Yearly Archives: 2014

Ernest John Talusan
22 Dec

Philstar: Young director excels at film academy

By UA&P Alumni

An alumnus of the Entrepreneurial Management program of the University of Asia and the Pacific is slowly making waves in the film industry. Ernest Talusan, 24 years old, recently graduated from the International Academy of Film and Television (IAFT) where he won the Best Thesis and Technical Excellence awards for “Tsuper Hero,” an 11-minute short

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GK Tatalon GK Hilaga Friendly Match
05 Dec

Season 2 of Ambassadors Cup kicked off

By UA&P Alumni

The launch of Season 2 of the Ambassadors Cup last November 27 was an indication of greater things to come for the tournament, with eight embassies already confirming their participation. The project was made official with the signing of the memorandum of agreement among the partner institutions, represented by UA&P President Dr. Jose Maria Mariano,

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Dr. Everard Weber
25 Nov

Nigerian, South African education forum: improving higher education for ASEAN integration

By UA&P Alumni

As the ASEAN integration draws nearer, higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines will soon open up to different foreign students, hastening the evolution of regional educational standards. To address this, the Nigerian Embassy, faculty from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and UA&P organized an education forum last October 22 to discuss quality education

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Edward Rojas
11 Nov

UA&P alumnus wins 2nd place in GSEA

By UA&P Alumni

UA&P alumnus Edward Rojas won 2nd Place in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) held last November 8 at F1 Hotel in Bonifacio Global City. A graduate of the Entrepreneurial Management (EM) program batch 2014, Edward competed alongside current EM seniors Nikola Ivan Romasanta and Anna Isabel Lopez against participants from Ateneo, The One School

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PhilHealth Employees Training
29 Oct

UA&P to provide training for PhilHealth employees

By UA&P Alumni

UA&P faculty and personnel will soon be delivering training modules to address the needs of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), a government-owned and government-controlled corporation charged with the country’s national health insurance program. The two-year partnership was forged last October 27 at the University campus where a memorandum of agreement was signed by UA&P

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Marian Rosete
28 Oct

CDE alumna places 7th on August 2014 LET

By UA&P Alumni

Another UA&P alumna placed among the top ten passers of the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), this time for the August 2014 exam. School of Education and Human Development alumna Marian Teresa Rosete ranked seventh among 70, 786 examinees for the elementary level of the LET. She graduated in 2011 with a Master of Arts

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Asia Pacific Model United Nations
14 Oct

UA&P hosts Asia-Pacific Model United Nations Conference

By UA&P Alumni

UA&P hosted its first Model United Nations Conference (MUN) last September 25 to 27, with Disaster Risk Management as its theme. The MUN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly, committees, and agencies. Through the MUN, students get to learn diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. Over 100 college and high school student-delegates

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Dr. Joem Antonio
03 Sep

UA&P professor, alumnus wins 6th Palanca Award

By UA&P Alumni

College of Arts and Sciences faculty member Dr. Joachim Emilio Antonio bags another Carlos Palanca Memorial Award, this time for his full-length play “The Last Filipino.” “The Last Filipino” is a telling of the interior and exterior revolution of Apolinario Mabini at the twilight of the Philippine-American War. It won second place at the 64th

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UA&P Alumni Executive Series Organizers
27 Aug

First-ever UA&P Alumni Executive Series a success

By UA&P Alumni

The Pioneer Batch of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) organized the first ever UA&P Alumni Executive Series: The Philippine Economic Outlook last August 26 at the PLDT Hall. Part of the CAS 25th Anniversary Celebration, the event featured guest speakers Dr. Bernardo Villegas (Full Professor and CRC Research Director), Mr. Eric Francia (Managing

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