Five highly accomplished communicators will receive the 2019 Glory Award given to outstanding University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) alumni. To be recognized at the college’s alumni homecoming are Carolyn Arguillas for journalism; Nona Andaya-Castillo and Samira Gutoc for social advocacy; Jeffrey Jeturian for film and visual communication; and Florencio “Floy” Quintos for performing arts.

This year, the UP Department of History and the UP College of Fine Arts in partnership with Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission (HRVVMC) will be having an Infographic Design Competition focusing on the essential truths of the Martial Law Years. The contest aims to feature skills and talents of the students in making socially relevant infographic designs. In recognition of the need to reach out to the students and the youth, the submitted works will be displayed in the Freedom Memorial Museum. For this year’s competition, the participants are expected to submit an information graphic design focusing on the essential truth on declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines in 1972.

As a result of the series of consultations with UP experts and scientists who have done research, or are currently involved in the Manila Bay Rehabilitation project, the UP Padayon Public Service Office of the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs, in cooperation with the UP Diliman Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, will host a forum entitled #ThatsMyBay: A Forum on UP Initiatives in Keeping Manila Bay Alive. This will be held on September 23, 2019 from 8:00AM- 12:00NN at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology Auditorium, UP Diliman.

As recognition of the University’s role at the forefront of awareness, vigilance, and militancy, and to build on last year’s inaugural program, the University will launch an expanded lineup of events with the theme, Dambana ng Paggunita at Pagtutuos sa Batas Militar ni Marcos, to banner the key messages: Marahas ang Batas Militar, Lugmok ang Ekonomiya, Niyurakan ang Karapatang Pantao, Sinupil ang Pamamahayag, at Ninakaw ang Kabang-Yaman.

The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication is holding the 2nd Communication Research International Conference (CRIC) at the Film Center of UP Diliman on 17 and 18 October 2019.

To commemorate the UP College of Music’s 103rd Founding Anniversary, the UP College of Music and the UP College of Music Alumni Association, Inc. proudly present two shows for its founding month. It will aptly greet the month with ICONOGRAPHY: Homage to the Shapers of Philippine Music on Saturday, September 7, 2019 and close it with KÁROLY, JENÖ AND FRANZ on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.