This section contains news on alumni who are given awards, promotions, or recognition in some way.

Yap selected to climate change expert panel

18th October 2021
Ms. Lenilyn Gallos Prof. Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap, dean of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UP Visayas (UPV-CFOS), was selected by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) as one of the members of its National Panel for Technical...

UP alumna bags CES Board Outstanding CEO Award

15th October 2021
Nerissa Mendoza-Gerial, a registered nurse, a doctor of philosophy in nursing education, a career executive service eligible and the current Deputy Executive Director for Nursing Services of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI), and the Founding President of...

UP Diliman grad tops metallurgical engineer board exams

8th October 2021
MANILA – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Thursday that 20 out of 38 passed the Metallurgical Engineer Licensure Examination given this month. Agustin Dominic Escaño Laplana of University of the Philippines Diliman topped the exams with a...

PCCI names Cathay Land’s Jeffrey Ng as 47th PBC&E chairman

6th October 2021
Jeffrey Ng, president of Cathay Land Inc., is leading the country’s biggest business conference in November, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) announced today.

Doctor develops VCO-lagundi spray vs COVID-19

6th October 2021
Rainier Allan Ronda – The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — A 24-year-old doctor and coconut processing company executive has developed a combined virgin coconut oil (VCO) and lagundi mouth and nasal spray formula that can be a potent protection...

Making screening for Diabetic Retinopathy closer to Filipino patients’ reach

5th October 2021
Depicted in films, books, and science fiction stories as a means to bring doom to humans, Artificial Intelligence (AI) actually can significantly change medicine and healthcare. In a report, the World Health Organization (WHO) describes how leveraging AI for...