The UP System – Office of Alumni Relations (UPS-OAR) organized the Alumni Relations Committee (ARC) Convention on November 07-08, 2019 at the F. Benitez Hall Alumni Center, UP Diliman. The 2-day convention resolved database issues and concerns; and established a long-lasting partnership between OAR and Registrar Offices in seamlessly providing and exchanging information of UP alumni. Vice President for Public Affairs Elena Pernia chaired the standing committee, with Assistant Vice President for Public Affairs and Director for Alumni Relations Rica D. Abad as Vice Chair.
The ARC Convention was attended by the Directors from OAR, University Registrars, Principals from UPIS, UPHS Cebu, UPHS Iloilo, UPHS Los Baños, UP Computer Center for CRS, and UP Information Technology Development Center (ITDC) for SAIS.
The July 2018-May 2019 issue of Carillon, the University’s official alumni magazine is finally here!
The new issue has UP Los Baños the Maria sa Banga landmark in its front cover and features such as Beta Epsilon’s 90th year celebration, UP Alumni excellence in the Arts, cover story of the volunteer service Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, and many more!
The Carillon is the official UP alumni newsletter, published since the1950s. Its publication and distribution are managed by the Office of Alumni Relations, UP System, with the Director as official editor. With the objective of giving UP alumni a continuing communication link with and a sense of connection to the University and fellow alumni, The Carillon contains original news and feature articles, press releases as well as reprints of news articles from the different UP units, the UP Alumni Association, the different UP alumni chapters, and from fellow individual alumni.
UP alumni, their family members, and friends are encouraged to contribute news articles and photographs. They are also encouraged to send in biographical updates for the UP alumni database.