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, 21 Aug 2018 04:59:22 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph CBA wins Johnson&Johnson Business Campaign Contest PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Team Iskolar ng Bayan from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines ranked first in the Annual Johnson&amp;Johnson Business Campaign Contest held on June 30, 2018 to August 11, 2018.&nbsp;</p> <p>The team consisted of students from the College of Business Administration namely James Patrick Dala, Crystal Joy Iconar, Kathleen de Guzman, Febie Kaye Alejandro and Stiffany Baldemoro. They bested 25 representatives from different universities such as San Beda College Alabang, Adamson University, Far Eastern University, MAPUA University, and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.&nbsp;</p> <p>This year&#39;s theme focused on creating an awareness campaign on eliminating the stigma and discrimination on the people with HIV/AIDS. Team Iskolar ng Bayan belonged to the top three teams who were hailed as the most creative, innovative and feasible.&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition, Iconar received the Best Female presenter award.&nbsp;</p> <p>ELITE Program or Excellence Through Leadership, Innovation, Teamwork and Execution is a Johnson &amp; Johnson Global Services&rsquo; pioneer business case competition designed to engage young and promising talents, with the goal of promoting more exchanges and new ideas through a collaborative business case that illustrate Johnson &amp; Johnson&rsquo;s strengths and presence in social development.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.2147-6/c100.0.600.600/p600x600/39155592_297722640778613_5692754833296064512_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=4712f1a464948b93ee104ed696bc4793&amp;oe=5BED901A" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=0%2bZfW1BNO4I%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:44:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=0%2bZfW1BNO4I%3d CLIR, ACT, BMM lead Wage Forum Ron Simon B. Lomibao, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>&ldquo;The role of young people is to influence public opinion and to counter misinformation,&rdquo; stressed out by Mong Palatino, Bayan Metro Manila chairperson, one of the speakers during the 4-hour National Minimum Wage Forum at the Bulwagang Bonifacio held on August 2, 2018.</p> <p>The program revolved on the theme &ldquo;Wages give, Taxes take&rdquo; wherein it targeted to&nbsp;raise students&rsquo; and young peoples&#39;&nbsp;awareness regarding tax increase and proposed charter change. Moreover, it highlighted the perceived effects of Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law to government employees.</p> <p>&ldquo;Hindi na tayo nakakabili ng mga gusto natin dahil sa increased tax na ipinataw ng TRAIN Law na kung saan bumaba ang tax ng manggagawa pero tumaas naman ang cost of living dahil sa inflation rate,&rdquo; pointed out Benjamin Valbuena, ACT chairperson.</p> <p>Professor Arian Camba, Samuel S. Santiago, and Professor Patrick Henry Manguera served as the panel of reactors who rendered their different perspectives regarding the topic. Camba, from UGPUP, delivered his reactions through his free verse poem.</p> <p>Lecturers also&nbsp;&nbsp;emphasized&nbsp;that the &ldquo;impossible&rdquo; today could be possible tomorrow and called for people to&nbsp;propose new truths and settle new demands for the real charter change.</p> <p>The forum was organized and conducted by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines&rsquo; Center for Labor and Industrial Relations, in cooperation with Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and Bayan Metro Manila.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=VEUIJ8tkSVc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:24:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=VEUIJ8tkSVc%3d PUPians celebrate pride on SOGIE Symposium Khryzler Myreen T. Flores, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p><strong>Bulwagang Balagtas was filled with LGBTQIA+ flags as PUPians celebrated diversity, inclusion, and pride on &quot;A Symposium on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression: How Psychology and Guidance Can Contribute?&quot; conducted by WISDOM PUP with PUP Guidance Office, Sentral na Konseho ng Mag-aaral, and PUP Speak on July 30, 2018.</strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;Nakakatuwa na napakaraming mga iskolar ng bayan ang may interes, may pakialam, at gustong makilahok, makisangkot sa usapin ng seksuwalidad at sa usapin ng mga karapatang hindi lamang sector ng kababaihan kundi ng sektor ng LGBT o mga hanay ng lesbian, gay, bisexual, at transgender at &#39;yong mga kasama pa, kahanay dito sa komunidad na &#39;to,&quot; said PUP Student Regent Elijah San Fernando on his welcome remarks.