USJ-R eco-bus joins DENR’s Northern Cebu environmental caravan

CEBU CITY–To strengthen the environmental awareness of the youth in Northern Cebu, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) conducted an educational caravan on June 28. The University of San Jose – Recoletos (USJ-R) was the only university invited to take part in the said endeavor. The school was given the privilege to share … Read more

Cebu City Council names bridge after a USJ-R HS alumnus/Josenian scoutmaster

Effective this year, the bridge which connects Barangay Mambaling to the South Road Properties (SRP) is now named “Scoutmaster Sergio P. Damazo Jr. Bridge.”This after the Cebu City Council passed the ordinance naming the said bridge on June 25. It is located along Francisco Vestil Street. Damazo was the scoutmaster of the University of San Jose – Recoletos (USJ-R) … Read more

USJ-R signs pact with RAFI to train ICT high school teachers on JAVA

CEBU CITY — Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) partnered with the University of San Jose-Recoletos(USJ-R) to upscale the skills of the junior high school teachers teaching subjects related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT). A total of twelve selected teachers benefited from the agreement. They are eyed to become “programmers-teachers” in accordance with industry standards. To … Read more

USJ-R canteen concessionaires undergo food safety orientation

CEBU CITY–Sixty-one representatives of the concessionaires in USJ-R were oriented on food safety practices and existing school policies to ensure efficient canteen operations. The activity was conducted on July 21 at the Main Audio Visual Room (AVR). Local Health Officer Shaira Camille Labastida of the Department of Health-7 primarily discussed the tenets of Department of Education … Read more

USJ-R application for tuition fee discount now open

CEBU CITY–The USJ-R Scholarship Center is now open to receive applications for an educational discount. This privilege is open to all students who have enrolled in the University of San Jose- Recoletos (USJ-R) for the first semester of the school year 2019 – 2020. There are ten discount categories to choose from. From which, the applicant … Read more

Josenian wins Miss Universe Philippines crown

A 23-year-old Tourism associate graduate of the University of San Jose – Recoletos bested forty beautiful ladies from across the country and won the coveted Binibining Pilipinas – Universe crown. In effect, Josenian Gazini Christiana Jordi Ganados will represent the Philippines in the upcoming Miss Universe 2019 pageant. She is the second Cebuana to win the crown. The … Read more

Fourteen Josenians make “biggest tapioca dessert in the world”

LAPU LAPU CITY–Thirteen students and a faculty member from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) were chosen to make a gigantic mango dessert dubbed by the event organizers as the “biggest tapioca dessert in the world.” They are Janwilliam Diola, Lance Jefferson Pacubas, Joden Malinao, Martin Gonzales, Christian Lawrence Rivera, Mharmel Chzai Borromeo, Hannah Mae Abad, … Read more

USJ-R tops Visayas, Mindanao in producing CPA passers

CEBU CITY–Among the universities and colleges in the Visayas and Mindanao, the University of San Jose-Recoletos(USJ-R) has the highest number of passers produced in the May 2019 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination. Forty-eight out of 87 Josenian takers passed the examination, yielding  a 55.17% passing percentage. This is about three times higher than the national passing percentage … Read more

Talavera House of Prayer culminates its 20th founding anniversary celebration

CEBU CITY–The long history of Talavera House of Prayer – Recoletos (THP-R) was revisited by both incumbent and former administrators of the retreat house together with the Josenian community earlier today, May 30. THP-R is a facility located on a hill in Barangay Quiot, Cebu City. It is primarily used for group retreats and other religious events. … Read more

USJ-R grad tops May 2019 CPA exam, fulfills promise to dad

CEBU CITY–Josenian Jacob Rizada took the sixth spot of the May 2019 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensure Examination. His exam rating is 87.33 — the highest examination rating among all Cebu graduates who took the three day examination on May 12, 19, and 20. In October 2018, he finished Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and graduated Cum Laude … Read more