Dr. Eliseo Chan and wife Estelita Chan donated a total of 68 volumes of books, including the 24 volumes of the World Book Encyclopedia, and supplies such as file folder boxes and plastic folder organizers to UP Visayas University Library.
They are both alumni of the University of the Philippines. Dr. Eliseo Chan obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees in Physics from the University of the Philippines. He completed his PhD in Physics at Ohio University while on a teaching assistantship. After obtaining applied experience in Buffalo, New York and a Post Doctoral Research appointment in Australia, Eliseo immigrated to Canada and married his wife Estelita, whom he met while still in the Philippines. The couple was blessed with twin sons. Eliseo has worked for Ontario Hydro since 1978 as a nuclear specialist.
Estelita, on the other hand, finished her BA in Political Science at the University of the Philippines through a scholarship grant. She obtained her Master of Education degree at Ohio University, where she joined her husband. The couple moved to Canada in pursuit of their education, careers, and an improved lifestyle. Estelita has been working for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1977. (With sources from donors)