</strong><br /> <strong>Prof. Ma. Luz J. Centeno, faculty member of College of Social Sciences and Development was the resource speaker of the symposium.</strong></p> <p><strong>She&nbsp;discussed how psychology and guidance can contribute in fighting SOGIE-based discrimination and bullying inside and outside the campus. She also reminded that the Office of Counselling and Psychological Services is always open should there be students who seek help and assistance on different psychological and mental problems.</strong></p> <p><strong>Audience were also encouraged to share their stories and inspire members of the community through their experiences on how they talked to their families regarding their SOGIE thru #MyOutStory.</strong></p> <p><strong>Moreover, the said event had free HIV testing and free condom booth by Project Red Ribbon.</strong></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=JJ5pgh0MhbA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:17:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=JJ5pgh0MhbA%3d PUPians attend Film Literacy Forum John Denzel Memoracion, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p><strong>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines- Communication Management Office (PUP-CMO) and Creative Media Artists Society (CMAS), in partnership with the CSR Films PH and Regal Entertainment Inc., conducted a Film Literacy Forum at PUP Claro M. Recto Hall on August 3, 2018.</strong></p> <p><strong>The forum was headed multi-awarded film Director Chito Ro&ntilde;o; critically-acclaimed writer Rody Vera together with some of the casts of the film Signal Rock which was an official entry&nbsp;to&nbsp;the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, including Nanding Josef, Archi Adamos, Sue Prado, and Christian Bables.</strong></p> <p><strong>Signal Rock is about Intoy (Christian Bables) who wants to keep his family intact despite the needs and calls for them to work in Manila. Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino is a film festival organized by Film Development Council of the Philippines which aims to celebrate the Filipino Films in all of 900 cinemas nationwide.</strong></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=UseqlC%2fQktc%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:16:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=UseqlC%2fQktc%3d ICPD conducts Nat'l Training on Office Management Dr. Jerielyn V. Reyes, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>PUP Open University System (PUP-OUS) through the Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) successfully held the National Training on Office Management and Administration Skills titled &lsquo;Challenges Accepted with Great Skills&rsquo; on August 2 to 3, 2018 at the PUP Bulwagang Bonifacio in the Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resource Center, PUP Sta. Mesa.</p> <p>The first talk of the training was headed by the PUP Graduate School&rsquo;s Associate Dean Dr. Dennis O. Dumrique who discussed about Problem Solving and Decision-Making. The training discussion is followed by Prof. Avelina Bucao, member of CHED Technical Committee in Office Administration and National Capital Region (NCR) Regional Quality Assessment Team (RQAT) in Office Administration, who tackled about&nbsp;<em>Handling and Resolving Conflicts</em>.</p> <p>Prof. Michelle B. Sotto, Assistant Principal in PUP Senior High School who specializes in office management and methods of teaching in office systems, led the second day of the national training with the talk about several topics on&nbsp;<em>Managing Office Information, Time Management and Understanding File Records.&nbsp;</em>The participants had the chance to play a part on different activities, both written and physical, to further comprehend the importance of acquiring administration skills.</p> <p>Among the participants who joined the training were from the Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon State University, Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff, Partido State University, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Public Private Partnership of the Philippines, Philippine Commission of Women. Other participants were from the different PUP offices: Office of the President-PUP, Security Office, Alumni Relations, Quality Assurance and College of Science.