Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2019 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Fri, 19 Apr 2019 03:05:31 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph CHRGS, Student Orgs Conduct Pre-Valentine's Day Forum Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To further educate the youth on the effects of sexual harassment and how love can affect people, the Center for Human Resources and Gender Studies (CHRGS), PUP for Jesus Movement, PUP Kristiyanong Kabataan para&nbsp;sa Bayan (KKB) and WISDOM PUP, conducted a seminar titled &ldquo;<em>Women&rsquo;s Rights and Empowerment in the Modern Days&rdquo;</em>&nbsp;held on February 12, 2019 at Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center.</p> <p>Atty. Maria Cristina Jimenez, Chief of the CHRGS, discussed&nbsp;about sexual harassment on campus and the importance of knowing one&rsquo;s rights. She said that as long as a person is aware of his/her rights, it is his/her responsibility to also spread awareness.</p> <p>Atty. Jimenez also gave emphasis on the roles of student organizations, specifically WISDOM PUP, to attend to the students&rsquo; needs, most especially in serious harassment cases.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vE3kVSmoVb0%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:36:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=vE3kVSmoVb0%3d SEED Network Launches Eco-Waste Forum Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>In line with the advocacy to enlighten PUPians on the importance of campus waste management, the PUP SEED Network conducted a forum titled &ldquo;Huwag na Tayong Magplastikan, 2019 na!&rdquo;, held on January 18, at Claro M. Recto Hall, PUP &ndash; Main building.</p> <p>Mr. Pepe Herrera, also known as Benny from the popular show &ldquo;Ang Probinsyano&rdquo;, shared his thoughts regarding the viral photo of him collecting trash on the beach, which relates to his advocacy of eco-friendly living. &ldquo;Changing our lifestyle to help the environment can&rsquo;t be easily adapted in a day, but we can practice it little by little, and within that process we are already contributing to Mother Earth,&rdquo; Herrera said. &nbsp;He also shared how living a minimalist life has changed his life.</p> <p>The participants actively engaged in the elaboration of the Republic Act no. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 by Mr. Noel Cabile, a Clean-Air Campaigner from No Burn Philippines.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=etlWwPJir3I%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:32:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=etlWwPJir3I%3d PUP QAC Receives Top IQAU Award, PUP Top 2 SUC Grace L. Ferrer, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>In the recently concluded 32nd Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Inc. Annual Conference, the PUP Quality Assurance Center bagged the top spot as the Most Outstanding Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) for 2018.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/54258083_2112598935502765_5077282635345035264_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=5008778dece20728ccf4a058b1195881&amp;oe=5D46A00E" /></p> <p>This commendation that was given to top five (5) IQAUs was awarded based on the accomplishments and achievements of the internal quality assurance unit for 2018. Moreover, the structure, program implementation, and the budget priority given to the unit by its institution were also considered. The roster of awardees were: Polytechnic University of the Philippines, top 1; West Visayas State University, top 2; Visayas State University, top 3; Pangasinan State University, top 4; and Jose Rizal Memorial State University, top 5.</p> <p>The receipt of this award was strongly affirmed with another award -- the recognition of PUP as second top ranking SUC in terms of number of programs accredited in the recent year. The University was able to submit 70 programs for accreditation which included the PUP branches. This was the highest number of programs applied for accreditation in the history of PUP. Furthermore, 2018 was a significant year as some of the academic programs offered in the PUP Branches attained Level I accreditation status.</p> <p>The top SUCs were ranked as follows: Cebu Technological University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Negros Oriental State University, University of Antique, Visayas State University, Bicol University, Cavite State University, Northwest Samar State University, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College, University of Rizal System, Isabela State University, West Visayas State University, Southern Luzon State University, and Tarlac State University.</p> <p>QAC Director Sanjay P. Claudio received the awards on behalf of PUP. Also present were Chief Rebecca E. Palma, QA Coordinator Teresa V. Mobilla, and College of Business Administration Dean Raquel G. Ramos. &ldquo;These awards would not be possible without the support and guidance of the PUP Executive Committee headed by President Emanuel C. De Guzman and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Manuel M. Muhi and the strong sense of service of all the academic and non-academic officials of the University in the Main Campus and in our Branches,&rdquo; said Dir. Claudio when asked how the Unit was able to achieve such recognitions.