Four awardees led the UNO-R Service Awards, September 10 at the university main lobby. Recipients of the Star of Tolentine Awards are Ms. Gloria F. Fabrigas; Lane Bantugay; Violeta Caunca; and Ericson Rios. These are UNO-R employees who had and will reach the age of 60 this school year 2017 -2018. Employees reaching 25th, 30th and 35th years of service will be receiving the St. Ezekiel Moreno Service Awards. 35 years of service are Rolando Escalona; Lane Bantugay; and Lanie Escalona. 30 years of service are Pia T. Flores; Luz Cielo Ganza; and Ginalin Libosada. 25th year of service are Rommel Adricula; Linalyn Rose Bueno; Mary Jane Eranista; Lucille Montalvo; Jesusa Escalona; Imelda Matullano; Catherine Sebastian; Cristina Su-ay; and Quirico Yanguas, Jr. The Diwa Rekoleto Service Awards is given to an employee of the university who has served the university for 10, 15 and 20 years. Recipeints are Ma. Theresa Chavez; Leila Magalona; Owen Martir; Joseph Allan Tepino; Ferdinand Concepcion; Joie de la Rosa; and Sheila dela Cruz for their 20th year of service. For 15 years of service are Harry Magluyan and Virgie Tek-ing while Maria Cindy Gabutas; Jean Pa-uyon; Mona Freda Secondes; and Dean John Paolo Villasor were awarded for their 10th year of service.

The program started at 6 pm with the opening formalities. Rev. Fr. Walthrode Conde,OAR gave the words of welcome while Fr. President, Rev. Fr. Eduardo Celiz, Jr., OAR delivered his President’s message by thanking the employees for their dedication, loyalty, service and love for the university. Awarding ceremonies followed after dinner. Lucille Montalvo and Lanie B. Escalona delivered responses in behalf of the St. Ezekiel Moreno and Diwa Rekoleto awardees. All of the Star of Tolentine awardees gave their messages.. Rev. Fr. Enrico Peter Silab, OAR gave the closing remarks with the “E” message meaning “ Welcome, Celebrate, and back to mission.”