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Forum: The Manuscript Doctor | November 12, 2013

DLSU hosts its NBDB-sponsored International Literary Festival on November 12, 2013 (Tuesday). One of the parallel sessions will be The Manuscript Doctor scheduled from 2:40 to 4:10 p.m., at Conference Room 3A, Faculty Centre.

The Manuscript Doctor is a forum where potential authors (students, faculty, etc.) bring their book ideas/proposals/manuscripts for review by a panel of publishing house representatives. A 10-minute talk on publishing criteria will foreground the 1.5-hour period. Writers will then queue up to meet a panelist individually for 10 minutes or so to present details of their project and/or sample chapters. In turn, the panelist will read and comment on the proposal as to its merits/demerits and if they would be interested in acquiring it for publication.

The last 15 minutes will be devoted to each panelist introducing themselves and their publishing houses, their in-house criteria for book projects, and other information pertinent to the objective of the activity. The aim of this event is to foster a publishing culture that starts writers off at a young age. Karina Bolasco (publisher, Anvil Publishing), Agatha Verdadero (publisher, Master Publishing), and a few other industry players will be part of the panel.

Please come on time to reap the full benefits of the session.

The STC-Integrated School Library transfers location

PLEASE BE INFORMED that the Science and Technology Complex – Integrated School (STC-IS) Library has transferred to the Second Floor, Left Wing of the newly-built IS Complex Building. The STC – Pre-School Library will remain at the Ground Floor, Learning Center 1.

The Instructional Media Services (IMS), formerly known as Audio Visual Equipment and Services (AVES), will continue to operate a Service Desk at the Second Floor, Left Wing of the Milagros Del Rosario Building.

The regular service hours are as follows:

IS Library (IS Complex Building) – Monday-Friday – 07:00 – 17:00; Saturday – Closed

IMS Service Desk (Milagros Del Rosario Building) – Monday-Friday – 07:00 – 17:00; Saturday – 08:00 – 12:00

COSCA Relief Bulletin No. 5 (25 October 2013)

THE SOCIAL ACTION Center (SAC) of the Diocese of Tagbilaran sent a communication to COSCA updating us on how the first tranche donation amounting to P 22,000.00 was used. Based on this report, our assistance was used to procure relief items such as rice, canned goods and other non-food essentials and distributed to the survivors of the earthquake in 4 barangays and 12 municipalities in Bohol.

Our second tranche donation amounting to P 50,000.00 from the DLSU Relief Fund (600-135) will again be sent to the SAC of the Diocese of Tagbilaran in support of their relief efforts in other municipalities of the province.

Aside from the Diocese of Tagbilaran, DLSU is also donating P 20,000.00 to the Local Government Unit of Trinidad, Bohol in support of their relief activities.

Also, these two partner communities will be receiving relief items from DLSU, La Salle Antipolo and DLS-Dasmarinas that will be sent through the courtesy of the LBC Foundation.

DLSU Bantay PDAF Forum | October 25, 2013

THE DLSU COMMITTEE on National Issues and Concerns (CONIC) together with Democracy Watch Philippines and the Political Science Society would like to invite the members of the Lasallian Community to attend the “DLSU Bantay PDAF Forum: From Citizen Action to Institutional Reforms.” This will happen on October 25, 2013 at 1:00-3:00PM, 4th Floor, Multipurpose Room, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.


12:30 – 1:00 : Registration

1:00 – 1:05 : National Anthem; Opening Prayer

1:05 – 1:10 : Opening Remarks | Mr. Victor Andres Manhit, Lead Convenor, Democracy Watch Philippines; Faculty, Political Science Department

1:10 – 2:35 : Discussion of the Priority Development Assistance Fund

Ms. Peachy Bretaña, Founder & Convenor, Million People March

Mr. Vincent Lazatin, Executive Director, Transparency and Accountability Network (TAN)

Mr. Ramon Casiple, Executive Director, Institute for Political and Electoral Reform (IPER); Chairperson, Consortium on Electoral Reforms (CER)

Mr. Randy David, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of the Philippines; Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer

Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, Majority Floor Leader, Senate of the Philippines

2:35 – 2:50 : Open Forum

2:50 – 2:55 : Closing Remarks | Ms. Ma. Lourdes Melegrito, Director, Center for Social Concern and Action

Praying the Holy Rosary at Taft Avenue | October 23, 2013

Photo courtesy of Rosary Prayers Traditional

THE LASALLIAN PASTORAL Office of De La Salle University, together with the Center for Lasallian Ministry of De La Salle-College of St. Benilde, invites the Lasallian Community to join us in praying the Holy Rosary on October 23, 2013 (Wednesday), from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This will done along Taft Ave. in front of McDonald’s

“We do not hesitate to affirm again publicly that we put great confidence in the Holy Rosary for the healing of evils of our times” (Pope Pius XII)

Workshop: Publishing in High Impact Academic Journals by Prof. Stephen Hetherington | October 25, 2013

THE COLLEGE OF Liberal Arts and the University Research Coordination Office cordially invite everyone to a Workshop on PUBLISHING IN HIGH IMPACT ACADEMIC JOURNALS by Prof. Stephen Hetherington (Visiting Professor, University of South Wales) on October 25, 2013 (Friday) at 10:30 am-12:00 nn at the Yuchengco 508 Seminar Room.

Workshop Description:

This workshop is an open discussion of the niceties of publishing in high impact academic journals. It comprises of two parts: (1) a discussion by Professor Stephen Hetherington (incoming editor of Australasian Journal of Philosophy) and (2) Open Forum.

Lasallians celebrate Animo Night Victory Party

DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY celebrated its green victory with the Animo Night on October  17, 2013 at the Henry Sy, Sr. Hall grounds. Animo Night is a thanksgiving party for all the sports teams, athletes and their coaches for their winning performance at the first half of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 76. It was also a send-off activity for the teams who will compete in the second half of the UAAP season.

A Thanksgiving Mass was held at 4:20 pm to kick off the celebration. Classes in all DLSU campuses were suspended from 4:20 pm onwards to give everyone the opportunity to join the activity.

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).

Panayam: “Karatulastasan” ni Prop. Voltaire M. Villanueva | Oktubre 17, 2013

INAANYAYAHAN ANG LAHAT sa isang  Seryeng  Panayam Rogelio G. Mangahas mula sa DEPARTAMENTO NG FILIPINO, Kolehiyo ng Malalayang Sining. Ito ay pinamagatang, “KARATULASTASAN: Isang Batayan ng Pang-unawa sa Sining ng Lansangan Gamit ang Larawan at Tanaga”  ni Prop. Voltaire M. Villanueva.

Gaganapin ito sa Oktubre 17, 2013 (Huwebes) sa ganap na 9:40 n.u. – 11:10 n.u. sa Yuchengco 407.

Philippines’ Sikat II places third in world solar car race

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – Sikat II placed third in the Adventure Class of the 2013 World Solar Challenge after travelling six days from Darwin to Adelaide.

The Philippines’ representative to the most prestigious solar car racing event travelled a total of 2,487 solar kilometers, beating Hong Kong, Turkey, USA, and two teams from Japan. Australia’s Aurora Evolution placed first while Chile’s Antakari landed second place in the same category.

A solar kilometer is the distance traveled by a vehicle relying solely on the sun’s energy.

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