The Office of the President and the Web Team, organized a two-day seminar workshop on News, Sports and Feature Writing held at the President’s Hall last January 25 and 26, 2008. The said seminar aimed to promote and develop the writing skills of participants.
University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos has a new added feature this year. Through the initiative of the Office of the Vice President for Student Welfare, Heart Media Photo Studio was inaugurated last November 21, 2007. It is located in the Office of the Director of Student Affairs, ground floor of the St. Ezekiel Moreno Hall (Information Technology Building).
The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos (UNO-R), Bacolod City, represented by University President Fr. Demetrio S. Peñascoza, OAR signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kwazulu-Natal University, South Africa, represented by Professor Peter Zacharias, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of the Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, and Sciences on October 30, 2007 at the President’s Office Conference Room.
Fr. Sixto M. Bitangjol, OAR, UNO-R Vice President for Administration, Director of the Human Resource Management Office, Director for Basic Education, and High School Principal, has been appointed as Acting President of UNO-R in a memorandum signed by Fr. Demetrio S. Peñascoza, OAR on November 6, 2007. His appointment is effective until December 31, 2007.
Rev. Fr. Sixto M. Bitangjol, OAR, Human Resources Management Director, together with Mr. Jovito Moral joined in the National Conciliation and Mediation Board, Visayas Regional Cluster Conference in Cebu City last October 26, 2007.
Prof. Peter Zacharias, Deputy Vice – Chancellor and Head of Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering, and Science of the University of KwaZulu – Natal in Durban, South Africa is visiting UNO-Recoletos on October 27 – 31, 2007 to explore possible linkages with the University.
Saicy Aguila, an alumna of the UNO-Recoletos College of Education and Pinoy Big Brother Season 2 Dancing Diva will grace the University Week 2007 on September 7, 2007.
The UNO-R Kasadyahan Dance Company presented “Padre Ezekiel, A life Story” last September 3, 2007 with Matinee and Gala shows at the UNO-R Gym.
A walk for healing in honor of St. Ezekiel Moreno was organized by the Office of the Vice President for Student Welfare and Student Affairs in cooperation with the Office of the Vice President for External Affairs last August 19, 2007. The walk commenced from the Provincial Lagoon and ended at the UNO-R Gym.
The annual search for Occidental Negros Institute (ONI), University of Negros Occidental (UNO) and UNO-Recoletos outstanding alumni is on. The Blue and Gold Alumni Association, Inc. is now accepting nominations for the search. Deadline for the submission of nominations is on August 15, 2007.