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.2147-6/c1.0.540.282/p540x282/39130547_223651691655816_1247682188397248512_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=df9602aab12cbc162700aeacb71b1553&amp;oe=5C0DA899" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oTyd3L40wOw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oTyd3L40wOw%3d 56 PUP Faculty and Barangay Beneficiaries pass TESDA-NC Arcibel A. Bautista, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>A combined total of fifty-six (56) examinees from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and barangay beneficiaries passed the National Competency (NC) examinations for events management; baking and pastry; and metal arc welding during the National Assessment Day of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) on June 26-27, 2018.</p> <p>The application of the examinees from PUP and different barangays in the vicinity of the university was facilitated by the Extension Management Office (EMO).</p> <p>Among the successful examinees were faculty members and officials from the College of Education (COED); College of Tourism and Hospitality Management (CTHTM); College of Business (CB); College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS); College of Arts and Letters (CAL); College of Science (CS); PUP Quezon City Branch; Lopez, Quezon Branch; Sto. Tomas, Batangas Branch; and Bataan Branch.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=bxZZxjUcfus%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:14:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=bxZZxjUcfus%3d ICPD Training deals with Stress and Job Burn-Out PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The PUP Open University System (PUP-OUS) through the Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) has conducted the third leg of the workforce training titled&nbsp;<em>Finding Balance: National Training on Coping with Stress and Job Burn-Out</em>&nbsp;held on June 21 and 22, 2018 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resource Center, PUP Sta. Mesa.</p> <p>Topics covered included the causes, effects, and ways on how to deal with stress and burn-out at work; and introduction of Yoga as a way to cope up with stress.&nbsp;</p> <p>The discussions were facilitated by Assistant Registrar Dr. Flordeliza E. Alvendia, the former guidance counselor of the university; Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services&rsquo; faculty assistant Prof. John Mark N. Nero; and Prof. Marvin Lobos.</p> <p>The training was attended by participants from Bukidnon State University, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, and different branches of Polytechnic University of the Philippines.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lFpklz4RrpM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:47:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lFpklz4RrpM%3d COC participates in IFDP India Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office, College of Communication <br/><p>College of Communication Department of Journalism Chairperson Prof. Hemmady Mora showed&nbsp;the skills and intelligence of a PUPian as she served as one of the international trainors in the recently concluded International Faculty Development Program (IFDP) held in Chandigarh University (C.U.) in Chandigarh, India on July 9 to 14, 2018.</p> <p>Prof. Mora was the lone Filipino professor who was given the chance to train faculty members of the Institute of Media Studies of C.U. Aside from her, other trainors came from partner-universities in USA, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other&nbsp;ASEAN countries. This is only one of the lined-up faculty immersion projects with international schools and universities.&nbsp;</p> <p>The said academic undertaking was in line with C.U.&rsquo;s Foundation Celebration.</p> <p>The event was made possible through a Memorandum of Agreement on Faculty Exchanges for Training and Extension through the effort of PUP Office of International Affairs headed by Director Maria Teresa C. Villar, and C.U.&rsquo;s International Relations headed by Deputy Director Prof. Rajan Sharma.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.2147-6/c0.141.540.282/p540x282/39215186_228384497873572_7764776704769261568_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=7e73e4739dde8087ca0c4bcd0ac45f14&amp;oe=5C0E393F" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=9MvU2zUeEAQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:07:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=9MvU2zUeEAQ%3d PUP commemorates 154th Birth Anniversary of Mabini Alexandra Garcia, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines together with National Council on Disability Affairs Information, Education, and Communication Division Chief Rizalio R. Sanchez and National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) Supervising Historic Sites Development Officer Bryan Anthony Paraiso led the commemoration of Apolinario Mabini&rsquo;s 154<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;birth anniversary held at the PUP Freedom Park on July 23, 2018.