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On-line News - Filipino Reporter editorial - Monday, 17, August 2015

An Evening with UP President in San Diego

UP President Alfredo Pascual and his wife, Carmen, were the guests of honor of "An Evening with UP President" hosted by the UP Alumni Association in America Board of Officers and the UPAA San Diego on July 10, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley, San Diego.  The evening event was the culminating activity of the UPAAA Board Meeting held the whole day.  See photos
     Read the updated news article by UP alumnus, Joseph Garbanzos, which was originally published in the Filipino Press on July 19, 2014 for highlights of President Pascual's speech and his vision for the UP system.

$36K UPAAA, Inc. Professorial Chair
Endownment Fund

Dr. Francisco S. Sy, UPAAA President, 2007-'09 delivered the check of $36,000 to UP President Alfredo Pascual on December 20, 2012. Fund was raised from the last three conventions (2007, 2009 and 2011) for the UPAAA Professorial Chair Endowment Fund which will rotate every 2 years to an outstanding faculty member in UP Baguio, UP Visayas and UP Mindanao.

Transforming U.P. into a Great University:
A Challenge to U.P. Alumni in America

Keynote Address - 17th UPAAA, Inc. General Assembly, Las Vegas, NV

Woodbury University president, Dr. Luis Maria Calingo, delivered this "apt and incisive" keynote address to fellow UP alumni. Read entire speech

UPAAA, Inc. Immediate Past President's Report
The President's Report of Dr. Romulo Aquino, National President 2011-'13, summarizes the achievements of his administration.  In the subsequent pages is the Secretary's report regarding the convention by Dr. Erlinda Rojas-Santos.   Read more...

Convention "Steering" Committee of Four -
(L-R) Erlinda Rojas-Santos, Luz Sapin Micabalo, Romulo Aquino, Elizabeth Reyes Ilagan. Rightmost is Mrs. Necie Aquino.

The gold Omega pocket watch was given to the First U.P. President Murray S. Bartlett (1911-1915) by the U.P. faculty upon his retirement. Read more...


A formal donation ceremony for the UPAAA Inc. Student Scholarship Fund was held at the Office of the President, Quezon Hall in UP Diliman on January 27, 2015. The fund to benefit needy students at UP Visayas and UP Mindanao was raised from the proceeds of the 2013 UPAAA General Assembly, Convention and Reunion held at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas , Nevada, and augmented by the generous contribution by the UPAA Nevada of their share of the proceeds, as co-sponsor of the 3-day event.  Read more...
UPAAA, Inc. 2013 Convention Jubilarians
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