New downpayment rate for freshmen

The Office of the Vice President for Finance has announced a new downpayment rate of PHP3,000.00 for tertiary freshmen students effective on the start of enrollment for the first semester (August) 2018. Continuing tertiary and basic education students will still pay PHP2,000.00 when they enroll in August 2018; this rate also applies during the transition … Continue reading

Half-day work on Wednesday, Mar 28th

The Vice President for Administration has announced that work on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 will only be half-day. A copy of the memorandum can be found here. Tags: Announcement

Mosquito Research Laboratory reopens

The newly renovated Mosquito Research Laboratory of the Department of Biology was blessed and reopened on February 20, 2018 by Fr. Melchor Cagape, SVD (Head, Physical Plant Facilities Office) with Delia E. Belleza, Ph.D. (Dean, School of Arts and Sciences) and Frances E. Edillo, Ph.D. (principal investigator) in attendance. Biology faculty members Dr. Antonio Batomalaque, … Continue reading

Malaysian, Dutch, UP MSI professors speak at 30th Schoenig Biosymposium

Three plenary lectures by Malaysian, Dutch, and Filipino professors highlighted the 30th Father Heinrich Schoenig Biosymposium held last March 3, 2018 at the Buttenbruch Hall in the Downtown Campus. After a welcome address from USC President Fr. Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD, plenary talks by Dr. Nur Leena Wong Wai Sin (Universiti Putra Malaysia), B. J. … Continue reading

Two teams participate in Shell Eco-Marathon Asia

Two teams, each composed of nine students and one faculty adviser, participated in the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2018 last March 7-11 at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore. Team Lahutay (below) was composed of Dr. Edwin Carcasona (adviser), Hermogenes Alcos Jr., Prescillano Alforque, John Kim Bihag, Micah Cooper, Joema Gamboa, Vergil Marapoc, Ryan Ragasajo, Paul … Continue reading

Social entrepreneurship center opens

The USC-School of Business and Economics Center for Social Entrepreneurship was launched last February 17, 2018 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel. The center was created in collaboration with the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship of Santa Clara University (SCU), California, U.S.A. and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) who share the vision of uplifting … Continue reading