</p> <p>To date, PUP program offerings have the following accreditation level: four (4) Level IV phase 1 qualifiers; thirty-six (36) Level III Re-accredited; nine (9) Level III Phase 1 qualifiers; four (4) Level II Re-accredited; thirty-two (32) Level I Accredited; and thirty-three (33) on candidate status.</p> <p>To continue its mission to nurture a culture of quality, the University granted a 10M budget to QAC for 2019 which are earmarked for Institutional Accreditation, Institutional Sustainability Assessment, Center of Development and Center of Excellence program application, and AACCUP program accreditation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>PHOTO CAPTION:</p> <p>The AACCUP Board Chairman Dr. Myrna Mallari, AACCUP President Dr. Manuel T. Corpus, and selected AACCUP board members award the Most Outstanding Internal Quality Assurance Unit to PUP representatives headed by QAC Director Dr. Sanjay P. Claudio.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=H3fbh91LMys%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:28:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=H3fbh91LMys%3d CIPSP lauds PUP's Co-op Course Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>1 Cooperative Insurance System of the Philippines Life and General Insurance President Roy Miclat lauded Polytechnic University of the Philippines&#39; four-year Bachelor of Science in Cooperatives course.&nbsp;</p> <p>In a news article published by Manila Standard, Miclat said that PUP is &quot;blazing the trail&quot; in terms of making young millennials appreciate human resource practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Department of Cooperatives and Social Development is under the College of Social Sciences and Development.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=LByA0pt6KLo%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:19:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=LByA0pt6KLo%3d Graduating Students Attend Career Fest and Pre-employment Seminar Hanna Louise L. Casinillo, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Graduating students of PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila participated in the PUP Career Fest 2019&rsquo;s Career Orientation Seminar/Pre-employment Seminar at Bulwagang Balagtas, NALLRC from February 20 to 23, 2019.</p> <p>The event was spearheaded by&nbsp;Alumni&nbsp;Relations and Career Development Office and was attended by&nbsp;fourth year&nbsp;students from 15 different colleges. The seminar tackled guidelines, rules, and regulations for graduation, guidelines on registrar services, essential documents such as the transcript of records and diploma, and other vital document requirements.</p> <p>Companies like Acadsoc Philippines, Jollibee Foods, GAKKEN (Philippines). INC., and Simplex Internet Philippines, INC., sent representatives not only to persuade the students to apply to their companies, but also to impart knowledge regarding employment such as resume writing, the hiring process, company introduction, and web development.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZwzJ%2fjFg2bs%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ZwzJ%2fjFg2bs%3d PUP ranks fifth in Mech Eng'g Licensure Exam Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Vilmar Agustin Cabanero from PUP Sta. Mesa ranked fifth in the recently concluded February 2019 Mechanical Engineering Licensure Examination.</p> <p>Cabanero posted a 90.55 percentage.</p> <p>The results were released on February 28, 2019.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=rEVAdpDX1eA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:22:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=rEVAdpDX1eA%3d NSTP Students volunteer for widescale Clean-Up Drive Emeteria Perez, News, NSTP Office <br/><p>Around 8,000 NSTP-CWTS students conducted a massive University Clean-Up Drive for two consecutive Sundays, January 20 and 27 2019 respectively. All the major parts of the campus were cleaned, such as the lagoon area, oval, chapel, ground floor, etc.&nbsp;</p> <p>Moreover, on February 10, the students expanded the clean-up drive outside the main campus, cleaning up the College of Communication, College of Engineering, Condotel, Institute of Technology, and NDC Compound including the Basketball court and Tennis court.</p> <p>This annual project aims to instill the value of cleanliness and orderliness in the surroundings to the students. The Clean-Up Drive was made possible through the leadership and guidance of VPAA Manuel M. Muhi, Dr. Rovelina B. Jacolbia, Director of NSTP, and all 30 CWTS Instructors.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=t9OQdkleqg4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 11:25:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=t9OQdkleqg4%3d PUP collaborates with Best Chinese Universities through a 9-Day Study Visit Ferdinand La Puebla, News, College of Political Science and Political Administration <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) expanded its partnership with the three best Chinese universities namely, Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), Yunnan Minzu University (YMU), and Jinan University (JU), through a nine-day study visit in China sponsored by the Chinese Embassy last November 29 to December 7, 2018. This was in line with the vision of PUP President Emanuel C. De Guzman to establish PUP as an epistemic community and first National Polytechnic University in the country.