Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2021 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Fri, 17 Sep 2021 10:54:42 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph PUP tops REELE; places second in RMELE Buellah May P. Convento, Christian Jaycee Samonte, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Bryan Bautista Estaris from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa ranked first in the September 2021 Registered Electrical Engineering Licensure Examination and placed second in the September 2021 Registered Master Electrician Licensure Examination administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).</p> <p>With an average of 93.10 percent, Estaris led the 2,590  examinees for the September REELE while he posted an average of 92.50 percent in the RMELE among 2,233 examinees.</p> <p>The examinations were given by the Board of Electrical Engineering in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga. The results were released on September 16, 2021.</p> <p>Source: <a href="http://prc.gov.ph/">prc.gov.ph</a></p> <p> </p> <p>###</p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl3-4.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/242072510_4256400921122545_8037467346091964188_n.png?_nc_cat=1&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeEKdpJhJXer2EDDLB7Ds11jv1hIok-QB--_WEiiT5AH78IUlu99zXNs2F0sMNJCwWWi22H4jJJdP49ZAL5PfZM3&_nc_ohc=PZQn-LckZmoAX89zr7j&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl3-4.fna&oh=d60ff86a8f093b53b062e83b1d426f3b&oe=616B0C68" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vp2AzTHikJs%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:56:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vp2AzTHikJs%3d PUP welcomes Balik Scientist Dr. Luangsa-ard Christian Jaycee Samonte, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines welcomed Dr. Jennifer Luangsa-ard, a Filipina awardee of the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).</p> <p>Dr. Luangsa-ard obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from West Visayas State University Philippines and acquired her <em>Vordiplom & Diplom</em> in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany. She furthered her study and completed her Ph.D. in Tropical Agriculture at Kasetsart University in Thailand.</p> <p>Currently, she is the team leader of the Plant Microbe-Interaction Laboratory at the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand. Her research interest includes phylogenetics and ecology of invertebrate-pathogenic fungi.</p> <p>While in the Philippines, Dr. Luangsa-ard will conduct short studies on the Philippine invertebrate pathogenic fungi and mentor undergraduate students on biocontrol-related researches. Moreover, she will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in a webinar series with the theme "Exploring invertebrate pathogenic fungi, a leap towards new breakthroughs in agricultural research" on October 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021.</p> <p> </p> <p>###</p> <p> </p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/241877035_4249531688476135_1598679771461137532_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeFsOzc8v77uUj9ubQaR0rbNkd4Lt5hqtEqR3gu3mGq0Sj7qm2ETjAg90TnzbHFOFlo&_nc_ohc=s8IYRcR0_KQAX-MTLJu&tn=fIfQeTtyCy2-omU3&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl7-1.fna&oh=8fa88c501d08ac1ad7007b643c54f3b1&oe=616A041F" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=w3tZRwylDK0%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:40:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=w3tZRwylDK0%3d PUP Santa Rosa Campus conducts Tree Planting Community Service Program Aprilyn Calvario, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines Santa Rosa Campus conducted a tree planting activity at the Campus ground on September 4, 2021. </p> <p>The Tree Planting Activity is a joint community service program of the PUP-SRC, the City Agriculture Office of Santa Rosa, and the Kalasag-Makiling Arch of Santa Rosa City Eagles Club. </p> <p>With the theme, “Plant a Tree, Save A Life,” the activity aims to raise awareness on the importance of planting trees on campuses to have a more conducive learning environment. It also signals the beginning of partnership among PUPSRC and the City Agriculture Office and the Kalasag- Makiling Arch of Santa Rosa City Eagles Club. </p> <p>The City of Agriculture Office donated 10 mango trees, 10 rambutan trees, 10 guyabano trees, 10 yambo trees, and 8 jackfruit trees. </p> <p>The community service program was attended by PUP-SRC faculty and administrative employees headed by Campus Director, Dr. Marisa Baybay, City Agriculture Office Head Mr. Joselito Batitis, and the Aspirants of KMASRCEC led by the Club Vice President, Mr. Vermideo Galicia and Club Adviser Mr. Danilo Parba. </p> <p> </p> <p>###</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=k9jBkDbpw98%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 13 Sep 2021 18:19:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=k9jBkDbpw98%3d 2nd leg of Project Smile discusses Mental Health PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The College of Business Administration Graduate Studies, through the PUP MBA Society, successfully conducted the second leg of the Project Smile titled “Your Mind Matters: A Mental Health Webinar” on August 21, 2021.