The UNO-R School of Law held its virtual send-off ceremony last February 2, 2022. The ceremonies opened with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass led by Fray Cristituto Palomar, OAR. After the Eucharistic celebration, the program opened with the Opening Message by the Vice President for Academics, Fray Jose Alden Alipin, OAR, and the inspirational message of the University President, Fray Don Besana, OAR. Fr. Alipin in his message reminded the Bar takers to be confident, prepared, determined, and believe in prayer. He also told them to pray before and after the Bar. Pray for the correctors so that they will see what is in your hearts and minds.
Meanwhile, Fr. President said that you always have to stick to your Catholic Identity for you were trained in a Catholic institution. You have always to be connected with the Lord. Be a Catholic Augustinian Recollect Lawyer.
The UNO-R School of Law Dean, Atty Dodie Turla motivated the UNO-R Barristers by easing their tension days before the Bar with his witty humor. He gave them the following tips in passing the bar exams: First is to have a responsive mindset; second is to convey your message clearly and third is to Give in to the Will of God. Some of the professors also gave inspirational and motivational messages. Barristers’ Club President Charity de la Vega gave the closing remarks.