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DLSU garners 96.7% passing rate in LET Exam

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In the recently concluded Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET) held last March 2017, De La Salle University obtained a 96.7% performance rating for the secondary level and a 100% passing rate for the elementary level. These results compare favorably with the national passing rates of 25.46% and 10.39% for the secondary and elementary level respectively.

Samantha Christel Chua Gaerlan (Early Childhood Education; graduated December 2014; summa cum laude) is Rank #1 in the Elementary Level and Jhon Edward Macasadia Valera (BSE-Math; graduated December 2016; honorable mention) is Rank # 10 in the Secondary Level.

To our 29 new Lasallian elementary and secondary teachers, congratulations and Animo La Salle!

DLSU COL obtains 82% passing rate in the 2016 bar exams

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The De La Salle University College of Law (DLSU COL) obtained a bar exam passing rate of 82% against the national passing rate of  59.06%, the highest recorded passing rate in 30 years.

The newly minted Lasallian lawyers are Ace Aceron, Ma. Regine Agdon, Gem Alegado, Rosa Alfafara, Roque Alvaera, Tanya Andrade, Jazem Ansama, Janna Aquino, Jimi Arranchado, Mila Asiddao, Rhonaliza Burce, Eunice Cajayon, Zoiline Calso, Kristine Calugay, Jeanne Castillo, Leandro Celles, Anjelica Chiongson, Patricia Cruz, Bien De Guzman, Mirriam De Lemos, Marvin De Leon, Regine De Los Reyes, Jan Del Castillo, Jon Diaz De Rivera, Keren Dinaque, Klaire Esden, Czarina Eseque, Maria Figeroa, Edison Flores Jr. Ma. Lorenza Galang, Gelene Guevara, Esteele Hiceta, Philip Kintanar, Renante Ko, Jualie Lantingm Eusebio Lee, Agatha Macalalad, Hector Macapagal, Leah Maligaya, Atom Maronilla, Wilfred Martinez, Mary Mationg, Frederick Mayuga, Charm Medina, Christopher Mercado, Ma. Christina Mojica, Jerome Morada, Sheena Morales, Glenda Ozaeta, Ernesto Palomique, Edgar Pamis, Jerraemie Patulot, Charity Pedrajas, John Ramirez, Gianna Remo, Gabrielle Ricolcol, Mae Sandoval, Ysabel Santos, Jelena Sebastian, Emmanuel Eumir Songcuya, Leonard Syjuco, Sonia Tamondong, Sarah Tan, Hency Tanbengco, Andrew Tiu, Armon tolentino, Norman Velasco, Marian Yambao, Regine Yu, Anna Zaide, Alyssa Zapata, and Danna Zerrudo.

Established in 2009, DLSU COL is one of the youngest law schools in the country. This is the college’s 3rd participation in the bar examinations. The DLSU Juris Doctor (JD) program offers a multi-disciplinary approach to learning, developing in law students the research and communication competence to practice the profession.

The DLSU Juris Doctor (JD) program offers a multi-disciplinary approach to learning, developing in law students the research and communication competence to practice the profession. Coupled with the University’s tradition of excellence and service, the program instills in tomorrow’s young lawyers the compassion and commitment to uphold the rights of the individual, the protection of the environment, and the passion to transform lives–most especially the poor.

DLSU to hold national conference on teaching literature, humanities

 

The Department of Literature of De La Salle University will conduct “Writing the Classroom: National Conference on the Teaching of Literature and the Humanities” from  May 25 to 27 at the Verdure, 4/F Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, in Taft Avenue, Manila.

This is open to all teachers of literature especially those who are teaching in either senior high school or college levels.

The 3-day conference will have plenary lectures, lesson planning workshops, and teaching demonstrations on the following topics: teaching poetry, teaching fiction, teaching drama, teaching creative nonfiction, teaching 21st century Philippine literature, teaching Afro-Asian literature, teaching Anglo-American literature, teaching literary theory and criticism, and teaching Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere.

Recognized by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Development, the DLSU Department of Literature is home to writers and scholars who are respected and published in the Philippines and abroad. It has on its faculty winners of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards and the National Book Awards.

