Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2022 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Sun, 23 Jan 2022 16:43:55 GMT https://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 10 InfoCore Engine 3.0 PUP Communication Management Office webmaster@pup.edu.ph CHK conducts extension project for DepEd Manila Elaine Carie A. Andres, Rhizelle C. Celestial, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The College of Human Kinetics (CHK), in collaboration with College of Education – Graduate Studies (Coed-GS), Master in Physical Education and Sports (MPES) Society, National Council for Physical Educators (NCPEP), Inc., and Professional Pickleball Association (PPA) of the Philippines, organized an extension program for its partner beneficiaries from the Department of Education, School Division of Manila, titled CHK CARE (Community Advancement through Responsive human Engagement) and MPES KaPEhan: DepEd Faculty & Staff Empowerment & Resilience on January 12, 2022.</p> <p>With the theme “Electrifying Physical Activities and Indoor-Outdoor Engagement through the Utilization of Enhanced and Innovative Sports,” the program offered a series of talks to develop one’s interest in physical education and sports.</p> <p>PPA of the Philippines Founder and President Coach Jenny Marcos, Board Members Ms. Mia Elaine C. Andaliza and Coach Joel V. Valencia, and Philippine Women’s Netball Team “SIKLAB” Technical/Assistant Coach Mr. Jose Andres C. Serrano III served as speakers in the event.</p> <p>In their talk, Coach Marcos and Ms. Andaliza shared how the association of Professional Pickleball was established and promoted the vision, mission, and history of Pickleball. Coach Valencia discussed the basic rules in playing Pickleball while Coach Serrano III imparted his knowledge about the history and basic rules of Netball and mentioned how the discourse on Pickleball and Netball evolved through time.</p> <p>After the discussion, various teachers from DepEd Manila exchanged and expressed their thoughts about Pickleball and Netball through an open forum.</p> <p><img alt="CHK conducts extension project for DepEd Manila" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/QYXY2Kj/chk-conducts-extension-proj-1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="CHK conducts extension project for DepEd Manila" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/TBwWy42/chk-conducts-extension-proj-2.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=2BuY24g%2fAWg%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:42:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=2BuY24g%2fAWg%3d PUP seals partnerships with GMA and ABS-CBN for May 2022 elections PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>With a long-standing reputation as a vanguard of truth and social justice, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines sealed a partnership with the GMA Network and ABS-CBN for the upcoming May 2022 elections.</p> <p>The partnerships aimed to deliver the widest and most comprehensive coverage for the May 2022 Elections and encourage the PUP community to exercise their right to vote and be more informed about the electoral process and updates.</p> <p>In the Memorandum of Agreement with the GMA Network, signed by PUP President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi, PUP committed to promote GMA’s election-related community feedback program entitled “YouScoop” among PUP students and faculty and allow its student leaders/representatives to serve as guests/panelists/interviews in GMA’s election-related programs and specials.</p> <p>Meanwhile, in the Halalan 2022 Manifesto of ABS-CBN, PUP pledged to participate in a peaceful, clean, and organized election on May 9, 2022, and vowed to educate the voters on how powerful their votes are, understand the electoral process, and choose the right leaders.</p> <p>The ceremonial events were done virtually with ABS-CBN News Senior Vice President Ms. Ging Reyes, Chairman and CEO of GMA Network Atty. Felipe Gozon, PUP President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi, and representatives from various sectors.</p> <p><img alt="PUP seals partnerships with GMA and ABS-CBN for May 2022 elections" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/r09b57S/pup-seals-partnerships-with-gma-and-abs-cbn-for-may-2022-elections-1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="PUP seals partnerships with GMA and ABS-CBN for May 2022 elections" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/vXYMRQ5/pup-seals-partnerships-with-gma-and-abs-cbn-for-may-2022-elections-2.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="PUP seals partnerships with GMA and ABS-CBN for May 2022 elections" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/wYjbTVw/pup-seals-partnerships-with-gma-and-abs-cbn-for-may-2022-elections-3.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=xhNhm70KXNc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:33:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=xhNhm70KXNc%3d PUP researchers develop detection kits for mango diseases Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) researchers have successfully developed two detection kits for mango’s anthracnose and stem-end rot diseases.