Education

USJ-R holds first virtual Christmas lighting ceremony

By USJ-R Correspondent / December 4, 2020 /

CEBU CITY–In the context of the new normal, the University of San Jose-Recoletos is the first and only university in Cebu which did an online launching of Christmas lights to date. USJ-R lit up its main campus on December 1 to formally usher the Josenian Christmas season. The 20-minute virtual activity started by reminiscing the…

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UNO-R Alumnus tops 2020 PLE; Alumna hailed as Outstanding Social Worker

By UNO-R Correspondent / November 30, 2020 /

News from Tolentine Star Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–UNO-R alumnus Patrick Joseph Mabugat, RMT, MD, ranked top 2 in November 2020 Physician Licensure Examination (PLE) with a rating of 88.58 percent. The 2014 Medical Technology Licensure Examination topnotcher shared that his only goal is to pass the PLE, but it had been a bonus to be…

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Josenian debaters defend fifth VUDC-BP title

By USJ-R Correspondent / November 23, 2020 /

by Elyssa Kallila Marie Degamo | FORWARD Staff Writer CEBU CITY–The Josenian Debatista (JD) won the 6th Visayas Universities Debate Championship-British Parliamentary (VUDC-BP), defending their championship title for 5 consecutive years, last November 7-8 via Discord. Kristoffer Milan, one of the grand champions, stated in an online interview that JD prepared for the tournament like…

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CST-R celebrates La Salud feast; welcomes new priest

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / November 19, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“As we experience these natural disasters and this pandemic, we pray to our Blessed Virgin Mary that she will always console us.” Fray Monday Benjamin Edobor, OAR, delivered a homily in honor of Nuestra Señora de la Salud last November 17, 2020, that moved the teachers, staff and patrons to pray…

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CST-R hosts SCCPSA Webinar Series 2020; Speakers focus on Stress Management and Social-Emotional Learning

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / November 9, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. hosed the first of a series of webinars sponsored by the San Carlos City Private Schools Association (SCCPSA) last November 7, 2020. “Stress Management Tools in the New Normal” featured Dr. Junrel Zarco, Vice-President for Academics of Asian College of Technology-International Educational Foundation, and Dr. Jeralden…

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USJ-R recognizes 59 service awardees in 2020

By USJ-R Correspondent / November 5, 2020 /

Fifty nine employees of the University of San Jose – Recoletos will receive incentives at the end of October 2020 for working in the institution for several years. Each of them will receive a cash incentive which will be deposited directly to their personal accounts. The plaque and other items will be given during the…

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UNO-R updates: Alumni receive National and International recognitions, awards

By UNO-R Correspondent / November 3, 2020 /

UNO-R alumnus is Jiu-Jitsu Federation Pan-Ams Gold Medalist Florida, USA–A Negrense has captured the world with his knack on the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a self-defense martial art and combat sport, successfully earning the championship title (gold medalist) in the recently concluded International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) PAN Americans Championship 2020, Light Featherweight Division, held at Silver…

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“Zoomustahan Na”: Virtual group sessions to help build resilience among Thomasians

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / November 2, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Student Development and Placement Center officially began conducting the Student Help and Resiliency Program (SHARP) through Zoomustahan Na last October 26, 2020. Zoomustahan Na is a virtual venue where students meet up and check on each other’s well-being with the CST-R SDPC as facilitator. SHARP is a…

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UNO-R updates: virtual meetings and celebrations; welcomes new religious admin

By UNO-R Correspondent / October 30, 2020 /

UNO-R joins online meeting of EDUCAR The President of the Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) called for a virtual meeting with the School Heads and the members of the EDUCAR international work teams with Fray Antonio Carron, OAR, General Councilor and Head of the Educational Apostolate of the Order last October 23, 2020…

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UNO-R updates on COVID-19 response

By UNO-R Correspondent / October 28, 2020 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Amidst the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Negros Occidental continues its mission to evangelize the people of Negros and to spread hope during this time of trial. Bishop Buzon leads UNO-R Mass of the Holy Spirit Bacolod Bishop Patricio Buzon, SDB, DD led the Mass of the Holy…

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