Sunday, July 21, 2024

Tag: Vol. LXXVI

‘Dagdag-dunong’ sa Archi, pinasinayaan

UPANG matulungan ang mga estudyante ng kolehiyo sa kanilang pag-aaral ng arkitektura, sinimulan ng College of Architecture Student Council (CASC) ang isang libreng supplementary learning program noong Agosto 16 sa conference hall ng Beato Angelico Building.

Ayon kay Isagani Espeleta, pangulo ng CASC, inaasahan ng student council na matutugunan kahit papaano ng “Big Bro, Big Sis” ang mga kakulangan sa pangunahing kaalaman sa architecture na hindi natutugunan sa loob ng silid-aralan.

Wika sa saliw ng musika

MAGKAAGAPAY ang awit at wika sa pagbuo ng pagkakakilanlan ng kulturang Filipino.

Maihahalintulad sa kaluluwa ng isang tao ang ugnayan ng dalawa kahit masalimuot at hindi eksaktong maipapaliwanag ang kahulugan nito. Bunga nito, mauuwi lamang sa mahabang pag-aaral at diskurso ang anumang usaping nahihinggil dito.

Ex-rector is new Ched head

PRESIDENT Macapagal-Arroyo has appointed Fr. Rolando de la Rosa, O.P. chair of the Commission on Higher Education.

De la Rosa, O.P., the rector of Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba, Laguna and a columnist for the Manila Bulletin, said his administration would focus on improving the accessibility of the county’s higher education and proper appropriation of funds.

Medicine, UST Hospital part ways

IT’S FINAL. Despite much opposition from doctors of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Medicine), the University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) is now officially a separate entity from the University.

A letter from the UST Board of Trustees (BOT) last Sept. 30 confirmed the status of the USTH as a separate corporation where “service should be made the priority and training be made secondary.”

Student awareness on martyrs stressed

FR. FIDEL Villarroel, O.P, UST archivist, emphasized the need to foster the students’ awareness on the martyrdom of St. Lorenzo Ruiz and his Dominican companions in UST Martyrs: Dominican Gift to the Philippine Church last Sept. 28 at the Ecclesiastical Faculties Martyrs’ Hall.

“Some of the students don’t even know who these martyrs are. I would propose to the UST administration to make them better known to the student body by printing stampitas and disseminating them,” Fr. Villarroel said.

Eight students win design tilt

EIGHT Interior Design (ID) sophomores and juniors from the College of Fine Arts and Design (CFAD) were given a chance to “sell” their designs to the future owners of the condominium units at the UST-employee-exclusive Magister Suites I following the “Stylish Comfort for Community Living” interior design competition.

The winners in the competition were announced during the opening of the exhibit of the entries at the UST Central Library last Sept. 22.

Medicine celebrates week in service

THE FACULTY of Medicine and Surgery (Medicine) and the University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) celebrated Medicine Week with the theme “Nagkakaisang Manggagamot at Mamamayan sa Bansa” through a series of charitable activities from Sept. 20 to 26.

The various medical departments offered free dermatology consultations, blood tests, heart check-up, prostate and breast cancer screening, and other health-related services to the public.

Educ High wins speech contest

TWO STUDENTS from the UST Education High School won the grand prize for the “First Contemporary Movie Dialogue in English” speech contest in Chiang Kai Shek College last Oct. 1.

Senior Jasper Oliver Martinez and junior Donn Emmanuel Gonda received a trophy and P1,000 cash prize for delivering a dialogue from the 90s film “Dead Poets Society.”

The team won from among the top five contenders who qualified for the finals, including contest host Chiang Kai Shek College and Sakya High School. M.E.V Gonda

Campus Ministry holds nat’l caucus

With the theme “Transforming Schools into Faith-Communities,” the Campus Ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila teams up with the UST Campus Ministry to celebrate The First National Convention of Campus Ministry on Oct. 20 to 22 at The Westin Philippine Plaza Hotel, Manila.

Newly appointed UST Campus Ministry director Fr. Ramon “Ching” Salibay, O.P, said that the event is an avenue to facilitate the ministry’s objective to reinvent an environment that develops the spiritual side of the youth.

College of Accountancy formed

WITH hopes of attaining a more comprehensive accounting education, the Department of Accountancy has separated from the College of Commerce and Accountancy (Commerce) to become the new UST- Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy.

“The College can now harness its resources for its development as well as of its faculty and students as the premier accounting school in the country,” Rector Fr. Tamerlane Lana, O.P. said during the launching.