Dean Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr administered the oath of office of the following new members of the CAS Executive Committee :
Asst. Prof. Jerome A. Ong - Chair, Department of Social Sciences
Prof. Maria Constancia O. Carrillo- Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Prof Sharon A. Caringal- Coordinator,Graduate Program of Arts and Sciences and Continuing Education
The event was held at the Office of the Dean after the Special Execom Meeting this morning, August 17, 2016.
Photos: Dina A. Estanislao
Associate Professor Marilen P. Balolong, new Diplomate of the Philippine Academy of Microbiology (PAM)
To quote: "A UP Manila faculty was recently bestowed a Diplomate title by the Philippine Academy of Microbiology (PAM). Associate Professor Marilen P. Balolong, of the Department of Biology of the College of Arts & Sciences, received the conferment during the 45th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting and 7th Asia Pacific Biotechnology Congress, July 20-24, 2016, at the Vigan Convention Center, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.
This year's two-day Faculty Conference of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) with its theme “One CAS: Towards One UPM” was held at the Development Academy of the Philippines in Tagaytay City on August 4-5, 2016. The conference aims to foster interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaboration among the departments and programs of CAS and align them with the health oriented mandate of UP Manila.
A Round Table Discussion (RTD) with partner Local Government Units (LGU’s) and Treatment Rehabilitation Centers (TRC’s) was held on July 20, 2016 at CAS Alumni Conference Room to present Phase 1 of the research study entitled " Drug Use and Behavioral Health Among Young People in Metro Manila and Neighboring Provinces: A Baseline cum Intervention Study”. Phase I of the study focused on identifying the numerous problems associated with drug use and developing statistical data to more accurately define and determine the most serious problems.
The Extension Office of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), in partnership with the Office of the College Secretary recently held the Para-Counselor's Training on July 13-14, 2016 at CAS. . Participants included former overseas workers and non-government workers. The two day training session was comprised of various lectures and workshops aimed at providing basic counseling skills and proper counseling techniques among the participants working with individuals who demonstrate behavioral problems and mental health needs.
The UP Manila College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) recently held its annual team building event for 2016. The event kicked-off on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the UP Manila campus and finished up at Klir Waterpark Resort in Bulacan.
First activity was a one day seminar which focused on the Orientation of the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007. Mr. Noel V. Salumbides, Director II of the Civil Service Commission was the Guest Speaker during the seminar.
(Delivered during CAS Recognition Day held last June 14, 2016 at the UP Theater)
Esteemed guest speaker, Ms. Lilianjoy Laureza, Officers of the University of the Philippines Manila and College of Arts and Sciences, Honored Faculty, Alumni, parents, and fellow graduates – a wonderful morning to you all!
Before I start, I want my fellow graduates, parents and guardians included, to turn to the person beside you and shake their hand a congratulations!
SHAIRA MARIE P. TAGADAN, a summa cum laude will lead the 390 graduating batch of 2016 in the Recognition Day of the College of Arts and Sciences on June 14, 2016 at UP Theater. This year's Recognition rites will have the theme "Integrity and Social Responsibility: Commitmment of Every Iskolar ng Bayan".
You may be interested to attend and submit an abstract for our International Conference on Global Health and Society on January 27-28, 2017 in Manila. The Conference will tackle any topics related to health, ageing, disability, lifestyle and health risk, violence, disaster, safety and well-being, behavior change and communication, gender and health, child and youth at risk, climate change, conflict and health, health demographics, etc.
Deadline of submission: June 30, 2016
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