</p> <p>Mental Health counselors Mr. Paul John Ken Kokaji and Mr. Jose Angelo Culala served as resource speakers in the event where they discussed mental health in general, its causes, and the possible help to those who are experiencing it.</p> <p>Mr. Kokaji and Mr. Culala also discussed mental health awareness in the workplace. According to Kokaji and Culala, it is important to recognize the effects of the pandemic on mental health as these effects affect our productivity, engagement, capability, and daily functioning. <br /> <br /> The event was attended by more than 200 students and faculty members from MBA and DBA. </p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/238987865_1417140868650529_2008830565683059720_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_eui2=AeHu6RfLtSmuHJkR2i_xXL-l8W5IYMU5Zd_xbkhgxTll3_MOyGmktcSHVrEGId70rXwzLVsZ7Pzv-q1KQ9nDV6Io&_nc_ohc=CWKJrjLcTpoAX-hamFg&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl7-1.fna&oh=500a04c020d5642b74f0a63dcf464930&oe=615ECA85" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=mE76jrlQqRs%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:46:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=mE76jrlQqRs%3d CBA-GS highlights GAD in the first leg of Project Smile PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><blockquote> <p>The College of Business Administration Graduate Studies, through the PUP Master in Business Administration Society, kicked off its first webinar under their Project Smile series last August 14, carrying the theme “Gender and Development in the Workplace.”</p> <p>The event was graced by Dr. Rowena Navera, a Gender and Development focal person and the Vice President/Incorporator of Philippine Association of GAD advocates (PAGDAI).</p> <p>In her talk, Dr. Navera highlighted the Women’s History, Legal Mandates, Gender Mainstreaming, and Human Rights.  She stressed that changing the belief and mindset of every Filipino on Gender and Development issues remains as a challenge. And the law, mechanism and budget were already in place.</p> <blockquote> <p>“If we really want to achieve the progress that we really want for the Philippines, we should accept, allow, we recognize and we embrace our brothers and sisters who are coming from the LGBT community. They are part of our society and their rights are equal to our rights. For us to be really an effective advocates of gender equality and women empowerment and all these to achieve gender development, it has to be a way of life we should set ourselves as a good example,” Dr. Navera said in her closing statement.   </p> </blockquote> <p>Almost 250 students attended the event. Also present were CBA-GS Dean Dr. Guillermo Bongato Jr. and Associate Dean Dr. Cindy Soliman.</p> <p>The Business Administration Graduate studies department of Polytechnic University of the Philippines will continue to a hold specific event like this in an effort to spread awareness on Gender and Development, inclusion and sensitivity.  </p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/230525448_1414289102269039_6177643282957751891_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_eui2=AeE9HcUuUcVu02Ew42okGf13VRHdV1KBZM9VEd1XUoFkz4_pYwJ5NQx3o1luVtplkJzXUaRCIrS5JoRIRWdjm6IG&_nc_ohc=iLWe80nPRnYAX8S4R3v&tn=iajUDImAqomDW4H3&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl7-1.fna&oh=3e0ae143b4ce2119e155f5be1d6ff560&oe=615FCF83" /></p> </blockquote> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=IKydHTNOL2g%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:44:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=IKydHTNOL2g%3d CSSD conducts Interdisciplinary Forum on Social Sciences PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>As part of the faculty and the student development program of the<img alt="" src="https://www.facebook.com/PUPMain.CSSD/photos/pcb.149085667315445/149085603982118/" /> University, the PUP College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD) conducted series of webinars with the theme “Ugnayan at Talastasan: An Interdisciplinary Forum on the Social Sciences.” </p> <p>Among the topics were:</p> <p><strong>1st Interdisciplinary Forum (July 21, 2021) </strong><br /> Rev. David B. Smith <br /> Title: Human Rights and Beyond: Liberative Linguistics for Intercultural Religious Discourse on Gender and Sexuality </p> <p><strong>2nd Interdisciplinary Forum (August 6, 2021) </strong><br /> Dr. Vicente C. Villan <br /> Title: Ambitan: Ang Sikolohiya at Kasaysayan sa Pa-aaral ng mga Kalakarang Panlipunan at Kaganapang Kasaysayan </p> <p><strong>3rd Interdisciplinary Forum (August 26, 2021) </strong><br /> Dr. David M. San Juan <br /> Title: Rice Tarrification in the time of Covid-19: Rationale and Road to Rice Self-Sufficiency in the Philippines. </p> <p><strong>4th Interdisciplinary Forum (September 2, 2021) </strong><br /> Dr. Julius Bautista <br /> Title: <img alt="" longdesc="https://www.facebook.com/PUPMain.CSSD/photos/pcb.149085667315445/149085603982118/" src="https://www.facebook.com/PUPMain.CSSD/photos/pcb.149085667315445/149085603982118/" />Roman Catholicism in Southeast Asia: The Philippines and