Farmer Entrepreneurship Program Youth Challenge RoadshowOctober 3, 2017
The Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) will be visiting the university this afternoon, 3:30 PM, at the Osmeña Hall, as part of the Farmer Entrepreneurship Program (FEP): Youth Challenge Roadshow. The roadshow aims to the introduce the JGF and FEP, and to entice them to submit creative and innovative projects that are geared toward helping the agricultural sector.
Climate Smart MindanaoOctober 2, 2017
The De La Salle Araneta University–Environmental and Climate Change Research Institute (DLSAU-ECCRI), together with the Mindanao Development Corridors–Joint Planning and Programming for the People’s Survival Fund (MinDC-JPP for PSF), spearheaded a directors’ training workshop last September 25–26 at the Ritz Hotel in Davao City.
The training workshop—which was attended by administrators from the Mindanao Development Authority, Commission on Higher Education, Department of Interior and Local Government, National Economic Development Authority, and Department of Science and Technology—covered the following topics: The Essence of Food-Energy-Water (F-E-W) Nexus System as a Climate Change Adaptation – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CCA-DRRM) Solution, CCA Project Development, Evaluation of Project Proposals for the PSF, Scientific Capacity Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Systems, and Resource Mobilizations.
The two-day training workshop was facilitated by DLSAU – ECCRI Adviser and Senior Research Scientist Mr. Glenn Banaguas, together with junior scientists Marlon Co and Angelo Mari Regalado. DLSAU-ECCRI, the only Lasallian climate and disaster center, is also the only member of the MinDC-JPP from Luzon.
MILO Little Olympics 2017 Game ResultsSeptember 29, 2017
Congratulations to the student-athletes who brought home eight silver medals and other titles/rankings at the Milo Little Olympics 2017 National Capital Region and South Luzon leg that was held last September 23 – 24 at the Marikina Sports Complex in Marikina City. Our student-athletes competed in four sports events—table tennis, taekwondo, swimming, and football—out of the 17 hosted in the tourney. The awarding ceremony for winners is tomorrow at the SM City Masinag.
Our table tennis team was able to score two wins and also reached up to the quarterfinals, where they were ranked 8th among 24 teams. Our student-athletes who competed in the taekwondo event won four silver medals and ranked 4th overall in the Junior Women’s Division. Our swimming team also brought home four silver medals, together with eight students who placed 4th and four students who placed 5th. Our football team played against Far Eastern University and Sacred Heart Academy, but was only able to register a win against the latter.
The Milo Little Olympics is an annual sports tournament that is participated in by elementary and high school students from around the country. This year, the tourney’s theme is 2017 MLO: Learn life lessons where champions are made.
MOU with Cagayan State UniversitySeptember 22, 2017
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which aims to establish academic exchange and cooperation between the De La Salle Araneta University AgriVet Sciences Institute and Cagayan State University (CSU) was signed last September 20 at the President’s Conference Room.
CSU was represented by President Dr. Urduja Tejada, Vice President for Partnership and Resource Mobilization Dr. Lina Garan, and University Information Officer Mrs. Marie Cauilan. DLSAU was represented by President Dr. Bjorn Santos, Chancellor Mr. Christopher Polanco, Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research Dr. Bernardo Sepeda, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agricultural Sciences Dean Dr. Antonio Glinoga, and Department of Veterinary Medicine Program Chair Dr. Querobin Dycoco.
Gawad Lasallianeta Awards 2017September 18, 2017
The university will be holding the first Gawad Lasallianeta Awards 2017 tomorrow at the Osmeña Hall. The event—organized by Senior High School Grade 12 HUMSS students under Ms. Shiela Cabidog for their Information and Media Literacy class—aims to recognize the most outstanding media communicators in the Philippines and to train students in the proper marketing and management of media events. Awards fall under the following media areas: radio, advertisement, social media, print media, and broadcast media.
Some of the awardees this year include Mr. Mike Enriquez (Most Outstanding Male News Anchor), Ms. Jessica Soho (Most Outstanding Female News Anchor), GMA (Most Outstanding TV Network), Philippine Daily Inquirer (Most Outstanding Broadsheet), Rappler (Most Outstanding Facebook Page of the Year), 24 Oras (Most Outstanding News and Public Affairs Program), Ms. Liza Soberano (Most Effective Endorser), and Ms. Ida Anduyan (Most Influential Local Blogger)—among others.
Shakey's Girls' Volleyball LeagueSeptember 15, 2017
Congratulations to our girls’ volleyball team who are currently competing in the Shakey’s Girls’ Volleyball League U-18 for reaching the quarter finals for the north division. Our student-athletes competed last August 19, 26, and 28 against PACE Academy, De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, Kings’ Montessori School, and Hope Christian High School. They scored a win against PACE Academy, 2 – 0, last August 19.