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Memorandum No. PAEP 17-03: Guidelines for the Professional Development Grant (PDG)

The UP Board of Regents at its 1323rd meeting held on 16 December 2016 approved the one-time Professional Development Grant (PDG) of TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND PESOS (Php 25,000) per qualified employee of the University.
This grant is in recognition of the collective effort of the UP faculty and staff in achieving the mandates of the University under the UP Charter of 2008 (RA 9500) and in maintaining its status as the top university in the country and a leader in various areas of specialization in Asia.
In appreciation of such effort and to further the capacity of the organization to achieve its goals, …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-64: Adjustment in the Mandatory Holiday Break for FY 2016

In view of Malacañang’s Proclamation No.117 declaring 26 December 2016 (Monday)and 02 January 2017 (Monday) as special non-working days, the mandatory holiday break in the University shall start on 22 December 2016 (Thursday), instead of 23 December 2016 (Friday).
The mandatory holiday break will now consist of the following working days:
22 & 23 December 2016
27, 28, & 29 December 2016
(Total of 5 working days)
Please be guided accordingly.
Alfredo E. Pascual

For guidelines during the Mandatory Holiday Break, particularly for employees in vital services which will be operating in the same period, please refer to Memorandum No. PAEP 16-59: Mandatory Holiday Break for the …

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UP maps out green goals

President Alfredo Pascual reiterates his vision of a great university whose operational excellence is marked by environmental protection, sustainability and resilience; and whose public service includes contributing to the same objectives for the rest of the country. Photo by Jun Madrid.
To extend and concretize the Green UP vision, the UP System held the “Green UP Summit: Catalyzing Climate Change Resilience and Environmental Sustainability in 2017 and Beyond” on December 6 and 7, 2016 at the University Hotel, UP Diliman.
Held for the first time since President Alfredo Pascual expounded in his vision statement on Green UP as a subtheme of operational …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 16-59: Mandatory Holiday Break for the year end of CY 2016

Let us all enjoy the holidays as 2016 ends with our family and loved ones. A mandatory holiday break will ensure the promotion of work and life balance for the UP faculty and staff, generate savings in utilities and maintenance, as well as promote efficiency with respect to time management and work planning.
Please disseminate and exercise due diligence for compliance with the following guidelines:
1. Mandatory holiday break: 23, 26, 27, 28 and 29 December 2016 (5 working days).
2. Kindly plan and schedule your work to ensure that all transactions and the relevant required reports are completed by Thursday, 22 December …

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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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Balik-PhD, EIDR lauded at 4th President’s Toast

UP President Alfredo Pascual recounts how the EIDR and Balik-PhD programs were among the earliest initiatives implemented during his administration. Photo by Misael Bacani
The Balik-PhD Faculty and Research, Extension and Professional Staff Recruitment (Balik-Phd) and the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research (EIDR) programs of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) were celebrated at the 4th President’s Toast, an event that recognizes outstanding UP initiatives, on October 28 at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman (UPD).
In his speech, UP President Alfredo Pascual recalled how these programs were implemented in the early years of his administration. These were part of …

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UPV inaugurates facilities, unveils plans

From left to right: Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion, Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo, UP President Alfredo Pascual, Faculty Regent Philip Ian Padilla, UPV Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Encarnacion Yap, and UPV Office of Student Affairs Director Ruben Gamala. Photo by Misael Bacani
August 22 proved to be a busier-than-usual day for UP Visayas (UPV). Laboratories, a building, a dorm, and an office were inaugurated in the Iloilo City and Miagao campuses; and plans for three structures were unveiled as well. UP President Alfredo Pascual attended all the events.
The day began in the Iloilo City …

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UP Partners with OPAPP to Pursue ‘Just and Lasting Peace’ in PH

UP officials led by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (3rd from left) join key figures in the peace process led by Jesus G. Dureza (2nd from left) in the pursuit of lasting peace. Photo by Jun Madrid, UPSIO.
With the World Peace Bell symbolically in the background, representatives of the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on September 30, 2016  to pursue just and lasting peace in the country leading to national development.
The cooperation was formalized by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and Presidential …

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UP to host international Korean Studies confab

The University of the Philippines, in collaboration with the Academy of Korean Studies, will host the 7th Korean Studies Association of Southeast Asia (KoSASA) Biennial Conference from September 28 to 30,  2016, at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Quezon City and at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus, Quezon City.
With the theme Glocalisation of Korean Studies: Strategic Cooperation in Research and Education between Southeast Asia and Korea, the 3-day conference will be attended by university scholars from at least 8 Southeast Asian nations: the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia. Scholars from Australia, Japan and Korea will …

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The Internationalization of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific

Address of the President at the 14th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Senior Staff Meeting
7-9 September 2016, Crimson Hotel, Mactan Island, Cebu
Good morning to you all!
It is my honor and pleasure to welcome you to the 14th Senior Staff Meeting of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), here on the historic island of Mactan, Province of Cebu. It is here in Mactan where Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan fell in battle in 1521 against the warriors of the island, led by Datu Lapu-Lapu. Cebu Province is also where the first seeds of Christianity were planted in the Philippines, and …

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