The university hosted the meetings of the Recoletos Educational Apostolate in the Philippines (REAP) VP-Academics and VP-Finance groups held last Nov.6-8, 2017.  This was a gathering of the four  Recoletos  Higher Educational Institutions in the Philippines.  Present during the meeting of the Academics group, which was held at the UNO-R President’s Hall, were  Manila composed of Dr. Mario Maranan and Aisa Arlos (SSC-R, Manila);  Juvy de la Rosa, Fr. Raffy Peczon, OAR, Emma Chico, Jennifer Escobar, Maria Soledad Tubay and Ma. Lourdes Menorca from SSC-R de Cavite; Dr. Glenn Pajares, Dr. Norberto Cabordo, Agnes Sequiňo, and Nila Garcia from USJ-R, Cebu;  and Dr. Mona Freda Secondes, Dr. Ma. Riza T. Manalo, Dr. Annabee Claur,and  Leila Magalona of UNO-R, Bacolod.  Meanwhile, Rev. Fr. William Villaflor, OAR; Rev. Fr. James Costelo, OAR; Atty. Marlon Baruc; Mrs. Ma. Luisa Catague; Mrs. Chona Mendez; Mr. Christopher Lim composed the VP – Finance group