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, 16 Jan 2018 21:30:23 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/rss/news/ PUPWebSite 9.0 InfoCore Engine 1.0 PUP Communication Management Office ictcenter@pup.edu.ph BSA's Top 25 students to receive scholarship grant from BES-HNS  PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Beta Epsilon Sigma Fraternity, together with Hiyas ng Silangan Sorority (BES-HNS) is set to grant scholarships to the top 25&nbsp; students of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.&nbsp;</p> <p>The students, who excelled academically and posted the highest numerical grades from the batch, will receive monetary support from&nbsp;BES-HNS International Foundation.&nbsp;</p> <p>Dr. Oscar Jornacion, Vice President of BES-HNS-International, said in an exclusive interview&nbsp;with&nbsp;The Observer, that the organization&nbsp;chose&nbsp;students of the University because they believe in the talents and&nbsp;skills&nbsp;of PUPians.&nbsp;</p> <p>Jornacion added that if one of the 25 students will top the upcoming&nbsp;Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination, BES-HNS will&nbsp;award the student with P1 million cash or a brand new car worth1 million.&nbsp;</p> <p>In response, PUP President Dr. Emanuel C. De Guzman thanked the organization and hoped that the students will continue to bring pride to the PUP community.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26805066_1553590821403582_7501549364899901827_n.jpg?oh=cce4a3f5e5ea8960f835edc2909ba861&amp;oe=5ADFFAC9" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ebZDE1a0TDs%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:57:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ebZDE1a0TDs%3d Employees, Faculty members sign Quality Policy Statement Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>As part of the University&#39;s commitment to providing quality services, employees and faculty members signed a Quality Policy Statement (QPS)&nbsp;led&nbsp;by&nbsp;the University Executive Officials on January 8, 2018.&nbsp;</p> <p>In the Quality Policy Statement, the University committed to &quot;a) providing&nbsp;undergraduate and graduate education which meet&nbsp;international&nbsp;standards of quality and excellence;&nbsp;b) generating and transmitting new and relevant knowledge and technology for the&nbsp;advancement of human society, and&nbsp;c) offering of responsive and relevant extension&nbsp;services to and engagements with government, industry, and other&nbsp;communities at the local, national, and international levels for the improvement ofthe lives of the people the University serves&quot;.&nbsp;</p> <p>In a speech by Vice President for Administration Prof. Alberto C. Guillo&nbsp;during&nbsp;the launching of the QPS, he said that the PUP community is working hard to receive the ISO&nbsp;certification within 2018.&nbsp;</p> <p>ISO is a recognition given to companies and institutions that have followed international&nbsp;standards&nbsp;of providing quality management system.&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ld7M%2bRa9mOA%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:21:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=ld7M%2bRa9mOA%3d DENR, NFJPIA recognize PUP San Juan students' outstanding performance  Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Department of Environment and Natural Resources- National Capital Region (DENR-NCR) hailed PUP San Juan Campus&#39;s&nbsp;students as champions for their San Juan River System Water Quality Management Area Audio Visual Presentation entry. The team headed by Yvonne dela Paz, Eunice Beltran, and Mark Jeremy Esquejo received P30, 000.00, certificate, and plaque of recognition. The awarding ceremony was held at the Hive Hotel and Convention Place, Diliman, Quezon City on December 11, 2017.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26195890_1548341428595188_7894683488146265474_n.jpg?oh=1e2ecf6385d05ebd45c0073af07d1806&amp;oe=5AF34562" /></p> <p>Moreover, Esquejo received the&nbsp;Excellence Award in Customers Service Relations (CSR) Project Implementation, Excellence Award in Board of Directors Meeting and Most Outstanding Accountancy Leaders of the Philippines&nbsp;from National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (NFJPIA) during their National Leadership Summit held on December 18-23, 2017 in the Province of Laguna.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26219309_1548341458595185_5682355912950378256_n.jpg?oh=4f2677888558b468726523f1b8871a76&amp;oe=5AE42C38" /></p> <p>Aside from these, Esquejo was also awarded as Outstanding Delegate in the 42nd Young Men&#39;s Christian Association (YMCA) National Congress of College Students held in Baguio City on November 30 to December 4, 2017.