Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2019 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:09:06 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph PUP joins National Flag Day celebration Emy Ruth Gianan, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>May 28 marks the start of the National Flag Days, under Republic Act 8491 or the &ldquo;Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines&rdquo;. The whole Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) community joined the rest of the nation for this annual celebration. This year, the opening ceremony was held at the PUP Freedom Park, with the theme: &ldquo;Salute to the Philippine Flag.&rdquo;&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The PUP flag raising activity was jointly organized by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA), National Service Training Program (NSTP) Office, and the Safety and Security Office. University officials graced the said event which highlighted the Panunumpa at Pagpupugay sa Watawat.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The National Flag Days celebration lasts for 15 days, ending on June 12 in celebration of the Philippine Independence Day. Spearheading the annual activity of simultaneous flag-raising is the National Historical Commission of the Philippines; with this year&rsquo;s partner, Pronove Tai Property Consultants. All public and private agencies, offices, schools, institutions, commercial establishments, and residential homes are encouraged to display the Philippine Flag.<a href="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61236373_2204564396306218_2652364672916783104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=d2e2a69873fe10389a4be11cb64162ca&amp;oe=5D9915DE"><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61236373_2204564396306218_2652364672916783104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=d2e2a69873fe10389a4be11cb64162ca&amp;oe=5D9915DE" /></a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=EmYVXgdJ40I%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:25:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=EmYVXgdJ40I%3d PUP grad places 5th in CPA licensure exam Emy Ruth Gianan, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Aren Josue Gavino of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines &ndash; Main Campus secured the fifth top spot in the May 2019 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examinations (CPALE) administered by the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC). Gavino garnered a rating of 87.83%. &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 119 PUPians successfully passed the said exam, including examinees from various PUP branches and campuses, with PUP-Ragay registering the highest passing performance rate at 42.86%.</p> <p>The results were released on May 27, 2019.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=TkWzJNme8u4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:16:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=TkWzJNme8u4%3d PUP surpasses nat'l passing rate in May 2019 Civil Engineering LE Emy Ruth Gianan, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Civil engineering bets from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines &ndash; Main Campus recorded a 60.20% passing rate for the May 2019 Civil Engineering licensure examinations, surpassing the national average of 52.84%. First-time takers of the rigorous examinations fared a notch higher with a 71.43% passing rate.</p> <p>Meanwhile, other PUP campuses also showed good performances for the licensure exams. PUP &ndash; Lopez Campus has a passing rate of 38.89%, while PUP &ndash; Sta. Maria, Bulacan with 31.25%.</p> <p>The full text of official results, performance of schools, and list of successful examinees may be accessed at www.prc.gov.ph.&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DvQcHTAxOeU%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 24 May 2019 17:53:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DvQcHTAxOeU%3d CBA holds 1st Nat'l Business Conference Meckmack Nartea, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The PUP-College of Business Administration (CBA), together with College of Accountancy and Finance (CAF), and College of Tourism, Hospitality, and Transportation Management (CTHTM), in partnership with Ascendens Asia and Singapore Institute of Multidisciplinary Professionals held its first national business research conference titled CROSSOVER: Moving Beyond the Borders of the Business World Through Research on March 21, 2019 at the PUP Bulwagang Balagtas which was participated in by 21 institutions, including PUP, Lyceum of the Philippines University Batangas, University of the Philippines Diliman, Kalinga State University, Partido State University, Rizal Technological University, Bukidnon State University, North Luzon Philippines State College, Juan Sumulong Junior College, Our Lady of Fatima University, Mindanao Polytechnic College, Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, Cavite State University, University of Rizal System, Universidad de Zamboanga, Philhealth, Department of Trade and Industry, IBPAP and Teleperformance, with 101 research papers; 76 of which for oral presentation and 25 poster presentation.