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Author: Klein Emperado

Fine Arts Students Exhibit Promotes Social Awareness

With the aim to highlight artistry and to promote social awareness, the fine arts students of Foundation University unveiled to the academic community this year’s Sunod Sulog Exhibit last September 24 at the Social Garden. Sunod Sulog is an annual art exhibition of fine arts students held inside the campus to create awareness among fellow students and the academic community regarding the existing social issues faced by today’s generation. Artworks included in the exhibit strongly demonstrate the right blend of artistry and depict messages regarding the pressing environmental and societal concerns. The said exhibit enables the students not only...

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FUSG, Student Orgs Join Dumaguete Climate Strike

Foundation University Student Government, College of Nursing and ADUNA from the College of Business Administration joined the hundreds of students from different educational institutions in Dumaguete for the Climate Strike held September 27.   The participants of “BANGON: Parada Para sa Klima” walked from Quezon Park to the Provincial Capitol Building bearing messages, calls and statements on the rising local and international issues on the climate.   In retrospect, Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg inspired the climate strike movement and delivered strong pronouncements demanding world leaders to take action for the climate...

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FUSG Co-Organizes Peace Prayer and Concert

To break the culture of apathy due to the widespread killings and culture of violence in Negros Island, Foundation University Student Government joined faith-based organizations, church youth, teachers, students and cause-oriented groups in organizing an ecumenical service and concert for peace held September 10 at the gazebo of Quezon Park.   The said gathering draws upon the Filipino culture of peace with the use of faith and music that unites people, sparks hope and awareness in the community.   Ordained ministers from the Roman Catholic Church, United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) and...

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Entrepreneurship at the Center of 5th FU Dialogue

With the goal to inspire students to create social business enterprises, Foundation University through the College of Business Administration held another edition of the Foundation Dialogue focused on Social Entrepreneurship held September 20 at the Sofia Soller Sinco Hall. Now on its 5th installment, Foundation Dialogue tackled the topic, Entrepreneurship and my Future through a series of talks by inspiring speakers meant to ignite the desire of students from the various educational institutions in the city and the province to think of solutions to social/environmental issues and at the same time, contribute to the nation’s future through social business...

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FU Archi Studs Learn of Built Heritage Preservation

To cap the three-day Vernacular Architecture Conference on Siquijor and Negros Oriental, students from different schools in Dumaguete presented design plans for select built heritage sites last September 21 at the Lawak Kauswagan, Foundation University.   This was part of the pilot edition Vernacular Architecture Conference hosted by Foundation University in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) with the main goal of determining the general characteristics of vernacular architectural landmarks in Siquijor and Negros Oriental that are representative of its historical, social and aesthetic contexts.   Among the students who participated during the three-day...

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