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Author: Klein Emperado

Acquiring a College Degree through Hard Work and Perseverance

In time for graduation, many netizens were touched by one working student of Foundation University who briefly narrated his story success on Facebook. He posted his narrative along with pictures, one wearing the traditional “barong” while bringing the ladle. His post conveyed pride in holding the ladle – his partner in earning success for six years as a working student in the University assigned at the cafeteria as a cook. Johnbert Ramis, who just graduated with the degree, Bachelor of Science in Criminology, is just one of the many working students at Foundation University who are given the chance...

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Industrial Eng’g Stud, Math Major Lead 2019 Graduating Class at FoundationU

Two outstanding college students are about to be recognized for their outstanding performance in academic and co-curricular endeavors during the University Commencement Exercises on March 16 at the FU Green. Romille Lijah N. Marquez, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Rellian V. Garcia, Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, clinched the top two spots of the 2019 graduating class as College Valedictorian and College Salutatorian, respectively. Marquez and Garcia chose different fields of concentration but share the same level of perseverance and hard work in order to attain academic excellence, leadership skills and volunteerism during the years spent in...

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CAS Faculty to Present Paper in 2 National Conferences

An instructor of Foundation University College of Arts and Science is set to present his research work on local governance at two conferences to be held in separate dates and venues within the country.   Mick Ian Cornelia, a faculty member handling Political Science and History subjects, will talk on the research outcomes of his paper entitled, “Problems Encountered by The Barangay Officials in the Delivery of the Devolved Basic Services in Relation to their Performance.”   Cornelia’s paper was approved for inclusion as part of the series of presentations at the 3rd Recoletos International Research Congress from March...

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Upholding the University’s Graduation ‘Harana’ Tradition

Almost to mark its 70th year of existence, Foundation University has its own way of celebrating the achievement of students and their families – the traditional “harana.” The practice began in the 1990s and since then, it has been kept as a tradition – part of the annual graduation week activities of the University. “Harana” has been part of the Filipino culture and was used by men in the community for the purpose of courtship. Later on, this was adopted by church groups and organizations as a special means of conveying birthday greetings and was usually held at dawn....

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College of Nursing Conducts Free HIV Testing

As part of its corporate social responsibility and advocacy programs, Foundation University College of Nursing held a free HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) testing last March 11 at the Nursing Arts Room. Done in coordination with the Negros Oriental Integrated Provincial Health Office, the activity encouraged the participation of staff, faculty and students in order to know of one’s status. The College of Nursing also contacted business process outsourcing units in Dumaguete for their employees to avail of the said free testing. Dr. John Robert General, the current dean stated in his email, “It has been a known fact that...

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