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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In Pictures: Kasadyahan sa CST-R to celebrate Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / October 16, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Instead of the weeklong student-teacher activities planned for the feast of St. Thomas of Villanova, Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos, Inc. opted for an austere celebration that focused on charity—the core of the patron’s apostolate. Thomasian faculty and staff were also treated to a Saturday off from online classes and module making.

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School teachers and staff receive “Gasa ni Tomas” on Feast of St. Thomas of Villanova

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / October 14, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–In her 27 years as staff of the Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Registrar’s Office, Melinda Dela Paz, has never experienced a crisis such as this pandemic has brought. Melinda used to earn extra income for her children’s education by consigning food items at the school canteen. After Philippine schools were limited…

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Recollect community dedicates Monteagudo chaplet to Mary, Birhen sa Rosaryo

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / October 10, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—The Recollect community of Sto. Tomas de Villanueva-Recoletos Formation House celebrated the Feast of the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, October 7, 2020, by dedicating a chaplet to Her at Monteagudo-Recoletos Retreat House, Barangay Rizal. The chaplet was constructed through the generosity of a long-time benefactor who asked that she…

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Frays Barrot, Espartero take over RST major posts

By Fray Jose Ernil Almayo, OAR / October 8, 2020 /

Mira Nila Homes, QUEZON CITY–Fray Leander Barrot was recently appointed as the new Rector of the Recoletos School of Theology (RST) in Miranila, Quezon City, while Fray Ian Anthony Espartero was appointed as the new Dean of Studies. These major tour of duty came about in view of the demands “to foster the development of…

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CST-R launches iSupport for students and teachers

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / October 3, 2020 /

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Colegio Sto. Tomas-Recoletos has launched CST-R iSupport, an online student support system that continues to deliver student-teacher services and hold school activities. As an exemplar of transformative Recollect education, iSupport covers the Campus Ministry Office (CMO), the School Clinic, Student Development and Placement Center (SDPC), Student Activity Office, the School Library,…

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USJ-R delivers relief goods to coaches

By USJ-R Correspondent / September 30, 2020 /

by Jonathan M. Ricardo CEBU CITY–The University of San Jose–Recoletos (USJ-R) distributed a sack of rice and financial assistance to 22 coaches and assistant coaches under the USJ-R Jaguars Sports Program. The beneficiaries are residents from various places within Cebu City, Lapu-lapu City and Minglanilla. The first distribution of goods started last June 17, while…

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Josenian educators win at CHED-ASEAN tilt

By Lorraine Mitzi A. Ambrad / September 4, 2020 /

Five faculty members of the USJ-R School of Education (SED) bagged multiple awards in the recently concluded CHED ASEAN competition for best teaching models in the context of the pandemic. The theme of the competition organized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) was “Call for Teaching Models in Philippine Schools at the Time of…

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Taiwan-based university grants full scholarship to two Josenian IT grads

By USJ-R Correspondent / September 3, 2020 /

Two USJ-R graduates of BS Information Technology received a full tuition with stipend masters program scholarship offered by Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology (STUST). They are Bien Grenier Sasing and Ma. Thea Cabral. Both are 2020 graduates. They received their grants in the first quarter of 2020. At present, they are pursuing Master…

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