Yearly Archives: 2012

Stella Orientis Belen
29 Dec

A University President’s love affair with the ‘Belen’

By UA&P Alumni

The belen, or crèche, is not an uncommon sight this time of year, especially in a country such as the Philippines that is deeply reverential to the spirit of the season and the figures and events the belen represents. But while most Filipinos are content with displaying store-bought reproductions, some make a tradition out of taking it upon

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Carl Moog
26 Jun

Class Valedictorian’s call to service

By UA&P Alumni

Instead of reading the travel in-flight magazine, Carl Francis Moog wrote a draft of his speech during his Manila-bound flight last May. He was in Ho Chi Minh City for an AISEC global internship when he was informed that he is the Valedictorian of UA&P’s graduating class of 2012. Hence, before the plane landed on

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Antonio Torralba
02 May

Schoolboy. Teacher. Friend.

By UA&P Alumni

There was a schoolboy in Sta. Cruz, Manila who had a huge crush on a beautiful American actress he saw in the 1960 Columbia Pictures film about Gulliver’s travel. He admired her so much that he wrote letters to her, but the first two that he sent bore no response. The boy, however, did not

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Jaeger Tanco
23 Feb

What’s most rewarding about being a businessman?

By UA&P Alumni

While some kids imagined themselves as a superhero and others dreamt to become the country’s future president, Jaeger Tanco already knew there’s a thing called business. Jaeger was exposed to the business world at an early age. His father, Eusebio Tanco, is a renowned businessman adept at many different fields – education, transportation and logistics,

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Samantha Chua
26 Jan

The CEO’s Choice

By UA&P Alumni

To be acknowledged by your boss for a job well done is a usual thing to be proud of, but to be praised by your boss in a speech in front of a crowd… that’s something more! Ms. Maria Fe Perez-Agudo, President and CEO of Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. and Ernst & Young Woman Entrepreneur

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