UP Tacloban is spearheading a series of activities in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the college’s establishment on 23 May 1973. The activities this February were led by several academic divisions and offices in collaboration with institutional partners.
On 10 February UP Tacloban’s Gender and Development Program held the Women and Girls in Science for the Sustainable Development Goals (WAGSS) webinar in observance of the 8th International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
The rest of the anniversary activities this February include the following:
15-17 February – Eastern Samar Blue Carbon Stakeholders Summit and Training Workshop | Presentation and discussion of a Local Blue Carbon Strategy for Eastern Samar and training of Blue Carbon Network members for the sustainable management of mangrove and seagrass ecosystems. The activity is led by UP Tacloban’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in partnership with the “Upgrading and Promoting the
Comprehensive Assessment and Conservation of Blue Carbon Ecosystems and their Services in the Coral Triangle (UPBlueCARES)” project led by UP Diliman and funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
22 February – Ways Forward towards a Digitalized Extension System in the Philippines | Presentation of Agriculture for Food Sustainability (AgriFoSe) 2030 research findings on the availability and quality of digital extension services in agriculture, and discussion of the future of digital agriculture. The activity is led by UP Tacloban’s Division of Management under the AgriFoSe 2030 PH project funded by the Swedish International Cooperation Agency.
23 February – Paghubad: Translating the Regions (Seminar-Workshop 1) | A seminar-workshop on literary translation, particularly the translation
of Waray texts to English/Filipino. The activity is part of the celebration of National Arts Month led by UP Tacloban’s Division of Humanities.
UP Tacloban’s 50th founding anniversary exhibit, “Pagsalud han Dan-ag han Adlaw (Cupping the flow of sunlight): Gleanings from the natural and cultural heritage of Eastern Visayas,” which opened on 23 January 2023 to kick off the yearlong golden anniversary celebration, is still on display at the Leyte Samar Heritage Center Gallery on the UP Tacloban campus. The exhibit is open on weekdays from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Check out this post for more details: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=640691074727306&set=a.509402334522848
Stay tuned for the details of the anniversary activities in March, April, and May.
Source: UPV Tacloban College FacebookEastern Samar Blue Carbon Stakeholders Summit and Training Workshop