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SPA Launches its New Corporate Name: Colegio de San Pedro–Recoletos

By Kristine Angelique Chavez | July 23, 2022 |
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VALENCIA, Negros Oriental-Valencia’s pioneering Catholic school, San Pedro Academy, has launched its new corporate name: Colegio de San Pedro–Recoletos on June 24, 2022. The daylong celebration was filled with a series of activities, namely booth fair, Eucharistic mass, parade, SPAsundayag, and raffle draw. These activities displayed various aspects of the Petrinian culture: for instance, the SPAsundayag showcased the talents of the Petrinians in both ends of the spectrum—from students to pioneering alumni. The parade was also participated by different class batches who willingly embraced the historic event. The official launching event held in the evening was hosted by Ms. Kristine…

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CST-R Opens College Department

Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos finally declares its College Department open! With its pioneering program on Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship, CST-R is now a Higher Education Institution (HEI) duly permitted to operate based on Commission on Higher Education Regional Office 6 Government Permit No. 03, Series of 2022, signed by Regional Director Raul C. Alvarez,…

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USJ-R senior high department publishes its digital magazine for AY 2021-2022

The Josenian Premier (TJP), the official student publication of the USJ-R Senior High School Department, released the digital copy of its issue for the first semester of Academic Year 2021-2022 on March 13. Click here to download their issue for the first semester of Academic Year 2021 – 2022 The theme for this issue is…

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Thomasians Win Third During UP OBEM Events

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental—Twelfth graders of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos placed third during the AMPLIFY Eco-No Mix 2022 Economics Quiz Bee and Essay Writing Contests of the University of the Philippines Organization of Business Economics Major (UP OBEM). Alyana N. Yap (ABM Strand) won third place after a grueling finals round last March 13,…

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USJ-R hailed “Business School of the Year” by JA Philippines

The seal “Business School of the Year” was awarded to the University of San Jose-Recoletos this February 2022 by the Junior Achievement (JA) – Philippines. JA is a youth-serving non-government organization that offers programs to equip the youth with knowledge and exposure to hone their entrepreneurial ideas and skills to secure better lives for themselves,…

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USJ-R launches a book documenting 400 years of Recollect missionary presence in Cebu

In line with the Recoletos de Cebu at 400 celebration, a 366-page book documenting the Recollect missionary presence in Cebu was launched on February 16. The book is entitled History of Augustinian Recollects in Cebu Since 1621: Studies and Sources. It is compiled and edited by Professor Emmanuel Luis Romanillos who has a licentiate in Church History and…

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UNO-R HOLDS “PEREGRINATIO” FOR FRAY RONEL

The university community held a “Peregrinatio” for Fray Ronel P. Gealon, OAR, held at the Oratory last February 15, 2022, at 3 pm.   Fray Gealon will be transferred to the newly established Recollect community, Recoletos de Pililia in Brgy. Quisao, Pililia, Quezon. The program opened with the opening prayer led by the CMO while Recoletos…

One Thomasian Family. (L-R) Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, CEDO director, poses <br/> as Mr. Johnny Engada, Ansulag ES head teacher, receives the chairs from Fray Joel Alve, OAR, CST-R director-principal.

A Promise Delivered: Ansulag ES receives armchairs from CEDO, YACAP

San Carlos City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–Forty brand-new armchairs are now in two classrooms of Ansulag Elementary School, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City. On February 17, 2022, Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos Community Extension and Development Office (CEDO) officially turned over the armchairs to Ansulag ES. Fray Vicente Ramon, Jr., OAR, CEDO director, and Fray Joel Alve, OAR,…

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Smooth flow of systems observed at regionalized bar exam at USJ-R Basak

University of San Jose -Recoletos served as one of the venues for the first-ever digital and regionalized bar examinations in the Philippines which took place on February 4 and 6 this year. In Cebu, there are only three schools that hosted the said examination for aspiring lawyers namely USJ-R, the University of Cebu, and the…

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First Friday of February: Reflect on Your Heart

“We have to make a distinction between pleasure and true joy. Pleasure is fleeting.” Rev. Fr. Don Besana, OAR, led the community of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos “to reflect on our hearts” during the First Friday Holy Mass at the St. Ezekiel Moreno Covered Court, February 4, 2022. Fr. Besana was the main celebrant as…