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oXImTmBhxrw%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:21:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oXImTmBhxrw%3d CAFA wins big at 2017 Nat'l Arki Quiz Bee Ted Villamor G. Innocencio, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Daniel Mingo, Micaela Cruz, and John Paul Rodriguez from the College of Architecture and Fine Arts were hailed as&nbsp;National Champions in the National Architecture Week (NAW) Grand Architecture Quiz Bee conducted by the United Architects of the Philippines Student Auxiliary (UAPSA) at&nbsp;its National Headquarters in Quezon City on December 16, 2017.</p> <p>The event, which was participated in by 18 architecture schools nationwide, was in observance of the 2017 NAW. NAW is celebrated every second week of December since 1971 under Presidential Proclamation No. 934.</p> <p>The students were awarded with&nbsp;Medals, a Plaque of Recognition and a&nbsp;PHP&nbsp;10,000.00 cash prize.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26169582_1542384969190834_6282609878183151887_n.jpg?oh=b34f3445dd55950b818a4c3f32f0ece4&amp;oe=5AB8701C" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=j1WrAH7SHkM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 18:34:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=j1WrAH7SHkM%3d PCOO recognizes PUP's compliance with AO25 Sec. 5 (FOI Manual) Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines was recognized by the Presidential Communications Operations Office for the former&#39;s compliance with Administrative Order 25 Inter-Agency Task Force (AO 25 IATF) Section 5 requirement.&nbsp;</p> <p>AO 25 Memorandum Circular Number 2017-1 Section 5 stated that &quot;<em>Freedom of Information (FOI) Manual as defined by Executive Order No. 2, S. 2016 be uploaded in the agency Transparency Seal, subject to conditions</em>&quot;.&nbsp;</p> <p>The University&#39;s FOI manual can be accessed through the Transparency page on the website, particularly in Section 8 (&nbsp;<a href="https://www.pup.edu.ph/goodgovernance/transparency/2017/">https://www.pup.edu.ph/goodgovernance/transparency/2017/</a> ), which makes the institution fully-compliant with AO25 Section 5.&nbsp;</p> <p>The University Freedom of Information Committee was headed by Vice President for Branches and Campuses Prof.&nbsp;Pascualito&nbsp;B. Gatan while FOI Manual draft committee was headed by University Legal Counsel Director Atty. Joanna Marie A. Liao and Atty. Michele Anne C. Tesalona.&nbsp;</p> <p>AO 25 IATF is a &quot;<em>body created by the virtue of Administrative Order No. 25 to undertake the task of monitoring and evaluating the performance of government agencies; aims to promote transparency by providing access to information about the programs, targets,&nbsp;and&nbsp;performance of all agencies in the public sector</em>&quot;.&nbsp;</p> <p>Source: <a href="https://www.dap.edu.ph/rbpms/">https://www.dap.edu.ph/rbpms/</a></p> <p><img alt="PCOO recognizes PUP's compliance with AO25 Sec. 5 (FOI Manual)" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26167270_1541373745958623_6771116111466174702_n.jpg?oh=ff44bafada61239cdf5071dcf337650d&amp;oe=5AB7F214" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kvBlLsp1IIM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:27:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=kvBlLsp1IIM%3d PUP celebrates Yuletide Season Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>The Polytechnic University of the Philippines celebrated the Yuletide Season through Convocation and Fellowship on December 19, 2017, at the PUP Gymnasium.&nbsp;</p> <p>With the theme &quot;Pasko&nbsp;sa&nbsp;PUP: Pinagtibay&nbsp;ang&nbsp;Pagmamahalan, Pagkalinga at Pagkakaisa&quot;, the occasion featured an inspirational talk from Victory Church Lead Pastor&nbsp;Emmanuel A. Na&ntilde;ez;&nbsp;performances from Bagong Himig Serenata, and Maharlika Dance Artists; and raffle draws and games that made the community happy.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="PUP celebrates Yuletide Season" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25443088_1528892467206751_9100624463613432077_n.jpg?oh=0904bf826f1fd943e1d047c2e3aed4ac&amp;oe=5ABE70AD" /></p> <p>The official Christmas ID was also shown before the audience featuring student, officials, and administrative employees singing and dancing to the tune of &quot;<em>Tuloy na tuloy&nbsp;pa rin ang Pasko</em>&quot; by Orange and Lemons.&nbsp;</p> <p>Meanwhile, PUP President Dr. Emanuel C. De Guzman thanked the PUP community for having contributed to the success of the University in 2017.</p> <p><img alt="PUP celebrates Yuletide Season" class="image image-full" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25442751_1528892377206760_4610962924439950958_n.jpg?oh=3c8999b767c489515ae322e059c24fcc&amp;oe=5AB86121" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=TSbt7XFYg6g%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 03 Jan 2018 18:57:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=TSbt7XFYg6g%3d LEB recognizes College of Law's outstanding performance Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Law (CL) was recognized by the Legal Education Board for its outstanding performance on the 2016 Bar Examinations.