Phi Kappa Phi members, 2017

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Scholarship

THE HONOR SOCIETY OF PHI KAPPA PHI Philippine Chapter 045 inducted 23 new members in ceremonies held in UP Mindanao on 21 June 2017. Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion gave the Welcome Remarks and Chapter Vice-President Georgina Encanto led the Ritual of Induction, assisted by Chapter Auditor Charita de los Reyes and Chapter Treasurer Fructuoso Sabug.

Inducted were: April Bascos, Jade Baylon, Kriza Calumba, Christine Dacera, Beryl Encabo, Reu Enguito, Eunice Fernandez, Karysa Garcia, Therese Gundaya, Jenny Lapitan, Melissa Loquias, Kathrina Molino, Ziyarah Manalo, Jarielle Millare, Kyla Ocso, Agape Valila, Ella Vaquilar, and Atlanta Yap for the Baccalaureate Level; Jula Beseos, Michael Muega, and Kristel Sartagoda for the Graduate Level; and Jayzer Billones and Dianne Corales. for the Junior Level​ ​

Ms. Kriza Calumba gave the Inspirational Address where she enjoined the new members to use their expertise to give back to the community.

The Ritual of Induction included the issuance of Phi Kappa Phi certificates and pin. The ceremonial putting of the pin onto the vestments of the new members were done by parents and guardians.

The response from the inductees was given by Reu Zandro Enguito. The Lighting of the Unity Candle was done by Jayzer Billones and Michael Muega.

Phi Kappa Phi was founded in the USA in 1897 and the Philippine Chapter in 1933. The Society motto is "Let the love of learning rule humanity".

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Off-campus PhD in Development Studies, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Scholarship

DSC 0940The U.P. Los Baños Graduate School off-campus offering of PhD in Development Studies located in UP Mindanao held its first days of class on 22-23 August 2015 at the Gaisano Room, Administration Building. Dean Jose Camacho and Assoc. Prof. Bing Baltazar Brillo conducted the classes for a total of 14 persons in attendance from University of Mindanao, University of the Immaculate Conception, Dept. of Education, Mindanao Development Authority, UP Strategic Management, LiDAR 2 Program, and UP Mindanao.   

UPMFI "1st Oble Run", 6 Sept. 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Scholarship

11222248 10153522344804391 729114680456450357 nThe UP Mindanao Foundation will hold the 1st "Oblê Run" fun-run on 6 September 2015, Sunday, in Davao City. The fun-run objective is to raise scholarship funds for deserving students of UP Mindanao. Victoria Plaza Mall Parking Area at 5:30 A.M. is the start of the out-and-back fun-run. Registration fees are P250 for the 3-kilometer category, P350 for the 5-km., and P450 for the 10-km. Fees entitle runners to a race number, race shirt, and a light meal. Discounted student registration fees are available. Registration centers are at: UP Mindanao Foundation at 2/F Quitain Bldg., Anda St., Tel. 227-5326 or 09481233220, thru Ms. Sheila; UP Mindanao, Mintal, Tel. 293-0016, thru Prof. Armando Salazar or Albert Ramos; Sports Depot, Victoria Plaza Mall, thru Alex Sam or Jason Yap at #09177045454; or RCBC Savings Bank, JP Laurel Ave., thru Jojo Manulid at tel. #222-2805. Deadline for registration is 26 August.  Visit and sign up in the event page here.

UPLB PhD program offered in UPMin campus, 2015

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Scholarship

     UP Mindanao will serve as an offsite campus of the UP Los Baños Graduate School for its doctoral degree program offering of PhD in Development Studies. Interested persons are informed that the deadline for submission of application requirements to the UP Los Baños Graduate School in Los Baños, Laguna, has been extended to 19 August 2015, Wednesday. Classes start on 22 August 2015 in UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City, every Saturday and Sunday, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., until 28 December 2015.
     To qualify for admission, the applicant should have a Master's Degree from any recognized institution. The applicant may secure or download the Application for Admission Form (GS Form No. 1) and Recommendation Form (GS Form No. 2) from the website: Forms may be dowloaded here.
     The applicant shall fill up GS Form No. 1, and attach one photocopy of each diploma received, one original and one photocopy of Transcript of Records for each degree earned, the proof of payment in the form of a copy of the bank transaction or postal money order for the (nonrefundable) fee of PhP500, and one copy of a recent photo (colored, 2"x2") in the Application form, using paste or glue.
     Payment may be made through direct cash payment at the UPLB Cashier's Office, through a postal money order remitted to the UPLB Graduate School, or through JRS or LBC courier services.
     For GS Form No. 2, three former professors of the applicant shall individually fill up a GS Form No. 2. Each accomplished GS Form No. 2 must be placed in a sealed envelope and sent directly to the UPLB Graduate School, or handcarried by the applicant or a representative in a sealed envelope, or sent by e-mail as a pdf file to <;.
     Send the completed GS Forms Nos. 1 and 2, together with the attachments, to the UPLB Graduate School through post, through email, or in person. Fax is not accepted. Documents submitted will not be returned to the applicant.
     The applicant will be given a Notification of Admission through mail and email. The admitted applicants shall acknowledge their admission by sending back to the Graduate School a duly accomplished acceptance card.

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