Alumni Top Stories

13th President's Cup Opening Games
31 Jan

13th President’s Cup: a wide-open race

By UA&P Alumni

Mid-way into this year’s President’s Cup, all competing teams from both divisions still have legit chances of making it to the playoffs. Never has a season been as balanced as the current one. There are no clear favorites or glaring underdogs. In Division I, with Season 12 champion Fusion not opting to defend their crown,

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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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Jose Miciano & Tinette Villanueva
27 Nov

Who’s behind the uniquely familiar Asian-Mediterranean cuisine?

By UA&P Alumni

A burgeoning Asian-Mediterranean restaurant in the South is now becoming a popular topic in food blogs, magazines and even TV shows. Featured in TV5’s Chowtime and in magazines like Entrepreneur Magazine and Good Housekeeping for its innovative takes on 21 familiar dishes, Twenty One Plates should be the next in your “Must-try Restaurant” list. So

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Valerie Chua
13 Sep

Who is Valerie Chua?

By UA&P Alumni

Valerie Ann Chua is a self-taught visual artist from Manila, Philippines who specializes in traditional media such as watercolor, gouache and acrylic and is also skilled in traditional and digital collage work. Her work is predominantly influenced by East Asian watercolor artists and magical realism literature and poetry. And yes, she is a UA&P alumna

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