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DLSU holds 12th Lasallian Scholarum Awards to honor PHL’s best youth and education stories

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In pursuit of its advocacy to promote the country’s youth and education sectors, De La Salle University held the 12th Lasallian Scholarum Awards for outstanding media coverage last September 14, 2015 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.

The Lasallian Scholarum Awards, with this year’s theme “#nofilter,” celebrates the truthful and fearless coverage of youth and education stories while challenging the public to seek creative and collaborative solutions to the issues at the heart of the news.


This year’s winners are: “Titser” by ANC for Outstanding Televised Feature Story on Youth and Education; “Muslim Kid” by  Manila Bulletin’s Linus Guardian Escandor III for Outstanding Published Photograph on Youth and Education; “Kukunin Ka ng Bumbay and Other Childhood Lessons on Race and Gender“ by Rappler.com’s Shakira Sison for Online Feature Story for Youth and Education; “DepEd chief to Bilibid grads: We’re not that different” by The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Jovic Yee for Outstanding Published Feature Article on Youth and Education in a Nationally-circulated Publication; and “Our education reforms will work if…” by The Philippine Star’s Preciosa Soliven for Outstanding Published Column Article on Youth and Education. The winners from these categories each received P25, 000.00.

“A look into CHED Memo No. 20-2013: The End of Language?” by The Lasallian  won the Outstanding Published Feature Article on Youth and Education in a School Organ received P15,000.00. The grand prize winner for Outstanding Feature Story on De La Salle University is “This professor lights up their lives” by Jayson Mangalus of Manila Bulletin.  He received P40,000.00.

The winners from professional media outfits also received a sculpture especially designed and crafted by renowned sculptor, Daniel Dela Cruz. Sponsored by the De La Salle University’s Office for Strategic Communications, the Lasallian Scholarum Awards contracted an independent media-monitoring agency for the screening of youth and education news and features.

Donations accepted for DLSU Relief Fund

VOLUNTEERS FROM USG, CSO and COSCA were able to gather donations amounting to P34,390.00 from the attendees of the Animo Night celebrations. Checks amounting to P12,000.00 were deposited with the DLSU Relief Fund (600-135) while P22,390.00 cash was sent to the Social Action Center of the Diocese of Tagbilaran, Bohol this afternoon.

Donations for the survivors of the Central Visayas Earthquake and deposited with the DLSU Relief Fund will be sent to other channels in Bohol or Cebu by Tuesday next week (22 October 2013). Donations in kind will be sent to the Diocese of Tagbilaran, Bohol by Friday (25 October 2013). This is through the generosity of the LBC Foundation and facilitated by the Lasallian Mission Office.

We are still asking Lasallian to keep on donating. This can be done through any of the following means:

For in-campus donation

Deposit it through the DLSU Cashier. Inform them to credit your donations to the DLSU Relief Fund (Acct # 600-135). Please do not forget to send one copy of the official receipt to Ms. Jan Trampe of COSCA for proper acknowledgement.  You may also send all of your in-kind donations to COSCA.

DLSU accepts donations for One Lasalle Relief

AN INTENSITY 7.2 earthquake shook the municipality of Carmen in Bohol province 8:00 morning of October 15, 2013. As of 2:00pm, a total of 19 aftershocks were recorded by Philvolcs along Carmen and Tagbilaran City. Parts of Cebu City also felt the brunt of the tremors. Both public and private aid agencies have still yet to determine the extent of devastation on the infrastructure and its effects on the residents.

Nevertheless, we are issuing this call for Lasallians to extend assistance to the survivors of this disaster incident. Donations of cash and check will be appreciated since we are still finalizing the details of the One Lasalle Relief effort to be led by the De La Salle Philippines (DLSP).

DLSU initiates waste management program called the GreenT

The Green Trade (GreenT) Program is a waste management initiative with a heart.

Under the program, all polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles and aluminum cans collected from University activities and trash bins will be sold to a designated junk shop. Proceeds of the sale will be deposited in the GreenT Program Account and will be used to fund activities and projects for the benefit of contracted personnel (i.e. janitors, security guards, gardeners, waiters, etc.).

Students can support the program by simply disposing of the PET bottles and aluminum cans, especially the ones consumed outside the University, in the designated trash bins placed around the campus.

2nd Annual Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awards | October 1, 2013

AS A HIGHLIGHT of the celebration of National Teachers Month, all teaching and non-teaching faculty members are enjoined to participate in the Annual Pillar of Lasallian Excellence Awards on October 1, 2013 (Tuesday), 3:00 – 4:30 pm, at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium.

Faculty members with outstanding contributions for their teaching, research, or community engagement activities will be recognized during the program.

Departments that have performed well in research, attendance, and student evaluation will also be honored. Likewise, the winner of the Students’ Search for Outstanding Teachers will be named on the said event.

To encourage more faculty to attend the recognition program, it has been recommended by the organizing committee to suspend classes from 2:40 to 5:50pm.

For the confirmation of attendance and for other inquiries, contact Mark Joel Mapoy at loc. 281 or email mark.joel.mapoy@dlsu.edu.ph.

DLSU and Unilever Philippines initiate “Sachet Recovery Project”

The Campus Sustainability Office, in cooperation with the students of the Management of Development Projects (MANPROJA51) course under the Department of Political Science, and in partnership with Unilever Philippines, has initiated the Sachet Recovery Project, a collection drive of empty sachet packaging to help clean up the environment and promote greener living.

Unilever Philippines has committed to convert every 170 kilos of used sachets into 1,000 pieces of bricks and stone pavers, which will be used in improving the pathways and grounds of the campus.

The 10th annual Lasallian Scholarum Awards honor “Voices that Matter” in Philippine journalism

Manila, Philippines — The Board of Judges meeting for this year’s Lasallian Scholarum Awards aptly themed “Voices that Matter” culminated at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel last August 14.

This year’s Board of Judges is comprised of Congresswoman Emmeline Aglipay, noted journalist Margarita Ortigas of Al Jazeera English, President and CEO of Museo Pambata Dr. Cristina Lim-Yuson, DLSU’s Jose Miguel Moreno, and Adarna House VP Ani Rosa Almario.

Renewed Call for Transparency and Accountability: Mass Action at Luneta on August 26, 2013

THE COMMITTEE ON National Issues and Concerns (CONIC) joins the Lasallian Justice and Peace Commission (LJPC) in its renewed call for Transparency and Accountability in government, particularly in the use of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or Pork Barrel.

We invite all sectors of our community to join the Lasallian contingent that will march towards Luneta on August 26, 2013 (Monday) and engage in the group discussions that will be conducted by the facilitators of LJPC.

Assembly time: 7:30 am

Assembly point: Cory Aquino Democratic Space, Ground Floor Henry Sy Sr. Building, De La Salle University

Attire: White shirt (with green armband/ribbon)

DLSU’s COSCA and USG call for donations for ongoing relief efforts

Manila, Philippines — De La Salle University’s Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) and University Student Government (USG) are now accepting for donations for their ongoing relief operations.

Cash donations can be placed at the DLSU Accounting Office. Please cite DLSU Relief Center Account #600-135.

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