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All rights reserved. en-ph Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:31:45 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph SLP, BHS, M2TG, and Maharlika win big in PASUC Cultural and Arts Festival Christian Ceguerra, Arts and Culture, PASUC, UCCA <br/><p>Several cultural organizations bagged awards after competing in the 10th Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) Cultural and the Arts Festival&ndash;National Capital Region held at Philippine Normal University (PNU) Gymnasium on November 15-16, 2018.</p> <p>Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory was hailed champions in the Radio Play and Straight Play categories and 1st runner-up in Musical Play Category; PUP Bagong Himig Serenata was awarded 1st runner-up on Show Choir Category, and 2nd runner-up on Standard Choral Singing Category; Move to the Groove (M2TG) managed to defend their title as the back-to-back champions for Street Dance Category; while Maharlika Dance Artists&rsquo; secured the 1st runner-up award for Contemporary Dance Category.</p> <p>For the individual categories, SLP&rsquo;s Edmary Erika Batucan and Jocel Gray Panuelos were awarded as Best Actress in the Short and Sweet Straight Play, and Short and Sweet Musical Play; while BHS&rsquo;s Julius Genoguin and Buklod Sining&rsquo;s Jean Claroni&ntilde;o arose as champions in Instrumental Solo Piano and Charcoal Rendering Competition respectively.</p> <p>In line with these achievements, PUP will be representing the NCR for the following categories: Radio Play, Straight Play, Street Dance, Instrumental Solo Piano and Charcoal Rendering on PASUC- Nationals which will be held on November 27 to 30, 2018 at the University of South Eastern Philippines (USeP).&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=eNqHVN2XsHQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:40:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=eNqHVN2XsHQ%3d CoED bags Best Research Paper in APCORE Intl Conference Dennis O. Dumrique, College Highlights, Dennis Dumrique <br/><p>College of Education and Graduate School Dean Dr. Ma. Junithesmer D. Rosales bagged the Best Research Paper Award in an international research conference sponsored by the Asia Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators (APCORE, Inc.) on October 31 to November 3, 2018, held at Westin Resort Hotel in Guam, USA.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46458564_1924826507613343_3220924562296274944_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=e8886c67a10764210b5f7785a21ebe51&amp;oe=5CAF9B7A" /></p> <p>Dr. Rosales topped the list in the Education category with her research paper titled &ldquo;Reader Response Theory: Students&rsquo; Encounter and Challenges with E-Literature.&rdquo; The paper is also in collaboration with Mr. John Paulo Sarce, a part-time faculty from PUP CoED.</p> <p>The other finalists in the aforementioned category were: Mr. Junior K. Ahamad of Tawi-Tawi Regional Agricultural College; Mr. Alfonso C. Aquino of Philippine College of Science and Technology; Ms. Rebecca R. Bercasio of Bicol University; Ms. Abegail V. Dela Fuente of Central Luzon State University; and Ms. Gina D. A. Galvez of University of Eastern Philippines.</p> <p>APCORE 2018 conference was attended by various researchers and educators from different parts of the world such as Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, United States of America, Canada, and the Philippines.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oGtB0yJ3JEA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:38:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oGtB0yJ3JEA%3d PCG, PUP launch PUP Disaster Rescue Boat Glenda D. Salorsano, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines Disaster Rescue Boat was introduced to the community at the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Pureza Sub-station, Sta. Mesa, Manila on October 22, 2018.</p> <p>The PUP Disaster Rescue Boat, which was made by PET bottles, was donated by the Manila Bay Sunset Partnership Program Inc., (MBSPPI) a subsidiary program of LANDBANK of the Philippines and assembled by the students from Senior High school (STEM 12-5), BPEA 1-1 and BSIT 1-1 of Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa Manila.</p> <p>During the ceremony, University Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Assistant Team Leader Jean Paul&nbsp;Martirez&nbsp;explained the importance of the rescue boat.</p> <p>PCG Pureza Sub-station Commander Abraham G. Tan, PCG Auxiliary and PUP Institutional Planning Office Director Thomas Testor, and Safety and Security Service Director Jimmy M. Fernando graced the ceremonies.</p> <p>The event was spearheaded by the General Services Office - Community Relations Development Center in cooperation with the University Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ELUcdaNRXH8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ELUcdaNRXH8%3d PUP places 6th, 10th in October 2018 CPA LE Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines grabbed sixth and tenth place in the October 2018 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination.</p> <p>Krizzia Pearl Santilla from PUP Sta. Mesa placed sixth in the said examination sharing the spot with Joanne Lynsley Go from the University of the Philippines and Aubrey Nicole Jimenez from Tarlac State University with 90.00 passing percentage.