The Registrar’s Office of UST Angelicum College conducted a benchmarking activity with the University of Santo Tomas Manila, Office of the Registrar last October 2, 2019, focusing on the best practices in records management, data privacy, and credential-related policies, and operations.
The visit included a meeting with Melanie D. Turingan, Ph.D., the Asst. Registrar; Reynaldo Isidro, the Supervisor for Academic Cluster; Edwin Tababa, the Supervisor for Records Cluster; and Ferwin Jimenez, Supervisor for ICT and Technology Cluster, who also gave a short presentation of the background and services of the UST Office of the Registrar. The direction of aligning applicable practices, following the integration of the two schools, is the foremost objective of the activity to better serve the UST Angelicum stakeholders.
In the pursuit of continuous school development to deal with the changes and challenges of 21st century education, the administrators of UST Angelicum College visited the Dominican International School (DIS) in Dazhi, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan on July 4, 2019.
The delegates to the General Chapter of the Order of Preachers from different countries held their world conference in July in Bien Hoa in Vietnam, where the Dominican family has an important presence. After the Mass of the Holy Spirit on July 13, 2019, the plenary session elected the 87th successor of St. Dominic, and the 88th Master of the Order in the person of Rev. Fr. Gerard Francisco P. Timoner, O. P.
UST Angelicum welcomed the new academic year 2019-2020 with the Mass of the Holy Spirit which was held on August 7, 2019. The Mass, which coincided with the celebration of the Feast of St. Dominic de Guzman, founder of the Order of Preachers, was presided by the Pro-Vice-Rector of the school, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand L. Bautista, O. P. and concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Noel Castor, O. P., the school’s Director for Financial Affairs, Rev. Fr. Rudolf Seño, O.P. and the new Chaplain of the Basic Education Department, Rev. Fr. Arden Dacuma, O. P. Rev. Reynor Munsayac also joined during the celebration.
Despite the rainy weather last weekend, the BEC Youth Volunteers were all excited to attend the Team Building and Planning Session organized by the Office of the Religious Affairs last September 14, 2019 with the theme, ‘ Using One’s Gifts in Serving Others’ (1 Peter 4:10).
UST Angelicum bagged eight awards at the Philippine Student Quill Awards, including the Top Award for Communication Skills.