“We need to meet as a group...UP is a system and we need to work on the same page and towards the same direction. This does not mean that we should all think alike. We also need to celebrate our diversity.”
So says UP Vice-President for Public Affairs, Dr. Jose “Butch” Dalisay, Jr. in his brief welcome at the start of the two-day system-wide conference held at UP Los Baños on April 12-13, 2018.
Prof. Liah C. Catedrilla, faculty member of the Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas (UPV) was invited as resource person of the Capiz Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office’s (CaPENRO) training-workshop held at Pandan, Antique on April 16-17, 2018.
Atty. Emilyn Arboleda-Depon, concurrent CaPENRO acting chief, invited Catedrilla to be the main speaker during the two-day "Training-Workshop on Technical Writing." CaPENRO organized the activity to provide its employees with technical knowledge and skills in proposal-making and report-writing as well as in effective technical documentation.
Fifteen (15) CaPENRO administrative and technical staff including Depon actively participated in the training-workshop. They are CaPENRO personnel who are directly involved in the agency’s environmental projects and programs.
The Student organizations and Activities Office of the Office of Student Affairs conducted a Ladderized Leadership Training for its student-arm dubbed as the UPV “Delegates of Untainted Commitment to Effectuate Services” (UPV DUCES) on April 14-15, 2018 at the CFOS AV Rooms, UPV Miagao campus. They are composed of students from academic organizations of the University both from Miagao and Iloilo City campuses.
The training has been done for almost six years. It is a way of teaching student leaders to be more self-aware, to enhance their leadership potentials and skills, and to strengthen their camaraderie within their group.
Ms. Teresa Hortillo, member of the UPV Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness Committee (UPV WellComm) led in the conduct of an echo-orientation for her fellow Guidance Specialists at the Office of Student Affairs, several nurses of the Health and Services Office as well other members of UPV WellCom. The echo orientation was held on April 10, 2018 at the Administration Building Conference Room, Miagao campus.