</p> <p>The Chinese Embassy&rsquo;s Political Attach&eacute; Atty. Leo Zhang and some of his colleagues facilitated the visit. The delegation was led by Vice President for Administration Adam V. Ramilo in behalf of President De Guzman. The College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA) Dean Antonius C. Umali, Department of Political Science Chairperson Elmer M. Soriano, Department of Political Economy Chairperson Estefanie R. Cortez, Director Jean Paul G. Martirez, and CPSPA faculty members namely, Prof. Ferdinand L. La Puebla, Prof. Ivy Ganadillo, Mr. Ryan M. Aguinaldo, and Mr. Reymundo D.J. De Guzman have participated in the said tour.</p> <p>Opportunities identified between universities include student exchange program, faculty lectures and teaching, and research. These Chinese universities have current partnerships with other universities within Asia, Europe, and the United States.</p> <p>One of the highlights of the visit was the sharing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by PUP delegates to Chinese universities for immediate communication to have a more productive partnership in the near future.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dIqpxWal%2ff4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:52:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dIqpxWal%2ff4%3d PUP officials and delegates strengthen Partnership with Chinese Embassy Ferdinand La Puebla, News, College of Political Science and Public Administration <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), represented by President Emanuel C. De Guzman along with its officials and delegates, solidified partnership with the Chinese Embassy headed by Deputy Ambassador Tan Qingsheng through a courtesy meeting with Chinese representatives on January 28, 2019.</p> <p>The meeting&rsquo;s agenda was to share feedback regarding the study tour held last November 29 to December 7, 2018, which was successfully conducted in three best universities in China, and to discuss the possibility of instituting a Chinese Studies Center in PUP which was initially the plan of College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA) after visiting China. Another agreement during the meeting was for PUP and the Embassy to have signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) detailing possible support in areas of research, student exchanges, language training, studies center development, and possible scholarships. The courtesy meeting also doubled as a thanksgiving event in honor of the Chinese Embassy, symbolizing stronger partnership and collaboration with the embassy to further advance mutual academic excellence with Chinese universities.</p> <p>Deputy Ambassador Qingsheng expressed positive sentiments about further partnerships with PUP by recognizing its reputation as a state university with the biggest population and highest employability rank in the country. Future benefits of the proposed collaboration would be to select students who can study in China for undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate exchange programs. and for better appreciation of Chinese politics, culture, economy, and history.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gyQUolFCYD8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:47:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gyQUolFCYD8%3d PUP ranks 6th Most Popular University in the Philippines Hanna Louise L. Casinillo, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines- Manila placed 6th most popular among the top 200 colleges and universities on the 2019 Philippine University Ranking List by UniRank, an international higher education online search engine and directory assessing accredited institutions all over the world.</p> <p>The list was revealed early on February 2019, and the selection of universities was based on the criteria: that the university is licensed/ accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), offering at least four-year bachelor degrees or post-graduate degrees, and implementing courses mainly in a face-to-face, non-distance education arrangement.</p> <p>The Top 10 are: University of the Philippines Diliman at 1st place, followed by Ateneo de Manila University at 2nd, and University of Santo Tomas at 3rd; De La Salle University, and University of the Philippines System claimed the 4th and 5th spot respectively; the Polytechnic University of the Philippines repossessed the 6th spot for the second time since 2018; and completing the list are: University of the Philippines Manila, Map&uacute;a University, University of San Carlos, and Ateneo de Davao University.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Yu3e2EPVR5k%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:30:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=Yu3e2EPVR5k%3d