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.

An announcement from the UP OVPPA

by UP System

Upon verification with the official records of the Office of the University Registrar and the Office of Alumni Affairs, the University of the Philippines can find no record of a former student or alumnus by the name of Isnilon Hapilon.

UP Concert Chorus wows audiences with music and environmentalist spirit

by UP System

The UP Concert Chorus (UPCC), one of the country’s foremost internationally awarded choral groups and the University’s premier show choir, brought their Filipino audiences to their feet with stirring performances of foreign religious, inspirational, Broadway and pop music, and of original music and classic OPMs, during their concert at the UP Diliman Carillon Plaza on May 5.

UPAA hosts forum on federalism

by UP System

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) hosted the “Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP”, a regular public forum for nationally relevant issues, on April 18 at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman, Quezon City.  Resource speakers discussed the pros and cons of having to shift the Philippines form of government to federalism.