University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos has 40 Pharmacy Licensure passers based on the PRC results released Wednesday evening, January 27, 2016 with 54.87% national passing percentage. UNO-R has 58.82% overall passing percentage wherein 38 or 60.30% are first takers and 40% are repeaters. The examination was held last July 18-19,2015 in Manila, Cebu, Baguio and Davao with the institution having a total of 60 examiners. The new Pharmacists are: Haleah Pearl Abanales, Ma Salvacion Ambrad, Jann Marie Grace Antolo, Tiffany Anne Ayuban, Princess Glenn Balbanida, Diane Rianis Bayadog, Mary Catherine Cachumbo, Charlyn Callado, Donalyn Calma, Precille De Los Reyes, Cleese Gynn Duremdez, Yvonnie Ebuena, Arianne Angeli Figueroa, Joana Flores, Meah Pearl Ganarias, Junalie Gepanago, Jonalyn Go, James William Jamili, Mary Therese Lagunday, Jesette Faye Lanza, Nathalie Lavilles, Gabrielle Gwyn Ledesma, Mary Grace Leonora, Iris Magallanes, Arielle Malagan, Crisvaile Marinay, Rosebel Nagulada, Mae Grace Nemenzo, Renica Antoinette Ortaliz, Mercy Grace Pabalan, Leonelyn Parreño, Jestine Peraren, Raina Jayne Marie Perez, Xeanne Mae Posadas, Marielle Lyn Sadio, Christy Marie Sampane, Janica Pia Saquian, Maria Blessel Mae Siloy, Frances Vivien Torres and Regine Ysabel Villaruel. Moreover, Ms. Sheila P. Arnibal, Dean of College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, commends the success of the Pharmacy Board Passers as well as the mentors who were also part of the victory. Dean Arnibal also added that she is exultant with the result seeing that the university’s passing rate exceeds the standard national passing rate. Further, the college aims to uphold the quality of education and to increase the passers rate as well. Indeed, the success of few is the triumph of everyone. This only shows that UNO-R is truly the Cradle of Excellence. (Michelle G Pajotal, MassComm Intern)