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UPV prof named alumni awardee for env’t economics

Prof. Rodelio Subade of the Division of Social Sciences of the College of Arts and Sciences was recently named 2019 Distinguished Alumni of the UP Los Baños Alumni Association, Inc.

Eight notable alumni feted in 2019 homecoming

The 2019 UP Alumni & Faculty Homecoming was made festive despite the gloomy weather because of the hundreds of graduates who returned to the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) for the 3-day activities. The different batches gathered to celebrate their class jubilee during the last night with a Homecoming Dinner and Awards Night held at Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City last August 25, 2019.

Students share an evening of indigenous traditions and regional culture

Pag-ambit x Bahandi, an evening of literary-musical traditions and food that displays the different culture and traditions of the various regions in the Philippines was held at the UPV Covered Court on October 1, 2019. With the theme “Pagpasanyog sang Kultura sa Tunga sa Paghimakas,” the event showcased traditional literary musical arts through different performances and regional organizations promoting their culture through food, dance, poetry, among others.

CWVS Director joins nat’l history confab and forges collaboration with regional studies centers

imageThe Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS) director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, participated in the 2nd Nueva-Ecija-Cavite National Conference of Philippine History, which was held in Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija on September 11-13, 2019.

Large crowd gathers for talks on marine conservation

More or less 300 people gathered at the AV Hall of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas, Miagao campus on September 25, 2019 to participate in this year’s talk on marine conservation.

Madrid is CWVS New Director

imageProf. Randy M. Madrid, PhD is the new Director of Center for West Visayan Studies effective August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2022. He is currently Assistant Professor 4 of the Division of Professional Education, College of Arts and Sciences, UP Visayas, Iloilo City.  Madrid also served as University Research Associate of CWVS for 20 years (1997-2017).

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