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, 03 Dec 2021 02:18:28 GMT https://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 10 InfoCore Engine 3.0 PUP Communication Management Office webmaster@pup.edu.ph Megaworld Foundation, Rotary Club of Loyola Heights ink pact with PUP for Education on Wheels Buellah May P. Convento, Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) signs a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Rotary Club of Loyola Heights (RCLH) and Megaworld Foundation, Inc. for the PUP Pamantasang Bayan - Education on Wheels Program of the University held on September 17 and October 29, 2021, respectively.</p> <p>Under the agreement, signed by PUP President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi, RCLH Club President Mr. Herminaldo Merino, and Megaworld Foundation, Inc. President Dr. Francisco C. Canuto, RCLH and Megaworld Foundation Inc. shall oversee the completion of the PUP Pamantasang Bayan - Education on Wheels; provide Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism to get the necessary feedback on the option of the program; recommend qualified faculty/trainers who will help conduct and/ or operate the program; and organize activities to supplement learnings through the alternative classroom learning experience, webinars, etc.</p> <p>RCLH is a non-government organization (NGO) that aims to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy while Megaworld Foundation Inc. is a non-government organization (NGO) that aims to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy. It also aims to carry out service projects which enhance economic and productive work for young and old.</p> <p>PUP Education on Wheels (EOW) - Pamantasang Bayan is the newest extension project of the University. This bus converted into a spacious classroom will house around 30 students from partner communities.</p> <p>EOW, along with other extension programs of the University, aims to help out-of-school youth from farther places in the country receive quality education provided by PUP. Aside from providing quality education nearer these communities, the University, through its generous donors, will also be providing food allowance to the students, ensuring that their well-being is taken care of during the duration of the course.</p> <p><img alt="Megaworld Foundation, Rotary Club of Loyola Heights ink pact with PUP for Education on Wheels" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/ChdqCHy/2021-11-24-megaworld-foundation-and-rclh-img1.png" /></p> <p><img alt="Megaworld Foundation, Rotary Club of Loyola Heights ink pact with PUP for Education on Wheels" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/ZSrM8Rr/2021-11-24-megaworld-foundation-and-rclh-img2.png" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=3LOkPDLw%2blE%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 24 Nov 2021 17:41:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=3LOkPDLw%2blE%3d Institute of Technology students bag awards in DOST-RICE 2021 PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Four(4) students from the Diploma in Computer Engineering Technology of PUP Institute of Technology (ITECH) placed second in the SIBOL Award for Outstanding College Student Creative Research and  3rd in the Best Video Presentation in the 2021 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) conducted by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) last November 8-10.</p> <p>The winning team is composed of Rio Alyssa V. Venturina, Sean Kyle A. Alfonso, Blair Jurgen L. Chacon, and Duanne Lim of the Computer Engineering Technology under Engineering Technology Department (DCET 3-2).</p> <p>The students were endorsed to compete for RICE with their entry titled “Smart Solar-Powered Indoor Aquaponics” or SIA, which was one of only five teams from the National Capital Region to pass the qualifying round (NCR). They were declared finalists by the panel of judges, allowing them to advance to the final round.</p> <p>The top five finalists were required to submit a five (5)-minute video presentation about their entries, which was posted on the DOST-TAPI Facebook Page and scored based on their engagement rate, with the highest engagement rate being the People's Choice.</p> <p>The results placed the PUP ITECH team as second in the SIBOL category and third in the best video presentation. Aside from the title, the team was awarded Php 15,000 cash prize.</p> <p>The team was led by their professor, Dr. Ryan S. Evangelista and Engr. Jose Marie B. Dipay of PUP ITECH.</p> <p>RICE is a nationwide initiative that emphasizes the significance of Filipino inventors in the landscape of national economic development by providing appropriate platforms, especially in light of the new normal. Both public and private inventors and researchers from across the country can enter the regional competition.</p> <p><img alt="Institute of Technology students bag awards in DOST-RICE 2021" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/8DqgNLv/2021-11-24-dost-rice-img1.png" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dosAU82J9ZM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:44:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dosAU82J9ZM%3d Maragondon Branch hosts Office Productivity, Ergonomics Training for Municipality Personnel PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The PUP Maragondon Cavite Branch Extension Management Office held a three-day community extension program for barangay secretaries and treasurers in the Municipality of Maragondon, Cavite on November 9-11, 2021.