Insist on what is true, what is just, and what is right. Do that through our scholarly research; through the use of science to find the truth; through multi-disciplinary engagements that allow us to see beyond where we find ourselves now,” advised Atty. Theodore O. Te, guest speaker at the 110th Commencement Exercises of the University of the Philippines Manila last June 26.
UP Diliman’s graduation ceremony this year focuses on the concept of “tahanan,” the Filipino word for “home.”
Thousands of Iskolar ng Bayan and their loved ones converged at the DL Umali Freedom Park of the University of the Philippines Los Baños for the UPLB’s 47th Commencement Exercises on the afternoon of June 22, 2019. The event marked the University’s conferment of degrees to its 2,419 graduates for this year and the conferment of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, on Dr. Simon N. Groot.
The UP Visayas commencement exercises present a fishing industry leader as an example of how the varied expertise of the constituent university can be combined to make a small fishing-based enterprise flourish sustainably and internationally.
UP Cebu’s 82nd Commencement Exercises was marked by jubilance and celebration as well as bittersweet remembrance of a slain fellow graduate and a resolute cry to continue to serve the Filipino people.
UP Mindanao’s first summa cum laude graduate and new chancellor both allude to God working in their lives, and uphold the UP core values of honor and excellence in their commencement and valedictory speeches.
Supreme Court of the Philippines Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen asked the UP Baguio Class of 2019, “Do we still have the passion and courage to do right by our people?”