News and Features

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.

Ramirez participates in Nat’l Indigenous Peoples Education Conference

Anna Razel Ramirez, current director of the Information and Publications Office participated in the  Indigenous People’s Education Conference  organized by the Commission on Higher Education and the University of the Philippines Baguio at the Discovery Suites, Pasig City, Metro Manila on August 28, 2019.

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.

Basic guidance taught to San Dionisio teachers

The Guidance and Counseling Services Unit headed by Prof. Agustin G. Huyong rendered public service to 26 Elementary Guidance Designates in the District of San Dionisio.

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).

First-year students, transferees, and parents undergo OSA orientation

The Office of Student Affairs conducted an orientation program for first-year students, transferees and their parents at the UPV Auditorium and the UPV Covered Court on July 27, July 30-31, and August 1, 2019. The psychological testing was simultaneously done with the activity.

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