Polytechnic University of the Philippines http://www.pup.edu.ph/ News and articles from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Copyright 1998-2017 Polytechnic University of the Philippines. All rights reserved. en-ph Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:38:12 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph PUP places 4th, 10th in CLE Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>John Dahrell Jamisola Vilela from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Mesa ranked 4th in the 2017 Chemist Licensure Examination (CLE).&nbsp;</p> <p>Vilela garnered 88.25 percentage.&nbsp;</p> <p>Meanwhile, Crizaldo Natividad Mempin Jr. from the same campus placed 10th in CLE. He posted an 86.50 percentage.</p> <p>The results were released on October 18, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=QL5FVPMkR9k%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:59:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=QL5FVPMkR9k%3d CoEd leads PUP's celebration of World Teachers' Day  Erwin Caspe, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p><span style="font-size:11pt">The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) College of Education (CoEd) surprised the university officials, faculty members, and PUPians as they led the celebration of&nbsp;the World Teachers&#39; Day with the theme &quot;Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso&quot; on October 5, 2017 at Popeye beside the Intramuros of the PUP, Sta. Mesa, Manila.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>Almost 900 future educators joined the flash mob as they danced to the beat of &quot;Can&#39;t Stop the Feeling&quot; preceded by the CoEd Dance Troupe, while other students were giving roses and gifts to their teachers as a form of gratitude, love, and honor.&nbsp;</p> <p>Selected students also prepared special performances such as spoken word poetry and songs of gratitude that made some of the faculty members cry.&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=cXheW3CsPAo%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:54:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=cXheW3CsPAo%3d PUP surpasses Mech Eng'g nat'l passing rate Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines Taguig, Sta. Mesa, and Maragondon successfully surpassed the 69.01 national passing rate in the Mechanical Engineering Licensure Examination.&nbsp;</p> <p>Taguig posted a 91.39 passing percentage; Sta. Mesa, 82.79; and Maragondon 74.19.</p> <p>The results were released on October 3, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p>Source: prc.gov.ph</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lCBCQ1YyLgI%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:59:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lCBCQ1YyLgI%3d ICPD conducts National Training on Business Correspondence Rudolf Anthony A. Lacerna, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>National Training on Business Correspondence organized by the Institute of Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) under the Open University System (OUS) was held on September 27 to 28 at the Information Communication Technology Office in the Main Library.</p> <p>Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs Prof. Edelyn M. Mariano discussed three modules namely &ldquo;Simple Grammar in Business Correspondence&rdquo;, &ldquo;Do&rsquo;s and Don&rsquo;ts in Business Correspondence&rdquo;, and &ldquo;Form and Style of Business Letters&rdquo;. Meanwhile, Prof. Rene Laurente Reyes from the College of Arts and Letters tackled &ldquo;Writing Memoranda&rdquo; and &quot;Writing Letters Using Different Electronic Media&rdquo;. Lastly, Foreign Languages and Linguistics Chairperson Prof. Carlos Garcia dwelt on &quot;Writing Effective Business Letters&rdquo;.</p> <p>After every module, workshops were facilitated by the trainers to the participants from PhilHealth, Bulacan State University, PUP Manila, Camarines Sur, Bataan, and Quezon.