Fr. Joel A. Alve, OAR, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of UNO-Recoletos, along with Mrs. Marian Eusoya, Assistant Dean, and the department heads Mr. Rufus Javier Jr. (Mass Comm. – English) Dr. Vilma B. Azucena (Natural and Biological Sciences and Agriculture, and Mrs. Nieves Hibaler- Pepito (faculty member of English –Mass Comm.) met with their counterparts from University of San Jose- Recoletos in Cebu City last August 8-9, 2008 for an institutional development and curriculum planning.
A senior high school student of the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos made it big in the TEEN NEGOSYO: 3rd YECS Entrepreneurship Training held in Baguio City last July 26-31, 2008.
The University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos high school writers won fifty-eight awards in this year’s Golden Pen Awards held last July 25-26, 2008 at Domingo Lacson National High School Gym, Bacolod City.
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.
With the desire to implement sustainable livelihood program, the University Community Development Office (UCDO) conducted a needs assessment survey on the residents of Prk. St. Ezekiel Moreno (RESOURCE-Handumanan) Community, last July 18, 2008.
To foster the children’s nationalistic involvement in our society, the Elementary Department will celebrate “Linggo ng Wika” on August 21-26 with the theme “Wika Mo, Wikang Filipino, Wika ng Mundo, Mahalaga!”
The University of Negros Occidental High School Department has welcomed Welcome Home Foundation as primary recipient of its outreach program.
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.