IN OCTOBER 2014, the public affairs activities are DULA sports festival and other events: JENESYS: Japan Trip of selected BACA students * Paper presentation by a/Prof. Quintero at International Conference on Arts, Culture & the National Development Plan * SOM Research Lecture Series: “Conducting Literature Review”, by Ms. MO Montiflor * Forum: People’s Initiative Against Pork * SOM Film Forum: “Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy” * Inception meeting of DOST-PCAARRD-funded project, "Reinvigorating the Philippine Coconut Industry through the Coconut Somatic Embryogenesis Technology (CSet)" * Signing of Scholarship Agreement with Sun Life Foundation * Agribusiness Economics Forum 2014: “Advancing Agriculture through Government Support” * Meat-processing Seminar for Bgy. Women * Lecture: "Unique evolution of metabolism, organelles, and vesicular traffic in Entamoeba", by Dr. Nozaki * DULA 2014 * Basketball: Admin. vs. CSM * Volleyball, Women: Admin. vs. SOM * Basketball: SOM vs. CHSS * Volleyball, Men: CSM vs. SOM * Lecture of Dr.Keith Bildstein: "What’s new in raptor movement ecology” * SOM Research Lecture Series: “Identifying research questions and objectives” * 1st National Communications Research in the Philippines (CoRePH) Conference * Agribusiness Economics Forum 2014: “MindaNOW: Promoting Agritourism and Environmental Sustainability” * Tagbo Student Leadership Camp * Baking Seminar for Bgy. Women * Basketball: Admin. vs. CHSS * Volleyball, Women: CSM vs. CHSS * Basketball: CSM vs. SOM * Volleyball, Men: Admin. vs. CHSS * Agribusiness Economics Forum 2014: “2015 and Beyond: Leveraging the Strengths of Mindanao’s Agribusiness Sector” * Workshop on Psychosocial Response & Assistance in Times of Disaster * Bowling: ALL * UPAA Davao election of directors * Oscar Mora Cup 7-aside, inter-school ladies football festival * Davao Writers Workshop with a/Profs. Bengan, Daliling, de Veyra, as panelists * Marketing Skills Seminar for Barangay Women; Closing Ceremony of Livelihood Training Program for Women in Bgy. Mintal & Bgy. Bago Oshiro * DULA 2014 WEEK: Opening Ceremony; Banner-raising; Cheer dance: ALL * Pinoy Games; Chess/Dama; Table Tennis : ALL * Basketball: Admin. vs. SOM * Volleyball, Women: Admin. vs. CSM * Basketball: CSM vs. CHSS * Volleyball, Men: Admin. vs. SOM * Lawn Tennis: ALL * Volleyball, Women: SOM vs. CHSS * Volleyball, Men: Admin vs. CSM * Lawn Tennis: ALL * Volleyball, Women: Admin. vs. CHSS * Volleyball, Men: SOM vs. CHSS * Athletics; Cyber Games; Scrabble exhibition game; Soccer exhibition game: ALL * Volleyball, Women: CSM vs. SOM * Volleyball, Men: CSM vs. CHSS * DULA 2014 Awarding Ceremony
The Davao Writers Guild is pleased to announce the fellows of the 2014 Davao Writers Workshop to be held on 27-31 October 2014 at Lispher Inn, Davao City. The fellows listed are from Davao City, except where indicated. The fellows for fiction are Andrea Isabelle Mejos, Resty Bhoy B. Partoza, Arjay N. Viray, Reil Benedict S. Obinque, Mark Lester Celozar, and Abigail James (Cagayan de Oro); for Creative Nonfiction is Jecia Anne Opiana; for drama is Cayetano D. Polancos Jr; and for poetry are Vel Marie Santillan (CdO), Hanna Regine Valencerina, Michael Jude Tumamac (GenSan), Neil Cervantes (Tagum), Ria Valdez, and Clariza Morta Burdeos (Butuan). The panelists this year are Dr. Macario Tiu, UP Mindanao professors Jhoanna Lynn Cruz, Nino de Veyra, and John Bengan, Nikki Gomez, and special guest writer Daryll Delgado. Workshop director is Edmond Julian de la Cerna, assisted by Dom Cimafranca. The 2014 Davao Writers Workshop is organized by the Davao Writers Guild in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture & the Arts and UP Mindanao.The workshop sessions are open to those interested to listen in and meet the writers.
eUP FMIS (Financial Management Information System) Configuration Workshop and End User Training group in a photo with Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion, VC Antonio Obsioma (both in white). From left to right are Brenda Acuna, Arlene Gumapac, Susan Millado, Julie Ann Escobillo, Lyra Maralit, and the eUP team composed of (in no particular order)--Juvy E. Camua, Cherie Anne K. Pasco, Kenneth Go-Ace, Jaybee Sarmiento, and Rajyl Inlayo-- and (continued) Emma Ruth Caalaman, Sabas Ociones Jr., Paulino Dismas Jr., Analyn Pasaol, Teresita Lagsub, Meliza Bakong, Zenaida Calatrava, and Hazel de la Pena--held on 8-12 September 2014.
FIRST AID, ADDICTION, & SOLID WASTE management talks were provided to students by the Office of Student Affairs in a day-long forum on 01 September 2014. OSA Director Evelina Ayson (Dept. of Social Sciences) gave the Opening Remarks. First Aid Orientation was given by Davao Central 911 Emergency Medical Team members and Registered Nurses Seve Mykel Timothy Becera and Kenneth Michael Gito (in photo). A talk on Addiction was given by Mr. Jerry C. Valderrama of New Day Recovery Center. Solid Waste Management was discussed by Assoc. Prof. Antonio Obsioma (Dept. of Bio. Science and Envir. Studies). Assoc. Prof. Antonio Moran (DSS) was present in the audience. Certificates of Participation were distributed to attendees. Ms. Jermafe Kae A. Prias of OSA served as emcee.
The Office of Extension and Community Service (OECS) organized the “Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training” to be conducted over the period 09-18 June 2014 at the Lorenzo Hall. The Training aims to promote disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery in the campus and the community, and also to collect and compile materials for the NSTP Common Module in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. The Training has been opened to the community and UP Mindanao constituents, and is being implemented in partnership with the Office of Congressman Isidro Ungab, UP Vanguard, and the Army Reserve Command-XI. In the opening ceremony, Extension Director Prof. Erwin Protacio gave the background and acknowledged the participants, namely some incoming first-year UP Mindanao students who graduated from Abba's School, and staff from UP Mindanao and Bgy. Bago Oshiro. Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion welcomed the participants and the trainers and reiterated the necessity of the training for everyone. The keynote message from the Office of the Congressman was delivered by Engr. Alberto Ungab wherein he said, "Disasters are products of natural hazards. We have to plan, we have to act. We have to face the fact that many times it will happen again." A message was likewise given by Col. John Oberio, Commanding Officer of the 1105 Metro Davao Community Defense Center. The Rationale of the Training Program was given by Atty. Solomon Lumba, an Assistant Professor of the UP College of Law and member of UP Vanguard. Also present at the ceremony were trainers from UP Vanguard, namely , Mr. Toto Harder, Mr. Jun Elefante, Ms. Caithline Bo Laguesma, and Ms. Fatima dela Cruz, and alumnus Mr. Francisco "Bobby" Ramos. After the ceremony, the trainers immediately unpacked their boxes and began the Training Program.