UP College of Masscom names seven Glory awardees

The UP College of Mass Communication Alumni Association has announced that seven outstanding alumni will receive the 2021 Glory Awards in a virtual ceremony on November 27. The awardees who were selected by a distinguished jury of peers are: Maria Luz Balmaceda (corporate communications), Atty. Maria Kristina Conti (social advocacy), Abner Mercado (broadcast journalism), Catherine […]

UPV-CFOS grads top October 2021 Fisheries Technologists Board Exam

Ms. Lenilyn Gallos Fisheries graduates of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UP Visayas (UPV-CFOS) topped the October 2021 Fisheries Technologist Board Exam. Four BS Fisheries graduates of CFOS landed in the Top 10. They were Geraldin Mae D. Olaer (3rd placer, 84.25 percent), Jeremiah I. Diaz (4th placer,  84 percent), Mary Gold R. […]

UPCN Alumna becomes this year’s Anastacia Giron Tupas Awardee

The UP College of Nursing congratulates Cora delos-Angeles Anonuevo, RN, PhD – this year’s Anastacia Giron Tupas Awardee! The Anastacia Giron Tupas Award is the highest award bestowed by the Philippine Nurses Association to an outstanding nurse who exemplifies the values and virtues of Anastacio Giron Tupas, the founder of the Filipino Nurses Association (now […]

Yap selected to climate change expert panel

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 Experts (NPTE). CCC Chairman-designate and Secretary of Department of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez introduced the new […]

UP alumna bags CES Board Outstanding CEO Award

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 the Urologic Nurses Association of the Philippines (URONAP), was awarded the Outstanding Cost Effective Officer (CEO) […]

UP Diliman grad tops metallurgical engineer board exams

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 rating of 86.85 percent. This is an embedded Microsoft Office document, powered by Office. The examinations […]

Doctor develops VCO-lagundi spray vs COVID-19

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 against – if not potential cure – for COVID-19. Dr. Sterling Tiu, company doctor at his […]

Making screening for Diabetic Retinopathy closer to Filipino patients’ reach

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 healthcare holds great promise or potential. This potential is exactly what Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor […]