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SSC–R Manila celebrates 80th Founding Anniversary

By SSC-R Manila Correspondent | January 28, 2021 |
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MANILA–San Sebastian College–Recoletos, Manila began its 80th Foundation Anniversary celebration on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, coinciding with the Feast Day of St. Sebastian. In the commencement of foundation activities, a Eucharistic Celebration was held at the Basilica Minore de San Sebastian. The Solemnity celebration of the Mass was presided by Most Rev. Honesto F. Ongtioco, D.D., Bishop of Diocese of Cubao, and concelebrated by Fray Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR, Prior Provincial of the Province of St. Ezekiel Moreno; Fray Nemesio D. Tolentin, OAR, the College President; and the Order of Augustinian Recollect (OAR) Fathers from different communities. Bishop Ongtioco’s homily…

Pack and Share. CST-R READS scholars pack relief goods </br> for San Carlos City flood victims.

Thomasian CEDO creates network of donors and beneficiaries through Abag Recoleto Operations

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Colegio de Santo Tomas-Recoletos’ Community Extension and Development Office (CST-R CEDO) bridged hundreds of donors and beneficiaries through the “Abag Recoleto” Calamity Relief Operations this January 2021. After barangays in San Carlos City were flooded, CEDO reached at least 300 households in Barangays I, V and Rizal. Donations were from hundreds…

Prepared to lead through service. Thomasian Girl Scouts sweep out flood </br> in a kindergarten classroom in FLES, Barangay 1. (Photo by Ezra Ponferada)

CST-R CEDO responds to calamity victims in San Carlos

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—“God’s love is higher than any flood,” Fray Monday Benjamine Edobor, OAR, said as he led the “Abag Recoleto,” an emergency relief operation of CST-R Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) for the victims of the flash flood in San Carlos City. Water Rising On January 16, 2021, Saturday, heavy rain…

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UNO-R Fr. President: Christmas season is a moment of Joy

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–University of Negros Occidental -Recoletos President Fray Don H. Besana, OAR, gave his Advent message during the Opening of Christmas@UNO-R last December 5, 2020, at the university lobby.  He said that there are a lot of things to thank God, especially the graces we have received as we celebrate the 432nd Foundation…

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USJ-R holds first virtual Christmas lighting ceremony

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

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 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…

Fray Monday Benjamin Edobor, OAR, delivers his first homily </br> to the Thomasian community during  the Holy Mass in honor of Nuestra Senora de la Salud.

CST-R celebrates La Salud feast; welcomes new priest

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…

The Mental Health State. Dr. Junrel Zarco warns that when stress is not handled </br> and managed well, it can trigger serious mental illness even among professionals. </br> He presents the current state of Philippine mental health using stark statistical data.

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

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

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…