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 Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:28:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph PUP and Kagoshima University sign MOU Dean Maria Teresa C. Villar, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Kagoshima University (KU) in Japan and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Academic Exchanges&nbsp;on September 27, 2018 held at the Office of the President, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima City, Japan.</p> <p>In the newly signed agreement, aside from having an Exchange Student Program from undergraduate to graduate level between the two universities, exchange of teaching and research personnel; exchange of administrative and professional personnel; collaboration of research projects and exchange of publications, data and information were also included.</p> <p>The President of Kagoshima University, Dr. Yoshizane Maeda together with&nbsp;Dr. Satoru Nishimura and Dr. Makoto Hagino, both professors of Faculty of Law, Economics and Humanities, Dr. Sadao Kiyohara, Executive Vice President for Education and Dr. Keiko Unedaya, Advisor to the President for International Education of KU and PUP representative Prof. Romeo P. Pe&ntilde;a, faculty designee from College of Arts and Letters, were present in the signing.</p> <p>Effectivity of the agreement will last five years from the date it was signed.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44321738_1878718312224163_5531383725050298368_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=faa91f90f5f8329c25e64c20d0c5ef5a&amp;oe=5C4D5B73" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hjsos6EoX8M%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:56:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hjsos6EoX8M%3d PUP is 7th top performing school in CTLE; Summa Cum Laude places 8th PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa placed 7th in the list of top performing schools for the 2018 Chemist Technician Licensure Examination.</p> <p>PUP posted an 88.60 passing percentage, which means 101 out of 114 examinees passed the examination.</p> <p>In addition, Reuben James Zurbano Rosal from PUP Sta. Mesa grabbed the 8th spot in Chemist Licensure Examination, posting 86.80 percentage.</p> <p>The results were released on October 15, 2018.</p> <p>Source: PRC website</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44171885_1877239512372043_1165302151564492800_n.png?_nc_cat=101&amp;oh=fc18f73bb6dd493bec6b69be26229815&amp;oe=5C5609CC" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gKX3bAH%2bl%2fU%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:17:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gKX3bAH%2bl%2fU%3d PUP tops Special Architect Licensure Exam Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines topped the Special Architect Licensure Examination held on August 2018.</p> <p>Rigina Jeanne Young from PUP Sta. Mesa Campus topped the said examination garnering the highest score of 85.40 percent and Marco Paulo Maligat placed ninth with 80.50.</p> <p>The Special Architect Licensure Examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was held on August 24 and 25, 2018 at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Al-Khobar, Jeddah andRiyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Bahrain; Qatar; Kuwait; Oman, and in Singapore.</p> <p>The results were released on October 9, 2018.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43677183_1869685156460812_7810427074639822848_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&amp;oh=5526af79947272c633ed14a705deed86&amp;oe=5C162603" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=b6NdbFjTZRw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:42:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=b6NdbFjTZRw%3d ICPD conducts training on Human Relations and Conflict Resolutions PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The PUP Open University System (PUP-OUS) through the Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) has held part of the workforce training series titled&nbsp;<em>Bridging Gaps: National Training on Human Relations &amp; Conflict Resolution</em>&nbsp;on September 13 and 14, 2018 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resource Center, PUP Sta. Mesa.</p> <p>The first day of the training was facilitated by the Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship Program Chair and Head of Instructional Materials Production Office, Prof. Jerome B. Dumlao and discussed the Importance of Human Relations and Conflict Resolutions within the workplace. Several activities were also given to the participants to further understand the ideas shared.</p> <p>Publications Office Director Dr. Angelina E. Borican led the next day training and tackled about the Role of Communication in Conflict Resolution and Management Styles; Meanwhile, a lecture on Anti-Sexual Harassment in the Workplace has been discussed by the Office of Legal Aid Chief Atty. Maria Cristina R. Gimenez and by the Assistant to the Executive Vice President Prof. Malaya A. Ygot.</p> <p>The two-day training was attended by participants from Carlos Hilado Memorial State College, Commission on Human Rights, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Pangasinan State University, Social Security System, Philippine Children&rsquo;s Medical Center, and from PUP-ICT Office and HRDM office.