- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, JANUARY 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, FEBRUARY 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, MARCH 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, APRIL 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, MAY 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, JUNE 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, JULY 2016
- THE CHANCELLORS' REPORT, AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, OCTOBER 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, NOVEMBER 2016
- THE CHANCELLOR'S REPORT, DECEMBER 2016
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.
View the videos here: https://youtu.be/RtF_OLQ1FGc
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Davao City Government has issued Guidelines for City Residents during the 60-day period of Martial Law. Read by clicking on the following link: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/davao/local-news/2017/05/24/davao-city-issues-guidelines-dabawenyos-543640
THE 20th COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES of the University of the Philippines Mindanao was held on June 23 in ceremonies led by UP Vice-President for Administration Nestor Yunque.
Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion gave the Welcome Remarks and Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs Nilo Oponda gave the Introduction to the Commencement Speaker.
Associate Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen of the Supreme Court of the Philippines gave the Commencement Address. He urged the graduates to give their loved ones the standing ovation that they deserved, and spoke of his experiences in Mindanao, of ecosystems and food security, of local culture and multiplicity of views, and heroism.
Deans Jean Juanga, Dominica Dacera, and Larry Digal presented their respective graduates to Chancellor Concepcion who, in turn, presented them to Vice-President Yunque, who pronounced "alinsunod sa batas..at ayon sa kapangyarihang ipinagkaloob sa akin..iginawawad ko sa inyo ang mga degree at titulo..kasama ang mga responsibilidad na kaakibat nito". At which point, the graduating students transferred their individual sablay sashes from the right shoulder to the left, indicating their moment of graduation, accompanied by applause and cheers.
The presentation and distribution of academic awards to individual graduates was led by VP Yunque, with Chancellor Concepcion, VC Oponda, and University Registrar Aurelia Gomez.
The speech on behalf of Class of 2017 was delivered by Reu Zandro Enguito, BS Biology magna cum laude and recipient of the Chancellor's Award and Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, who called on his batchmates "to continue polishing that brilliance.. and harden that perseverance".
Culminating the ceremony, VP Yunque administered the Pledge of Loyalty to the Alma Mater, while UP Alumni Association national director Louis Biraogo and UP Mindanao Alumni Association Chairperson Catherine Otero inducted the new graduates to their respective alumni chapters.
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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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BRIGADA ESKWELA was undertaken by All UP Workers Union-UP Mindanao Chapter on 17 May in Ladi-an Elementary School, Barangay Marilog, Davao City. They were received by School Principal OIC Ermelinda Lawas, and Teachers Agnes Mondez, Dulce Amor Gasque, and Merlyn Ubatay.
The Chapter members cleaned the school grounds and buildings, and painted the classroom walls. The Chapter also donated cleansers and detergent soap, waste receptacles, brooms, dust pans, coconut floor scrubs, paint, paint brushes and paint rollers, insect-repellents, and floor mats.
The school has 6-levels of the Basic Education Program. It has a population of 135 pupils and 6 teachers. Most of enrolled students are from the Obu-Manuvu tribe in the area. The said school is within the premises of UP Mindanao Land Reservation. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1540247069381222