Alumni News

Balik-Scientist Dr. Siarot, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

ALUMNA DR. LOWELA L. SIAROT (BS Biology 2007), recipient of the Balik-Scientist Program of the Dept. of Science and Technology, gave her Exit Report Presentation on 25 May at the host-institution, the College of Science and Mathematics, UP Mindanao. Dr. Siarot served as a Balik-Scientist in the period 9 January-8 April 2017.

Dr. Siarot presented the activities she accomplished, as well as the results of her scoping review on the diagnosis and drug development studies for zoonotic viral diseases in Philippines. In attendance at the presentation were BSP Coordinator Ms. Wilma Santos, CSM Dean Dominica Dacera, faculty members, and students.

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National Scientists visit, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

FOUR SCIENTISTS of the National Academy of Science and Technology visited UP Mindanao on 15 March, fresh from their Mindanao Regional Scientific Meeting on the theme "Attaining Sustainable Goals in Philippine Fisheries", in Davao City. The team was composed of: National Scientist Edgardo Gomez, founder of the Marine Science Institute; Academician Jose B. Cruz Jr.,  a Professor Emeritus of Engineering of Ohio State University;  National Scientist Lourdes J. Cruz, a biochemist who has done research in toxic peptides from the venom of fish-hunting Conus marine snails; and Academician Marco Nemesio "Coke" Montano, formerly of the Marine Science Institute. The scientists had a quick tour of the Administration Building and the Oblation Plaza, the College of Science and Math. to view the laboratories and the landscape statues, and the upcoming Sports Complex grounds. At the CSM statue grounds Dr. Gomez pulled up an African fountain tree seedling that he described as an invasive plant, and pointed out the sprouting flame tree seedlings that he said needed relocating.          

The scientists were accompanied by DOST-11 personnel and NAST Executive Director Luningning Samarita-Domingo. They were met in UP Mindanao by School of Management Dean Larry Digal, Assoc. Prof. Ruth Gamboa (Dept. of Bio. Sci. & Envir. Studies), and PRO Rene Estremera.

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Diploma in Exercise and Sports Science, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

DIPLOMA IN EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE now offered. Deadline for application is 30 June 2017. The Diploma in Exercise and Sports Science (DESS) addresses the need for public and private school teachers in MAPEH and the K-12 Sports Track, as well as practitioners who do not have undergraduate degrees related to Physical Education and Exercise Science. For inquiries and forms, contact the Department of Human Kinetics at (082)293-0863 local 215 or e-mail <

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Jobs Fair, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

JOBS FAIR was organized by Office of Student Affairs on 28 April. Job offerings were provided by Lapanday Foods Corp., New City Commercial Corp. (NCCC), Survey Sampling Int'l (SSI), Nader & Ebrahim s/o Hassan Phil. (NEH Phil. Inc.), Princess Jolliant Corp. (PJC), Phoenix Petroleum Phils., Osomnimedia Web Design Studio, Orchard Property Mktg. Corp., Azeus Systems Phil. Ltd., San Miguel Brewery Inc., Phil-Am Life Insurance Co., Offsourcing Phils. Inc., Sumifru (Phils.) Corp., Davao Light and Power Co., 3TR Holding Co. Inc., Next BPO Solutions, Creative Connections & Communication Arts Inc., Philippine Seven Corp. (7-11), Six Eleven Global Services, and Dole Phils. Inc. Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion gave Welcome Remarks.

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Career Placement, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Alumni

CAREER PLACEMENT ORIENTATION and Pre-Employment Seminar was held for graduating students on 27 April. Society of Agribusiness Economists student organization were co-organizers. Student Affairs Director Remigio Domingo, resource person Kelvin Villafuerte of TeleDevdelopment Services, and Vice-Chancellor Nilo Oponda were the opening speakers. Ms. Jessi Aligato (BA Communication Arts) and Irson Doria (BS Biology) served as emcees.

In the afternoon was "In The Real World of Work: An Alumni Forum" with: Mr. Ervin Abadesco (BA Anthropology, 2011), HR officer of San Miguel Corp.; Dr. Katrina Abraham-Abarcar (BS Biology, 2005), medical doctor; Mr. Xer Jason "Yas" Ocampo (BA English, 2008), reporter of Mindanao Times; and Mr. Edward Puyod (BA Social Science, 2000) of Phil. Greenfarm Corp., as guest speakers. 

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