</p> <p>The researchers composed of Project Leader Dr. Lourdes Alvarez and Faculty partner Assistant Professor Chester Deocaris, with help from College of Science students Dexter Foronda, Monzour Dave Manrique, Ruth Royelle Izon, Clive Derenz Nadunza, Jennylyn Pan, and Irish Shane Santos, accomplished the research in March 2019 and further developed the mango kits under the project, “DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program: LAMP Detection Assays for Anthracnose, Stem-End Rot, and Scab Disease Pathogens in Philippine ‘Carabao’ Mango (Mangifera indica Linn).”</p> <p>On January 5, 2022, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) announced the successful development of the kits.<br /> <br /> When asked about the importance of kits in the Philippine Mango Industry, the researchers said that “the Carabao Mango being the most variety of Mango in the Philippines is vulnerable to many pathogenic diseases. Affected exports of Carabao Mango damages the integrity of the Philippines agricultural sector to produce world-class products that represent the hard work of the Filipino farmers.”</p> <p>The project was funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and DOST-PCAARRD and in collaboration with Japan's Mie University under the DOST and the JSPS Joint Research Program.</p> <p><img alt="College of Science develop detection kits for mango diseases" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/QXjXrJC/pup-colsci-mango-disease-detect-kit.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=s4HaJ8AAXuQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:59:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=s4HaJ8AAXuQ%3d PUP System receives ISO certification Buellah May P. Convento, Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines retained its ISO certification for four consecutive years since its first certification in 2018 after SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc. awarded the University with its ISO 9001:2015 Certification anew.</p> <p>ISO 9001: 2015 is one of the most recognized standards to assure products and service quality. It is awarded to organizations that showcase the ability to meet customer requirements and regulatory obligations through the development of consistent services.</p> <p>The team of auditors led by Mr. Melvin Grueso surveyed the University’s implementation of its quality management system during a two-week virtual surveillance audit in November 2021.</p> <p>This year’s ISO certification is special for the University as all its branches and satellite campuses’ processes were also part of the audit. Among the processes that underwent scrutiny were admission processes, accounting and finance-related services, records management, communication management and coordination, research and extension work, human resource management, and property management.</p> <p>In his message, PUP President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi expressed his gratitude to all employees, staff, and faculty members who took part in the preparation for recertification. “<em>Maraming salamat sa inyong cooperation at muli pong nakuha natin and ISO 9001:2015. Maraming salamat po sa lahat ng magigiting at masisipag na kasamahan natin na naging susi sa pagkamit ng certification na ito</em>,” Muhi said.</p> <p>“<em>Gaya po ng aking sinasabi, gawin po nating araw-araw na gawain ang ISO. Kailangan ay patuloy nating pag-ibayuhin, ayusin ang mga proseso, at gawing more efficient and effective ang ating Sistema para lalo pang tumaas ang antas ng public service natin at tumaas ang tiwala ng ating internal and external clients. Gaya ng sinabi ko before, kung mayroon kayong nakitang bara sa sistema, agad itong gawan ng solusyon,</em>” he added.</p> <p><img alt="PUP System receives ISO certification" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/wRxt4GY/pup-iso9001-2015-cert.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Kmg%2fUb8%2fs10%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:41:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Kmg%2fUb8%2fs10%3d Senators Villanueva, Cayetano and Recto back PUP infra projects Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) expressed its gratitude to Sen. Pia Cayetano, Sen. Ralph Recto, and Sen. Joel Villanueva for their support to the University’s mission to build more infrastructures for its students.<br /> <br /> Through their relentless efforts, PUP was able to receive funding for the following projects:<br /> - Construction of Multi-purpose Buildings in PUP Sto. Tomas, Batangas;<br /> - Futures Thinking and Artificial Intelligence Application;<br /> - Conduct of Activities for Sports and Culture Development;<br /> - Student Assistance Program;<br /> - Operational Requirements of PUP Sablayan Campus, Occidental Mindoro; and<br /> - Infrastructure and Smart Campus Development, Operationalization of Face-to-Face Classes and Upgrading/Procurement of Equipment.<br /> <br /> These projects will truly help alleviate the difficulty of thousands of PUPians to adapt to the new learning set-up.