</p> <p>&ldquo;Sana po ay patuloy nating isadiwa ang mga prinsipyong pinaglaban ng ating bayani at isabuhay ang mga prinsipyong pinaglalaban ng ating sintang paaralan upang nang sa gano&rsquo;n ay patuloy nating maipatampok ang mga katangiang nagbigay sa atin ng pagkakakilanlan bilang Unibersidad&nbsp;&nbsp;na may pakikialam sa bayan, sa mga usaping panlipunan, at sa mga pagkilos na may kinalaman sa pagbabantay ng demokrasya sa ating lipunan,&rdquo; said PUP President Dr. Emanuel De Guzman after paying his respects through a wreath laying ceremony.</p> <p>Meanwhile, NHCP Supervising Historic Sites Development Officer Paraiso also urged Filipinos, especially the youth, to make Mabini an inspiration and a model because of his beliefs and ideals, and how he fought for these despite of his disability. &ldquo;Sa panahon ngayon, alam po natin na ang ating bayan ay nakakaranas ng maraming mga suliranin; magsilbing inspirasyon si Mabini sa mga kabataan, tularan siya, gumawa ng paraan upang makatulong sa bayan para maingangat ang ating bayan,&rdquo; he said in an exclusive interview with The Observer.</p> <p>Paraiso also reiterated Mabini&rsquo;s courage through his struggles as a revolutionary. &ldquo;&rsquo;Wag matakot na manindigan sa ating paniniwala tulad ni Mabini; kahit na siya nga po ay lumpo, pinanindigan niya po ang kaniyang mga pananalita sa kanyang mga sulatin at kahit siya ay naipatapon sa ibang bansa ay nanindigan pa rin siya,&rdquo; he added.</p> <p>The PUP community, after the ceremony, visited the Museo ni Apolinario Mabini to commemorate his contributions to the country as the brain of the revolution. They also went at the Mabini Shrine to celebrate his humble beginnings.</p> <p>The shrine is a replica of Mabini&rsquo;s original house when he was studying in Manila, after his deportation in Guam, and until his death on May 13, 1903. It is a level 1 national shrine that is currently under the supervision of NHCP. In 2010, the Mabini Shrine was transferred from Malacanang Park, Pandacan, Manila to PUP, where it served as its permanent home since then.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/37680754_1759726950789967_8761879463051919360_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&amp;oh=ac2242a4fb07c6f0b225ce1570cf084c&amp;oe=5BF701EE" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=bvv%2bLSf3H7M%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:45:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=bvv%2bLSf3H7M%3d Faculty Members participate in PACA Biennial Convention 2018 PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Three PUPians were among the four Filipino participants who represented the country through research presentation in the 12th Biennial Convention of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association (PACA) with the theme &ldquo;Communication and Industrial Revolution 4.0&rdquo; on July 4 to 6, 2018 at the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage of the University Malaysia Sabah in Sabah, Malaysia.&nbsp;</p> <p>Dr. Rudolf Anthony A. Lacerna, faculty member from the College of Communication (COC) and the Training Chief of the Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) of the Open University System (OUS), presented his research titled&ldquo;Proposed Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Teachers&rsquo; Competency Framework for Senior High School Education in the Philippines&quot;.</p> <p>Dr. Lacerna was also recognized as the &ldquo;Best Research Presenter&quot;.&nbsp;</p> <p>Meanwhile, Prof. John Hayrold C. Malonzo from the College of Arts and Letters (CAL), who was also one of the moderators, discussed the findings in his study titled&ldquo;The Historical Delineation of the Socio-Political Violations and Its Influence to the Fictional Communicative Discourses&quot;.</p> <p>Lastly, Prof. Rosa Bella M. Quindoza, part-time faculty from the COC Department of Communication Research dwelt on the discussion on intercultural communication research through her paper titled &ldquo;Communicating Democratization in a Cross-cultural environment.&nbsp;</p> <p>PACA is an educational, scientific and literary association that promotes criticism, research, teaching, and application of the artistic, humanistic and social scientific principles of communication.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=X47d5czpumE%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:27:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=X47d5czpumE%3d