</p> <p>On the other hand, Renz Casanova Criste ranked tenth with 89.33 passing percentage. He shared the same spot with Von Zedrick Cruz from Kingfisher School of Business and Finance, James Andrew Licaros from University of Sto. Tomas, Gladyleanne Luna from Lyceum of the Philippines University - Laguna and Veil Keanna Velarde from Holy Angel University.</p> <p>The CPA Licensure Examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was held on October 6,7 and 13, 2018 at the PRC testing centers located in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Tacloban and Tuguegarao.</p> <p>The results were released on October 22, 2018.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hdKa6n9s3V8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:56:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hdKa6n9s3V8%3d PUP, GMA sign MOU for comprehensive nat'l election coverage Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines once again partnered with GMA Network for the upcoming 2019 national and local elections.</p> <p>In a ceremonial signing held on October 19, 2018, PUP, represented by University President Dr. Emanuel C. De Guzman, together with GMA Network and other universities, professed their commitment to ensure that the public will be well-informed about election and other election-related developments which will aid them in exercising their right of suffrage.</p> <p>They also pledged to encourage faculty, administrative employees and students to get involved in Eleksyon 2019 and to use their best efforts to mount a comprehensive, credible, reliable and relevant coverage of the 2019 elections.</p> <p>The ceremonial signing was graced by GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Felipe Gozon and President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto Duavit Jr. and other representatives from partner institutions.</p> <p>Aside from the ceremonial signing, GMA also launched their Eleksyon 2019 advocacy titled &quot;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/pusuanangtotoo?source=feed_text&amp;__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBC2iWsdMf55R2xBzAfhCl6tPVRFSk2bPsVVEo2CzBSrWs5JwNcdyNm8s4uxnVfPV0UsyhwQjBUmbV01M8lX0qo9URBhtcxZyKHesR51BojThiFxT6exRIPDN1eyb6eXddMXKEs7iojtbVPvFQMcyba5OFaP0t7wQjS2wiEe6EWo9tCOk-0yWLNxge5bgAcg6e4UXszbz1ETHMBl7V6Lc2nTm8&amp;__tn__=%2ANK-R">#PUSUANangTOTOO</a>&quot; during the event.<img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44365087_1881351975294130_6129718647008002048_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=0ff02b6d43abd27a387521e6c8fe27ec&amp;oe=5C4C8054" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=s0r4vk97zsY%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:36:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=s0r4vk97zsY%3d PUP and Kagoshima University sign MOU Dean Maria Teresa C. Villar, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Kagoshima University (KU) in Japan and Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Academic Exchanges&nbsp;on September 27, 2018 held at the Office of the President, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima City, Japan.</p> <p>In the newly signed agreement, aside from having an Exchange Student Program from undergraduate to graduate level between the two universities, exchange of teaching and research personnel; exchange of administrative and professional personnel; collaboration of research projects and exchange of publications, data and information were also included.</p> <p>The President of Kagoshima University, Dr. Yoshizane Maeda together with&nbsp;Dr. Satoru Nishimura and Dr. Makoto Hagino, both professors of Faculty of Law, Economics and Humanities, Dr. Sadao Kiyohara, Executive Vice President for Education and Dr. Keiko Unedaya, Advisor to the President for International Education of KU and PUP representative Prof. Romeo P. Pe&ntilde;a, faculty designee from College of Arts and Letters, were present in the signing.</p> <p>Effectivity of the agreement will last five years from the date it was signed.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44321738_1878718312224163_5531383725050298368_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&amp;_nc_ht=scontent.fmnl15-1.fna&amp;oh=faa91f90f5f8329c25e64c20d0c5ef5a&amp;oe=5C4D5B73" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hjsos6EoX8M%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:56:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=hjsos6EoX8M%3d PUP is 7th top performing school in CTLE; Summa Cum Laude places 8th PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa placed 7th in the list of top performing schools for the 2018 Chemist Technician Licensure Examination.</p> <p>PUP posted an 88.60 passing percentage, which means 101 out of 114 examinees passed the examination.</p> <p>In addition, Reuben James Zurbano Rosal from PUP Sta. Mesa grabbed the 8th spot in Chemist Licensure Examination, posting 86.80 percentage.</p> <p>The results were released on October 15, 2018.</p> <p>Source: PRC website</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44171885_1877239512372043_1165302151564492800_n.png?_nc_cat=101&amp;oh=fc18f73bb6dd493bec6b69be26229815&amp;oe=5C5609CC" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gKX3bAH%2bl%2fU%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:17:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=gKX3bAH%2bl%2fU%3d PUP tops Special Architect Licensure Exam Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines topped the Special Architect Licensure Examination held on August 2018.</p> <p>Rigina Jeanne Young from PUP Sta. Mesa Campus topped the said examination garnering the highest score of 85.40 percent and Marco Paulo Maligat placed ninth with 80.50.</p> <p>The Special Architect Licensure Examination conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was held on August 24 and 25, 2018 at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Al-Khobar, Jeddah andRiyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Bahrain; Qatar; Kuwait; Oman, and in Singapore.</p> <p>The results were released on October 9, 2018.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43677183_1869685156460812_7810427074639822848_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&amp;oh=5526af79947272c633ed14a705deed86&amp;oe=5C162603" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=b6NdbFjTZRw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 08:42:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=b6NdbFjTZRw%3d ICPD conducts training on Human Relations and Conflict Resolutions 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 held part of the workforce training series titled&nbsp;<em>Bridging Gaps: National Training on Human Relations &amp; Conflict Resolution</em>&nbsp;on September 13 and 14, 2018 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resource Center, PUP Sta. Mesa.</p> <p>The first day of the training was facilitated by the Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship Program Chair and Head of Instructional Materials Production Office, Prof. Jerome B. Dumlao and discussed the Importance of Human Relations and Conflict Resolutions within the workplace. Several activities were also given to the participants to further understand the ideas shared.</p> <p>Publications Office Director Dr. Angelina E. Borican led the next day training and tackled about the Role of Communication in Conflict Resolution and Management Styles; Meanwhile, a lecture on Anti-Sexual Harassment in the Workplace has been discussed by the Office of Legal Aid Chief Atty. Maria Cristina R. Gimenez and by the Assistant to the Executive Vice President Prof. Malaya A. Ygot.</p> <p>The two-day training was attended by participants from Carlos Hilado Memorial State College, Commission on Human Rights, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, Pangasinan State University, Social Security System, Philippine Children&rsquo;s Medical Center, and from PUP-ICT Office and HRDM office.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KjeF3lvE5%2fg%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:30:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=KjeF3lvE5%2fg%3d Four PUP programs pass Level IV Phase 1; Six programs now Level III Re-accredited Mary Grace L. Ferrer, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, through the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Quality Assurance Center, is elated to announce the results of the recently concluded accreditation visits in June and August.</p> <p>For the first time, four programs qualified for Level IV Accreditation when they passed the phase 1 visit in August. The Bachelor of Arts in Filipinology and Bachelor of Arts in English of College and Arts and Letters (CAL), and Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism of the College of Communication (COC) emerge triumphant after months of arduous preparation. As pioneer programs to reach the level, they are expected to claim the coveted level next year when they face the second phase of the accreditation.</p> <p>In the Level III Phase 2 visit in June, six programs were added to the roster of programs with Level III Re-accredited status, which now rose to forty (40). Arguably, PUP has the highest number of programs accredited in the level among state colleges and universities.&nbsp;&nbsp;Master of Arts in Economics, Master of Arts in English Language Teaching, Master in Psychology, Master in Physical Education, and Master in Communication of the PUP Graduate School (GS) and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration of the College of Business Administration (CBA) now enjoy the said level.</p> <p>On the other hand, the Bachelor in Public Administration of College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA) and Bachelor in Physical Education of the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) which were subjected to Level II accreditation passed and achieved the Level they applied for.</p> <p>In October, a total of eight programs from the following colleges will undergo Level 3 Phase 1 accreditation: College of Tourism, Hospitality and Transportation Management (CTHTM), College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA), College of Accountancy and Finance (CAF), College of Science (CS), College of Social Sciences and Development (CSSD) and CBA. On the other hand, the College of Education (CoEd), College of Engineering (CE), CS, and Graduate School are set to begin their accreditation journey when they undergo Level I in November.</p> <p>The PUP Branches in Lopez, Mulanay, Ragay, Taguig, and Quezon City are also set to undergo Level I and Preliminary Survey Visits this last quarter.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kSU6o8CtWdI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:06:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kSU6o8CtWdI%3d