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UPOU launches youth program for Ifugao Rice Terraces conservation and sustainability

Dr. Melinda dela Peña Bandalaria, UPOU Chancellor, welcomed all partners and guests to the launch. She coined the term #Y4IRT as the shorter name to the project and explained how the project proves important to the University. Photo from UPOU Facebook page.
The UP Open University launched its latest project, the two-year “Youth Capacity Building and Exchange Program toward Sustainable Development and Conservation of Ifugao Rice Terraces”, on January 24 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna.
The project, funded by the Mitsui Co., Ltd. Environment Fund and done in collaboration with UP Los Baños, is led by UPOU Faculty of Management …

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“Dios ti Agngina, President Alfredo E. Pascual”—UP Baguio

UP President Alfredo Pascual receives gifts from UP Baguio. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
UP Baguio (UPB) held a tribute program for UP President Alfredo Pascual on January 31, more than a week before he steps down from the University leadership.
A video showing members of the UPB community thanking Pascual for supporting various projects and promoting initiatives that benefitted them was presented at the program. Pascual was also given a wooden sculpture with a citation and traditional woven fabric from the Cordilleras.
In his opening message, UPB Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos expressed gratitude to Pascual for increasing allocations and facilitating the growth and …

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UP Baguio inaugurates Museo Kordilyera

UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (2nd from right) talking with National Artist for Visual Arts Benedicto “BenCab” Cabrera (rightmost) at the opening of the museum. With Pascual is UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos (to Pascual’s right). Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
UP Baguio (UPB) formally opened its three-story ethnographic museum, Museo Kordilyera, on January 31, seven months after its soft opening in 2016. Its main areas of focus are the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts and other objects unique to the Cordillera region, its peoples, and its cultures and traditions.
Conforming to the campus terrain, only the first story of the …

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UP President Danilo L. Concepcion names Executive Team

University of the Philippines President Danilo L. Concepcion accepts the University Mace from President Alfredo Pascual, as Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Lilian de las Llagas (leftmost) and Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara (rightmost). Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Newly-installed UP President Danilo Concepcion has introduced the members of his executive team in his acceptance speech during the ceremonial turnover of the university leadership on February 10 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. Oath-taking of the Vice Presidents and the Secretary of the University took place at the Office of …

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Danilo Concepcion steps in as 21st UP president

UP President Danilo L. Concepcion delivering his acceptance speech. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) welcomed its 21st president, UP Diliman College of Law Dean Danilo Concepcion, on February 10 in a ceremonial turnover of the university leadership at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. He will serve a term of six years.
“Today, I will pass on, with both pride and humility, the mantle of leadership to my successor, whose outstanding qualifications give me confidence that the future of UP is in good hands,” said outgoing UP President Alfredo Pascual in his valedictory address. “I call on our …

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Memorandum No. PAEP 17-09: Additional Assignment of Research and Extension Fellows of the Resilience Institute

I. Background/Purpose
As you are aware through Memorandum No. PAEP 16-67 of 20 December 2016, the Board of Regents at its 1319th Meeting on 28 July 2016 established the new System-wide Resilience Institute at UP or Resilience lnstitute at the University of the Philippines for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.
The Resilience Institute shall have the following functions and programs concerning multi-hazard, multi-disciplinary, multi-sectoral, comprehensive DRRM:
1) Research and Creative Work: undertake policy research, action research, and interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research or creative work;
2) Knowledge Sharing: disseminate research findings, creative works and innovations;
3) Education: establish non-degree educational programs and support degree programs within …

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Ceremony for the Turnover of the University of the Philippines Presidency

The Office of the Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents invites the public to the Ceremony for the Turnover of the University of the Philippines Presidency from Alfredo E. Pascual, 20th President, to Danilo L. Concepcion, 21st President, on 10 February 2017, 8:00 a.m., at the Quezon Hall Lobby, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The attire for the occasion will be smart casual, with invited guests expected to be seated by 7:30 a.m.
For more information on the event, please contact Candy of the OSU at telephone number (632)433-1873. You can also send her a message via email address …

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5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat ni Pangulong Alfredo E. Pascual

University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual will deliver his end of term report and express his gratitude to the members of the academic community at the 5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat, on 9 February 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the Institute of Biology Auditorum, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
As the venue has limited seating capacity, accommodation of guests will be on a first come, first served basis. It would be best to confirm your attendance ahead by calling the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs at 981-8500 loc. 2507 or the UP Center for …

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UP enhances hospitalization benefits for employees

UP has enhanced its hospitalization benefits for UP personnel effective Jan. 1, 2017.
This came about with the approval by the UP Board of Regents (BOR) of the Enhanced Hospitalization Programme (eHOPE) for the Faculty, REPS and Administrative Staff at its 1322nd meeting on Nov. 24, 2016.
A highlight of the eHOPE is the PhP 80,000 yearly financial assistance for hospitalization expenses incurred during confinement.
This constitutes an enhanced amount from the PhP200,000 lifetime coverage under the Financial Assistance Program for Hospitalization Expenses (FAPHE) that UP personnel used to enjoy.
eHOPE shall also provide a PhP 10,000 annual financial assistance for medicines prescribed during …

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UPOU kicks off tributes to Pascual with “#Pasasalamat”

Seated (from left to right): Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Melinda Lumanta, Faculty Regent Patricia Arinto, Mrs. Carmen Pascual, UP President Alfredo Pascual, Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, former Chancellor Grace Javier AlfonsoStanding (from left to right): ICT Development Office Director Al Librero, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Jean Saludadez, Faculty of Information and Communication Studies Dean Alexander Flor, Information Office Director and Multimedia Center OIC-Director Joane Serrano, and Faculty of Management and Development Studies Dean Primo Garcia. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The UP Open University (UPOU) paid tribute to outgoing UP President Alfredo Pascual and his team on January 24 …

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