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22195303_1461414867287845_2879118351496745680_n.jpg?oh=a47f4613ee0412f4e104addffea32091&amp;oe=5A4D9B83" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=W8KqDEXr74Q%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:16:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=W8KqDEXr74Q%3d PUP@113th: Community celebrates Founding Anniversary PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the celebrated its 113<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Founding Anniversary through Convocation, and Cultural, Faculty, and Administrative Fellowship Day held on October 2,&nbsp;2017&nbsp;at the PUP Gymnasium of the PUP Main Campus.</p> <p>Carrying theme&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;PUP&nbsp;sa&nbsp;ika-113 Taon: Pamantasang Matagumpay&nbsp;naTagapag-ambag&nbsp;sa&nbsp;Pagsusulong ng Pag-angat&nbsp;ng Pambansang Ekonomiya&rdquo;, a</em>pproximately 2,500 faculty members, and over 1,500 administrative employees from 22 branches and campuses across Luzon gathered for this special day to celebrate more than a century of the university&rsquo;s contribution to the development of the country&rsquo;s economy. Dr. Ronald L. Adamat, Commission on Higher Education Commissioner and the Chairman of the PUP Board of Regents, led the university&rsquo;s convocation.</p> <p>The occasion also featured artistic pieces from various performing groups from the university, showcasing Move to the Groove (M2TG), PUP Bagong Himig Serenata, Harana Strings Company, Maharlika Dance Artists, and Polysound Band. Aside from these, raffle draws and games were also conducted.</p> <p>Winners for the University Intramurals and Academic Contests were also awarded during the event. For the Academic Contests, PUP Sta. Maria, Bulacan won as runner-up with 51 points, and the College of Political Science and Public Administration (CPSPA) and PUP Senior High School tied for the&nbsp;Over-allChampion spot as they both garnered 56 points.</p> <p>Furthermore, this event has made a mark in&nbsp;the university&rsquo;s history for having the largest audience on a fellowship day, as per President Dr. Emanuel De Guzman. The Founding Anniversary celebration will also be the last event to be held in the gymnasium before its major renovation this coming year.</p> <p>The celebration was also highlighted by the much-awaited annual Pylon Run, the university&rsquo;s version of the University of the Philippines&rsquo;s Oblation Run, by the PUP Chapter of the&nbsp;Alphi&nbsp;Phi Omega (APO) fraternity, wherein few of its constituents walked nakedly, an act of activism to proclaim their fight against human rights suppression.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22089017_1459814490781216_4544639490752325096_n.jpg?oh=603a205209c23ea5256e8eafadbc890a&amp;oe=5A87B404" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=3e0uY%2f4SF%2bQ%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:15:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=3e0uY%2f4SF%2bQ%3d PUP awards loyal employees and faculty members Nielvin Aventurado, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) conducted 2017&nbsp;<em>Gawad Parangal sa mga Natatanging Guro at Kawani</em>&nbsp;on September 29, 2017 at Bulwagang Balagtas, Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resources Center, PUP A. Mabini Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila.</p> <p>The annual Gawad Parangal aims to recognize individuals who have served the&nbsp;university for 20 years, 25 years, 30 years, 35 years, 40 years, and until retirement and/or death.</p> <p>The following individuals were awarded:</p> <p><em>Natatanging Inobasyon</em></p> <ol> <li>Fausto D. Gutierrez</li> </ol> <p>20 years</p> <ul> <li>Prof. Randolph G. Alcantara</li> <li>Prof.&nbsp;Gecilie&nbsp;C. Almira&ntilde;ez</li> <li>Prof. Luisito I. Asia</li> <li>Prof. Iris Rowena A. Bernardo</li> <li>Prof. Felix S. Brofar</li> <li>Ms. Mylin C.&nbsp;Cabacis</li> <li>Prof. Narciso L. Cabanilla</li> <li>Prof. Honorato I. Cabrera, Jr.