</p> <p>The first keynote speaker, Dr. Ruby Raterta was the Chief Science Research Specialist of the National Research Council of the Philippines. Following Dr. Raterta was the second keynote speaker, Roland Blas Arrogante, the President of Career Add-ons Corporation.</p> <p>Headed by the overall program committee: Dr. Raquel G. Ramos, Dean of CBA and the overall chair of crossover; assisted by VP Adam Ramilo; Dr. Guillermo C. Bungato Jr., the co-chair of the program; Dr. Marietta D. Reyes, Dean of CTHTM; Dr. Hilda Felipe San Gabriel, Editor-in-Chief of PUP Social Science Review; Dr. Jackie Urrutia, the Director of PUP Intellectual Property Management Office; Prof. Lilian M. Litonjua, Dean of CAF and Dr. Jake Laguador, LPU Batangas Research Director and Editor-in-Chief of Asia Pacific Journal for Multidisciplinary, a ribbon-cutting ceremony for poster exhibits was held.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=uexl9gD0u%2bY%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:19:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=uexl9gD0u%2bY%3d CHRGS, Student Orgs Conduct Pre-Valentine's Day Forum Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To further educate the youth on the effects of sexual harassment and how love can affect people, the Center for Human Resources and Gender Studies (CHRGS), PUP for Jesus Movement, PUP Kristiyanong Kabataan para&nbsp;sa Bayan (KKB) and WISDOM PUP, conducted a seminar titled &ldquo;<em>Women&rsquo;s Rights and Empowerment in the Modern Days&rdquo;</em>&nbsp;held on February 12, 2019 at Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center.</p> <p>Atty. Maria Cristina Jimenez, Chief of the CHRGS, discussed&nbsp;about sexual harassment on campus and the importance of knowing one&rsquo;s rights. She said that as long as a person is aware of his/her rights, it is his/her responsibility to also spread awareness.</p> <p>Atty. Jimenez also gave emphasis on the roles of student organizations, specifically WISDOM PUP, to attend to the students&rsquo; needs, most especially in serious harassment cases.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vE3kVSmoVb0%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:36:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vE3kVSmoVb0%3d SEED Network Launches Eco-Waste Forum Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>In line with the advocacy to enlighten PUPians on the importance of campus waste management, the PUP SEED Network conducted a forum titled &ldquo;Huwag na Tayong Magplastikan, 2019 na!&rdquo;, held on January 18, at Claro M. Recto Hall, PUP &ndash; Main building.</p> <p>Mr. Pepe Herrera, also known as Benny from the popular show &ldquo;Ang Probinsyano&rdquo;, shared his thoughts regarding the viral photo of him collecting trash on the beach, which relates to his advocacy of eco-friendly living. &ldquo;Changing our lifestyle to help the environment can&rsquo;t be easily adapted in a day, but we can practice it little by little, and within that process we are already contributing to Mother Earth,&rdquo; Herrera said. &nbsp;He also shared how living a minimalist life has changed his life.</p> <p>The participants actively engaged in the elaboration of the Republic Act no. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 by Mr. Noel Cabile, a Clean-Air Campaigner from No Burn Philippines.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=etlWwPJir3I%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:32:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=etlWwPJir3I%3d PUP QAC Receives Top IQAU Award, PUP Top 2 SUC Grace L. Ferrer, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>In the recently concluded 32nd Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Inc. Annual Conference, the PUP Quality Assurance Center bagged the top spot as the Most Outstanding Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) for 2018.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/54258083_2112598935502765_5077282635345035264_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=5008778dece20728ccf4a058b1195881&amp;oe=5D46A00E" /></p> <p>This commendation that was given to top five (5) IQAUs was awarded based on the accomplishments and achievements of the internal quality assurance unit for 2018. Moreover, the structure, program implementation, and the budget priority given to the unit by its institution were also considered. The roster of awardees were: Polytechnic University of the Philippines, top 1; West Visayas State University, top 2; Visayas State University, top 3; Pangasinan State University, top 4; and Jose Rizal Memorial State University, top 5.</p> <p>The receipt of this award was strongly affirmed with another award -- the recognition of PUP as second top ranking SUC in terms of number of programs accredited in the recent year. The University was able to submit 70 programs for accreditation which included the PUP branches. This was the highest number of programs applied for accreditation in the history of PUP. Furthermore, 2018 was a significant year as some of the academic programs offered in the PUP Branches attained Level I accreditation status.