Rio Presents Paper in Service Learning Conference in China
Dr. Irving Domingo L. Rio, Officer-in-Charge of the Human Resource Development Office (HRDO) of Central Philippine University (CPU), presented his paper on service learning during the 4th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Service Learning in Hong Kong last June 4 -10, 2013.
Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Technology Training Graduates Eight Mentors
Last April 25, 2013, eight faculty and staff members of Central Philippine University (CPU) graduated as certified Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement Technology Training mentors. The Continuous Improvement Technology Training Program (CITTP) which lasted for about seven months was conducted over Skype by CPU alumnus Mr. Jose V. Alcedo who is based in California, USA.
Centralian Social Worker: Hall of Famer
For having been adjudged as Outstanding Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer for three years, a Centralian Social Worker recently received the Gawad ParangalHall of Fame from the Association of Local Social Welfare and Development Officers of the Philippines, Inc. (ALSWDOPI). ALSWDOPI is a professional organization of provincial, city, and municipal social welfare and development officers in the country.
CPU to host 52nd ACSCU National Convention
Central Philippine University will host the 52nd National Convention of the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities (ACSCU) on its campus in Jaro, Iloilo City, May 19-22. This year's theme, "Hands Together in Praying and Serving: Rising Over Challenges in Education Reform",
AUDRN 1st National Youth Camp on Local Knowledge
The Asian University Digital Resource Network held its 1st National Youth Camp regarding local knowledge last April 10-12, 2013. It was held at the Retreat House of the University of San Carlos, Talamban Campus, Cebu City participated in by 46 students and 14 faculty members from 15 different institutions which are part of the said Network.
Gonzales, Bunda speak at CPU's 85th College Graduation
Central Philippine University will hold its 85th College Graduation and Baccalaureate Service with two of its successful alumni coming home to speak on April 14, 2013 (Sunday). Engr. Alan Dale C. Gonzales will speak at the graduation ceremony to be held at 4:00 P.M at the University Parade Ground, while Dr. Nestor Bunda will speak at this year's Baccalaureate Service at the Rose Memorial Auditorium at 8:00 o'clock in the morning.
CPU TOP Packaging Seminar Presents Total Packaging Software
Central Philippine University School of Packaging Engineering will bring Mr. Bill Rehring, President of U.S. based TOPS Software Corporation to Iloilo City on March 19, Tuesday. Mr. Rehring will speak at the CPU EMC Conference Hall during the TOP Software Seminar and Turnover of Donation to CPU Packaging Engineering Department.
CPU Calls for Nominees for 2014 Outstanding Centralian Awards
Central Philippine University alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate candidates for the 2014 CPU Outstanding Centralian Awards.
Works of Alumna Querubin - Tompkins at the Ayala Museum
World-class artist and Central Philippine University (CPU) alumna Nelfa Querubin- Tompkins' works are currently on display at the Ayala Museum, Makati City, Philippines. The exhibition entitled "Terrain" will run until April 28, 2013 at the Third Floor Glass Lane and Third Floor Cross Stairs of the Museum.
Scientia et Fides Volume II launching in March
The much awaited sequel to the first book Scientia et Fides - The Story of Central Philippine University will be launched on March 6 (Wednesday) 3:00 PM at the CPU Henry Luce III Library. The CPU history book volume II is written by Dr. Elma S. Herradura who co-authored the first volume with Dr. Linnea A. Nelson, former Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and volunteer worker of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society.
The Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Concert for the Dr. Rex D. Drilon Fund
February 21 marks the death anniversary of Dr. Rex D. Drilon, the first Filipino president of Central Philippine University (CPU). On February 21, 2013, a concert entitled "The Soundtrack of Our Lives" will help start the Dr. Rex D. Drilon Fund to help support scholarships for needy but deserving students and for other related projects.
Siladan Qualifies for Two Youth Events in Japan
Ms. Angeli Monique Gregori Siladan, a BS Information Technology student of the Central Philippine University College of Computer Studies has been chosen as one of the students to participate in the Kizuna Project to be conducted from March 11-20, 2013 in Japan. Kizuna means 'bond' or 'tie'.
CPU Outreach Program reaching out to feed indigents in Iloilo City
Rose Ann Yanson, 10 years old, Grade 3 pupil of NJ Ingore Elementary School in La Paz, Iloilo City is living with her single parent, her father when her mother died seven years ago. She has four other siblings in grade four and grade 3. Her father earns their living by selling corn and native snacks in Jaro. Lunch is not available sometimes as her father's income cannot even meet their family's minimum daily allowance.
Galaez Places 9th in Chemical Engineering Board Examinations
Kim Christian Ramos Galaez, April 2012 BS Chemical Engineering Summa Cum Laude graduate, placed 9th in the Chemical Engineering Board Examinations conducted last November 27-29, 2012.
