition, and a bigger events venue.&nbsp;</p> <p>The phase one construction of the 41-year-old Gymnasium is expected to finish by March 2019.</p> <p>The event was led by PUP President Dr. Emanuel C. De Guzman, Executive Vice President and Vice President for Students&#39; Affairs and Services Dr. Herminia E. Manimtim, Vice President for Administration Prof. Alberto C. Guillo, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Manuel M. Muhi, Vice President for Research, Extension and Development Dr. Joseph Mercado, and Vice President for Finance Ms. Marissa Legaspi.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29187145_1611423822286948_9001157189238259712_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeHpPzEsDlnad1gd-0K7K9zoZl55Hpga0bzGWYuoQ2aBwNxp7h0PW4quERKb1Z1SqGoVpiLKmBr0yX8v1nsKBar5WW-rcgxHGFCdS3FB8PVO3Q&amp;oh=c0b050e8050f51efc19a4844a4cc7bf0&amp;oe=5B3BBC33" /></p> <p>Meanwhile, PUP community celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Nutrition and Food Technology Research Building on March 7, 2018.</p> <p>The building will be constructed at the rear side of Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center (NALLRC).</p> <p>The University allotted more than 48 million pesos for the said project which is expected to finish next year.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29214865_1611438732285457_2085747264101285888_n.jpg?_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeGdbiDJD5hnq1QYGfYfVDu0Gbems_vOCsnOxCC2xJ6h6vuukCO2Hmqroc1suLbO0sZQtxKwZluDoUTK0TO1sTzqXYmHIgGzt6fDXgB8O2_xJg&amp;oh=0b15aded66f234e807edfcb8d90b8e71&amp;oe=5B3E7744" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=A8Tlu%2fppo78%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 18:48:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=A8Tlu%2fppo78%3d PUP dominates JPICE - LNM QUIZ SHOW 2018 Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines civil engineering students won all the awards in the Junior Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers - Lungsod ng Maynila Chapter Quiz Show 2018 held at the YMCA of Manila Hostel on February 24, 2018.</p> <p>15 Civil Engineering Universities and Colleges in Manila participated in the annual event including Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Technological Institute of the Philippines, National University, Far Eastern University Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, De La Salle University, Adamson University, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, University of the East, Eulogio &ldquo;Amang&rdquo; Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology, Technological University of the Philippines, University of Santo Tomas, and Mapua Institute of Technology.&nbsp;</p> <p>On the final round, only six teams remained including three teams from PUP and one team from De La Salle University, National University, and Technological University of the Philippines - Manila.</p> <p>In the end, PUP students bagged all the awards. Angelo Abergos, Benjamin Llamelo, and Wilmar Jumawid ranked 3rd; Kennmar Pacificar, Jean Christopher Tee, and John Erick Wong placed 2nd; while Mark Arvin Velaso, Jeseroi Guivencan, and Algered Del Rosario were hailed as the champion.</p> <p>JPICE is an organization promoting academic excellence and socio-civic participation through course-linked activities that would foster friendship among the 15 Civil Engineering Universities and Colleges in Manila.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28577817_1602026173226713_2307879008395591680_n.png?oh=8bec16674251ffe6cdd64ebe2083199e&amp;oe=5B0710C7" /></p> <p>Photo Source: JPICE Facebook Page</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=f9aum3bngpI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:55:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=f9aum3bngpI%3d Arao talks about Fake News in Professorial Chairholder Lecture John Joseph Leus, Rochelle Manzano, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Communication&nbsp;and College of Arts and Letters (CAL) held its Professorial Chairholder Lecture Series in Journalism with the theme &ldquo;Political Economy of Fake News&rdquo; at Bulwagang Bonifacio on February 28, 2018 with Dr. Danilo Arao, an Associate Professor of Journalism at University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, as the guest speaker.</p> <p>The lecture series on fake news was conducted to give the audience a general view on misinformation and disinformation and how to counter it.</p> <p>During his discussion, Dr. Arao said, &ldquo;It&nbsp;<em>(Fake news)&nbsp;</em>pretends to be a journalistic output that&rsquo;s why we have a certain journalism professor right now talking about fake news because it&rsquo;s basically trying to appropriate a journalistic output to spread lies&rdquo;. He mentioned that fake news is a &ldquo;critical issue but sometimes compromises critical thinking&rdquo;.</p> <p>The speaker also talked about the role of journalists &ndash; not just to report the line, but to &lsquo;expose it as a line to the public.&rsquo; The responsibility, he means is to uncover the lines from restrictions, and reveal the truth.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>The event was graced by Prof. Hemmady Mora, Chairperson of Department of Journalism; Dr. Ronald Henson, Senior Faculty Member of College of Communication; and other faculty members of COC and CAL.