The University of the Philippines Alumni Council, the advisory body of the UP Alumni Association (UPAA), resolved to fully support Ambisyon 2040, the government’s program for long-term economic growth. The council made the resolution during its annual meeting with the theme, “Handog sa Pamantasan, Pag-alay sa Bayan”. With resource person for the resolution, Secretary […]
“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare. And UP Fine Arts alumna Celia Diaz Laurel was a woman who successfully fulfilled her many roles on that stage: thespian, theater production designer, painter, writer, philanthropist, arts advocate, mentor, and wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend.
She drew her final curtain on 12 July 2021. She was 93.
Ms. Ana Patricia Non, originator of the Maginhawa Community Pantry, will speak on community pantries as part of the bayanihan spirit in the UPAA’s upcoming “e-Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP”.
Molecular epidemiologist Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvana was positive on the safety and benefit of the vaccines with emergency use authorizations (EUAs) in the Philippines’ fight against COVID-19, and on the manageability of COVID-19 cases in the country as the vaccines were being rolled out. Speaking on February 23, 2021 as the resource person for the […]
UP alumni in the US take a stand for academic freedom and preserving the integrity and independence of the University. Read the statement of the UP Alumni Association in America, Inc. here.
COVID-19 vaccines—how well they work, when they are made available and how much they cost—is the focus of the UP Alumni Association’s e-Kapihan ng Bayan on 23 February, 10:00 a.m., with IATF-EID member Dr. Edsel Salvana as resource speaker.
UP conferred the Doctor of Laws honoris causa on former Finance Secretary and former UP Alumni Association president, Amb. Edgardo B. Espiritu, in a virtual ceremony.
The UP Alumni Association’s upcoming “e-Kapihan ng Bayan sa UP” will tackle the urgent topic facing the youth and Philippine society today—COVID-19 and its impact on education. Join the discussion via Zoom on October 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM (Manila Time).
During the COVID-19 pandemic, knowing your enemy is crucial. The UP Alumni Association’s upcoming eKapihan, “Understanding COVID-19: Its Prevention and Treatment”, will feature Dr. Gerardo B. Abenes, who will discuss the global pandemic and its economic impact on the Philippines.