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Shu Te University confers honorary doctorate degree to UP President

UP President Alfredo Pascual being conferred the honorary degree by STU President, Dr. Yuan Hsiang Chu. Photo by Agnes Mejia.
UP President Alfredo E. Pascual was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Social Science by the Shu Te University (STU), Taiwan in a formal ceremony held at the STU’s administration building on November 21, 2016.  The conferment was officiated by the STU president, Dr. Yuan Hsiang Chu, who was assisted by the STU dean of the College of Applied Social Sciences, Dr. Yen Ching Lin.
In the Honorary Doctorate Certificate read by Dean Lin during the conferment ceremony, highlighted were President …

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Drilon: Lawyers should be problem-solvers rather than gladiators

Senate President Franklin Drilon smiles as he presents his Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, while his wife Mila Serrano-Genuino-Drilon (in blue), UP President Alfredo Pascual (left) and UP Board of Regents Chairperson and Commission on Higher Education Chairman Patricia Licuanan (right) congratulate him. UPSIO Photo.
A government that is focused on consensus-building rather than factionalism will require lawyers to be problem-solvers rather than gladiators, results-oriented rather than procedure-based.
Senate President Franklin Drilon asserted these beliefs during the conferment of a Doctor of Laws honoris causa degree at the 2014 Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines College of Law. With …

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