VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT ELVIRA ZAMORA visited on 20 April to give updates on the Information Technology Development Center and introduce Director Paulo Noel Paje. The ITDC team worked with the office on the FMIS, HRIS, and other components. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1513392558733340
Graduating students of the Class of 2017 are invited to participate in the Career Placement Orientation and Pre-Employment Seminar and Annual Job Fair.
The Career Placement Orientation and Pre-Employment Seminar will be on 27 April 2017 (Thursday), 8AM-5PM, in the CHSS-AVR.
The Annual Job Fair will be on 28 April (Friday), 9AM-4PM, at the Administration Building Atrium.
The events are organized by the Office of Student Affairs and the Society of Agribusiness Economists. See the poster here
Ms. Russell Pili, Chief of Technology Business Incubation of the Dept. of Science and Technology, and her team visited UP Mindanao on 21 April to promote their support for the creation of enterprises by the University that can create entrepreneurs, jobs, and promote partnerships in economic development.
According to Ms. Pili, the DOST will provide full fund commitment for the first two years, plus technical assistance, legal and intellectual property services, laboratory, and administrative services. The business support program is open to higher educational institutions with business, science, or engineering programs that are willing to commit counterpart resources.
In the meeting were DOST Science Research Specialist Leizel Sueno, UP-Mindanao Research Director Emma Bayogan, Assoc. Prof. Virginia Obsioma, TBI Chief Russell Pili, College of Science and Mathematics Dean Dominica Dacera, I.T. Programmer Krishna Balaga, DOST-XI SRS Evan Caballero, with (standing, left-right) UP Tech. Transfer and Bus. Dev. Office Assoc. Dyle Legaspi, TTBDO Chief Lynda Buenaobra, Asst. Prof. Thaddeus Acuña, SRS Jejomar Carlos, SRS Edward Apigo, SRS Julius Guinto, Asst. Prof. Miguel Guillermo, Kenneth Morata, UP Office of Extension and Community Service Director Michael Gatela, Dr. Ritchie Mae Gamot, and Asst. Prof. Leo Estaña. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1498310790241517
The UP Board of Regents on its 1326th Meeting approved the following matters pertinent to UP Mindanao:
- Appointment of Asst. Prof. Jean Marie V. Juanga as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences effective 5 April 2017 to 4 April 2020
Appointed the following faculty members to permanent status effective 5 April 2017:
- Asst. Prof. Aileen Grace D. Delima (Dept. of Biological Science and Environmental Studies)
- Asst. Prof. Leo Manuel B. Estaña (Dept. of Math., Physics, and Computer Science)
- Asst. Prof. Nikko L. Laorden (School of Management)
Some 26 women of Barangay Bago Oshiro, Davao City, received various certificates for participating and completing the short course, "Strategic Planning for Women's Enterprise" from UP Mindanao on March 27.
Among the products created were beaded slippers and accessories, fried lumpia with garlic sauce, artificial flower decor, and woven textile rugs. Visiting Davao City officials Lorna Mandin and Minnie Guevara offered the "Magnegosyo ta, `day" business support program available from the City government.
The course modules were delivered throughout February to March by 16 faculty members and resource persons from UP School of Management, the Office of Gender and Anti-Sexual Harassment, Dept. of Biological Science, Dept. of Humanities, the UP Madayaw Cooperative, and the Office of Extension and Community Service.
Organizational behavior, operations, finance, marketing, and project management were the core modules. Special topics on the development of small enterprises, organizing a cooperative, internet marketing, marketing communications for women’s enterprises, and the impact of business enterprises on the environment, were included.
The free course was offered to celebrate the 22nd University Anniversary in February and the International Women's Month in March.
The School of Management offers customized short-course trainings and a Masters in Management degree that is now open for application. Applicants may call (082)295-2750 or 295-2188 or visit the website: http://www2.upmin.edu.ph/index.php/master-in-management. Deadline of submission of applications is on June 15.
The resource persons:
Asst. Prof. Raymundo Pavo, Asst. Prof. Glory Dee Romo, Assoc. Prof. Pedro Alviola IV, Asst. Prof. Thaddeus Acuna, Asst. Prof. Nikko Laorden, Ms. Diocy Guilabtan, Mr. Rene Paraba, Asst. Prof. Jon Marx Sarmiento, Dr. Briccio Merced, Ms. Anne Shangrila Fuentes, Ms. Lorna Mandin, Ms. Minerva Guevarra
See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1479790952093501