University Church: One Hundred Years of Fruitful Ministry
In 1913 Dr. Alton Ezra Bigelow, one of the founders of Central Philippine University (then known as the Jaro Industrial School), opened the Church for Boys. His interest in preaching and translating the Scriptures contributed much to the establishment of the church. Also at that time, Dr. Bigelow started to establish the Bible Department (now College of Theology of CPU).
CPU Reaches Out
Some alumni who are already medical doctors came back to give back. Dr. Elizabeth Sunio, Dr. Joy Ann Guanzon and Dr. Arly Joyce Penuela belong to the pioneer batch of the CPU College of Medicine. They are now connected with St. Paul's Hospital Pediatrics and Family Medicine Sections. Dr. Sunio reports that their College professors informed them of the opportunity to participate in the Outreach Day. "We have come to help, to serve", said Dr. Sunio.
CPU Handbell Ringers Perform at the Rizal Park
The Central Philippine University (CPU) Handbell Ringers, the only five- octave handbell group in the Philippines, regaled its audience during the Concert at the Park in Manila last December 2, 2012.
World Bank Partners with CPU for Country Partnership Strategy Consultation
The World Bank, which is a partner of Central Philippine University (CPU) for the Knowledge for Development Center (KDC), collaborated once more with CPU for the November 6, 2012 Visayas leg of consultations for its new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS).
Dr. Palada Speaks in 4th National Moringa Congress
Moringa, or more commonly known as "malunggay" or "balunggay", has come a long way. Touted as the most nutritious vegetable, it was the subject of the 4th National Moringa Congress and Exhibits held in Lingayen, Pangasinan last November 15- 16, 2012.
CPU Teams Shine in Shakey's Volleyball and Unigames Karatedo Tournaments
It was another win for the Central Philippine University (CPU) Volleyball Girls Team during the Western Visayas Regional Shakey's Volleyball Competition last October 19-22, 2012 at Iloilo Doctors' College Gymnasium. Metro Sports President Mr. Freddie Infante graced the event.
Asian University Digital Resource Network Conducts Module Writeshop
The Asian University Digital Resource Network (AUDRN) conducted a module writeshop on creating models of local knowledge class integration at Central Philippine University (CPU) last October 18-19, 2012 at the Knowledge for Development Center (KDC). Participants from various higher education institutions participated in the writeshop.
Dr. Calibjo to Present Paper at International Conference in Vietnam
Central Philippine University (CPU) College of Computer Studies Dean, Dr. Cirilo C. Calibjo, will present his paper at the International Power and Energy Conference(IPEC) 2012. The Conference will be held at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on December 12 - 14, 2012.
Soy Feeding Program Benefits Elementary School Children
Last September 17, 2012, Central Philippine University (CPU) and its partners launched a Soy Feeding Program in N.J. Ingore Elementary School (NJIES) in Iloilo City. Forty elementary school children have been identified by NJIES as beneficiaries.
CISCO Training Courses Start in November
A CISCO Networking Academy, Central Philippine University (CPU) through the College of Computer Studies will offer its CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Training Course again. Enrolment is going on and classes will start November 10, 2012.
2nd DA-CPU Agrifair to Focus on Public-Private Partnership for Food Security
Mr. Levi de los Santos, Central Philippine University (CPU) Outreach Director and Event Committee Chairman has revealed that the 2nd CPU- Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Organic Agri-Research Fair and Exhibits with the theme "Promoting Social Responsibility through Public-Private Partnership for Food Security" will be on November 26- 29, 2012.
US-Based CPU Alumnus Jose V. Alcedo Conducts Training through Skype
Mr. Jose V. Alcedo could have chosen a life of rest and recreation. Retired after more than four decades of work in the fields of operations management, industrial engineering, quality systems, technology management and continuous improvement, he has instead chosen to share his time
with his Alma Mater.
7th Global Reunion - A Success!
The 7th Global Reunion held in Sydney, Australia on
September 9-11 was attended by CPU alumni from different parts of the world. The `homecoming` formally opened on the first day, September 9 at the Bicentennial Park in Homebush, Australia.
CPU celebrates 107th CPU Foundation
Once again, CPU faculty and staff, Deans, Unit heads, members of the Board of Trustees and Administrators led by Dr. Teodoro C. Robles, University President visited the Philippine-American Cemetery in commemoration of the 107th Central Philippine University Foundation Day on Monday, October 1.
CPU holds ICT Regional Conference
CPU held a 3-day Regional Conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) implementation and integration in classroom instruction on September 26-28, 2012 at the Educational Media Center Conference Room (EMC).
