National Museum, professor at the ArtStudies Department of the UP College of Arts & Letters, presents works from theart collections of the UP’s seven campusesand the National Museum. The Exhibition will run until the end of December at theNational Artists Gallery of the NationalMuseum. The occasion also marked thelaunching of the book carrying the sametitle as the exhibition. The publication isnot only a catalogue of the exhibition butalso a documentation of the art collectionof the University of the Philippines by thenine national artists.UP national artists in the visualarts continue to inspire and inuencePhilippine art and art education. Fernando Amorsolo, Guillermo Tolentino, Jose Joya, and Napoleon Abueva served asdeans of the UP College of Fine Arts, while Carlos “Botong” Francisco, VicenteManansala, Cesar Legaspi, Abdul MariImao, and Bencab chose different routesof mentoring and supporting artists. The other exhibitions organized by CFA Dean Tina Colayco, in conjunction with its centennial year are: “Heroes Anonimos (The rst 40 years of theUP School of ne Arts (1908-1940)”curated by Prof. Santiago AlbanoPilar at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila – January to July 2008; “Artista,Debuhista, Manlilikha: Paghubog atPaghiwatig ( Commercial Arts and VisualCommunications Curriculum at the UPSchool of Fine Arts 1920-1970)” curatedby Prof. Joey Tanedo and Prof. TinaColayco at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila – April-May 2008; “Transmissions: The Filipino Contemporary Artist: The Thirteen Artist Awardees of the UPCollege of Fine Arts (1970-present)”curated by Prof. Leo Abaya at the CulturalCenter of the Philippines; “The Tide of Modernism: UP College of Fine Arts(1948-1960)” curated by Prof. Santiago A. Pilar at the UP Main Library Basementopening in October 2008; and “The UPLandmarks Sketchbok Exhibition” curatedby Prof. Ruben Defeo, in collaboration with the UP Foundation Inc, presently on view at the UP Theater Lobby from June16, 2008 to October 2008.
“Sabel” by Bencab
Board of Regents, UP administration ofcials,UP & UPAA past presidents, the UPAA Board,UPAA awardees, Special Family Recognitionawardees, and the Jubilarians. The morning program included a roll callof Alumni, UPAA President Gari M. Tiongco’s welcome remarks and President’s report,Special Family Recognition, UP PresidentEmerlinda Roman’s message, and the renewalof allegiance to UP led by Dr. Roman. The afternoon program, Part II: theHomecoming Extravaganza, included ActOne: Creating UP starring the Emerald Jubilarians Class ’53, Act Two: Ang Galing Mo UP starring the Sapphire Jubilarians Class’63, and Act Three: Militant UP starring theSilver Jubilarians Class ’83. The Epilogue, thelast part, included community singing of “UPBeloved” / “UP Naming Mahal.”
Clockwise from top: Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno, BSJ ’62, LLB’62, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and Most Distinguished Alumnus, is shown with his family and UPAA President GariM. Tiongco, UP President Emerlinda R. Roman, UPAA ActingPresident and UP Alumni Regent Ponciano E. Rivera, Jr
the Ruby Jubilarians performing a Mindanao-inspired production number;and the Sapphire Jubilarians singing a medley.
A successful Grand Homecoming, from p. 1Forming Lineage, from p. 1
Institute for Small Scale Industries(UPISSI) launched recently the book
Iskolar ng Bayan Gives Back, the Enterprising Way
at E. Virata Hall in UP Diliman. Quoting from the foreword of Prof. Ruperto Alonzo,UP Vice President for Development & UPISSIdirector:
“Iskolar ng Bayan Gives Back, the Enterprising Way
is arguably the rst book that celebratesthe University’s capability of nurturing entrepreneurs so critical to nation building.“The book documents the stories of 25 alumni in business—their start-up years,problem-solving and growth strategies,management style and business philosophy,entrepreneurial competencies, and waysof managing information and sourcing assistance.“By putting up job-creating, income-generating, sometimes dollar-producing enterprises, these UP-bred entrepreneursimplicitly help build the nation and community.In other words, by simply being in business,they are already doing enough in terms of ‘giving back.’“Almost invariably they credit the
ISSI book on alumnientrepreneurs out
University education they’ve had for theirenterprising and achieving ways. The UPtaught them to be independent, to think ‘out-of-the-box,’ to be resourceful, to compete withthemselves rather than with others, to aspire toserve society. Quite a few passionately think of themselves as being UP daughters and sonsrst and foremost. One alumna wants herashes strewn in the UP campus when the timecomes.” The 25 alumni entrepreneurs are JoseMartin O. Aliling, Juan Carlos R. Anton, LiliaRonquillo-Bautista, Isagani C. Belarmino,Edilberto B. Bravo, Jose Feliciano C.Carandang, Philip S. Cruz, Rodolfo B. de laCruz, Victoria Bello-Jardiolin, Antonio S. Jon, Pacita U. Juan, Johnlu G. Koa, Francis C.Laurel, Victoria Diel-Leuterio, Loida Nicolas-Lewis, Barbara F. Munar, Hector C. Navasero, Yolanda Villanueva-Ong, Ruby Catalan-Pornan, Luciano L. Puyod II with LucianoP. Puyod III & Edward P. Puyod, Nazario S.Racoma, Winston D. Santos, Miraor Aquino- Torrente, Peter M. Valdes and Manuel Paul H. Villanueva.
VEA family donates to CE & SE
Shown receiving a painting of the “Carillon Tower” from UP President Emerlinda R. Romanare Orlando, Reynaldo, and Aniceto Vea and their mother Mrs. Agnes Benzon Vea.On June 16, 2008, Engr. Orlando Vea and his family donated two Centennial ProfessorialChairs to the University of the Philippines: The Vea “Technology for All” for the Collegeof Engineering and The Vea “Technology & Evolutionary Economics” for the School of Economics.
ardbound and in full color,
Our University: After a Hundred Years
consists of 126 glossy pagesof photographs of all constituentuniversities accompanied by excerpts of literary works from published writers who are UP alumni and/or faculty members.Edited by Assistant Vice Presidentfor Public Affairs and System InformationOfce Director Isabelita O. Reyes, thebook features the work of Oscar “Ocs” Alvarez, whose career covers 21 years of commercial photography, and the layoutdesign of Sigrid Aragona. At PhP2,000 per copy, limitedcopies are available at the UP SystemInformation Ofce, Mezzanine Floor,Quezon Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City,and at UP Press Bookstore branches andselected bookstores in Metro Manila.For inquiries and reservations, call (632)9261572 or 4367537.
Photos of CUs featured inSystem publication