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Travel management gets highest accreditation from Pacucoa

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 17:47
THE UNIVERSITY’s travel management program has been granted Level IV accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities – Commission on Accreditation (Pacucoa), effective until 2022. The highest quality seal given to a program, Level IV accreditation grants full autonomy for five years, according to the Pacucoa website. It also enables school administrators to […]

UST prof questions legality of Legal Education Board, law admission exam

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 21:24
A PROFESSOR from the Faculty of Civil Law has challenged the constitutionality of the Legal Education Board (LEB), and the nationwide law admission exam that it administers, before the Supreme Court. In a petition filed before the high tribunal last April 7, Oscar Pimentel and 16 others claimed that Republic Act (RA) 7662, the Legal […]

Despite vacancies, new CSC execs promise more ‘efficient’ council

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:24
NEWLY elected officers of the Central Student Council (CSC) Executive Board vowed to make the incoming council more efficient, despite feeling “a bit paralyzed” after Thomasians rejected candidates in four of six posts in the recently concluded student polls. Independent candidates Therese Gorospe and Francis Santos, CSC secretary-elect and public relations officer-elect, respectively, said work […]

UST official is new president of registrars’ association

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 00:21
UNIVERSITY Registrar Cesar Velasco Jr. has been named the new president of the National Capital Region School Registrars’ Association. Velasco will succeed Grace Sipin of Far Eastern University. His term will run until 2019. He earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies in 1992. In the same year, […]

Write about history, politics —Fil-Am poet

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:24
USE POETRY to tread historical moments and political landscapes. This was the message of Filipino-American poet Eugene Gloria, a senior visiting fellow at the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) who teaches poetry workshop classes at the UST Graduate School. “I believe that poetry can function as a tool to help examine […]

LOOK: UST opens spa and wellness center

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:52
The University has opened a spa and wellness center at the fifth floor of the Buenaventura G. Paredes O.P., Building. Photo grabbed from the University of Santo Tomas Facebook page.

Finally, a hotel in UST: ‘Hotel 1611’ opens doors to guests

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:28
A FULLY operational hotel-laboratory inside the University is now open to campus visitors. Hotel 1611, at the 5th floor of Buenaventura G. Paredes O.P. Alumni Center Building, had a soft opening during the Dominican retreat last October 2015 and has been fully operational since January 2016. The hotel, funded by UST and under the management […]