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UPMin Kasadya Lantern Parade Held

BisKis, 1st Prize, Parol. Photo by Rene Estremera, UP Mindanao.
The Kasadya Parolan Christmas Lantern Parade and Celebration was successfully held on December 7 in UP Mindanao on the theme, “”Kaugalíngon, Tinúbdan sa Níndot nga Kausában: Átong Pagláum sa Karóng Kapáskuhan” (Self, the Source of Positive Change: Our Hope for this Christmas). The Mintal Elementary School Drum and Lyre and majorettes led the Parade and performed their competition routine and repertoire.
Parol Christmas Lanterns were paraded by University constituents and were individually presented in the Kasadya Christmas Program, alternating with the Kasadya Epic Dance Showdown and the Awarding Ceremonies.
Kappa Epsilon, 2nd Prize, …

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UP Alumni Celebrate “Never Ending Success and Achievements”

UPAA Ruby Jubilarians inspire love of country with their performance (photo by Bong Arboleda)
The University of the Philippines (UP) celebrated the return of its beloved ‘sons and daughters’ on June 25, 2016 as the UP Alumni Association (UPAA) held its General Alumni Homecoming at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, with the theme, Walang Humpay ang Tagumpay (Never Ending Success and Achievements).
The celebration featured the official recognition of the UP Distinguished Alumni Awardees for 2016. The awardees were led by Most Distinguished Alumnus David M. Consunji (represented by son Isidro and wife Fredesvinda) and Most Distinguished Alumna Amina Rasul-Bernardo.
They …

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UP joins the rest of the country in celebrating the 12th DPRM

The University of the Philippines joins the rest of the country in celebrating the 12th Development Policy Research Month this September. Celebrations lead agency, the Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) said, this year’s theme is Addressing the Jobs Challenge toward Inclusive Growth.
Since 2002, the PIDS has been leading the celebrations after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo issued Proclamation No. 247 on September 2 of that year. The Institute has been tasked to promoted and draw nationwide awareness on the importance of policy research in the formulation of national development plans, programs and policies.
PIDS has lined up a series of fora and …

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UP celebrates 150th year of Mabini, Delos Reyes in September

Apolinarion Mabini and Isabelo delos Reyes have one thing in common – both of them will celebrate their 150th birth anniversaries this year.
Mabini, the “Brains of the Revolution,” was one of the country’s most important intellectuals during the country’s revolutionary period. Delos Reyes, the “Father of Filipino Socialism,” was a journalist, folklorist, politician, and labor activist.
To celebrate their lives and legacies, the international and interdisicplinary conference titled “Intellectuals, the Public Arena, and the Nation,” will be held from September 22 to 24 at the College of Arts and Letters Auditorium, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.
Noted scholars and …

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UP Fighting Maroons Set Losing Streak to Flames, Unite Supporters

Members of the University of the Philippines community gather around the bonfire at the Sunken Garden, UP Diliman, Quezon City, to celebrate the Men’s Basketball Team’s win over Adamson University on Saturday, August 9. Photo courtesy of the UP Diliman Information Office.
With a resounding win over the Adamson Falcons last August 9, the UP Fighting Maroons quite literally set fire to a winless streak that had lasted 27 games.
Inspired by breakout performances by veterans Mikee Reyes and JR Gallarza, the men’s basketball team sealed their first win of UAAP Season 77 with a 77-64 triumph at the Mall of Asia …

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UP CMC holds college week from March 10-14

One week of honor and excellence in mass communication!
The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication celebrates its college week from March 10 to 14 with various activities that promote the “tatak UP” (UP brand) in serving the people.
The opening program happens on March 10 (Monday), 1 p.m. at the CMC auditorium, to be followed by the inauguration of the CMC library and the Freedom of Information Garden at 2 p.m.
The weeklong book fair and CMC exhibit will also open on Monday.
On March 11 (Tuesday), the college will have a “Grand Pakain” at 11:30 a.m. at the CMC auditorium. …

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EDSA People Power Commission to hold Salubungan Workshop on January 16-18

The EDSA People Power Commission (EPPC) will spearhead the second Salubungan Workshop, a venue for groups from different parts of the nation to come together and celebrate the Filipino spirit of volunteerism and love for country, as well as gain practical skills in funding and marketing their different advocacies from experts in the field, at the Mother Consuelo Auditorium of La Consolacion College Manila on January 16-18, 2014.
The opening program will be held in the Kalayaan Hall, Malacañang on January 16.
In this annual three-day exclusive event with the theme “Tatak EPPN Ako, Ito Ang Taya Ko!”, the EPPC Commissioners along …

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