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KjeF3lvE5%2fg%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KjeF3lvE5%2fg%3d Four PUP programs pass Level IV Phase 1; Six programs now Level III Re-accredited Mary Grace L. Ferrer, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, through the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Quality Assurance Center, is elated to announce the results of the recently concluded accreditation visits in June and August.</p> <p>For the first time, four programs qualified for Level IV Accreditation when they passed the phase 1 visit in August. The Bachelor of Arts in Filipinology and Bachelor of Arts in English of College and Arts and Letters (CAL), and Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism of the College of Communication (COC) emerge triumphant after months of arduous preparation. As pioneer programs to reach the level, they are expected to claim the coveted level next year when they face the second phase of the accreditation.</p> <p>In the Level III Phase 2 visit in June, six programs were added to the roster of programs with Level III Re-accredited status, which now rose to forty (40). Arguably, PUP has the highest number of programs accredited in the level among state colleges and universities.&nbsp;&nbsp;Master of Arts in Economics, Master of Arts in English Language Teaching, Master in Psychology, Master in Physical Education, and Master in Communication of the PUP Graduate School (GS) and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration of the College of Business Administration (CBA) now enjoy the said level.</p> <p>On the other hand, the Bachelor in Public Administration of College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA) and Bachelor in Physical Education of the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) which were subjected to Level II accreditation passed and achieved the Level they applied for.</p> <p>In October, a total of eight programs from the following colleges will undergo Level 3 Phase 1 accreditation: College of Tourism, Hospitality and Transportation Management (CTHTM), College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA), College of Accountancy and Finance (CAF), College of Science (CS), College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD) and CBA. On the other hand, the College of Education (CoEd), College of Engineering (CE), CS, and Graduate School are set to begin their accreditation journey when they undergo Level I in November.</p> <p>The PUP Branches in Lopez, Mulanay, Ragay, Taguig, and Quezon City are also set to undergo Level I and Preliminary Survey Visits this last quarter.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kSU6o8CtWdI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:06:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kSU6o8CtWdI%3d CLIR organizes seminar on Rights and Welfare of employees PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Center for Labor and Industrial Relations (CLIR) of the Institute of Human and Social Development in cooperation with the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) organized a Leadership Training Seminar titled &ldquo;Advancing the Rights and Welfare of teaching and non-teaching personnel in State Colleges of Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel in State Universities and Colleges through Genuine Leadership and Collective Action&rdquo; &nbsp;which was held on September 6 &amp; 7, 2018 at the College of Arts and Letters, Multi-Media Center, PUP Main.</p> <p>The 2-day training-seminar discussed the History of the teachers and personnel&nbsp;movement,&nbsp;and the root causes of issues and problems as part of the national situation. Speaker Prof. Carl Marc Ramota, President of UP Academic Union, said that the union&rsquo;s existence is very important to unite teachers and employees in advancing the rights of teaching and non-teaching personnel. &ldquo;Upang&nbsp;itaguyod&nbsp;ang&nbsp;karapatan&nbsp;at&nbsp;interes&nbsp;ng&nbsp;manggagawa&nbsp;ay&nbsp;mahalaga&nbsp;na&nbsp;magkaroon&nbsp;ng&nbsp;isang&nbsp;unyon&nbsp;upangmapagtibay&nbsp;ang&nbsp;isang&nbsp;samahan&nbsp;na&nbsp;magtataguyod&nbsp;sa&nbsp;kapakanan&nbsp;ng&nbsp;nakakarami,&rdquo; Ramota said.</p> <p>In addition to this, he also discussed the ingenuity of union leadership in state colleges and universities.</p> <p>Workshop on GSIS policies, Employee Benefits&nbsp;and&nbsp;Civil Service Commission Policies were also held.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=7mEtpSvlb3Y%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:05:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=7mEtpSvlb3Y%3d CIPS conducts forum, exhibit on IPs PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The newly established Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies (CIPS) of the Institute of Human and Social Development in cooperation with the Tunay na Alyansa ng Bayan Alay sa Katutubo (TABAK) conducted their first forum titled &ldquo;Hindi Hari, Hindi Pari; Sumisibol sa Lahat ng Lahi; Kwentuhan ng mga Katutubong Pilipino.&rdquo; which was held on September 7, 2018 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, NALLRC, PUP Main.</p> <p>Main Speaker Ms. Amirah Ali Lidasan from Moro-Christian Peoples Alliance (MCPA) discussed the plight of Philippine National Minorities being economically and politically marginalized ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines. &ldquo;Historically, the Moro people and the Indigenous people fought Spanish and American colonial rule in defense of their land and culture, and the indigenous form of governance. However, in the formation of the Filipino nation, the Moro and Indigenous peoples became minorities and segregates from Philippine &ldquo;majority,&rdquo; Lidasan emphasized.