Vice President for External Affairs and Public Relations Officer, Fr. Antonio S. Limchaypo, OAR, convened representatives form different colleges and units on July 28, 2008 at SA101 to formally organize the University Media Council.
Bro. Jaazeal Jakosalem, OAR attended the 37th Annual Convention of the Religious Brothers Conference (RBC) at St. Louis Marriott West Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri last July 25-28, 2008. He represented the National Federation of Religious Brothers in the Philippines (NFRBP). The theme of the conference this year is "In Our Own Backyards: Challenges and Invitations for Brothers of the Americas ." The Keynote Presenter was Fr. Allen Figueroa Deck, SJ. Fr. Deck is Director of the Office of Cultural Diversity in the Church for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. In his presentations, Fr. Allen discussed the "cutting edge issues" of the brothers ministries with the immigrants (Hispanics, Europeans and Asians). Almost two hundred (200) Brothers from across the US attended the said convention.
Five Deans of the University of Negros Occidental –Recoletos attended the Regional Conference on Strengthening Internationalization on Higher Education through University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Model held in Iloilo Grand Hotel last July 10, 2008. They are College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Assistant Dean, Rev. Fr. Joel Alve,OAR and Mrs. Marian Eusoya,RMT, College of Engineering Dean, Engr. Christopher Taclobos, College of Business and Accountancy Dean, Dr. Clifford John Salugsugan and College of Nursing Dean, Dr. Elvi Lucila Bajador, RN.
In a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Negros Occidental- Recoletos, Inc. on July 1, 2008 at the UNO-R President’s Hall, the Board named news officers.
by Jade Pangilinan
In their continuing pursuit of keeping art alive, the Art Association of Bacolod – Negros is set to stage another remarkable exhibit on May 20 to June 10. This time around, top Negrense artists pay homage to the San Sebastian Cathedral as the Diocese of Bacolod celebrates its 75th anniversary.
The Tokyo University for Foreign Studies as part of their goodwill mission tour, presented a Philippine Cultural Show at the University Gymnasium last March 10, 2008.
The three sectors of the University of Negros Occidental –Recoletos: the Administration panel was headed by Rev. Fr. Sixto Bitangjol, OAR, UNO-R Acting President , the UNO-R Faculty and Employees Labor Association (UNOFELA) was headed by Union President Antonio Gargarita and UNO-R Supreme Student Government was headed by UNOSSGO President Ivan Roger Bullos met to discuss the proposed 10% tuition fee increase for academic year 2008-2009 last February 19 and 20 at the UNO-R President’s Hall.