UP College of Social Work Holds Confab on Tandang Sora
MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines College of Social Work and Community Development, in cooperation with other UP-based units, will hold a two-day national conference dubbed as Tandang Sora @ 200: Reconstructing Her-story on March 1 and 2, at the CSWCD Bulwagang Tandang Sora in UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The event honors the life and deeds of Melchora 'Tandang Sora' Aquino, by featuring an exhibit, and plenary discussions on the role of Tandang Sora, of women, older persons and the 'common tao' in Philippine history, culture and society.
Speakers and panelists include UP president Alfredo E. Pascual; Dr. Maria Sereno Diokno, head of National Historical Institute of the Philippines; Dr. Faina Abaya-Ulindang, Mindanao State University; Prof. Froilan Alipao, University of Sto. Tomas; Dr. Michael Tan, dean of UP College of Social Sciences and Philosophy; Dr. Ma. Luisa Camagay, UP CSSP-History Department; Prof. Janet Reguindin, Miriam College; Prof. Mary Dorothy Jose, UP Manila; Prof. Lou Tangi, UP College of Mass Communication; Dr.Sylvia Estrada Claudio, UCWS; and Dr. Judy Taguiwalo, UP CSWCD.
A roundtable discussion with the descendants of Tandang Sora will also be held. An educational and heritage tour in partnership with the Quezon City government, will be held on March 3 in Himlayang Pilipino and Shrine of Tandang Sora. A new marker will be unveiled to commemorate the bicentennial year of birth of the heroine.
Conference fee is P1,000, inclusive of a kit (with a book of abstracts), lunch and snacks. For inquiries, email Gina Cruz or Maya Tamayo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LPU unveils 60th year commemorative stamp
In celebration of its diamond jubilee, Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) Manila recently unveiled its 60th anniversary commemorative stamp.
The stamp design is a modified version of the university's 60th foundation anniversary logo superimposed on the map of the Philippines. The logo signifies the university's leadership and flourishing success over the years, and reinforcing the stronghold of Philippine education through LPU's pillars of academe, sports and arts.
The stamp was presented by Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos to LPU president Roberto Laurel, vice president for Finance Sarah Laurel Lopez and vice president for Academic Affairs Dr. …