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Department of Biology's Professor Jasper John A. Obico is the new Coordinator of the Office of Alumni Affairs and Extension Services effective November 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015 replacing Professor Carolina S. Pulumbarit, who has been appointed as the Director of Sentro ng Wikang Filipino commencing on November 1, 2014.


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Chancellor – Dr. Carmencita D. Padilla

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – Dr. Nymia P. Simbulan (from Dept. of Behavioral Sciences)

Vice Chancellor for Administration – Dr. Arlene A. Samaniego

Vice Chancellor for Research & NIH Executive Director – Dr. Eva Maria C. Dela Paz

Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development & IPPAO Director – Dr. Michael L. Tee


The CAS administrative staff participated in the Orientation of the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) on November 25, 2014 at the CAS Cybernook. All department staff will eventually coach their respective faculty members in encoding their employee legislative information, personal information, SALN (Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth), list of publications, among others. Feedback regarding the HR services, as well as request for certificate of employment, can now be coursed through the HRIS.

CAS Student is Markprof's Shortlisted Contender

Fourth year Political Science major Maryliz Zubiri, alongside UPM College of Pharmacy student Krishelle Anne Obispo, joins the elite list of 2014 MarkProf Bootcamp's Top 35 contenders.

As per the website of MarkProf Foundation, Inc., shortlisted applicants will undergo additional two screening days to make the final cut of 25. MarkProf's Board of Directors and Board of Trustees go through the feedback about each individual to carefully deliberate who will progress and get the chance to be part of MarkProf's Leadership Network.

4 CAS Constituents are 2014 Gawad Chancellor Awardees

Based on the theme, “Marangal at Tapat na Lingkod Bayan Tungo sa Kabutihang Pangkalahatan”, the month-long activities dedicated to the 37th Anniversary of Health Sciences Center Autonomy and 32nd UP Manila Day was significantly highlighted by staging the annual Gawad Chancellor Awarding Ceremony on October 21, 2014 at the UP Manila Social Hall.

Thanksgiving Program for Outgoing Chancellor Manuel B. Agulto

To celebrate his times and life as head of UP Manila and UP-PGH (UP – Philippine General Hospital), as well as his contributions to CAS, in particular, “Pagkilala at Pasasalamat kay Tsanselor Manuel B. Agulto” was staged at CAS Theater on September 23, 2014, 2:00 PM.

Chancellor Manuel B. Agulto was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Arline V. Belarmino-Agulto, and his former Special Assistant to the Chancellor, Dr. Leo Cubillan, who currently serves as the Executive Director of National Institutes of Health.

CAS Flag Raising Ceremony with Chancellor Agulto

Before his term ends in October, Chancellor Manuel B. Agulto, together with Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development Dr. Charlotte Chiong and Special Assistant to the Chancellor Dr. Jubert Benedicto, joined the CAS faculty members, administrative employees, and students in the monthly CAS Flag Raising Ceremony at the CAS Oblation Garden on September 1, 2014, 8:00 AM.