UPAA alumni homecoming to push through June 25

Posted at 06/25/11 12:34 PM

MANILA, Philippines - The University of the Philippines Grand Faculty and Alumni Homecoming and Reunion scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25 will push through at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, Quezon City, officials of the UP Alumni Association announced.

This year's jubilarian honorees are batches 1951, 1961, 1971, and 1986.

Vice President Jejomar Binay will be given the Most Distinguished Alumnus award for 2011 during the event.

Binay finished Political Science (1962) and Law (1967) at UP Diliman.

Lifetime Achievement awards, meanwhile, will also be given to artist Araceli Limcaoco-Dans, fashion designer Jose "Pitoy" Moreno, dancer and teacher Corazon Generoso-Iñigo, and scientist Baldomero Olivera.

Special achievement awardees, on the other hand, include John Gabriel Pelias, the summa cum laude B.S. Math graduate of 2011, and Shamcey Supsup, Bb. Pilipinas 2011 and B.S. Architecture magna cum laude graduate. Supsup also topped the June 2010 architecture board exams.

For more information, contact UPAA at (632) 920-6871, 920-6868 or 920-6875, or send an e-mail to [email protected]