</li> <li>Mr. Michael T. Carlos</li> <li>Ms. Maria Fe L. Carreon</li> <li>Mr. Geronimo A. Cuadra</li> <li>Prof. Aina M. David</li> <li>Ms. Maria Eilleen P. De Luna</li> <li>Prof. Gina A. Dela Cruz</li> <li>Prof. Michael B. Dela Fuente</li> <li>Mr. Amante B. Dela Torre</li> <li>Prof. Rhodora L. Espiritu</li> <li>Prof. Dosdado P. Franco</li> <li>Dr. Carlos A. Garcia</li> <li>Prof. Annabel S. Janoras</li> <li>Prof. Eric A. Joya</li> <li>Ms. Analyn P. Lim</li> <li>Prof. Abegail A. Malabuyoc</li> <li>Prof. Edwin G. Malabuyoc</li> <li>Dr. Nicolas T. Mallari</li> <li>Engr. Babinezer D. Memoracion</li> <li>Dr. Marilou B. Mondana</li> <li>Prof. Edna F. Mu&ntilde;iz</li> <li>Ms. Jocelyn C. Nava</li> <li>Prof. Loida T. Nuera</li> <li>Prof. Virgilio A. Rivas</li> <li>Dr. Ma. Junithesmer D. Rosales</li> <li>Prof. Ofelia D. Salamatin</li> <li>Ms. Rosa M. Sta. Maria</li> <li>Prof. Mary Jane M. Tan</li> <li>Prof. Maureen I. Torres</li> <li>Prof. Laurence P. Usona</li> <li>Prof. Gilberto A. Villanueva</li> </ul> <p>25 years</p> <ul> <li>Dr. Herminia E. Manimtim, Executive Vice President (EVP) and Vice President for Student Affairs and Services</li> <li>Prof. Jose M. Abat</li> <li>Ms. Juliana D. Aguila</li> <li>Ms. Maria P. Aromin</li> <li>Mr. Dindo Emmanuel A. Bautista</li> <li>Mr. Bernardino C. Bernardino</li> <li>Mr. Ronnel B. Bongon</li> <li>Ms. Olivia P. Fabi</li> <li>Mr. Ramoncito M. Lambon</li> <li>Mr. Timoteo M. Macahiya</li> <li>Mr. Roberto V. Miergas</li> <li>Ms. Evelyn A. Ocampo</li> <li>Ms. Carmencita N. Ortega</li> <li>Mr. Roberto S. Palillo</li> <li>Ms. Sharon Joy F. Pelayo</li> <li>Ms. Myla D. Salcedo</li> <li>Ms. Emelie D. Taton</li> </ul> <p>30 years</p> <ul> <li>Mr. Rogelio M. Alday</li> <li>Mr. Ricaro B. Alvarado</li> <li>Mr. Bernardo D. Balagtas</li> <li>Prof. Ma. Teresa M. Balasa</li> <li>Mr. Emmanuel S. Baleta</li> <li>Ms. Imeda L. Ba&ntilde;aga</li> <li>Prof. Esther O. Bernardo</li> <li>Mr. Herminigildo C. Cabaquit</li> <li>Ms. Simplicia E. Camacho</li> <li>Mr. Ruperto D. Carpio, Jr.</li> <li>Mr. Miguelito C. Colarina</li> <li>Mr. Amando H. Cruz, Jr.</li> <li>Prof. Artemus G. Cruz</li> <li>Mr. Rodelio C. Dandan</li> <li>Mr. Ernesto B. de Guzman</li> <li>Ms. Florencia S. De Vera</li> <li>Mr. Antonio M. Dela Cruz</li> <li>Ms. Edna R. Du&ntilde;o</li> <li>Ms. Victoria C. Ellamil</li> <li>Ms. Rosario P. Ense&ntilde;ado</li> <li>Prof. Lina S. Felices</li> <li>Prof. Agnes Y. Gonzaga</li> <li>Ms. Rosenie F. Ibabao</li> <li>Mr. Maximo A. Legaspi</li> <li>Prof. Antonio T. Luna</li> <li>Ms. Liwanag L. Maliksi</li> <li>Ms. Ma. Ruth M. Mendoza</li> <li>Ms. Maria R. Pablo</li> <li>Mr. Edwin C. Padilla</li> <li>Prof. Perla B. Patriarca</li> <li>Prof. Cristalina R. Piers</li> <li>Prof. Arlene R. Quero</li> <li>Prof. Helen A. Quijano</li> <li>Mr. Mauricio L. Rasola</li> <li>Mr. Teodolfo Q. Redillas</li> <li>Mr. Pedro G. Royeca, Jr.</li> <li>Mr. Roberto H. Rozon</li> <li>Mr. Felimon T. Rubiano, Jr.</li> <li>Prof. Corazon C. Tahil</li> <li>Ms. Grace C. Udaundo</li> <li>Ms. Evelyn A. Ursolino</li> </ul> <p>35 years</p> <ul> <li>Engr. Remedios G. Ado</li> <li>Prof. Basilia V. Ayeras</li> <li>Prof. Barbara P. Camacho</li> <li>Prof. Jesusa T. Castillo</li> <li>Ms. Leonila A. Dionisio</li> <li>Ms. Marcela R. Figura</li> <li>Ms. Josephine N. Flores</li> <li>Ms. Angelita T. Galliano</li> <li>Mr. Zoilo C. Garcia</li> <li>Ms. Josefina A. Pavon</li> <li>Ms. Flora F. Pelayo</li> <li>Ms. Gloria T. Perez</li> <li>Ms. Angelita C. Ramiscal</li> <li>Ms. Conchita S. Regodun</li> <li>Ms. Ernestina M. Roxas</li> <li>Ms. Marilyn C. Salem</li> <li>Mr. Eduardo S. Tandiama</li> <li>Mr. Tomas O. Testor</li> </ul> <p>40 years</p> <ul> <li>Ms. Lucinda S. Dela Cruz</li> <li>Ms. Luz L. Dizon</li> <li>Mr, Mario A. Dizon</li> <li>Ms. Teresita D. Halog</li> <li>Prof. Josefina B. Macarubbo</li> </ul> <p>Retirees</p> <ul> <li>Prof. Indalicio P. Conti</li> <li>Prof. Leonardo P. Coquilla</li> <li>Mr. Federico G. Cruz</li> <li>Engr. Vicky S. Cruz</li> <li>Prof. Francisco C. Cular</li> <li>Prof. Eufracio M. Dela Cruz</li> <li>Prof. Ricardo L. Ege</li> <li>Ms. Corazon M. Febrero</li> <li>Prof. Al F. Fontamilas</li> <li>Prof. Armando A. Gasapos</li> <li>Prof. Zenaida