The conference fee is P1,500 that comes with a teaching manual. The fee does not include food and accommodation. For more details and reservations, please email the conference director, Dr. John Iremil E. Teodoro, at john.iremil.teodoro@dlsu.edu.ph or call telephone number 524-4611 local 541 or 532 and look for Donna Mina.

DLSU College of Law announces updated admissions requirements for AY 2017-2018

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The De La Salle University College of Law (DLSU COL) released an updated list of requirements as per the Legal Education Board (LEB)’s Memorandum Order No. 7, Series of 2016.

Prospective DLSU COL students are required to take the Philippine Law School Admissions Test (PhilSAT) in order to be admitted into the college. Other requirements include the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree with the required minimum number of units as required by the LEB for taking the Bar exam, submission of all pertinent documents, passing the DLSU Juris Doctor Aptitude Test (JDAT), and passing the College of Law Screening Panel interview.

All students who wish to pursue legal studies in the country must take the PhilSAT. Registration deadline is April 3 and the testing date is on April 16. Testing centers are located in Manila, Baguio, Legaspi, Cebu, IloIlo, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Tacloban City, Bacolod City, and Zamboanga City. A testing fee of Php 1,000 will be collected.

For AY 2018-2019, the LEB is looking at scheduling the first PhiLSAT test in September 2017 with a second test in April 2018.  The September 2017 test will take place in time for the enrollment and class opening in the second semester of AY 2017-2018, which will begin in November 2018.

Prospective DLSU COL students may also visit http://www.dlsu.edu.ph/admissions/graduate/checklist-local.asp and  http://law.dlsu.edu.ph/ for more information on admissions-related requirements. Aspiring Lasallian law students can submit their admissions requirements until June 10, 2017.

For more information about the PhilSAT, please visit www.cem-inc.org.ph/philsat/ or call LEB at 567-4994. Inquiries can also be emailed to philsat2017@gmail.com.

DLSU wins gold in Anvil Awards

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De La Salle University’s special publication, Involved, nabbed a Gold Award at the 52nd Anvil Gabi ng Parangal. The ceremony was held at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel last March 10.

Involved, a special publication developed by DLSU’s Office for Strategic Communications, celebrates knowledge in action and how it can transform lives. The magazine focuses on the community engagement efforts of faculty members and highlights the various programs and initiatives of DLSU as a national resource, in line with the educational work of St. John Baptist de La Salle towards a humane, progressive, and peaceful society.

The latest issue can be viewed here.

DLSU to host positive organizational psychology workshop

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A company’s culture has a dramatic influence on employee engagement, creativity, and productivity. Learn how Positive Organizational Psychology can inspire innovation, motivate people to perform at their best, and enable CEOs and executives to build an empowered company culture.

Registration

Early Bird Rate: P13,000.00 (If paying before March 17, 2017)
Regular Rate: P15,000.00 (If paying from March 18 to April 4, 2017)
Special Rate – P11,000.00 (For DLSU Faculty, Staff, and Alumni)

Limited slots available

For more information, contact:
2/F Faculty Center, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 0922
Trunkline: 524-4611 loc. 396
Email: cpdb@dlsu.edu.ph

DLSU Eco Car Team places 1st in Shell Eco-Marathon Challenger Philippines

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In the recently concluded Shell Eco Marathon Philippines, held last February 2-5, 2017 at Mabalacat, Pampanga, the DLSU Eco Car Team placed first in the Urban Concept Gasoline category.

A total of 26 teams composed of 260 Filipino engineering students from 17 educational institutions all over converged at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga to take part in the first-ever Shell Eco-marathon Challenger Philippines.

A version of the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Asia, the renowned global competition challenges student-teams to design and build innovative and energy-efficient cars of the future.

For the competition, the students will be utilizing an energy mix that includes biofuels such as ethanol, to technologies such as compressed natural gas and gas-to-liquids (GTL) apart from conventional fuels like gasoline and diesel.eco3

Shell Eco-marathon is one of the advocacy projects that global energy and gas technology leader Shell drives its future energy visions of powering growth more sustainably by promoting innovation, energy efficiency, and upholding smarter mobility through smarter products, smarter use, and smarter infrastructure. The company also diversifies the energy mix by pioneering cleaner-burning energy resources such as natural gas.

