The university will hold its institutional Christmas party with the theme “a Heart for Christmas” on December 19,  Saturday.   Registration starts at 3:30 while the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass starts at 4 pm at the Oratory.  In a memo from  Fr. Louie Gabinete, OAR,  over-all chairman of the Christmas party 2015, reminds everyone, since [...] Read More


A fire hit the Santa Monica Retreat House of the University of Negros Occidental -Recoletos (UNO-R) in Bacolod City last night, causing an estimated damage of P300,000, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). Chief Inspector Publio Ploteña, acting city fire marshal, said arson investigators were still looking into the cause of fire that [...] Read More

UNO-R Opens TESOL Seminar

The University of Negros Occidental- Recoletos Language Center opened the seminar on Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) January 14, 2015, 9:30 am at the University President’s Hall.  The program started with an Invocation led by Ms. Jane Sorallo.   Welcome Address was given by Rev. Fr. Emeterio D. Buñao, OAR,University President.  It was [...] Read More

School of Law Bar Review Starts

The UNO-R School of Law in cooperation with the University Center for Cultural and Professional Development (UCCPD) will open the 6th Recoletos de Bacolod Bar Review Institute on May 10, 2014.    The whole review program will run from May 10 – August 16. The following are slated to conduct the lectures: Dean John Paolo Villasor [...] Read More

Koreans Finish English Seminar

Thirteen Korean nationals finished their seminar in Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).  The closing program was held at the President’s Hall, February 26.  They are:  Yoon Jae Hyuk (Alice); Seo Jun Hyuk (June); Jo Min Ji (Camila); Lee Na Yeon (Ana); Choi Yoon Eun (Ema)             ; Choi Hye Mi (Lay); Kim Go-eun [...] Read More

Continued Partnership with Dong-A University

UNO-R University Center for Cultural & Professional Development (UCCPD) and Dong-A University continue the partnership thru Teaching English for Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) program.  The opening program for the TESOL was held January 21 at the President’s Hall.  Currently,13 Koreans are enrolled:  Yoon Jae Young;   Seo Jun Hyuk;  Jo Min Ji;   Lee Na Yeon;   [...] Read More


The University Center for Cultural and Professional Development (UCCPD) opened its “Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages” (TESOL) seminar to 19 foreign students from Dong –A University last July 15, 2013.  In a simple opening program at the President’s Hall, Fr. President welcomed the 19 students to the University.   The 19 students are:  Kim [...] Read More


The University Summer term opened last April 10.  As of April 15, there are 1,851 enrollees for this summer term.   Meanwhile, last March 23, a  total of 854 students graduated.  The breakdown of the graduates: CAS – 129; CBA – 288; CCJE – 80; COEd – 60; Eng’g – 79; Info Tech – 57;  Nursing [...] Read More