</p> <p>The three-day training, titled “Office Productivity Training for the Brgy. Secretaries and Brgy. Treasurers of Maragondon: A Salin Kaalaman Tungo sa Kaunlaran Program of PUPMB,” taught barangay secretaries and treasurers on how to use office productivity tools such as keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Powerpoint. An ergonomics discussion was also held to share safety precautions as well as proper keyboarding technique and posture.</p> <p>At the end of the training, all participants gave a presentation to demonstrate their newly acquired skills and concepts. All participants who completed the three-day training received certificates of completion.</p> <p>The event was graced by PUP Maragondon Branch Director Dr. Agnes Y. Gonzaga, Maragondon Municipal Mayor Hon. Reynaldo A. Rillo and Liga ng mga Barangay President Hon. Romel A. Manalo.</p> <p><img alt="Maragondon Branch hosts Office Productivity, Ergonomics Training for Municipality Personnel" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/JjJdqsT/2021-11-24-pup-maragondon-event-img1.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="Maragondon Branch hosts Office Productivity, Ergonomics Training for Municipality Personnel" class="image image-full" src="https://i.ibb.co/R9jPrVg/2021-11-24-pup-maragondon-event-img5.jpg" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DgDnrsxuhfU%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 24 Nov 2021 14:42:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=DgDnrsxuhfU%3d RMO, OSS conduct PROJECT NIPS PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To increase student participation in the research culture of the university, the Research Management Office (RMO) and the Office of Student Services (OSS) hosted a three-day research conference-workshop titled National and International Paper Presentation for Students (Project NIPS) on November 4-6 via Zoom Meeting and Facebook Live.</p> <p>The project aimed to increase student research paper presentation in a national or international setting, as well as possible paper publication in reputable academic journals, particularly those indexed in Scopus and Web of Science, and the CHED Journal Incentive Program (JIP).</p> <p>The conference-workshop covered research writing fundamentals, research methodology, research values, the significance of research publications, and other key research concepts. Students from various strands presented their research findings in parallel sessions on the final day of the research conference workshop and received feedback on their papers from resource speakers.</p> <p>Project NIPS was participated in by students across PUP branches and satellite campuses from the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Computer Science Information Systems and Technologies (CSIST), Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication (HUMSSCOM), Business and Finance, and Education.</p> <p><img alt="RMO, OSS conduct PROJECT NIPS" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/257384477_2688044464838054_8868376725977629757_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=jGEXj6fzIXYAX9ulIf2&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-3.xx&oh=974e4247e8dc026f02e5bf131d358cbe&oe=619BC77C" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MidNaLFHql4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 Nov 2021 16:23:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MidNaLFHql4%3d PUP hosts 3rd PASUC-NCR Education Forum on Flexible Learning Foundations PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines led the 3rd Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges-National Capital Region (PASUC NCR) Education Forum on Flexible Learning Foundation last November 10, via Facebook Live.</p> <p>In his welcome address, PUP President Dr. Manuel M. Muhi said that the forum will bring additional insights about flexible learning and will provide an avenue to discuss each university's best practices in navigating the depressing difficulties of today's learning.</p> <p>Meanwhile, PASUC-NCR Chair Dr. Bert J. Tuga in his introductory address said that the forum is important as it teaches everyone how to make flexible learning more student-friendly and humane especially during these trying times.</p> <p>Among the topics discussed in the forum focused on humanizing flexible learning, building community for student success, student engagement, curating open education resources, academic integrity, student assessment, digital transformation.</p> <p>PASUC is an organization of the Philippine State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in the country.</p> <p><img alt="PUP hosts 3rd PASUC-NCR Education Forum on Flexible Learning Foundations" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/248713095_5088506474498268_2967751435069506013_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_eui2=AeGlZ969SMH_-6MXwAzy6MmxiwA86k5LXkGLADzqTkteQQc-DWp0RD_MjGS1__qn_k8HVkdOp9s24JVUR54W737w&_nc_ohc=ZEj5Jb8yCo0AX_u6bCb&tn=6M0b_7N-ivzH53iF&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-2.xx&oh=f6ff8a916eec981778e0d777f17e7cec&oe=619B9029" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=HRIgPkZ6Sew%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 Nov 2021 15:53:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=HRIgPkZ6Sew%3d CSSD holds Professorial Chairholder Lecture on Geopolitics & Public Administration PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD) conducted the Professorial Chairholder Lecture on Geopolitics & Public Administration on September 30, 2021, live via the PUP-CSSD Facebook page.