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UPV GAD FPS members present papers in Asian women congress

Faculty members and researchers from the University of the Philippines Visayas participated in the 5th Congress of the Asian Association of Women’s Studies (AAWS) held at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea on December 6-8, 2019. With the theme “Facing New Challenges for Feminisms in Asia: Reiterations, Renewals and Revisions,” the said interdisciplinary feminist conference gathered scholars, educators, activists and leaders from all over the world.

UPV BS Chemical Engineering Alumni donate hard hats to the School of Technology

Alumni from the first batch of the BS Chemical Engineering (BSChE) program (2007) donated 35 hard hats to the UP Visayas School of Technology. The hard hats are intended to be used as part of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of BSChE students taking up Unit Operations Laboratory courses.

Original song by UPHSI profs kicks-off 2019 Visayan Sea Closed Fishing Season

Pahuway Sang Baybay,” an original musical composition of UP High School in Iloilo faculty members, Hermie Cartagena and Early Sol Gadong, kicked off the launch of the 2019 Visayan Sea Closed Fishing Season on 14 November 2019.

“Save Our Seas”-themed lantern wins in UPV 2019 Lantern Parade

A lot of thought and effort were put into the making of the big lantern of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) that won first place during UP Visayas’ Lantern Parade on December 11, 2019.

CWVS starts public service initiative on local history and culture for public school teachers of DepEd Antique

The Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS) of the College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) – Division of Antique, started its implementation of the public service initiative entitled, “Lokal nga Kasaysayan kag Kultura: Seminar-Workshops on Local History and Culture Documentation and Integration in Curriculum and Instruction for Araling Panlipunan Public School Teachers.”  The initiative aims to: 1) increase the understanding of public elementary teachers on the significance of the integration of local history and culture in learning; 2) generate materials on local history and culture for each DepEd district; and 3) produce an enhanced matrix on Contextualization, Localization, and Indigenization of local history and culture in basic education.

Peer tutorial demands grow in number at TLRC

The reinstituted Peer Tutorial Program of the Teaching and Learning Resource Center has enticed 22 tutees to avail of the peer-assisted learning services as of September 2019, when the cash incentive for peer tutors was launched in May. Based on logged-in requests, demand for such services continues to rise.

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