R. Glifonea</li> <li>Prof. Elizabeth Z. Reyes</li> <li>Ms. Susan M. Ruedas</li> <li>Mr. Jimmy M. Salazar</li> <li>Prof. Fe Lina M. Salting</li> <li>Ms. Emilia D. Salvador</li> <li>Prof. Zenaida D. San Agustin</li> <li>Ms. Fidela A. Santos</li> <li>Prof. Casiano M. Segui</li> <li>Engr. Rodolfo P. Talan</li> <li>Ms. Araceli D. Torres</li> <li>Ms. Virginia A. Valerio</li> </ul> <p>Posthumous</p> <ul> <li>Prof. Emmanuel V. Abraham</li> <li>Dr. Roxel A. Apruebo</li> <li>Mr. Jose Maria A. Escolano</li> <li>Prof. Ligaya B. Espino</li> <li>Prof. Isabelo R. Magat</li> <li>Dr. Angelito G. Pastrana</li> <li>Mr. Reynaldo B. Savellano</li> <li>Dr. Renato M. Soriano</li> <li>Ms. Illuminada T. Ubaldo</li> <li>Mr. Antonio M. Verdad</li> </ul> <p>The awarding event is in celebration of the university&#39;s 113th founding anniversary.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22196481_1462077183888280_3931180957314597317_n.jpg?oh=cc84d95329d5232bd8f35654e4350583&amp;oe=5A49FDBF" /><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22228194_1462075267221805_1852976836069597011_n.jpg?oh=d072c7e36d5f5236089f5120407a2fb4&amp;oe=5A4C5458" /><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22195444_1462076000555065_6586151619721638376_n.jpg?oh=30969e9c8615a02f585ec738cc2dd4d3&amp;oe=5A7AC4CA" /><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22228386_1462075057221826_2108716356298253941_n.jpg?oh=59ec8f695d3521866ef78b3ea49e4424&amp;oe=5A797C65" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=EPjuFjzWHG4%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:13:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=EPjuFjzWHG4%3d Top scholars from 60 Int'l HEIs gather for ASEAN Connect 2017 Racidon P. Bernarte, Buellah May P. Convento, Emejidio C. Gepila Jr., News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Top caliber scholars, scientists, academicians, and policy makers from more than 60 higher education institutions and organizations in Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other countries participated in the &quot;ASEAN Connect 2017: A Forum on Extension in Higher Education&quot; held on September 21 to 22, 2017 at the Century Park Hotel, Manila.</p> <p>With the theme, &quot;One ASEAN, One Framework, One Network,&quot; Asean Connect served as an important venue for dynamic, democratic, and participative discussion to offer a clear pathway to achieving realizable, relevant, beneficial, and practical region-wide extension programs. It aimed to advance advocacies that promote Food Production and Security; Environment, Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Energy; Promotion of Science and Technology; and Education for STEAM. It also served as venue towards building a network of extensionists whose primarily objective is to contribute not only to national development but also to regional prosperity.</p> <p>ASEAN Deputy Secretary General for Socio Cultural Community Department H.E. Vongthep Arthakaivalvatee served as the keynote speaker where he reiterated the importance of the event in generating awareness among ASEAN.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22366830_1468438396585492_4654474705280570956_n.jpg?oh=67806c11397c03a7acacc54f55c94561&amp;oe=5A8641A9" /></p> <p>Aside from lectures, one of the highlights of the event was the symbolic signing of ASEAN- Extension Network which was participated by representatives from ASEAN higher education institutions.</p> <p>The event was hosted by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, in partnership with the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Science and Technology - National Capital Region, with the support from the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges, the Asia-Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators, and the Philippine Information Agency.