UPAA Alumni Honoured during August 21 Homecoming Dinner
The UPAA Iloilo Chapter conferred upon seven UPV alumni commendations for being outstanding in their respective fields during the August 21 Homecoming Dinner at the Iloilo Convention Centre.
The 2022 awardees are:
Dermatologist and community welfare volunteer Dr. Marovi S. Ascalon-Celis (UPHSI 1978, BS Biological Sciences 1982) for her work in the field of Health and Medical Profession;
Medical Director Dr. Erwin G. Benedicto (UPHSI 1987, MA in Public Health 2012) for his work in the field of Health and Medical Profession;
WVSU President Dr. Joselito F. Villaruz (BS Biology 1987, MA in Public Management 2004) for his work in the field of Governance, Public Administration, and Public Service;
Current chair of the International Law and International Affairs Committee of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Atty. Andre C. Palacios (UPHSI 1987, UPC BS Secondary Education 1992, UPD Bachelor of Laws 1998) for his work in the field of Law;
Veteran journalist and former National Chair of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines Nestor P. Burgos Jr. (UPHSI 1987) for his work in the field of Arts & Letters;
Former UPHSI Principal and beloved mentor to generations of UP students, Prof. Llena P. Buenvenida (UPIC 1958, BS Education 1962, MA in Environmental Planning 1975), was bestowed the award posthumously for her work in the field of Education; and
Faculty of WVSU College of Medicine and Mental Health advocate Dr. Ma. Pilar Servigon-Malata (UPHSI 1982), awardee in the field of Education, who delivered the response on behalf of the awardees to the gathering.
Source: UPV Office of Alumni Relations Facebook