Timor Leste In Multidisciplinary Perspective </p> <p>The webinar series was attended by students and faculty members from different colleges and universities. <br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PUPMain.CSSD/photos/pcb.149085667315445/149085603982118/"><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/216976721_149085610648784_6152786045528949796_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeG-TG0QzV79XyjSB276ffeGG-8CLzoQu-cb7wIvOhC752xOnz9uN_fFg2Tlr2NsfrObdjpnF23HXb86AHRSkpMk&_nc_ohc=lunEQ0W95j0AX-oAuP5&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl7-1.fna&oh=b3e0e943610655f23384b00ab6c72667&oe=615EA274" /></a></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=I8SrpmMvUmc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:28:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=I8SrpmMvUmc%3d PUP SHS holds 2021 Year-End Commencement Exercises Christian Jaycee Samonte, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A total of 2,283 Senior High School students attended this year’s Polytechnic University of the Philippines Senior High School Commencement Exercises, September 8, 2021, via live streaming at PUP official Facebook Page and PUP CreaTV Youtube Channel.</p> <p>PUP SHS conferred SHS academic degrees to students from Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM), Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS), General Academic Strand (GAS), Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Tourism, and Arts and Design.</p> <p>As part of the University’s yearly commencement tradition, the Tanglaw ng Bayan (Light of Nation) Award was given to two speakers. Such an award is the highest recognition granted by the university to individuals who have outstanding achievements and significant contributions to their field of expertise.</p> <p>The first awardee was Mr. Gian Javelona, an alumnus of PUP College of Engineering where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Orange Apps Inc., a technology solution company that provides school management systems across educational institutions in the Philippines. </p> <p>Mr. Javelona was the commencement speaker during the AM cluster. In his commencement speech, he emphasized the value of grit in achieving success in life. He mentioned that he has experienced a lot of failures during the start of his journey but did not let these failures be hindrances to his goals, “Hindi po ako takot magkamali at ‘yun ang isang advantage ko…Okay lang ang magkamali as long as matututo ka. Marami na akong naging mali at wala ako sa sitwasyon ko ngayon kung hindi dahil sa mga maling iyon.”</p> <p>He also stressed that he attributes his success to his experiences in PUP, “Masasabi ko po na…kung di po ako nag-aral sa PUP at kung hindi ko naranasan lahat ng pag hihirap na iyon…Wala pong orange apps dahil sa lahat ng iyon.”</p> <p>The Tanglaw ng Bayan award was also given to Mr. Eugene A. Tamayo III, Assistant Vice President of the Philippine National Bank. He is an alumnus of PUP College of Business Administration where he got his bachelor’s degree in office administration and master’s degree in business administration. </p> <p>Speaking to his virtual audience, Mr. Tamayo reminded the students to be compliant and learn how to prioritize school activities, “Make sure that before posting anything in your My Day and dailies, you were able to finish your work or assignment…”. </p> <p>Mr. Tamayo also highlighted the value of open communication to the teachers especially during the times when the students are lost with the discussions. He concluded his speech by saying, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change your own world." </p> <p>Meanwhile, Zyra Mae S. Plegaria (AM Cluster) and Andrea Nicole M. Abdon (PM Cluster) delivered their valedictory speeches. </p> <p>The program was ended with messages from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Commissioner and PUP Board of Regent Dr. Ronald L. Adamat, CHED Chairman J. Prospero E. De Vera III, and Senator Joel Villanueva.</p> <p><img alt="" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/240498699_4227732157322755_4625635185852042008_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeHDkBavzb35pjzqp94EO8pdWG3Lb1Fq78dYbctvUWrvx5mQyar8c4OMGJhfywchTpcDBcRlpISERKqJCE_nkcDA&_nc_ohc=H96gSJ2Uus4AX-jCNLL&_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl7-1.fna&oh=ab99c38ed69c13809cf9dd4fbbc149b7&oe=615E909C" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=n%2bQgbnvn9k8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:05:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=n%2bQgbnvn9k8%3d PUP Santa Maria, Bulacan Campus celebrates 16th Founding Anniversary PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Santa Maria, Bulacan Campus celebrated its week-long 16th Founding Anniversary on August 16-20, 2021 with theme “<em>Isang Dekada at Anim na Taong Paglilingkod: Sulong PUP SMB sa Diwa ng Tapat, Makatao and Marangal na Edukayon.”</em> </p> <p>The virtual event opened with a flag-raising ceremony which was followed by an interfaith mass attended by its officials, administrative employees, and faculty members.