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28468676_1598361440259853_397788107040096256_n.jpg?oh=ec14adc19d9710fcc0b777a8a8dd70c5&amp;oe=5B4D995B" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=htmAMiHERgI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 02 Mar 2018 19:31:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=htmAMiHERgI%3d Abot Kasanayan at Dunong Project launches Food Beverages & Metal Arc Welding Training Prof. Randy D. Sagun, News, Communication Management Office, Extension Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) has again crossed a wonderful milestone when it launched successful training program on Metal Arc Welding&nbsp; and food processing repectively on December 1, 2017.</p> <p>The trainings are in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). TESDA along with Trainors from the College of Tourism, Hospitality and Transportation Management, Institute of Technology and College of Business Administration assured the smooth implementation and conduct of the said training program-seminar.</p> <p>The beneficiaries, who came from various barangays near PUP, have expressed gratitude and delight for the opportunity to acquire new knowledge and skills, which could later help their livelihood.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28471276_1597299697032694_226179914179543040_n.jpg?oh=0da1fd1ce22cb142e233ef266c9b31f6&amp;oe=5B4E60FB" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=GqnfpX1VmE4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 01 Mar 2018 18:28:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=GqnfpX1VmE4%3d CoEd conducts Academe-Industry Dialog and Appreciation Day Christine B. Cezar, News, Communication Management Office, College of Education <br/><p>The PUP College of Education (CoEd) held its Academe-Industry Dialog and Appreciation Day in Manila Room, Hasmin Hostel, M.H Del Pilar Campus on February 23, 2018.</p> <p>The Academe-Industry Dialog and Appreciation day is conducted by CoED to listen to the observations and the comments of On-The-Job training supervisors.</p> <p>Principals, Department Heads and Cooperating Teachers gave feedbacks about the performances of the practice teachers that are assigned in their school.&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;They are really PUPians. Productive, Untiring and Persistent. I am happy being with your PUP students.&rdquo; said by a representative from Pio Del Pilar Elementary School.</p> <p>The said event was attended by the PUP CoEd Dean, Chaipersons, Faculty Members and Principals, Department Heads and Cooperating Teachers from Antonio Maceda Integrated School, Cayetano Arellano High School, De la Paz High School, Don Quintin Paredes High School, Elpidio Quirino High School, Eulogio Rodriguez Integrated School, Eusebio High School, Flora A. Ylagan High School, Kapitolyo High School, Manuel A. Roxas High School, Mataas na Paaralan ng Neptalie A. Gonzales, Mayamot National High School, Mirriam College, Navotas National High School, Novaliches High School, Padre Burgos Elementary School, Pio Del Pilar Elementary School, PUP Laboratory High School, Ramon Magsaysay High School-Espa&ntilde;a, San Beda University, San Isidro National High School, San Antonio National High School, Tiong Se Academy and Victorino Mapa High School.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28167151_1592198467542817_8994911030735707253_n.jpg?oh=2bab3de256977ca1cda899fcf8437cd8&amp;oe=5B109C7F" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KGu8px4pDss%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:30:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KGu8px4pDss%3d Making it to the Big Screen: Award-winning COC Film to be screened in Cinemas in NCR Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The cost of tuition is not an obstacle to getting quality education - this was proven by third-year Broadcast Communication students who not just bagged major awards in various film festivals but was given a chance to screen their masterpiece on the big screen.</p> <p>Third year Broadcast Communication Student Angelo Joshua Amar and his team&rsquo;s film titled &lsquo;Pompoms&rsquo; was chosen as one of the finalists of Sinag Maynila 2018 Short Film&nbsp;Category.</p> <p>Sinag Maynila is a film festival founded by Solar Entertainment Corporation, together with renowned Filipino Director Brillante Mendoza that aims to support local independent cinema. It showcases works from notable directors in local indie cinema.</p> <p>Before Sinag Maynila 2018, &lsquo;Pompoms&rsquo; was first recognized in the Adamson University&#39;s Realifim Festival on December 16, 2017 where it was hailed as Best Screenplay and Best Film.</p> <p>It was also acknowledged in the Piling Obrang Vidyo held at the UP Cine Adarna, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Quezon City on January 27, 2018. Among 21 finalists from eight schools, &#39;Pompoms&#39; bagged the &nbsp;Best Film,&nbsp;Best Narrative Film,&nbsp;Best Screenplay and Best Direction awards.</p> <p>The same film also bagged awards including Cardinal Best Production Design, Cardinal Best Director, and Cardinal Gold film award in the recently concluded CineMapua 2018 Intercollegiate Category on February 20, 2018.</p> <p>&lsquo;Pompoms&rsquo; is a fictional film about a kid named Lando who was a victim of child exploitation in Pagsanjan, Laguna. It was first previewed during the third Cinemaskom Film Festival at PUP on November 24, 2017.