<br /> <br /> <img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkt1-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/271599299_4634371139992186_7513277837422539538_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeEblB2xUA3Cm-mLvqV-5g-zwMGyrf-mwdPAwbKt_6bB0ypQM7YqHfxjAHiGJISnXTSGIIDgvr8YRujhSarS1Zqw&_nc_ohc=L1_0P0ErG6kAX_6Jo7v&tn=6jcucDM57k77Pu1g&_nc_ht=scontent-hkt1-2.xx&oh=00_AT-7Cva15RVdVl0tMbVnvHjLy1mhYViPq5_cQ-G71ZKrIw&oe=61E47D51" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=2BK4v1rmZw8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:26:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=2BK4v1rmZw8%3d PUP, PASUC thank Villanueva for supporting SUC reforms PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines is one with the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) in expressing admiration and sincerest appreciation to Senator Joel Villanueva, the "Champion of Higher, Technical and Vocational Education in the Senate," for his passion and vehemence in supporting our advocacy for reforms towards 21st Century Education.<br /> <br /> <img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-hkt1-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/271795957_296953895732679_6202189111352239663_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_eui2=AeH36HS_H84f9h_CaocemuT4j9SdRhf4x6-P1J1GF_jHr72372ZumQWloPq7I5kE-bAPmmn5kvhPCLZjTdp_8T7J&_nc_ohc=lvwOxoGTe20AX-qha4z&_nc_ht=scontent-hkt1-2.xx&oh=00_AT_ud6nz3aBm8PvcfIJvkQAK0VWY4w953j9B0Ln41tzw0w&oe=61E56192" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kwr3iiDp7sA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:24:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kwr3iiDp7sA%3d MANILA BAYanihan recognizes PUP ENR ambassadors Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) was among the recognized institutions during the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) first-ever MANILA BAYanihan Stakeholders’ Recognition Ceremony held in December 17, 2021, at the Makiling 2 Hall of Park Inn Hotel, North EDSA, Quezon City.</p> <p>PUP was one of the institutions honored for its efforts in training its first batch of Environment and Natural Resource (ENR) ambassadors. The ENR ambassadors are students who have completed a series of webinars conducted by DENR-NCR,  and successfully developed an Information Education Campaign (IEC) action plan towards advocating care for appreciation for environmental resources, conservation, protection, and rehabilitation of natural resources, particularly among youth.</p> <p>Among the 32 MANILA BAYanihan awardees/partners were the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Philippine National Police-NCRPO, National Center for Mental Health (NCMH), Local Governments of Makati and Pateros, Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation of Navotas City, Payatas and Quezon City, and some organizations from the academe and private sector.</p> <p><img alt="MANILA BAYanihan recognizes PUP ENR ambassadors" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/gddXwnC/manila-bayanihan-recognizes-pup-enr-ambassadors-1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="MANILA BAYanihan recognizes PUP ENR ambassadors" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/xF5qTkc/manila-bayanihan-recognizes-pup-enr-ambassadors-2.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=xpfEwFA11MM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 04 Jan 2022 10:18:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=xpfEwFA11MM%3d NSTP, Sandiwa educate PUPians on DRRM Joey Danting, Aira Mae Golez, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To continue raising awareness on disasters resilience, the National Service Training Program (NSTP) and PUP Sandiwa in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Branches and Satellite Campuses, held a webinar on Disaster and Risk Reduction Management on December 19, 2021.</p> <p>With the theme “Pamantasang Una sa Paghahanda: Pagpapanday sa Kaalaman ng mga Iskolar ng Bayan tungo sa Ligtas na Paaralan at Pamayanan,” the webinar was attended by over 12,000 PUPians.</p> <p>Dr. Analiza L. Falculan, dean of De La Salle Araneta University-College of Education, graced the event with her discussions on DRRM framework and practice, Hazard-Exposure-Vulnerability Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the RA 10121 and its IRR, local and community-based involvement, and emergency preparedness in the household.</p> <p>“Since last year, our actions are very limited and restricted but a webinar like this (about disaster and risk reduction management) helps us to be empowered and prepared,” Dr. Falculan said.</p> <p>An oathtaking ceremony for the PUP Sandiwa officers and representatives for the term 2021-2022 was also held, presided over by Dr. Rovelina Jacolbia, directress of the NSTP.</p> <p><img alt="NSTP, Sandiwa educate PUPians on DRRM" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/267195582_398300161978634_2096880722848301252_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeG4QFxWhoWv5eo3RqqIIHNdnejTKDvFvH-d6NMoO8W8f2dj4CROaxLmVrBun6XBvVzy4c5TeLdN54Xlc2ZCCX8U&_nc_ohc=4TNMjQNjSL4AX92cJJx&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-1.xx&oh=00_AT9heoOd95hiymMXlmZtkHixBLRvaP5bQpAW3jLENcmDyA&oe=61D18AB1" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=wAaqtx%2fk178%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 29 Dec 2021 19:39:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=wAaqtx%2fk178%3d PUP-SHS, KMFSHS students bag spot in ASEP 2021 Melanie Jimenez, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>PUP Senior High School and the Kaohsiung Municipal Fu-Cheng Senior High School-Taiwan bagged the honorable mention award in the recently held virtual Asian Student Exchange Program (ASEP) 2021 on December 27-28, 2021.