With SEM Asia competition as the highlight of Make the Future festivities, visitors will also experience the ideas, contribute their own, and join the journey to an energy-efficient, low-carbon future. eco4

Through virtual reality and hands-on experiential zones, visitors will be able to explore what is happening now and what the future of energy might look like, from renewable energy to natural gas and low-carbon technologies. Visitors can also learn of the various innovations from across Asia and participate in interactive zones about the future of energy, mobility, and innovation by Shell and its partners.

Winners of the local Shell Eco-marathon competitions will be supported by Shell in their entry to the regional tilt. To know more about the event, check out www.shell.com/ecomarathon.

DLSU chemical engineering team places first in 2017 PIChe National Quiz Bowl

Team DLSU placed first in the recently held Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Quiz Bowl, held at LimKetKai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City last February 22, 2017. Alongside DLSU, teams from the University of the Philippines Los Baños, University of the Philippines Diliman, Adamson University, University of Santo Tomas, Mapua Institute of Technology, University of Saint La Salle, Mariano Marcos State University, Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod, and Batangas State University also participated in the competition.

Team DLSU is composed of Donna Angeles (team captain); Christian Jay Balboa;  Joshua Martin Kalaw; and Francis Ian Tobias. Chemical Engineering faculty members  Dr. Vergel Bungay and Dr. Lawrence  Belo served as coaches. They were also trained by past quizzers Engr. John Frederick Tapia and Engr. Sed Anderson Holaysan.

In a separate competition, Industrial Engineering majors Christine Fernandez, Justine King, and Adrianne Tiu won second place in the Industrial Paper and Action (INPACT) 2017, an international competition hosted by the Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Sumatera Utara. The competition was held from February 22 to 25 in Medan City, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The team scored 224.970 points, achieving second place overall. Indonesia’s Bandung Institute of Technology placed first.

Another group from the Industrial Engineering Department won first runner up in the 14th Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE) National Student Congress held at Polytechnic University of the Philippines Sta. Mesa last February 24. This group is composed of Ian Frederic Ilagan, Paul Siegfried Barrios, Jayne Lois San Juan, Alysa Kimberly Tee, and Carlos Ilagan. IE Department faculty members Dr.Charlle Sy and Eric Siy served as coaches.

Manila 1945 in Text and Images Exhibit at the DLSU Learning Commons

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In commemoration of the Liberation of Manila, the DLSU Libraries is holding an exhibit entitled “Manila 1945 in Text and Images” at the 6th floor Exhibit Area of The Learning Commons, Henry Sy Sr. Hall.

This exhibition will feature selected images and works taken during the Battle of Manila from the holdings of the Libraries. The exhibit is intended to remind the academic community of a critical period in the history of the nation and the sacrifices that both the armed forces and civilian population endured during the Second World War.

Currently, the Libraries have a Special Collection on War Years, consisting of 88  volumes of books on World War I and World War II, located on the 13th floor of The Learning Commons. In addition, 260 titles or 501 volumes of books on World War II are  available in the Filipiniana Collection (10th floor HSSH).

The exhibit will run from 20 February to 03 March 2017, 7:00AM to 8:00PM and is in line with Proclamation No. 653, s1993.

University Fellow marks 200th Scopus article

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University Fellow and Chemistry Department Full Professor Dr. Consolation Yasaña Ragasa recently published her 200th Scopus-indexed, abstracted article. Of the 200 articles, 137 were penned between the period of 2014-2016–one of the most productive for any scientist based in the Philippines. This surge in productivity also coincides with her appointment as a pioneer faculty member of De La Salle University’s Science and Technology Complex.

Dr. Ragasa has published extensively in natural products, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy journals with her research focusing on the isolation and structure elucidation of the chemical constituents of Philippine plants.

She is the second faculty member from De La Salle University to earn this record. Last year, Vice Chancellor for Research Dr. Raymond Girard Tan of the Chemical Engineering Department reached the 200th mark.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

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