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 Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:07:09 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph 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 PUP dominates Top Performing Schools in REELE Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines claimed three spots in the list of Top Performing Schools in the Registered Electrical Engineering Licensure Examination held on September 1 and 2, 2018.</p> <p>PUP Sto. Tomas ranked third on the list with &nbsp;96.15 passing percentage which means 50 out of 52 examinees passed the said examination.</p> <p>Meanwhile, PUP Sta. Mesa placed eighth in the same examination garnering 86.14 passing percentage. Out of 101 examinees, 87 passed the examination.&nbsp;</p> <p>Additionally, &nbsp;PUP Maragondon ranked ninth with 85.96 passing percentage or 49 out of 57 examinees passed the same examination.</p> <p>The results were released on September 6, 2018.</p> <p>Source: prc.gov.ph</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/41083600_1829830417112953_2163751961915031552_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=0814ae42876c07fba423ff25fe776362&amp;oe=5C2660D5" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Zz1eRhK0EWc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:03:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Zz1eRhK0EWc%3d PUP Sto. Tomas, Top Performing School for September 2018 RMELE Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sto. Tomas was hailed the top performing school for the September 2018 Registered Master Electrician Licensure Examination. PUP Sto. Tomas posted a 96.57% passing rate.</p> <p>Additionally, PUP Students dominated the list of top RME passers. Ariel Paco Ilagan from PUP Sta. Mesa placed 4th, posting a percentage of 91.00; Michael Adrian Basco, Ron Vladymer Guevarra, Arnold Natanauan, John Mark Singh, Mark Alcaraz, and Mark Diokno placed 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th respectively.</p> <p>The results were released on September 6, 2018.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=wKa%2bSCdCQ3s%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=wKa%2bSCdCQ3s%3d CTHTM wins Philippine Travel Mart Quiz Bee Jan Lanuza, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>&nbsp;Polytechnic University of the Philippines representative&nbsp;Ella Marie Calurasan and Coach Prof. Yolanda Montances were named winners of the Philippine Tours Operators Association (PHILTOA) 29<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Philippine Travel Mart Quiz Bee held on September 1 at the SMX Convention Center.</p> <p>Calurasan and Montances, both from College of Tourism Hospitality and Transportation Management, bested 9 other participants from various schools across Luzon.</p> <p>The quiz bee focused on tourism-related topics, such as Tourism Geography, ASEAN Integration, Tourism Packaging, Planning, and Costing.</p> <p>&ldquo;It is a monumental thing for our college and of course for the University because it&rsquo;s been six years since we last held the crown,&rdquo; Calurasan said in an exclusive interview with The Observer, emphasizing the struggles they had to endure to end the six-year drought.</p> <p>Prior to the event, PHILTOA held a 16-person Elimination Round on August 17, 2018 at the PHILTOA Office at Ayala, Makati City to determine who will be the finalists.</p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/40773616_1827696573993004_8908490637012107264_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=7cddb43d2cd66281683ab27c157b8245&amp;oe=5BEFEECE" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ybH7lL9ZBlw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:10:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ybH7lL9ZBlw%3d CLLS conducts Language Studies Lecture Series Ron Lomibao, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To educate students about Philippine linguistics, history and culture, the Center for Language and Literature Studies (CLLS) under the Institute for Culture and Language Studies launched Language Studies Lecture Series at the&nbsp;PUP Bulwagang Bonifacio on August 31, 2018.</p> <p>Professors from University of the Philippines (UP), De La Salle University (DLSU), and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) were among the speakers of the said lecture series.&nbsp;</p> <p>Prof.&nbsp;&nbsp;Rhoderick V. Nuncio from DLSU&nbsp;discussed salient points on the topic, &ldquo;Pagdaluma&rsquo;t-salita Tungo sa Higit na Intelektwalisasyon ng Kaalamang Filipino&rdquo;. He highlighted the use of language, and the need to examine its roots and variations.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Prof. John Venson P. Villareal, faculty member from the UP&nbsp;Department of Linguistics&nbsp;proved how language systems affect the mindset, history, and culture of Filipinos.</p> <p>&ldquo;Matagal ng panahon na dapat pag-aralan ang sistema ng ating mga wika, at ang mga impormasyon na maibibigay nito ang magsisilbing daan upang malaman ang kaisipan ng isang tao,&rdquo; Villareal said.</p> <p>&ldquo;Mas mabilis nating makukuha at mapag-aaralan ang mga ibang wika na kapamilya natin kung ating susuriin ang paraan ng pag-aaral sa lingwistiks,&rdquo; he further suggested.</p> <p>Lastly, Professor Alvin M. Ortiz from PUP&nbsp;Kagawaran ng Filipinohiya related the predicted dangers faced by Filipino language in the proposed federalism&rsquo;s multi-language system.</p> <p>&ldquo;Muling binuhay ng Kagawaran ng Edukasyon ang multi-lingual system na kung saan ang pederalismo ang muling bubuhay sa konsepto ng regionalism&hellip; Ang pederalismo ay magkakasa ng multi-lingual system na kung saan maaaring mawala ang ating wikang pambansa; kung wala ito ay mahihirapan tayong makipagtalastasan sa ating mga kapwa Pilipino,&rdquo; he explained to the audience.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=w4nLVmq4icE%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:08:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=w4nLVmq4icE%3d