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 offices on the FMIS, HRIS, and other components. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1513392558733340
PRE-MEMBERSHIP EDUCATION SEMINAR ON COOPERATIVES was provided by UP Mindanao for independent farmers in the campus on 20 April. Campus Development Chief Cherrylyn Cabrera gave the welcome remarks. Ms. Geralyn Lumawag of Cooperative Development Authority served as resource person. Ms. Etheldreda Lanaban and Ms. Rose Anne Lugo served as facilitators. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1513335582072371
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, DOST 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
"HANDUMANAN: REMEMBERING MINTAL AS LITTLE TOKYO OF PRE-WAR PHILIPPINES", a photo exhibit, opened on 19 April in Barangay Mintal Hall, Davao City. The exhibit features historical photographs showing Mintal as a center of Japanese industry in Davao City during the 1930s, mixed with present-day photos. The featured sites are the Ohta Kyosaburo Worship Site and Monument, the Japanese Cemetery, elementary school, hospital, abaca plantation, and hydroelectric power plant.
The news item is published in Sun Star Davao 25 April issue. In the featured photo are exhibit creator Ms. Kendall Joyce Abrio (4BA Communication Arts, UP Mindanao) with resource persons Ms. Lourdes Monteagudo and Mr. Andres Buot, who witnessed the historical period, and exhibit guest Mr. Eamonn Harnett of The Netherlands. Barangay chairman Ramon Bargamento, in his remarks, noted the contribution of the exhibit towards the increased visibility of Mintal in the international scene.
The exhibit is on view in the Mintal Barangay Hall until 28 April. It will be on display in UP Mindanao Administration Building on 2-5 May. (This updates the previous information that the exhibit will be at the Barangay Hall on 19-21 April only). See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1503281256411137.