The University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo (UPHSI), in collaboration with the UPHSI Library, Hubon Manunulat and Kasingkasing Press, celebrated the National Reading Month 2017 with the theme: 'Nasa Pagbasa ang Pag-asa' from Nov. 20 – 24, 2017 at the UPHSI Conference Room, UP Visayas Iloilo City campus.
Students and teachers from UPV and book lovers outside of the university joined the one-week celebration that consists of the following activities and competitions: Poster Making Contest, Bulletin Board Design Contest, Book Swap, Book Buffet, Blind Date with a Book, Live Reading and lectures from recognized writers.
Dr. Prospero J. De Vera, Commissioner of the Commission on Higher Education, emphasized on the rigors and gains of graduate research as he addressed the participants of the 2017 Graduate Research Conference (GRC) held on November 11, 2017 at the Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City. The theme of the conference was “Graduate Research: Impetus to National Development.”
“Undertaken at an appropriate scale, graduate research can accelerate technological catch up,” said De Vera. It also provides an experience that enable researchers to transfer skills and knowledge and develops a culture of inquiry and critical thinking.
BS in Accountancy students from the College of Management, UP Visayas once again emerged victorious in various accounting competitions during the Academic League of the IFJPIA Week 2017.
Held on November 19, 2017 at the Hua Siong College of Iloilo, the IFJPIA Week was an annual local gathering of accountancy students organized by the Iloilo Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants, Inc. (IFJPIA). This is in partnership with Reyes Tacandong & Company, a local public accounting firm. It was participated in by nine schools throughout the province.
“Run the path of most resistance.”
With this in mind, trail runners from all over the country trooped to the scenic campus of UP Visayas in Miagao, Iloilo to participate in the Salomon X-Trail Run 2017 Iloilo circuit for the 8, 14, and 24K distances with male and female categories.