</p> <p>ASEP is an annual cooperation of schools from Asian and New Southbound countries for both teachers and students to have an opportunity to enhance their international cultural knowledge and learn to respect foreign cultures.</p> <p>The collaborative activity is part of the agreement between PUP, through the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA), the Office of International Affairs (OIA), and KMFSHS in the spirit of educational cooperation and making a significant contribution to people's international and intercultural education.</p> <p>Organized by the Education Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government, and Chung-Shan Industrial and Commercial High School, the theme for ASEP 2021 focused on the “Action for Sustainable Development Goals in Post-Pandemic Era” in an effort to continue raising awareness and pushing forward the universal call to action amidst the effects of the recent pandemic around the world.</p> <p>With the use of a comparison of the mental health status of youth in Taiwan and the Philippines, the PUP-SHS and KMFSHS presented their findings on Sustainable Development Goal 3, which is focused on Mental Health and provided action plans that will foster social and emotional learning among students.</p> <p>The team of PUP-SHS was represented by Aliyah Red Cadiz, Brian Mulhadi, Marc Villagera, Joseph Renoyalan of ABM and STEM strand, under the guidance of Ms. Melanie Jimenez, faculty from the College of Education. “We chose SDG 3 on good health and well-being, or specifically on mental health, because of its significance to our society. The opportunity to address such a serious issue motivated us to raise awareness not only in the Philippines but also in other nations around the world” said Brian Mulhadi, PUP-SHS representative.</p> <p>“The overall experience was fulfilling because even we have major differences in terms of culture and race, we think and act as one on our goal to provide sustainable actions and solutions in regards to mental health issues internationally,” he added.</p> <p>ASEP 2021 was joined by students from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.</p> <p><img alt="PUP-SHS, KMFSHS studs bag spot in ASEP 2021" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/dtCrw4M/pup-shs-kmfshs-studs-bag-spot-in-asep-2021-pic1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="PUP-SHS, KMFSHS studs bag spot in ASEP 2021" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/m9mySFH/pup-shs-kmfshs-studs-bag-spot-in-asep-2021-pic2.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ezJayvSvPK4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 29 Dec 2021 19:27:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ezJayvSvPK4%3d RISFI holds webinar series for future Artificial Intelligence Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To expand the discourse on the roles of artificial intelligence (AI) and innovations, the Research Institute for Strategic Foresight and Innovation (RISFI) under the Office of the Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning, and Development (OVPREPD) conducted a webinar series titled “Future Thinking International Webinar 2021 (FTIW 2021): Futures of AI, AI Ethics, and Innovations” on December 8-10, 2021, live at PUP Facebook page.</p> <p>The webinar featured 12 speakers from the fields of information and technology, data science, communication, entrepreneurship, and academia to discuss the future of artificial intelligence, AI ethics, and the future of innovation, as well as the related ethical issues, and how institutions should respond to strike a balance through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogues. The webinar’s purpose was to contribute to the enormous ongoing effort to build a long-term, inclusive, and complete foundation for AI.</p> <p>“Over the past few years we have witnessed a massive expansion in the development and use of digital technologies across societies, economists which in many ways have changed the way we think, work, and live. This digital transformation continues to evolve in unprecedented speed calling for industries, government, and economists to pick up the pace to maximize the benefits of this groundbreaking innovations and technological advances,” said Dr. Anna Ruby Gapasin, Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning, and Development.</p> <p>The University recently created its own Research Institute for Strategic Foresight and Innovation (RISFI) office, which aims to empower the community through futures thinking and strategic foresight. Through active academic interactions and research sharing, the office will act as a hub for futurists, academics, and scholars to communicate and explore ideas. It will also allow the university  to widen or build new relationships, network, and provide a bigger platform for partnerships.</p> <p><img alt="RISFI holds webinar series for future Artificial Intelligence" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/261817216_266882522141244_8231205055587390201_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeFCPslA1jSEf0ZevXa4swiBQ9VdgLYiVTVD1V2AtiJVNZgDpSEQcpPiQVtm1Y-1fP0dFt1xi4KRE91Nz2kR1ksb&_nc_ohc=tR_Ok6bnF8AAX_NHkNH&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-1.xx&oh=00_AT_Hj2XIgeERvQ0mV5YOa0zJQAOkMeTd0vbklow4LRl_AQ&oe=61D068E7" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MlcxuSBtD14%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 28 Dec 2021 17:32:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MlcxuSBtD14%3d