The UPV Gender and Development Program conducted a Capacity Building Seminar on Developing a Gender-Responsive Learning Environment (GAD Concepts for Beginners: Module I) on July 20-21, 2017 at Bearland Paradise Resort, Tigbauan, Iloilo. The said activity was participated in by current and alternate GAD Focal Point System Members of UP Visayas coming from both Miagao and Iloilo City campuses. The seminar was the first in the series of trainings to be conducted by GDP that aims to capacitate the GADFPS.
Pioneer UPIC (University of the Philippines Iloilo College) faculty and UP alumna, and first UP Visayas Chancellor, Dr. Dionisia A. Rola, continues to serve as an outstanding example and inspiration to UP alumni even of the new generation. As recognition for her decades of exemplary achievements and contributions in the academe, in the government, and in civic and professional organizations, the UP Alumni Association (Iloilo Chapter) will bestow the Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Rola during the UP Alumni & Faculty Homecoming Dinner and Awards Night to be held on August 27, 2017 at Diversion21 Hotel, Iloilo City.
Rola is an outstanding educator, administrator and scholar. She is an Associate in Arts 1941 and BS in Education 1947 graduate of UP Diliman, finishing with High Honors and as Magna Cum Laude, respectively. She also holds a Master of Arts in English degree (with honors) from the University of Melbourne in 1952, a Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago in 1960, and a Rockefeller post-doctoral research fellowship in 1965, among others.
The Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM) conducted a Training-Workshop on R and Computational Statistics for faculty members of the division last July 10-14, 2017 at CL2-CAS Building, UPV Miagao campus.
R, a popular programming language that provides an environment for statistical computing and design, is the focus of the training-workshop.
In celebration of the National Nutrition Month this July, 2017, COP/BIDANI joins the nation by holding a Nutrition Forum on July 3, 2017 at the Auditorium, UP Visayas, Iloilo City.
This year’s theme, “Healthy diet, gawing habit: FOR LIFE!” is about awareness on the importance of healthy diet to prevent malnutrition and reduce obesity and non-communicable diseases as well as to distinguish healthy diet from unhealthy diet. The forum also aimed to update barangay officials, Barangay Nutrition Scholars, Barangay Health Workers and other stakeholders on the nutrition situation of the region with emphasis on stunting and wasting.