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July four-day work-week, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

Offices in the University of the Philippines Mindanao will adopt a four-day work week from July 3 to 31, 2017, namely Tuesdays to Fridays, with the exception of some front-line offices.

Exempted from the four-day work week are the following offices who will continue to operate Monday to Fridays, from 8AM to 5PM: Cash; the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA); School of Management (SOM); Physical Plant (PPO); and Extension and Community Service (OECS).

The offices that will adopt the four-day work week, but with extended hours, namely from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM, are the following: Office of the Chancellor (OC); Vice Chancellor for Administration (OVCA); all offices in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) and the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM); Budget; Campus Planning and Development (CPDO); Gender and Anti-Sexual Harassment (OGASH); Human Resource Development (HRDO); Legal; Library; Public Relations (PRO); Registrar (OUR); Research (OR); Student Affairs (OSA); Supply and Property Management (SPMO); and Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBDO). Urgent communication for these offices on Mondays may be directed to telephone number (082) 293-0016 local 113.

Offices will revert to regular days in August when classes for Academic Year 2017-2018 begin on August 3.

University Records Room, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

UNIVERSITY RECORDS ROOM held its soft-opening on June 5, 2017 at the 3rd Floor of the Administration Building. Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion cut the ribbon assisted by Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Nilo Oponda. Vice-Chancellor for Administration Antonio Obsioma gave the Welcome Remarks. The Prayer and  Reflection were facilitated by Pastor Napoleon Concepcion. The event was initiated by Records Management and Improvement Committee Chairperson Jo-an Garcia.

See the photos here:

20th Commencement Exercises, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

THE 20th COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES of UP Mindanao will be held on June 23, 2017. A total of 171 graduates will be honored in the ceremony.

Class of 2017 is led by Reu Zandro Enguito, BS Biology magna cum laude, with Danica Mae Manubag and Viena Monterde, both BS Food Technology magna cum laude. They are followed by 38 graduates cum laude.

The academic programs and their graduates as follows: BA Communication Arts has 28 graduates; BS Biology has 25; BS Food Technology has 24; BS Applied Mathematics has 20; BS Agribusiness Economics has 20; BS Computer Science has 14; BS Architecture has 13; BA English (Creative Writing) has 6; BA Anthropology has 5; the Master in Management graduate program has 16.

Each of the graduates have individually completed either a research paper in the sciences or communication arts, an architectural design, a special problem in math or computer science, an anthropological field manuscript, or a strategic paper for enterprises, as a final requirement for their respective degrees.

Two new novels, "The House in Apokon" and "Stay Here", as well as short fiction, essays, and poetry were among the creative theses produced by the BA English (Creative Writing) class.

The Chancellor's Medals for Academic Excellence, for Leadership, and for Culture and the Arts will be awarded respectively to deserving graduates.

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PSBMB Planning, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

A PLANNING MEETING was held on 19 May for Philippine Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 44th PSBMB Convention. This is to be held on Nov 29 to Dec 1, 2017 at the Ritz Hotel Garden Oases, Davao City. At the meeting were Assoc. Prof. Annabelle Novero, Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion, Dr. Grace Yu, Dr. Frank Heralde [both of Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UP Manila], with Dr. James Namocatcat [Mindanao State University-General Santos City], Asst. Prof. Cyrose Silvosa-Millado, Assoc. Prof. Aleyla de Cadiz, and Assoc. Prof. Lyre Anni Murao [all of Dept. of Biological Science and Environmental Studies, UP Mindanao]. See the photo here:

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