&nbsp;</p> <p>Following the 100% passing rate of CL in the Bar examinations administered by the Supreme Court, Chairman Emerson B. Aquende handed a plaque of recognition to the college for ranking first in the category of first-time examinees.&nbsp;</p> <p>The 2016 Bar results were released on May 3, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26165192_1541043859324945_7542047146486001536_n.jpg?oh=0fc2c974baea7bad3c8bdde6e5e94f5a&amp;oe=5ABCC37B" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dQsmVDFpYhM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:14:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=dQsmVDFpYhM%3d PUP conducts 2017 NREC Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>To strengthen research innovation and collaboration, Polytechnic University of the Philippines&#39; Graduate School (GS), Open University System (OUS), College of Education (CoEd), and Research Management Office (RMO) spearheaded the National Research and Extension Conference (NREC) in Bulwagang Bonifacio on December 6-7, 2017.</p> <p>Atty. Lily Freida M. Milla, Ceso IV, Commission on Higher Education&#39;s (CHED) Director for International Affairs Services, served as the keynote speaker.</p> <p>In connection with this, her talk focused on the theme: Research and Extension: Pathways to Innovation and Collaboration.</p> <p>Furthermore, different professors gave their plenary presentations.</p> <p>De La Salle University (DLSU) Science Education Department (SED) Faculty Member Dr. Maricar Prudente discussed interdisciplinary research; and Dr. Socorro E. Aguja, also a faculty member from DLSU SED, lectured on community-university engagement.</p> <p>&nbsp;&ldquo;Research and Extension - two significant things contributing to economic growth,&rdquo; Dr. Aguja said.</p> <p>Other than these, parallel presentations were also conducted.&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lvVyLKuxA8w%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:41:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=lvVyLKuxA8w%3d PUP posted 100% passing rate (first takers) in the 2017 Psychologist Board Examination Krupskaya Valila, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Four out of four PUP students who took the 2017 Psychologist Board Examination on their first time contributed to the 100 % passing rate of first takers of the University.&nbsp;</p> <p>The results, which were released by the Professional Regulations Commission on November 7, 2017, also revealed that 50 percent of the retakers successfully passed the said exam.&nbsp;</p> <p>Because of these numbers, the University posted a high passing percentage of 66.7.</p> <p>Source:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.prc.gov.ph/">http://www.prc.gov.ph/</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oqhD6H31tjk%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:14:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=oqhD6H31tjk%3d COC's Joy Barcoma wins Miss PASUC National 2017 Buellah May P. Convento, News, Communication Management Office <br/><p>Polytechnic University of the Philippines representative Ms.&nbsp;Joy&nbsp;Barcoma&nbsp;was crowned Miss Philippine Association of State University and Colleges (PASUC) National 2017 during the coronation night on November 30, 2017 at Negros Oriental State University Gymnasium in Dumaguete City.</p> <p>Barcoma, a broadcast communication student, bested 14 other candidates from different regions across the country.</p> <p>Aside from the crown,&nbsp;Barcoma&nbsp;also received special awards including Miss Congeniality, Miss Photogenic, and 1st runner-up award in the Talent competition.</p> <p>Barcoma&nbsp;made a history by bringing home the second crown for the University and the National Capital Region. She joined the ranks of Ms. Jacqueline Boquiron who won in 2006.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Ms. Miriam Lara Ashraf from Western Visayas Region placed 4th runner-up, Ms. Skelly Ivy Florida from Eastern Visayas Region ranked 3rd runner-up, Ms. Ruth Quin from Central Luzon Region crowned 2nd runner-up, while Ms. Jacquelyn Bernarte from Bicol Region placed 1st runner-up.</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://scontent.fmnl15-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/24774704_1517971884965476_6782089965726677408_n.jpg?oh=13fbac31747a42b49c960fddaeff1da6&amp;oe=5AC76CD9" /></p> <br/><a href="http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=FYuollcwzyM%3d">View this article in PUPWebSite</a> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 10:31:00 GMT http://www.pup.edu.ph/news/?go=FYuollcwzyM%3d