</p> <p>The week-long event was filled with fun as students competed in the virtual Academic and E-contests. The virtual recognition day and convocation were held in celebration of the founding anniversary.</p> <p>The celebration ended with an awarding ceremony and cultural presentations.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=iXk3dr83dyI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:45:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=iXk3dr83dyI%3d 150 children receive books, art supplies from PUP PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A total of 150 children received books and art supplies from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines through its Lingap Komunidad Outreach Activity held on August 25-27, 2021.<br /> <br /> The beneficiaries were 3-5 years old children from Barangay 649 – Baseco Compound Port Area in Manila.<br /> <br /> This Lingap Komunidad Extension Activity was spearheaded by the PUP Extension Management Office – Community Relations Outreach Services (EMO-CROS).</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MNuX09Iy3As%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:35:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MNuX09Iy3As%3d PUP Lopez collaborates with IS-TNU Vietnam Pup Lopez, Quezon, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>In line with the University’s roadmap on the internationalization of education, PUP Lopez Branch forged an educational partnership with the International School – Thai Nguyen University of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The partnership was formally sealed during a ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) held via zoom on July 23, 2021.</p> <p>In attendance were the distinguished officials of IS-TNU led by Dean Dr. Ha Xuan Linh and PUP officials led by President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi. Also present in the event were other university officials from IS-TNU including Dr. Tran Lun Hung, Vice Dean for International and Student Affairs; Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Khanh Doanh, Director of Department of International Affairs and Scientific Research; Dr. Dang Thi Thanh Huong, Vice Director for TNU International Affairs, Prof. Dr. Tran Thanh Van, Vice President for International Affairs-TNU.  On the PUP side, witnessing the MOA signing were VP Pascualito B. Gatan, VP for Branches and Satellite Campuses; Dr. Rufo N. Bueza, PUP Lopez Director; Director Jonna Karla Bien of the Office of International Affairs; Dr. Veronica S. Almase, PUP Lopez Faculty Extensionist; members of the Committee on Internationalization, faculty, and staff of PUP Lopez.</p> <p>Prior to the MOA signing, a virtual tour to IS-TNU has taken center stage, providing a panoramic view of the campus and its wide range of academic programs.  Similarly, PUP presented an AV presentation that took the audience around the Main Campus and the Lopez Branch, offering a good immersive experience of the campus environment, academic programs, the 10 pillars that make it stand out as an institution of learning.</p> <p>Following the virtual tour, Dr. Veronica S. Almase gave background information and orientation about the partnership, highlighting the areas of cooperation that were laid down during the Exploratory Meeting held on July 13, 2021.</p> <p>Dr. Rufo N. Bueza emphasized in his message that this effort is one significant step toward championing PUP education amidst the challenging time.  On the other hand, Prof. Pascualito B. Gatan noted that the collaboration is a timely and relevant step toward overcoming the challenges posed by the era and it definitely provides good opportunities to better serve the stakeholders.  Pres. Manuel M. Muhi expressed optimism that this partnership will further strengthen the excellence of both IS-TNU and PUPLQ as an institution of learning.  On the IS-TNU side, Assoc. Prof. Tran Thanh Van articulated his overwhelming expression of support to the educational partnership for the mutual benefit of both institutions.</p> <p>Under the Memorandum of Agreement, IS-TNU and PUPLQ have agreed to build a strategic partnership in realizing the following pursuits:</p> <p>            1.  Opening of Internship Program or OJT for students</p> <p>            2.  Twinning Program (2+2 or 3+1)</p> <p>            3.  Enrolment in Graduate Programs</p> <p>            4.  Faculty and Student Exchange</p> <p>            5.  Study Tour</p> <p>            6.  Scholarship Grants to Students</p> <p>            7.  Research Collaboration</p> <p>            8.  Conduct of International Webinar</p> <p>The concluding message was delivered by Director Jonna Karla Bien of the PUP Office of International Affairs wherein she congratulated both institutions for forging a bond of partnership that would not only impact the education they offer but will also foster cultural understanding and awareness.</p> <p>To wrap up the event, Assoc. Prof. Maria Asuncion R. del Castillo, program host, acknowledged those who have made this venture possible, and later, she invited everyone present to join the photo opportunity.</p> <p> </p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DknyNL9DP%2bc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 07 Sep 2021 13:43:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DknyNL9DP%2bc%3d