UP-Min Student Projects Receive Funds From Alumni

UP Alumni Association of America (UPAAA) gave its seal of approval to civic-oriented project proposals from six UP-Mindanao student organizations and granted a total of US$1,600 to be distributed among the student orgs for their implementation. This was done thru the signing of a memorandum of agreement on 17 January between the student orgs and UPAAA secretary Jovenia “Joy” Celo, representing UPAAA President Nelsie Parrado.

UP Alumni Awards 2018

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) has announced the search for nominees for the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards 2018. The award ceremonies will be held during the U.P. General Alumni Homecoming on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, U.P. Diliman Campus, Quezon City.

RELAUNCHED: The Carillon

by UP System

The Carillon, the University’s official alumni magazine is now out with a maiden relaunch issue after an absence of several years. This June-December 2017 issue includes news tailored for the hundreds of thousands of UP alumni here and abroad, with features such as the new set of UP System officials, UP’s expanding map, and updated facts and figures about the entire UP System.

‘Secure Reed Bank now.’—Justice Carpio

by Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo, UP MPRO

“Luzon will have ten to 12 hours of brownouts every day less than 10 years from now.”

Philippine Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warned of this grim possibility during the annual UP Alumni Council Meeting on August 18 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, where he was the featured speaker.

UPAA names its distinguished alumni for 2017

by UP System

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) has recently named the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees for 2017. The list is headlined by prominent names honored as 2017 UPAA Most Distinguished Alumni—Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, Budget Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno, and Senator Cynthia A. Villar.

UP welcomes back alumni in General Homecoming

by UP System

The UP Alumni Association (UPAA) decided to push back its annual general homecoming two months later than usual in view of the academic calendar shift of the UP System which transferred the start of classes from June to August. The 2017 UP General Homecoming is set to take place on August 19 at the Bahay ng Alumni in University of the Philippines Diliman.