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22366535_1468438433252155_719873853610447413_n.jpg?oh=01160bc4f5290c4783ec00787f3604b9&amp;oe=5A73030B" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=0jBLEl4x5o8%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:12:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=0jBLEl4x5o8%3d PUP conducts Publication Training-Workshop Emejidio C. Gepila Jr., News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines through its Research Management Office conducted a two-day publication training-workshop to over 130 faculty researchers on September 14-15, 2017 at the Manila Room, Hasmin Hostel, Sta. Mesa, Manila.</p> <p>Faculty members who were recipients of the paper presentation financial assistance provided by the University attended the event. Dr. Renato O. Arazo of University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, Dr. Gerry A. Camer of the University of Eastern Philippines, and Dr. Carlo Magno of Mapua University served as guest speakers of the training.&nbsp;</p> <p>Present in the program were Vice President for Research, Extension, and Development Dr. Joseph Mercado, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Manuel M. Muhi, Vice President for Administration Prof. Alberto C. Guillo, and the Research Management Office headed by its director, Dr. Racidon P. Bernarte.</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lH3ekP0faeE%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:42:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lH3ekP0faeE%3d PUP hosts Senior Journalist Fellows of East-West Center-USA Joseph Reylan Viray, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, through the Institute for Culture and Language Studies, in cooperation with the Department of History, the Department of Journalism, and the Communication Management Office, hosted a forum with the Journalist Fellows of the East-West Center based in the University of Hawaii on September 18, 2017 at the Nemesio Prudente Hall, PUP Mabini Campus, Manila.</p> <p>The forum was centered on various global and regional concerns such as Religious and Cultural Differences; Politics; Security of the ASEAN Region; Perspectives of the Youth on Career and Philippine Government; and other important social and cultural issues.</p> <p>Among the Senior journalist fellows who visited the University were from the United States of America, Tunisia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Philippines, Turkey, India, Australia, China, Kuwait and Malaysia. They were accompanied by East-West Center Project Coordinator Ms. Liz A. Dorn and the Executive Director of the Philippine Press Institute Mr. Ariel Sebellino.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22007611_1456396001123065_3717075972283842630_n.jpg?oh=6c1386b3df4d3c6147166da1c908bca8&amp;oe=5A540412" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6kajm39VuTw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:36:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=6kajm39VuTw%3d PUP strengthens tie with PALS PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and Philippine Association of Law Schools (PALS) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on August 25,&nbsp;2017&nbsp;at Dr. Ofelia Carague Conference Room.</p> <p>The signing of the MOA aimed to strengthen the partnership of PALS and PUP in providing students&nbsp;legaleducation that meets national standards as well as meaningful academic assistance to law graduates who will take the Bar Examination as a condition precedent in their desire to becomefull-pledged&nbsp;lawyers.</p> <p>One of the activities that shall be conducted in pursuance of the aforesaid partnership is the September 30,2017&nbsp;free lecture for all law graduates who plan to take the 2017 Bar Exams dubbed as &ldquo;Caso Discurso&rdquo;.</p> <p>Representing PUP was PUP Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs Ms. Edelyn Mariano while Atty. Soledad Mawis represented PALS.</p> <p>PUP College of Law Dean Atty. Gemy Lito L. Festin,&nbsp;Ll.M.and Associate Dean Atty. Ernesto C. Salao, Ll.M. stood as witnesses. &nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=%2bh94FhtWp3k%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:57:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=%2bh94FhtWp3k%3d