Date of publication: 2017-07-08 22:28
UPLB officials led by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr. recently held two separate consultation meetings with heads of state universities and colleges (SUC) and with private companies, government agencies, and industry associations that are based in Davao and neighboring provinces.
The death of Dr. Perlas cries out for justice to be done. It cries out for society to rage, rage against his senseless death that is wrapped in the darkness of night. ( Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from )
UP PSAE is an extension campus of UPLB that is administered by the Graduate School under Dean Jose V. Camacho, Jr. and through UP PSAE director, Anna Floresca Firmalino. Both Dean Camacho and Dir. Firmalino are faculty members at the College of Economics and Management in UPLB.
Open universities are universities that have a less formal structure than traditional universities. They are also known for open-door entry policies, where no particular academic qualifications are needed for entry into degree granting or other academic enrichment programs.
Also present were Faculty Regent Patricia Arinto, Staff Regent Alexis Mejia, and Regent Francis Laurel Dr. Teodoro Herbosa, UP executive vice president Dr. Ruben L. Villareal, past UPLB chancellor UPLB officials and professor emeriti of UPLB. ( Mark Jayson E. Gloria )
The newly created UP PSAE campus will be launched in May. Classes will be held in the meantime at the Damosa Corporate Center while facilities are still being constructed for the UP PSAE.
Sen. Gordon emphasized the power of using one’s mind in conquering personal and social challenges, saying that the mind has no boundaries in facing these things. He cited national hero Jose Rizal as a quintessential fearless man who stood up against the odds of colonial times. He also shared how the people of Singapore and Japan had allowed the limitless possibilities of their minds in bringing abundance to their countries.
As an Augustinian community we are called to be bearers of this light to others. We should not expect the world we live in to be devoid of its shadows and dark nights. Rather, we should be ready to live in a world full of darkness, and it is in that kind of world where our light shines the most.