The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) Iloilo Chapter officers and members of the board took oath on January 13, 2018 at L’Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City. They will serve as the 2017-2018 alumni officers. The oath-taking ceremony was held in Bacolod City in order for the Iloilo- and Negros-based alumni to meet. The event promoted a shared vision of support for their alma mater, the University of the Philippines Visayas.
The All U.P. Workers Union (Iloilo chapter) conducted its 6th General Assembly and Election of Officers on December 15, 2017 at GCEB Training Rooms, UPV Iloilo City campus.
Staff Regent Analiza Fulvadora conducted a consultation during the event as she being the representative of the administrative staff and REPS at the UP Board of Regents.
He earned the topmost marks among the Class 2017 of the UP Visayas, School of Technology’s graduates in June this year. Five months after graduation, Jared Philip Condez topped the November 2017 Chemical Engineering Licensure exam with a score of 84.60%.
No one was more surprised of this result than Condez himself. He said in an interview with the UPViews (June 2017 Commencement Issue), that he just wanted to pass the exam.
“Padayon sa Paghiliugyon sa Malipayon nga Paskua.”
UP Visayas stood true to the theme of “padayon,” (continue) by going ahead with its celebration of Paskua 2017 despite the drizzle and threat of heavy rain. This did not dampen the enthusiasm of the community to proceed with its annual Lantern Parade in the afternoon of December 13, 2017, Miagao campus.