The annual U.P. Alumni Council meets on Friday, 17 August 2018, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City. The theme for this year is “Mga Haligi ng Lahi”.
The U.P. Alumni Council is the advisory body of the U.P. Alumni Association (UPAA) composed of University officials, deans and directors, past and present members of the U.P. Board of Regents, the current UPAA Board of Directors, the current officers of the UPAA chapters, the Distinguished Alumni Awardees.
The Council convenes yearly on the day before the U.P. General Alumni Homecoming to discuss topics of general interest and relevance. The resource speakers this year are Engr. Filemon T. Berba, Jr., UPAA Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Awardee, and Dr. Ruben L. Villareal, UPAA Most Distinguished Alumnus. They will speak on the topics “Science and Technology Addressing Long-Term Inclusive Growth” and “’Mga Haligi ng Lahi sa Agham at Teknolohiya’ and Modernization of Philippine Agriculture’”, respectively.
An open forum will follow, and resolutions will be presented at the end of the meeting. These resolutions will be submitted for approval by the general membership during the Alumni Homecoming on the following day – to be forwarded to the relevant institutions and agencies.
Breakfast will be hosted by UPAA, and lunch by the Office of the U.P. President. Those intending to participate are advised to inform the UPAA Secretariat ahead of time.