Teachers selected by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) from all over the Philippines underwent a rigorous 17-day faculty training program offered at the University of San Carlos for them to mentor others in a new course called The Contemporary World (Ang Kasalukuyang Daigdig). The course is one of a suit of subjects to be … Continue reading

Melanie Chua Ng: A leader

Melanie Chua Ng, the woman leading the multi-awarded business organization Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), once dreamed of becoming a doctor and healing people. As the eldest grandchild on both sides of the family she spent time with aunties and uncles who were doctors and, from them, she gained inspiration to serve the … Continue reading

Reaping the wind

A team of Engineering faculty members and students bringing light to a far-flung village triumphs in the 2017 SIKAT Design Challenge. In the remote sitio of Pilihan in Obong, Dalaguete, residents constantly complain of the turbulent winds that put out their kerosene lamps at night. Unstable lighting due to strong winds had already been a … Continue reading

Exodus in education

We are literally on the cusp of the largest seismic change the Philippine educational system has ever faced. Sustaining USC’s autonomous university status poses radical challenges to the Corporation and Board most particularly at the Graduate and Post-graduate levels: curricular overhaul, devastating market changes, provisory business strategies, downscaled offices, revamp of research agendas, personnel displacement, … Continue reading

Mighty @ 80

Two USC Schools are at the top of their game as they turn 80. On their jubilee year, the School of Business and Economics and the School of Law and Governance have all the right reasons to celebrate. Like the mighty and proud Golden Gate Bridge spanning the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, California, … Continue reading

63rd USC Grand Alumni Homecoming 2017

This year’s homecoming was held at the IEC Convention Center Cebu from 3:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017, with the theme “Carolinian Alumni: Together with the Carolinian Exodus.” Highlights of the activity include the conversation between Schools and the Basic Education Division and their respective alumni, along with the awarding of The … Continue reading