</p> <p>The top SUCs were ranked as follows: Cebu Technological University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Negros Oriental State University, University of Antique, Visayas State University, Bicol University, Cavite State University, Northwest Samar State University, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College, University of Rizal System, Isabela State University, West Visayas State University, Southern Luzon State University, and Tarlac State University.</p> <p>QAC Director Sanjay P. Claudio received the awards on behalf of PUP. Also present were Chief Rebecca E. Palma, QA Coordinator Teresa V. Mobilla, and College of Business Administration Dean Raquel G. Ramos. &ldquo;These awards would not be possible without the support and guidance of the PUP Executive Committee headed by President Emanuel C. De Guzman and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Manuel M. Muhi and the strong sense of service of all the academic and non-academic officials of the University in the Main Campus and in our Branches,&rdquo; said Dir. Claudio when asked how the Unit was able to achieve such recognitions.</p> <p>To date, PUP program offerings have the following accreditation level: four (4) Level IV phase 1 qualifiers; thirty-six (36) Level III Re-accredited; nine (9) Level III Phase 1 qualifiers; four (4) Level II Re-accredited; thirty-two (32) Level I Accredited; and thirty-three (33) on candidate status.</p> <p>To continue its mission to nurture a culture of quality, the University granted a 10M budget to QAC for 2019 which are earmarked for Institutional Accreditation, Institutional Sustainability Assessment, Center of Development and Center of Excellence program application, and AACCUP program accreditation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>PHOTO CAPTION:</p> <p>The AACCUP Board Chairman Dr. Myrna Mallari, AACCUP President Dr. Manuel T. Corpus, and selected AACCUP board members award the Most Outstanding Internal Quality Assurance Unit to PUP representatives headed by QAC Director Dr. Sanjay P. Claudio.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=H3fbh91LMys%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:28:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=H3fbh91LMys%3d CIPSP lauds PUP's Co-op Course Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>1 Cooperative Insurance System of the Philippines Life and General Insurance President Roy Miclat lauded Polytechnic University of the Philippines&#39; four-year Bachelor of Science in Cooperatives course.&nbsp;</p> <p>In a news article published by Manila Standard, Miclat said that PUP is &quot;blazing the trail&quot; in terms of making young millennials appreciate human resource practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Department of Cooperatives and Social Development is under the College of Social Sciences and Development.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=LByA0pt6KLo%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:19:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=LByA0pt6KLo%3d Graduating Students Attend Career Fest and Pre-employment Seminar Hanna Louise L. Casinillo, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Graduating students of PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila participated in the PUP Career Fest 2019&rsquo;s Career Orientation Seminar/Pre-employment Seminar at Bulwagang Balagtas, NALLRC from February 20 to 23, 2019.</p> <p>The event was spearheaded by&nbsp;Alumni&nbsp;Relations and Career Development Office and was attended by&nbsp;fourth year&nbsp;students from 15 different colleges. The seminar tackled guidelines, rules, and regulations for graduation, guidelines on registrar services, essential documents such as the transcript of records and diploma, and other vital document requirements.</p> <p>Companies like Acadsoc Philippines, Jollibee Foods, GAKKEN (Philippines). INC., and Simplex Internet Philippines, INC., sent representatives not only to persuade the students to apply to their companies, but also to impart knowledge regarding employment such as resume writing, the hiring process, company introduction, and web development.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZwzJ%2fjFg2bs%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZwzJ%2fjFg2bs%3d PUP ranks fifth in Mech Eng'g Licensure Exam Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Vilmar Agustin Cabanero from PUP Sta. Mesa ranked fifth in the recently concluded February 2019 Mechanical Engineering Licensure Examination.</p> <p>Cabanero posted a 90.55 percentage.</p> <p>The results were released on February 28, 2019.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=rEVAdpDX1eA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:22:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=rEVAdpDX1eA%3d