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Ms. Elisea Gillera-Gozun

Ms. Elisea Gillera-Gozun has 35 years of service as a community organizer in the urban and rural areas and as a public servant working to sustain the environment She started as Head Executive Assistant and then Assistant Secretary for policy and learning of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in 1987. Thereafter, she left the government in 1991 and became a consultant to the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID, UNDP, UN Habitat, and other development partners.

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Ananias C. Diokno, M.D.

Ananias C. Diokno finished Medicine at the University of Santo Tomas in 1965. He completed his urology residency at the University of Michigan in 1970 under the tutelage of the world renowned urologist, Jack Lapides. He then pursued a fellowship in Neuro-urology and urodynamics at the University of Michigan in 1971 and later on joined its faculty at the Department of Surgery, Section of Urology.

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Amor G. de Torres, Ph.D.

Amor G. de Torres, Ph.D. pursued a degree in Bachelor of Secondary Education at the University of Santo Tomas. She finished the course in 1969. Her road to scholarship saw her attending, as a British fellow, Communicative Teaching of English at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. She then pursued a masteral and doctoral degree, de Torres served as dean of the College of Education of Xavier University, Ateneo de Cagayan from 1996 to 2006. During her term, the college became a CHED Center of Excellence. From 2006 to 2007, she served the same university as dean of its Graduate School.

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Maestra Stella Goldenberg-Brimo

Maestra Stella Goldenberg-Brimo trained extensively under Edward Steuermann and Sascha Gorodnitsky in New York, Rosa Schmidt in Munich, and Richard Hauser in Vienna. She obtained her master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Santo Tomas after earning a Teacher's Certificate and an Artist's Diploma from one of pre-war Manila's premiere institutions of musical learning, the Academy of Music.

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Archt. Pablo D. Panlilio

Are you aware that for each house constructed, there is one Panlilio contribution that goes with it? It was Architect Pablo D. Panlilio who introduced the use of 1.5 meter wide eaves in the Philippines as protection from sun and rain. Since then, this policy iplemented. Before the war and prior to this Panlilio modification, only the 90 centimeter-wide eaves were required.

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Mr. Raul Isidro

Raul G. Isidro has been described by a writer as "on record being the first Filipino contemporary artist to consciously recognize and document our indigenous designs and symbols. Hi! work ethic is not the usual transferencTof pictographs onto canvas, but rather the reduction of a given universe or subject to its barest essentials held within an asymmetrical balance". For the non-painters among us, the statement might have left us perplexed or unable to imagine anything close to it.

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Dr. Florentino Hornedo

In the Philippine educational circle, the name Dr. Florentino Hornedo is synonymous with philosophy and culture; and when it comes to Ivatan culture, he is considered to be one of the ountry's authorities. He is a much sought-after speaker and ecturer, not only because of his intensity as a speaker but also because of his scholarly presentation of his topics.

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Mr. Eugenio D. Reyes

At the SyCip, Gorres and Velayo, the country's top accounting firm, better known as SGV and Co., its top brass have earned well-deserved monickers. Washington SyCip has been called "the brain of SGV, Alfredo Velayo is known as "the heart of SGV", and a enior partner, Eugenio Reyes, is dubbed as "the conscience of GV.

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Atty. Salvador Lao

Atty. Salvador B. Lao's congenial nature has made it easy for him to win friends and with facility, earn their trust, respect and cooperation. This quality of his proved tremendously beneficial when he became president of various professional and socio-civic organizations including the World Association of Law Professors (2003-2005), the UST Alumni Association (1999-2003), UST Law Alumni Foundation, Inc. (1990-1996). He was also once a committee chair of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the secretary of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of the Philippines (1996-1998).

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Fr. Rolando dela Rosa, O.P.

"Ex-Rector is new CHED head", was the headline of a University publication in 2004. Indeed, that was what became of Rev. Fr. Rolando V. Dela Rosa's "professional life" after two school administrative posts: the rectorship of the University of Santo Tomas (1990 to 1998) and the Colegio de San Juan de Letran-Calamba (2003). He served government as the highest man at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in 2004.

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