DILG Secretary Robredo is Keynote Speaker of Knowledge Partnership Launching Program
Last August 16, 2012, Central Philippine University (CPU) and other partners joined the launching of the Knowledge Partnerships in Monitoring Public Services project at De la Salle University (DLSU), Manila from 8am to 12noon. The late DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo was the keynote speaker.
CPU student to represent Philippine Red Cross in Tokyo
Christopher D. Reyes, 3rd yr. Civil Engineering student of CPU was chosen to be one of two representatives of the Philippine Red Cross in Tokyo, Japan on November 14-27, 2012 for the Japanese Society International Youth Exchange Program - to be participated by 26 different Red Cross Societies all over the world.
Molina, Trompeta and Dalisay Qualify for Programs in the US
Engr. Dany C. Molina, Dean of the College of Engineering, has qualified for the United Board for Christian
Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA) Fellowship Program at Baylor University, Texas.
CPU Receives Testimonial Award from PRC
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITY was awarded a Testimonial Plaque by the Philippine Red Cross Western Visayas Regional Blood Center. The awarding was held on July 27 at the Iloilo Red Cross Youth Training Center, Bonifacio Drive Iloilo City, on the 14th Recognition Ceremony during the PRC Blood Donors Month 2012.
UBCHEA Provides Grant to CPU for Service Learning Program
Dr. Betty Cernol Mc-Cann, Vice President for Programs of United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA), has informed that the Board of Trustees of UBCHEA has approved a grant of US$5,500 for Central Philippine University (CPU) .
CPU Unveils UN- compliant Packaging Laboratory
The Philippine Center for Packaging and Engineering Technology (PC-PET) was launched on Friday, July 27 at 6:00PM at Central Philippine University, near the College of Engineering Building.
Speakers From American Baptist Churches Of New Jersey Join Christ Emphasis Week
With the theme “One Lord, One Faith, One Hope”, Central Philippine University celebrated Christ Emphasis Week (CEW) for the 1st semester SY 2012-2013 last July 16-21, 2012.
CHED Endorses GlobalPack 2012
Knowledge for Development Center Conducts Book Drive 2012
Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan, Ph.D. has issued a memorandum to all CHED Central and Regional Office Directors and all Presidents/ Heads of public and private higher education institutions (HEIs) to endorse GlobalPack 2012
Philippines Dictionary Project Partners Renew Ties
The Central Philippine University (CPU) Knowledge for Development Center (KDC) in collaboration with the CPU Outreach Office launched Book Drive 2012 for CPU KDC nooks and reading corners in partner elementary and high schools in the island of Panay.
CPU Offers New Academic Courses
Last June 29, 2012, Central Philippine University (CPU) and its partners for the Philippines Dictionary Project (PDP) renewed MOAs at the CPU Knowledge for Development Center.
World Packaging Organization President and US Hall of Famer
CPU is one of the best schools in the country with an autonomous status granted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). It is a University committed to Exemplary Christian Education for Life (EXCEL) and is responsive to the need of the total person and the world.
CPU-GIZ offers Diploma in ERMAT-SWM
GlobalPack 2012: International Packaging Conference and Exhibition will tackle important planning milestones leading to the conference theme, A New Roadmap for Export Packaging.
DOST Secretary Montejo Visits CPU
Central Philippine University in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH announces the offering of a Diploma Course in Environmental Resource Management and Technologies major in Solid Waste Management (ERMAT-SWM).
CPU receives Best Higher Education Institution Research Program Award
Department of Science and Technology Secretary Dr. Mario G. Montejo visited Central Philippine University (CPU), particularly the Packaging Laboratory, last March 1, 2012.
Project Partners Conduct Multi-Stakeholder Training on Joint Monitoring
Central Philippine University received the Plaque of Recognition as 1 st Regional Qualifier for
Best Higher Education Institution Research Program (BHEIRP) by the Commission On Higher
Education (CHED) last December 2011 for the research paper entitled Development of
Indigenous Feeds for Native Chicken.
CPU holds 9th Research and Development Week
May 22, 2012 Central Philippine University (CPU) and ICODE NGO conducted starting today the Multi-Stakeholder Training Workshop on Joint Monitoring. Scheduled up to May 24, the activity which is being held at the CPU Knowledge for Development Center
Briquetting of Biomass and Urban Wastes
The 13th Faculty Research Symposium was held during the 9th CPU Research and Development Week on March 5-7, 2012 at the Henry Luce III Knowledge for Development Center (KDC).
Engr. Aries D. Romallosa of CPU College of Agricuture, Resources and Environmental Sciences presented a research paper on Briquetting of Biomass and Urban Waste Management Using a Household Briquette Molder at the Research Symposium