Art of Stine Gro, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Visits

10982215 745252355587300 1810920439499758304 oMs. Stine Gro, an artist from Berlin, will share her art with Filipinos on April 21, 1pm at the CHSS-AVR venue, UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City. Her event is named, "Mechanic. Trans-natural/Nature. Trans-mechanic", described as a residency project supported by the Danish Arts Foundation. The public is invited. The visit of Ms. Gro is organized by the Unifiedfield Nomadic Air Program in the Philippines, in partnership with the Communicators Guild of UP Mindanao and the BA Commmunication Arts program. (source:     

Alumni with Sen. "Sonny" Angara, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Visits

DSC 0050Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara was in Davao City on April 16, 2015 to deliver a keynote speech at the conference of government accountants. He requested to meet the alumni on the evening of the said date. At dinner-time, officials of the UP Alumni Association Davao, the UP Mindanao Foundation, and the University of the Philippines Mindanao were on hand to welcome the Senator. He is seen in the photo, standing at the back wearing a black jacket. Also present was Marikina congressman, and UP alumnus, Romero "Miro" Quimbo, who is the tallest person standing in the group.   

Seated: Romero Blancaver, Elena Palisada, Luz Gomez, Sally Leuenberger, Ana Gualberto, Marie Sorila, John Gaisano, Antonio Obsioma      

Standing: Rene Estremera, Yas Ocampo, Wilfred Teves, Michael Gatela, Hon. Romero Quimbo, Dodie Gualberto, Karen Cayamanda, Bo Puentespina, Hon. Juan Edgardo Angara, Sonny Puyod, Dickie Puyod, John Tria, Janis Esparcia, Mr. Camarillo, Marlouzel Mabunga, Mr. Demafeliz, Francisco "Bobby" Ramos, Jose "Jojo" Manulid III 

"Dugo Ko, Buhay Mo" Blood Donation, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Visits

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The "Dugo Ko, Buhay Mo" Blood Donation was held in the UP Mindanao Lorenzo Hall on February 27, 2015. A total of 80 persons were qualified as donors among the 150 persons who applied. The National Police Commission Regional Training Center provided 46 blood donors, UP Mindanao had 32 donors, and the Army Reserve Command had 2 donors. The activity is an annual event of the Office of Student Affairs Health Services Division.

Forum on International Student Exchanges, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Visits

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On Internationalization and Student Mobility, UP Mindanao students who were recipients of international scholarships contributed to a forum in February 2015 to share their experiences in studying abroad.  Ms. Kriza Faye Calumba (BS Food Technology) gave a talk "A Semester to Remember: Exchange Student Experiences in National University of singapore". Mr. Gian Paolo Paglinawan (BA Communication Arts) shared his experiences in Chulalongkorn University.

Visit of Cotabato City SP College, 2014

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Visits

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COTABATO CITY STATE POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE students of Master of Public Administration visited on September 19, 2014 to learn about academic programs related to public administration, and establish a linkage with UP Mindanao. School of Management Asst. Prof. Harvey Niere welcomed the visitors led by Prof. Hamid K. Lajakahal. Dean Adela Ellson gave a talk on the Master of Management program and other  topics related to public administration.

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