IN PHOTOS: UP Diliman holds 107th General Commencement Exercises

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UP Diliman candidates for graduation and their families and friends, UP officials and most respected faculty members, and guests from the diplomatic corps attend the University’s 107th commencement exercises on June 24, 2018 morning, at the UP Diliman Amphitheater, Quezon City.

Sen. Loren Legarda receives an honorary Doctor of Laws and delivers the commencement speech for UP Diliman’s 4,600 candidates for graduation, 3,576 with baccalaureate degrees and 1,042 with graduate diploma, masteral, and doctoral degrees. China Marie Giuliani Gabriel, candidate for BA Broadcast Communication, summa cum laude, gives the valedictory address.

The marches were accompanied by the UP ROTC Band, and intermission numbers provided by the UP Concert Chorus, Triple Fret, and Froilan Canlas.   (Jo. Lontoc, UP MPRO)

 

UP Diliman's Oblation with a Sablay (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
UP Diliman’s Oblation with a Sablay (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

The candidates for graduation remain standing after the processional, their friends and families anticipating the start of ceremonies. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The candidates for graduation remain standing after the processional, their friends and families anticipating the start of ceremonies. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP Board of Regents Chair J. Prospero de Vera, Member Ann Hofer, and Co-Chair Danilo Concepcion take turns vesting Sen. Loren Legarda with honorific regalia. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP Board of Regents Chair J. Prospero de Vera, Member Ann Hofer, and Co-Chair Danilo Concepcion take turns vesting Sen. Loren Legarda with honorific regalia. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

The UP Concert Chorus accompanied by Triple Fret sings "Awit ng Kabataan." (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The UP Concert Chorus accompanied by Triple Fret sings “Awit ng Kabataan.” (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

Candidates for graduation from the College of Law wear uniform sombreros. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Candidates for graduation from the College of Law wear uniform sombreros. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

National Artists from the University, professors emeriti, and other senior faculty members take their seats early on in the program. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)
National Artists from the University, professors emeriti, and other senior faculty members take their seats early on in the program. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

The UP ROTC Band on the Quezon Hall Bridge (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The UP ROTC Band on the Quezon Hall Bridge (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

The candidates for graduation remain standing after the processional, their friends and families anticipating the start of ceremonies. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO))
The candidates for graduation remain standing after the processional, their friends and families anticipating the start of ceremonies. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The candidates for graduation with their families and friends anticipating the start of ceremonies. (Photos by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP Diliman Chancellor welcomes the candidates for graduation, their guests, and the University's guests. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan welcomes the candidates for graduation, their guests, and the University’s guests. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP Diliman Chancellor welcomes the candidates for graduation, their guests, and the University's guests. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan welcomes the candidates for graduation, their guests, and the University’s guests. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Sen. Loren Legarda, the UP Board of Regents, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan face the candidates for graduation while the citation is read. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Sen. Loren Legarda, the UP Board of Regents, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan face the candidates for graduation while the citation is read. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

Sen. Loren Legarda, the UP Board of Regents, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan face the candidates for graduation while the citation is read. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Sen. Loren Legarda and the UP Board of Regents face the candidates for graduation while the citation is read. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Sen. Loren Legarda is conferred a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the University as led by the Board of Regents. With them are UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, who nominated her, and Legarda's father Antonio Cabrera Legarda. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

Sen. Loren Legarda is conferred a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the University as led by the Board of Regents. With them are UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, who nominated her, and Legarda's father Antonio Cabrera Legarda. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Sen. Loren Legarda is conferred a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by the University as led by the Board of Regents. With them are UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, who nominated her, and Legarda’s father Antonio Cabrera Legarda. (Photos by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Sen. Loren Legarda is congratulated by her father after she receives the honorary Doctor of Laws. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Sen. Loren Legarda is congratulated by her father after she receives the honorary Doctor of Laws. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

A somber moment during Sen. Loren Legarda's commencement speech (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
A somber moment during Sen. Loren Legarda’s commencement speech (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

A light moment during Sen. Loren Legarda's commencement speech (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
A light moment during Sen. Loren Legarda’s commencement speech (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

Candidates for graduation cheer their college's top academic honorees. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Candidates for graduation cheer their college’s top academic honorees. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

 

Candidates for graduation from the College of Mass Communication hold up uniform sunflower umbrellas. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Candidates for graduation from the College of Mass Communication hold up uniform sunflower umbrellas. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

The bearers of the University and national colors (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The bearers of the University and national colors (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Danilo Concepcion takes a look at the candidates for graduation before conferring upon them their degrees. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Danilo Concepcion takes a look at the candidates for graduation before conferring upon them their degrees. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Candidates for graduation symbolically receive their degrees from President Danilo Concepcion by shifting the Sablay from the right shoulder to the left. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

Candidates for graduation symbolically receive their degrees from President Danilo Concepcion by shifting the Sablay from the right shoulder to the left. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Candidates for graduation symbolically receive their degrees from President Danilo Concepcion by shifting the Sablay from the right shoulder to the left. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
Candidates for graduation symbolically receive their degrees from President Danilo Concepcion by shifting the Sablay from the right shoulder to the left. (Photos by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

The rows of UP's new graduates turn into a sea of umbrellas as the sun rises to late morning. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
The rows of UP’s new graduates turn into a sea of umbrellas as the sun rises to late morning. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

China Marie Giuliani Gabriel, summa cum laude, from the College of Mass Communication wraps up her valedictory address. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
China Marie Giuliani Gabriel, summa cum laude, from the College of Mass Communication wraps up her valedictory address. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP Diliman's new graduates sing the University Hymn. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
UP Diliman’s new graduates sing the University Hymn. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

 

Master of ceremonies Prof. Maria Rosel San Pascual and Prof. Oscar Serquiña Jr., with program managers in the background (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Master of ceremonies Prof. Maria Rosel San Pascual and Prof. Oscar Serquiña Jr., with program managers in the background (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

The University's top governing body as they sing "UP Naming Mahal" at the end of the ceremonies. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)
The University’s top governing body as they sing “UP Naming Mahal” at the end of the ceremonies. (Photo by Abraham Arboleda, UP MPRO)