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28276831_1592194530876544_8782946291981285027_n.jpg?oh=4f3e5cf8bdbeda2e0f687cc4fceff0c0&amp;oe=5B10AF62" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28280132_1592194537543210_8338949034006920920_n.jpg?oh=8ef8fc674d3fc3da76bb5663df007162&amp;oe=5B4983FC" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28167260_1592194860876511_3424669749370902965_n.jpg?oh=9a80a84ac430a5b1ebdfb7975ae4873f&amp;oe=5B17A028" /><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28468262_1592194900876507_2910716869303325688_n.jpg?oh=039eab0778bc495a72f76d1bd80b8c1c&amp;oe=5B19746B" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=8avjlvJty0A%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:27:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=8avjlvJty0A%3d COC students shine in Quisumbing, other film fests Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office, The Oculus <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines&#39; College of Communication students were hailed as Gawad Quisumbing-Escandor Grand Winner in the 3rd Quisumbing-Escandor Film Festival for Health on February 10, 2018 at RCBC Plaza, Makati City.</p> <p>Among 25 finalists, Fourth Year Broadcast Communication Student Leia Reyna Pasumbal&rsquo;s &lsquo;Comfort Room&rsquo; emerged as the grand winner.</p> <p>&#39;Comfort Room&#39; is a film about a person suffering from depression and how this person comforted someone who is about to commit suicide.</p> <p>The theme of the festival centered on &ldquo;Tagu-taguan, Maliwanag Ang Buwan&rdquo; symbolizing the mental health situation in the Philippines. Over 75 entries from different cities and provinces in the Philippines were submitted to the said festival.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28056090_1578466382249359_3433503541039921182_n.png?oh=aeb740d2514b4c42db19b67326cbb3a5&amp;oe=5ADCFFD4" /></p> <p>Meanwhile, third year Broadcast Communication students bagged awards in the recently concluded Piling Obrang Vidyo held at the UP Cine Adarna, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Quezon City on January 27, 2018.</p> <p>Among 21 finalists from eight schools, Angelo Joshua Amar&#39;s &#39;Pompoms&#39; bagged the Best Narrative Film, Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Direction awards.</p> <p>The same film was also recognized in the Adamson University&#39;s Realifim Festival on December 16, 2017. Pompoms was hailed as Best Screenplay and Best Film.</p> <p>&lsquo;Pompoms&rsquo; is a fictional film about a kid named Lando who was a victim of child exploitation in Pagsanjan, Laguna. It was first previewed during the third Cinemaskom Film Festival at PUP on November 24, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27858244_1578466545582676_4266146279701334688_n.png?oh=41ef76c6a7e6a9fe01935f45aeccec9e&amp;oe=5AD865D4" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=C81tQAp0baM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:08:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=C81tQAp0baM%3d PUP confers MSCM degree to 28 Filipino engineers and architects abroad Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A total of 28 Filipino engineers and architects abroad received their degree Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) during the Polytechnic University of the Philippines- Open University (PUP-OU) 4th Commencement Exercises&nbsp;at the Four Seasons Hotel in Abu Dhabi on February 2,&nbsp;2018.</p> <p>More than half of the graduates are Filipino Civil Engineers while the others are architects, electrical engineers, and mechanical engineers from Abu Dhabi (16) and Dubai (12).</p> <p>The graduating class is composed of Romeo V. Alcantara,&nbsp;Gonzalo G. Avila, Elias T. Bacon, Rhalie E. Calalang, Serlindo N. Cortez, Jayson S. De Castro, Gerry I. Lugutan, Alain G. Manangan, Paul Gaby S. Sabillo, Rouchel R. Salonoy, Brian G. Tiu, Leandro C. Tuando, Blesil D. Apduhan, Michael F. Batiles, Ronald A. Castillon, &nbsp;Edgardo L. De Jesus, Jr., Donnie Ray D. Distrito, Erickhson B. Gabriel, Richard D. Licardo, Jamebel O. Mahan, Darwin R. Marte, &nbsp;Armando G. Perona Jr., Ariel A. Quisto, Aileen N. Reyes, Ric E. Reyes, Enrico G. Santiago, Jhondy D. Tibubos, and Esther B. Viloria.</p> <p>Among the 12 graduates from Dubai, five of them including Apduhan, Castilon, Ligutan, Santiago and Manangan are all ASEAN engineer registered which were awarded by the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (AFEO) from 2016-2017.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27749875_1575000392595958_6819633041514263560_n.jpg?oh=3c7f0b92c5331b0641174fea7cf73e44&amp;oe=5B260CB5" /></p> <p>Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwil of the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi served as commencement speaker during the event.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27655418_1575000402595957_6252523408223618095_n.jpg?oh=9f1d11a0ffc4fcf87d5e7f6f6ff03dfe&amp;oe=5B0F5CF5" /></p> <p>Meanwhile, PUP Board of Regent and President of the Federation of Alumni Association in PUP, Inc. Hon. Rene A. Tanasas, Head Executive Assistant and Executive Director of Open University System Dr. Anna Ruby P. Gapasin, Institute of Open and Distance Education Program Chair Dr. Carmencita L. Castolo, and&nbsp;College of Engineering Dean and MSCM Program Chair Dr. Guillermo O. Bernabe served as conferring officers of the event.</p> <p>MSCM aims to prepare professionals for the operational, supervisory and managerial opportunities in the construction industry and to continuously enhance their overall competitiveness as professionals and entrepreneurs towards national productivity.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27752180_1575000722595925_2986390904764992374_n.jpg?oh=f1a73e34feaa48ee0105e76403d74fdc&amp;oe=5ADFB452" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Ce5n1IOgqHA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:32:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Ce5n1IOgqHA%3d