“Numerous calamities have been besetting the country and claiming thousands of lives and properties, thus conducting this forum is indeed necessary,” stressed by Dean Gonzaga as he delivered the opening remarks in the Manila Studies Program (MSP) Environmental Forum entitled “Transforming Culture towards an Ecologically Sustainable Society” held at the CAS Theater on November 28, 2014, 1:00 – 4:00 PM.
Upon the recommendation of the UP Scientific Productivity System Committee, UP President Alfredo E. Pascual (PAEF to many) bestowed the UP Manila Scientist honors to some distinguished CAS faculty members during the awarding ceremony on December 16, 2014, 4:00 PM, at the official residence of the UP President on campus, the Executive House.
On December 11, 2014, CAS administrative staff played as Santa ladies as they distributed the loot bags in wards 3 (male ward) and 11 (pediatric ward) of the Philippine General Hospital. The loot bags were donated by CAS faculty and comprised of toiletries, tissue paper, towel, toothbrush, and toothpaste. As seen in the photo, Ms. Paulita Garcia, Ms. Josefina Francisco, Ms. Shirley Nulud, and Ms. Virgie Bayadog (2nd from left to rightmost) are enjoying the gift-giving with a client.
This belen is CAS' entry to the UP Manila Christmas Facade Decoration Contest organized by the Campus Planning, Development, and Maintenance Office. Having “Sama-samang Pagharap sa Magandang Bukas” as theme of this year's Christmas celebration, judges from various units of the campus visited the College on December 11 to evaluate this collective effort of the students and administrative staff.
Professor Chester Antonino C. Arcilla of the Development Studies program presented his paper entitled “Neoliberal urban planning: The making of a Central Business District and unmaking of slum” at the recently concluded 2014 South East Asian Geographer’s Association International Conference held on November 25 to 28 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Señora Yelitza Ventura Polanco (3rd from left), Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Manila, paid a courtesy call to Associate Dean of
Academic Affairs Dr. Rosario R. Rubite at Dean's Office on October 17, 2014. Together with
her team, the Latina diplomat then headed to CAS Theater for a symposium organized by
Department of Social Sciences (DSS). Attended by DSS faculty and students from different
departments and colleges of UP Manila, the discussion focused on the cultural, economic,