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CWVS joins UP Roundtable Discussion on Philippine Studies and forge collaborations with Regional Studies Centers

The Center for West Visayan Studies, as represented by its current director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, participated in the first ever UP Roundtable Discussion on Philippine Studies held at Asian Center, UP Diliman on October 21-22, 2019. Collectively called Habi: Weaving through Experiences in Centering Philippine Studies in the University of the Philippines, the activity was organized by the UP Diliman Tri-College on Philippine Studies consisted of College of Arts and Letters (CAL), College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), and Asian Center (AC).

Technology that ensures safe and quality mussels taught in UPV training

The Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas conducted a training on recirculating depuration technique for high quality and safe mussels, Perna viridis, on October 15-17, 2019 at UPV Miagao campus.

CWVS Director is delegate to the Int’l Conference of Chinese Overseas in Guangzhou, China

Center for West Visayan Studies Director, Dr. Randy M. Madrid, is one of the Philippine delegates to the 10th International Conference on Studies of Chinese Overseas co-sponsored by the International Society for the Study of the Chinese Overseas (ISSCO), China Institute for the Chinese Overseas Studies, and School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies held in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China on November 9-11, 2019. The theme for this year’s Conference is “Chinese Overseas and China: Through a Global Lens”. Around three hundred fifty participants around the globe participated in the Conference.

Linaugo attends ASFA advisory board meeting 2019

Ms. Analiza G. Linaugo, University Librarian attended the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Advisory Board Meeting 2019 held at University of Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia on September 22-26, 2019.

University’s adjacent communities benefit from UPV-HSU medical mission

The UPV Health Services Unit conducted a Medical Mission on November 14, 2019.  UPV students, employees, dependents, retirees and people from the nearby community availed of the various services such as Electrocardiogram, Cholesterol Test, Random Blood Sugar (RBS)/Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS), medical consultation and prescribed medicines and supplements for free. This activity initiated by the unit is conducted as part of our commitment to serve the people, share the love and care for others.

Young musical artists share their skills and talents at Pasundayag!

Tacloban City—three young musical artists, whose families are rooted in Eastern Visayas, shared their respective talents and skills during the Leyte Samar Heritage Center’s (LSHC) 24th Anniversary presentation entitled, “Pasundayag: Promoting and Enhancing Cultural Education in Eastern Visayas.” These musical artists include Miss Mary Jeane V. Egloso, an alumna of the internationally-acclaimed Philippine Madrigal Singers, Mr. John Raymond V. Sarreal, a multi-awarded and world class flutist, and Miss Chariss Dumlao, a Tacloban-born pianist who continues to pursue a successful professional career in Europe.

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