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Author: Klein Emperado

Buglasan Exhibit Features Fine Arts Students’ Artistry

As part of the monthlong celebration of Negros Oriental’s prime fiesta – Buglasan Festival, Foundation University Department of Fine Arts opened an exhibit last October 14 at Robinson’s Place Dumaguete.   Dubbed as “Project Uno: Buglasan Galleria Obra de Artes de Oriental Negrense,” the annual exhibition features all the creative output of fine arts students for the first semester of the academic year.   Project Uno serves as an avenue for application of students’ understanding of the essentials of exhibition, curatorship, and artist-gallery relationship.   Through the exhibit, students of the Fine Arts Program will be able to grasp...

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Celebrating Buglasan and the Buglasayaw Dance Troupe

 Today, it is an unknown fact that the simple plan to reorganize the dance troupe of Foundation University led to a greater and lasting impact for the cultural life not only for the institution but also for the whole Province of Negros Oriental. The founding of Buglasan Festival inside Foundation University in May of 1980 was prompted by several factors aside from being the cradle and hub of cultural workers during the time. These cultural movers – Bobby Villasis, the late Prudencio “Prudi” Sirilan, Bobby Café, Dr. Peter Dayot, and Daniel M. Delfin, who back then were all connected...

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Architecture Students Jumpstart 8th Estudio Damgo Project

Through a formal groundbreaking ceremony, the Estudio Damgo VIII project was officially launched last September 29 at Pancil, Sibulan, Negros Oriental.   Now on its 8th installment, the Estudio Damgo – the first and only student-led design, build and fund program in the whole Philippines is set to answer another community problem on stray animals in the city.   ED VIII Team is composed of namely: Siena Rica Mae Abueva, Reasyl Lyka Ada, Jeonal Balucan, Francis Augustin Calucin, Reina Rhea Lee Chua, John Michael Magayano, Orven John Quirit, Agape Rubio, Keah Vyn Subito and Jea Tang.     The...

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OSL, FUSG Lead Teachers’ Day Celebration

To mark the celebration of the World Teachers Day, Foundation University through its Office of Student Life in partnership with the FU Student Government held a short program last October 7 at the Sofia Soller Sinco Hall.   Centered on expressing their gratitude to their mentors, the students from various colleges and departments in the University rendered presentations during the event to also show appreciation for the sacrifices and efforts shared by the teachers in their chosen field of work.   In his homily during the Mass that preceded the program, University Chaplain Msgr. Julius Heruela stressed on the...

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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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