</p> <p>The Professorial Chairholder Lecture was delivered by Professor Richard H. Heydarian where he discussed “At a Crossroads: Philippines, China, and the Post-American World.”</p> <p>Prof. Heydarian is a multi-awarded public educator, academic, columnist, and political adviser. He is currently serving as a resident political analyst of GMA Network and a columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer.</p> <p>Prof. Heydarian published his latest book titled “The Rise of Duterte: A populist Revolt against Elite Democracy,” which was identified as one of The Financial Times’ best of weekend-long reads’ and as one of the superb monographs on the Duterte Phenomenon. His recent works include “The Indo-Pacific Age: Trump, China, and the New Global Struggle for Mastery” and the “Duterte’s Foreign Policy.”</p> <p>In his remark, CSSD Dean Dr. Raul Roland Sebastian mentioned the importance of history in Geopolitics. He encouraged the participants to check the international laws and treaties signed by the Philippines and the executive issuances by previous administrations and analyze how it affects our foreign relations.</p> <p>The webinar was attended by the students, faculty members, alumni association under the College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD), and College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA).</p> <p><img alt="CSSD holdsProfessorial Chairholder Lecture on Geopolitics & Public Administration" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/241568304_187854133438598_3473795687235391735_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_eui2=AeGk7f4sGbFJ-66zjLKn8tH6ZSvMhznJmI1lK8yHOcmYjf3mcWvaTbF4Crk1aej2ubIRGDiyJEW7UnrT1SvLEn0n&_nc_ohc=SSYEfRayTSkAX8JNvUf&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-3.xx&oh=fab9470839cd1c2314d8456cad3a37d2&oe=619BA31C" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=4EJH9%2f%2fLSg8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 19 Nov 2021 13:27:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=4EJH9%2f%2fLSg8%3d PUP rolls Education on Wheels- Pamantasang Bayan PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines Education on Wheels – Pamantasang Bayan is now ready to roll!</p> <p>PUP Education on Wheels (EOW) - Pamantasang Bayan is the newest extension project of the University. This bus converted into a spacious classroom will house around 30 students from partner communities.</p> <p><img alt="PUP rolls Education on Wheels- Pamantasang Bayan" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/252958884_4406454972783805_2725723659186647150_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=yJ7yWTjUWhIAX9iA2Hp&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-1.xx&oh=e3bdb32985dcc2ee91da9ddacbfb3f29&oe=61AEDE1D" /></p> <p>EOW, along with other extension programs of the University, aims to help out-of-school youth from farther places in the country receive quality education provided by PUP.</p> <p>Aside from providing the quality education nearer to these communities, the University, through its generous donors, will also be providing food allowance to the students, ensuring that their well-being is taken care of during the duration of the course.</p> <p>Currently, there are 70 out-of-school youths from the Smokey Mountains that are already enrolled in the degree Bachelor of Science in Office Administration. Other marginalized sectors such as the indigenous people, migrant women, and persons deprived of liberty shall also be included as potential beneficiaries of this program.</p> <p><img alt="PUP rolls Education on Wheels- Pamantasang Bayan" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/253698041_4406454852783817_4761141817247187773_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=lp7oByEldMQAX_SgxsS&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-2.xx&oh=f8bc394db242ed9bf4fca3e6c7d752d0&oe=61AE9110" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=4%2f3hscTDMbc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:34:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=4%2f3hscTDMbc%3d PUP offers Master of Arts in Education Major in Teaching in the Challenged Areas Melanie Jimenez, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Co-funded and in collaboration with the Erasmus+Programme of the European Commission, under the project FORTH (Formation of Teachers in Challenged Areas in the Philippines), PUP now offers its newest graduate program Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Teaching in the Challenged Areas (MAED-TCA).</p> <p>The MAED-TCA curriculum was developed as a result of the collaborative efforts of five universities in the Philippines, including Polytechnic University of the Philippines, West Visayas State University, the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP), the University of Saint La Salle (USLS) in Bacolod, and Centro Escolar University (CEU). Three major European universities also worked together to develop the program such as the University of Bologna in Italy, the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, and the University of Deusto in Spain, as well as SEAMEO-Innotech, the Professional Association for Teachers and Educators (PAFTE), CHED, and the Department of Education (DEPED).</p> <p>The MAED-TCA curriculum has six courses which includes: 1) Understanding the Context of Challenged Areas, 2) Profile of a Teacher Marginalized Areas, 3) Creating an Inviting and Workable Learning Climate in Challenged Areas, 4) Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Challenged Areas, 5) Creation of Relevant and Appropriate Teaching Materials for Challenged Areas, and 6) Creating a Collegial Teaching and Learning Community Reaching out to a Global Reality.