‘Doc Ed’ Villegas dies after massive stroke

Edberto Malvar Villegas, retired University of the Philippines-Manila and De La Salle University professor, book author and Marxist political economist died Monday night, September 7, after suffering a massive stroke last Friday. Villegas, 80, died at the Makati Medical Center at 9:56pm, sources informed Kodao. A founding member of the Kabataang Makabayan in November 1964, […]

Gari M. Tiongco (1945-2020)

UP deeply mourns the passing of the former UP Alumni Regent and past UPAA President Atty. Gari M. Tiongco. He passed away on August 16, 2020.

Maureen C. Pagaduan; 67

Maureen “Mo” Castillo Pagaduan, a champion of women’s empowerment and a retired professor in community development of the University of the Philippines (UP), died on Tuesday from a lingering ailment in Quezon City. She was 67.

Sr. Anastacia C. Perez, SSND (1936-2020)

Born in the Philippines, Sister Anastacia Baltazar entered the SSND novitiate in Mequon, Wisconsin, in 1968. She spent her first two decades of ministry in Guam, serving as a teacher at Notre Dame High School in Talofofo through 1988. From 1980 – 1983, she also ministered part-time with Provincial services as a Regional Councilor. Sister […]

Jesus Augusto “Chito” P. Francisco (1943-2019)

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our most esteemed colleague and friend, Chito. He left behind a legacy of sharing, such that, his widow, Mariel, and family, decided to make UPERDFI the beneficiary of gifts in lieu of flowers.