Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2017 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:54:59 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph PUP bags 3 trophies in Cebuana Lhuillier-ASAPHIL Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>PUP athletes proved their athletic abilities after winning in the CEBUANA LHUILLIER National Inter-Collegiate Softball Championship.</p> <p><img alt="PUP bags 3 trophies in Cebuana Lhuillier - ASAPHIL" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19390497_1362068670555799_7374606978714734235_o.jpg?oh=7e1a183b4faf2e8cf7853112fe2eea2a&amp;oe=59D0D6B9" />Gerone Riparip, Lorez Ark Dela Cruz, Rafael Ramos, Renzo Tinio, Jugene Diaz, Mike Leandro, Christian Chinel, John Norwen Lucas, Jonell Salazar, John Paul Gecolea, John Aaron Gecolea, Jeffrey Mendoza, Stevin Raytos, Erlito Lara, Dave Millanes, John Patrick Trillana, Johny Martin and Russel Disamparo won 1st runner-up in 25-and-Under Men&#39;s Fastpitch Softball Championship category held on February 11, 2017 at Banlician Softball Field Cabuyao City, Laguna. PUP defeated Rizal Technological University (2nd runner-up) while Philippine Air Force claimed the top spot.</p> <p><img alt="PUP bags 3 trophies in Cebuana Lhuillier - ASAPHIL" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19243311_1362068790555787_3018232733657866980_o.jpg?oh=88090c959551c04f0768465fcfe3acc2&amp;oe=59D4FE58" />Cebuana Lhuillier - ASAPHIL is a sports event and tournament for softball, tennis, and basketball, among others. It was started in 2002 with the desire to boost sports development and awareness in the country. Aside from PUP, 45 teams nationwide vied for the championship in the Open and Club category.</p> <p>In the 18-and-Under Men&#39;s Fastpitch Softball Championship category held on May 6 to 12, 2017 at the Sto. Ni&ntilde;o Softball Field, Marikina City, Lucas together with Riparip, Disamparo, Gecolea A., Mendoza, Raytos, Trillana, Millanes and Lara stepped up for PUP to claim a win. With a score of 6-7, over Rizal Technological University, PUP claimed the 2nd spot next to Cabuyao IX (champion). PUP also received 1st runner &ndash;up award in the Men&#39;s Club Division headed by Coach Luis C. Dela Cruz and Coach Juanito C. Dela Cruz.</p> <p>Meanwhile, PUP Men&rsquo;s Basketball Team was hailed 1st runner-up in the 1st Liga Imuse&ntilde;o 2017 Open- Invitational Basketball Tournament held on March- May 2017 at the Imus Coliseum, Cavite City headed by Coach Theodelfonso Pacampara. PUP crushed Philippine Merchant Marine School of Las Pi&ntilde;as (2nd runner-up) while Colegio de San Juan de Letran and Philippine Christian University team were hailed as the champions.</p> <p>These triumphant students were congratulated by Executive Vice President Dr. Hermina Manimtim in a courtesy call.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="PUP bags 3 trophies in Cebuana Lhuillier - ASAPHIL" class="image" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19402228_1362068687222464_437379267563971023_o.jpg?oh=ae3b33525d0ca7a82ece33699177531f&amp;oe=59CB3399" style="max-height:300px" />&nbsp;<img alt="PUP bags 3 trophies in Cebuana Lhuillier - ASAPHIL" class="image" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19366465_1362068677222465_3950915534146301344_n.jpg?oh=570ec1b81fa02bf94e49279153f5d9af&amp;oe=59E3F967" style="max-height:300px" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6NgjS27wia8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:30:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6NgjS27wia8%3d COMELEC appoints ICTO Director as member of Advisory Council Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Marlon Lim, Director of the Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), took oath as one of the members of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Advisory Council (CAC) on June 13, 2017 at Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, Manila.</p> <p><img alt="Image may contain: 7 people, people standing and indoor" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19399066_1361875500575116_1267771559083411537_n.jpg?oh=9cd3011f5b2eafbcecc8a4d1a702033c&amp;oe=59E37E1F" /></p> <p>CAC is composed of members from the academe, non-government electoral reform organizations, ICT professional organizations and select government agencies who are responsible for providing recommendations to the COMELEC to improve the Automated Election System (AES) for the success of the automation of the 2019 Elections.</p> <p>The oath taking was led by COMELEC Chairman Andres Bautista and Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZM1tJ%2fUyftQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:26:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZM1tJ%2fUyftQ%3d Nemesio Prudente Lecture Series hone leadership skills of students Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs together with the Office of Student Services and the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations spearheaded the Nemesio E. Prudente Lecture Series and Leadership Training (NEPS 2017) on June 6, 7 and 9, 2017 at the Cebu room, Hasmin Hostel, M.H. Del Pilar Campus.</p> <p>Selected student leaders from more than 40 distinct organizations inside the University applied, and were selected to be part of the three-day event.</p> <p><img alt="Image may contain: 2 people, people smiling, people standing" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19264466_1361872903908709_5007778511736982190_o.jpg?oh=d5add8f7181a856aa0d843dfbfdde83d&amp;oe=59D659CD" /> The lecture series were divided into 8 sessions where Dr. Gerardo M. Lanuza discussed the &ldquo;Tools of Social Analysis&rdquo;; Dr. Francis Gealogo tackled &ldquo;Understanding the Philippines (Structural and Historical Approach): The Filipinos Amidst the Global Village&rdquo;; Dr. Malou Agustin dwelt on &ldquo;The State of Philippine Education and Culture&rdquo;; &nbsp;Former Kabataan Partylist Representative Raymond Palatino on the &ldquo;Agrarian Economy and the Imperatives of Industrialization&rdquo;; National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Undersecretary Marion Jimenez-Tan on &ldquo;the Quest of Lasting Peace and Pro-people Governance&rdquo;; Prof. Sarah Raymundo on &ldquo;The Global Crisis and the Challenge of Independence in a Globalized World&rdquo;; Prof. Lani Flore on &ldquo;People&rsquo;s Movement and Causes&rdquo;; and PUP President Dr. Emanuel C. De Guzman on &ldquo;The Social Context of Learning&rdquo;.</p> <p>Meanwhile, VPAA Dr. Manuel Muhi and Prof. Rimando Felicia acted as the speakers in the leadership training. Dr. Muhi discussed the basic leadership training while Prof. Felicia dwelt on the organization management.</p> <p>This open academic gathering was created to provide discussion to re-understand the Nemesio E. Prudente Nationalist Tradition.</p> <p><a class="b1" href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/ThePUPOfficial/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=1361877350574931">View Photos</a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=7bHE7lXMhGY%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:22:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=7bHE7lXMhGY%3d Faculty members attend SHS IN-SET 2017 Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Senior High School faculty members attended the SHS In-Service Training held at the Bulwagang Balagtas, Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Mabini Campus on May 24 to 26, 2017. Characteristics of Senior high school students and different methods and strategies in teaching were tackled on the first day. On the second day, Dr. Ma. Junithesmer, Dean of the College of Education, talked about the Characteristics of SHS teachers. The event also featured the lectures of Chief, Research Management Office Dr. Silvia Ambag; Chief, Legal Office Atty. Joana Liao; Registrar, Senior High School Asst. Prof. Arcibel Bautista; Faculty, CoEd-DESED Instr. John Amiel Rivera; Chief, GS Research and Extension Dr. Marlon Cresencio; Faculty, CoEd-DESED Instr. Emir Velasquez; and Chairperson, DBTE, Chief, CoEd-RAC Dr. Dennis Dumrique.</p> <p><img alt="Image may contain: 1 person, text" class="spotlight" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18766852_1340593119370021_6014496510674962025_o.jpg?oh=2829d89d31eddc0ac7fb9961b7e87543&amp;oe=59AC402C" /> <img alt="Image may contain: 1 person, text" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18766852_1340593119370021_6014496510674962025_o.jpg?oh=2829d89d31eddc0ac7fb9961b7e87543&amp;oe=59AC402C" /> The event was organized by the College of Education to equip Senior High School teachers of the know-hows in teaching SHS.</p> <p><a class="b1" href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/ThePUPOfficial/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=1340591989370134">View Photos</a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=z0Tm3YNAxTA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 30 May 2017 16:03:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=z0Tm3YNAxTA%3d PUP places 8th in CPA Licensure Exam Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Edison San Pablo San Juan, from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa placed eighth in the May 2017 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination.</p> <p>San Juan tied with Jan Michael Maglinao from Lipa City Colleges in the eighth spot, both garnering a percentage of 90.5.</p> <p>In addition to the success of San Juan, several PUP branches and campuses surpassed the national passing rate of 35.14. &nbsp;PUP Lopez, PUP Sta. Mesa, PUP San Juan, PUP Sta. Rosa and PUP Taguig posted 35.29, 37.94, 37.50, 48.00 and 53.85 passing rates respectively.</p> <p>The results were released on May 29, 2017.</p> <p>Source. <a href="http://www.prc.gov.ph">www.prc.gov.ph</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Aug4t3LlAWI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 30 May 2017 13:54:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Aug4t3LlAWI%3d PUP posts 100% passing rate in LET - Elementary Level Buellah May P. Convento, News, Source: Professional Regulation Commission (www.prc.gov.ph) <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Mesa posted 100% passing rate in the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET) Elementary Level held on March 26, 2017.</p> <p>PUP Calauan, PUP Bataan, PUP Ragay, PUP Mulanay and PUP Unisan were also able to surpass&nbsp;the national passing rate of 10.39%. They posted 42.86%, 27.27%, 17.65%, 15.00%, and 12.50% passing rates respectively.</p> <p>Additionally, the University also performed well in the LET - Secondary Level, also surpassing the national passing rate of 25.46%. PUP Commonwealth posted a passing rate of 73.53%; PUP Taguig, 60.00%; PUP San Juan, 55.56%; PUP Sta. Mesa, 51.04%; PUP Sta. Rosa, 40.00%; PUP San Pedro, 34.38%; PUP Calauan, 34.29%; PUP Bansud, 32.00%; PUP Sta. Maria, Bulacan, 31.39%; PUP Maragondon, 31.03%; and PUP Lopez, 29.03%.</p> <p>The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the results on May 22, 2017.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=UJb4sZFqiIk%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 23 May 2017 07:16:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=UJb4sZFqiIk%3d Foreign Ambassadors and Int'l Relations Experts discuss PH Foreign Policy Buellah May P. Convento, Ralyn D. Rodriguez, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Foreign Ambassadors from Mexico, Japan and Russia together with International Relations Experts gathered for the National Research Forum 2017 held on May 10 to 12, 2017 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library Learning and Resources Center, Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Mesa&nbsp;Campus.</p> <p><img alt="Foreign Ambassadors and Int'l Relations Experts discuss PH Foreign Policy" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sit4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18556845_1329458287150171_6287224858793945704_o.jpg?oh=e8356446885cd5c493ae2fb322cd202a&amp;oe=59A69E4A" />With the theme &ldquo;Philippine Foreign Policy Under the Duterte Administration: Prospects and Challenges,&rdquo; the event featured the lectures of Embassy of Mexico Ambassador Julio Camarena Villase&ntilde;or, Embassy of Japan Deputy Chief of Mission Minister Atsushi Ueno, and Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran Inc. Founding President Ms. Teresita Ang See from China on the present status of relationship of the Philippines to their respective countries.</p> <p>Aside from these, the forum also discussed the various issues and challenges experienced during the current government&rsquo;s Foreign policies in connection with politics and economy.</p> <p>Also present in the event were the Executive Director of the Institute for Political and Electoral Reform Prof. Ramon Casiple; University of the Philippines School of Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Clarita R. Carlos; Ibon Foundation Executive Director Mr. Jose Enrique Africa; University of the Philippines &ndash; Diliman Asian Center representative Dr. Aileen San Pablo-Baviera; De La Salle University International Studies Prof. Dr. Renato C. De Castro; PUP Master in Public Administration Chairperson Prof. Antonius C. Umali; PUP Department of History Faculty members Prof. &nbsp;Paulo&nbsp;Benedicto C. Villar and Prof. Christian Paul G. Ramos; PUP College of Political Science and Public Administration Instructor Ms. Patricia Camille Villa (PUP); and CNN Philippines Journalist Ms. Joanna Marie &ldquo;Pinky&rdquo; Webb.