</p> <p>The new graduate program is being offered through the College of Education-Graduate Studies as part of the European Union's agenda to contribute to SDG 4 of the 2030 Agenda, which aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” by 2030, by training teachers to deal with the realities of challenged and underprivileged communities.</p> <p><img alt="PUP offers Master of Arts in Education Major in Teaching in the Challenged Areas" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-3.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/252318835_4664698416924006_9093804585805250431_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=EUjOUjYl3A4AX9UJbiN&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-3.xx&oh=ea18cde78431e5bca135e299ddfaa5ed&oe=618DF40D" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MON2Bck8yJg%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:24:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=MON2Bck8yJg%3d PUP ranks 39th in Elsevier's Most Published Research Institutions Christian Jaycee Samonte, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines ranked 39th in the Elsevier Scopus list of Philippine universities and research institutes who have published research works across the academic field of studies based on a tally made by the university’s Research Management Office.</p> <p>The tally is based on the number of published works of faculty and research staff from various academic fields and research interests.</p> <p>RMO also reported that PUP increased its Scopus indexed-journal publications to 211.</p> <p><img alt="PUP ranks 39th in Elsevier's Most Published Research Institutions" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/252386883_4403419303087372_526034909055918094_n.png?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=Xv72Yp6X_eEAX_gADU9&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-1.xx&oh=de7863adcb991098b7ad0cca666b5da2&oe=61A71560" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=epHR4NhQceE%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 03 Nov 2021 15:26:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=epHR4NhQceE%3d PUP holds Interdisciplinary Forum on the Social Sciences Angelo Acedera, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>As part of the faculty and student development, the College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD) continued to give quality forums in their webinar series titled “Ugnayan at Talastasan: An Interdisciplinary Forum on the Social Sciences.”</p> <p>CSSD added three sessions including:<br /> Theorizing at the End of the World: Moving from Knowledge to Wisdom<br /> September 24, 2021<br /> Dr. Lily Mendoza<br /> <img alt="Theorizing at the End of the World: Moving from Knowledge to Wisdom" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/241490119_188259813398030_1211113926297262102_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=T0fi6uMBc4IAX-bQ0d8&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-2.xx&oh=3e29ff19fd53cb52fdc05ed15d80e925&oe=61A68C5D" /></p> <p>The Past is in the Present; the Present is in the Past: Demystifying Archeological Practice<br /> October 7, 2021<br /> Dr. Stephen B. Acabado<br /> <img alt="The Past is in the Present; the Present is in the Past: Demystifying Archeological Practice" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-4.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/244340261_203215775235767_8952462249130365390_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=_hUHQrAalHwAX9tc3Nu&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-4.xx&oh=2309780acbd878ce0d621be53af001d7&oe=61A59A79" /></p> <p>Rizal Alatas and the Myth of the Lazy Native<br /> October 20, 2021<br /> Dr. Syed Farid Alatas<br /> <img alt="Rizal Alatas and the Myth of the Lazy Native" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent-sin6-4.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/244999163_210660687824609_5417165776162474104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=1mRiG1f4qB8AX_nateY&_nc_ht=scontent-sin6-4.xx&oh=c4b5adf419889bba01b33ba45439460f&oe=61A58551" /></p> <p>The Ugnayan and Talastasan become the engagement of scholarly sharing and integrative discussion of relevant subjects through inter and multidisciplinary approaches with the view of arriving at a comprehensive appreciation of knowledge.</p> <p>The students, faculty members, and stakeholders participated in integrative discussions through inter and multidisciplinary forums. The speakers discussed the interrelationship of the social science disciplines that would be established and reinforced as a channel of discerning knowledge that can be more effectively applied in dealing with problems and challenges that confront the Philippine societies. In relation to History, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Cooperatives and Social Development.</p> <p>The Ugnayan at Talastasan aims to provide avenues of research collaboration among faculty members with different academic backgrounds and encourage partnership with other educational institutions and promote the University as a center of epistemic discussion of inter and multi-disciplinary approaches in the social sciences and development.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=VfyXevcYp2A%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 02 Nov 2021 10:51:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=VfyXevcYp2A%3d