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By RAY ADRIAN C. MACALALAG
The first University in Western Visayas will be highlighting its thankfulness to the 60 wonderful years it had as a University on this year’s Christmas celebration.
The University of San Agustin will open its Christmas lights and ornaments to the public on December 15, 2012.
Aside from using light emitting diodes (LED) in the decorative lighting, the University will also incorporate various symbolisms in the decorations especially in the centerpiece.
“The centerpiece [found in front of Herrera Hall beside the Saint Augustine statue] will be a tall Christmas tree adorned with lights and six unique gifts which symbolizes God’s gift of [six] prosperous decades for the University. “ Eric Divinagracia, Co-curricular Activities Coordinator said. read more »
By RAY ADRIAN C. MACALALAG
A big time festivity is set on March 1, 2013 because the first university in Western Visayas, the University
of San Agustin, will be marking its 60th anniversary of its elevation to a university.
According to Rev. Fr. Harold Rentoria, OSA, chair of the ad hoc committee for San Agustin’s 60th
anniversary as a university and at the same time Vice President for Academic Affairs, the entire event will
revolve around the theme ‘USA@60: A Commemoration of the Past, A Celebration of the Present, and A
Commitment to the Future’. The celebration tagline, echoed from the University Hymn, is ‘Shout your
glory across the sky.’ read more »
Mijares finished his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the College of Engineering
and Architecture, then College of Technology, at the University of San Agustin. At read more »
Evangelization through Values Education
Aside from announcing, witnessing, celebrating, and renewing the world with the Gospel, offering it a new way of being and living with Jesus’ Real Presence in the
liturgy, the University finds it even more urgent to work for renewal of the ‘city of man’ (the earthly city guided by self-love and lives according to the natural man
whose thoughts, actions, and desires are not ordered to God as to their supreme read more »
REY John Lorca, BS Architecture 2009 graduate, brought honor to the University of San Agustin when he landed as one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) for Region VI. The awarding ceremony was held at the Governor’s Hall, Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City on 24 April 2009. read more »
AUGUSTINIAN social science students won awards in Rizal leadership contests recently conducted at Punta Villa, Arevalo, Iloilo City.
Patrick Daniel O. Ladrido emerged second in Extemporaneous Speaking, and Marzz Halley Capanang placed second in the Painting/Poster Making Contest. Both students represented KAPARIZ (Kabataang Pangarap ni Rizal) of the university’s Social Science Department. read more »