</p> <p>In addition to this, Mr. Kerlan Fanagel and Mr. Tyronne Beyer from the Philippine Task Force for Indigenous People (PTFIP) said that they have been suffering for a very long time from the national oppression in the forms of land grabbing, oppressive laws and extractive projects.</p> <p>Closing the program, Prof. Patrick Henry Manguera, Chief of Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies (CIPS) said that the event was a kick-off to introduce the existence of the Indigenous People and its important role to the University and the society.</p> <p>After the program, a ribbon cutting ceremony for the exhibit featuring indigenous people was held headed by Dr, Anna Ruby P. Gapasin, Vice President for Research, Extension and Development (OVPRED).</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=qK2AUEzPE1E%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:04:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=qK2AUEzPE1E%3d Intramurals 2018 kicks off PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>With the theme &ldquo;Great things are done as we strive together&rdquo;, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)&nbsp;conducted the opening ceremonies of the Intramurals on September 10, 2018 at the PUP Freedom Park.</p> <p>&nbsp;PUP President Emanuel C. De Guzman formally opened the ceremony, followed by an inspirational message for PUPians from Senator Juan Edgardo &ldquo;Sonny&rdquo; M. Angara who appreciated the contributions of the University to nation development.</p> <p>Meanwhile, in his keynote speech, Philippine Sports Commission Chairman Mr. William I. Ramirez shared his struggles on advocating the welfare and rights of Filipino athletes.</p> <p>Wide-array of performances from various organizations and a very colorful parade enjoined by different colleges were also among the highlights of the event.</p> <p>The ceremony was concluded by a ceremonial toss led by De Guzman.</p> <p>The Intramurals 2018 is part of the 114<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Founding Anniversary Celebration of the University.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/41507754_1833425940086734_4133342763208933376_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=053aac8bc43e64aea1b4226ad9590f0d&amp;oe=5C25325E" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=AyFZlrcT%2f4w%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:05:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=AyFZlrcT%2f4w%3d RMO conducts training on Refereed Journal Publication Rodrigo Lopiga, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A training-workshop titled &ldquo;Pathways&nbsp;to Refereed Journal Publication&rdquo; for Education and Social Sciences have been conducted by the Research Management Office to enhance the knowledge, skills, and attitude of the participants in conducting, writing and publishing their research in ISI or SCOPUS indexed Journals.</p> <p>Faculty members from different colleges and branches attended the three-day seminar-workshop that was held from August 14-16, 2018 at the Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center (NALLRC).</p> <p>Dr. Marie Paz E. Morales, Director of the Publications Office of the Philippine Normal University served as the resource person for this event.</p> <p>The training-workshop prompted the participants to submit their calibrated researches to various international peer-refereed research scientific journals.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=22yhklzWwBQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:44:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=22yhklzWwBQ%3d Sumitomo invites faculty members to apply for research grants Rodrigo Lopiga, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A Sumitomo Foundation representative visited the Polytechnic University of the Philippines for an orientation on Japan-related research projects to solicit applications with approximately 50 Million Yen budget&nbsp;held on August 14,&nbsp;2018&nbsp;at the Nemesio Prudente Hall.</p> <p>Mr. Akinori Matsunaga led the orientation attended by 50 faculty members and head of offices regarding the process of application and approval of grants.</p> <p>The grant covers expenses such as remuneration for co-operator/assistant, transport&nbsp;and&nbsp;accommodation, domestic/overseas communication and courier, rental/procurement of goods, printing/publication of research results, etc.</p> <p>Selection of applications will be made by the foundation&rsquo;s selection&nbsp;committee&nbsp;and shall be approved by the board of directors based on the committee&rsquo;s recommendations.</p> <p>Aside from the Philippines, the foundation awarded&nbsp;research&nbsp;projects in different countries such as China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Iran, India, Iraq, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Laos, Mongolia, Cambodia, Uzbekistan, and Yemen, among others.</p> <p>Interested parties may contact the Research Management Office for further details.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=AkbtmpVB3yI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:39:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=AkbtmpVB3yI%3d