</p> <p>This lecture was spearheaded by the PUP Department of History in cooperation with the Center for Peace and Poverty Alleviation Studies, Center for Human Rights and Gender Studies, and Center for Public Administration and Governance Studies.</p> <p><a class="b1" href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/ThePUPOfficial/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=1329458167150183" target="_blank">View more photos @ ThePUPOfficial FB</a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=edX8mZfdFB0%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 May 2017 14:49:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=edX8mZfdFB0%3d Int'l Companies visit PUP for a Training Workshop Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Three big companies from Japan, China, and Malaysia visited the Polytechnic University of the Philippines for a Training Workshop held at the Bonifacio Hall, Ninoy Aquino Library, and Learning Resources Center on April 25, 2017.</p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="//scontent-sit4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18491573_1329329840496349_7090972307164375600_o.jpg?oh=dfce82971c433677f073588ef10d01a9&amp;oe=59B493CC" />Shimadzu, IKA Brand and Lesoshoppe produce a wide range of innovative equipment for numerous applications in research and development including precision instruments, measuring instruments, and laboratory equipment.</p> <p>With the theme, &ldquo;Product Technology Training Workshop: Enhancing Skills in conducting Experimental Research,&rdquo; the event featured the lectures of Ms. Lydia Lee Pek Shan of IKA Brand on Extraction, Emulsifying and Temperature Control in Formulation,&nbsp; and Mr. Ismael C. Millare of Shimadzu Brand on Weighing Balances: Advance Performance Technology.</p> <p>Aside from Ms. Pek Shan and Mr. Millare, also present in the event was Mr. Bryan Nyoh of Lesoshoppe.</p> <p>The event was organized by the University&rsquo;s Institute for Science and Technology Research in collaboration with the College of Science and Lesoshoppe Philippines.</p> <p><a class="b1" href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/ThePUPOfficial/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=1329329633829703" target="_blank">View more photos @ ThePUPOfficial FB</a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=PRiutP88d0M%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 May 2017 14:41:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=PRiutP88d0M%3d PUP registers 55.14% passing rate in Civil Eng'g LE Buellah May P. Convento, News, Source: Professional Regulation Commission (www.prc.gov.ph) <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Mesa Campus surpassed the national passing rate in the 2017 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination.</p> <p>PUP posted 55.14% passing rate, exceeding the national passing rate of 35.92%.</p> <p>The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Civil Engineering officially released the results on May 11, 2017.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6P9yXdmG8JM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 May 2017 14:22:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6P9yXdmG8JM%3d PRC awards PUP as Top Performing School in Nutrition and Dietetics Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines was recognized as one of the Top Performing Schools in Nutrition and Dietetics in the oath taking&nbsp;ceremony of new nutritionist-dietitians at the Philippine International Convention Center on May 8, 2017.</p> <p>With 94.20 passing rate, PUP - Sta Mesa Campus was hailed as the second top performing school, following University of the Philippines - Los Ba&ntilde;os and the University of Sto. Tomas which tied for first place.</p> <p>The results which were released on March 2017 revealed that 65 out of PUP&#39;s 69 examinees passed the board exams.&nbsp;</p> <p>PUP also obtained the first (John Carlo Morillo) and third (Julius Ceazar Bactad) places among the top examinees.</p> <p>Nutrition and Dietician Chairperson Esperanza Lorenzo and Professor Dr. Adela Jamorabo-Ruiz received the award for PUP.&nbsp;</p> <p>PUP is a constant awardee in the best performing school category, receiving several recognitions from PRC starting 2010.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18358912_1322482451181088_5927211348632224659_o.jpg?oh=3ba0dfb807c095e549119023cd2a0341&amp;oe=597EFCCC" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gxolzAD7cAc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 11 May 2017 11:57:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gxolzAD7cAc%3d