VPAA Garcia to Summer grads: ‘Never stop learning’

September 28, 2017


Dr. Leonita Garcia, vice president for Academic Affairs, who served as guest speaker of the Summer 2017  commencement exercises held last September 28, advised the graduates not to stop learning.

“You should not stop learning. You should not stop upgrading your competencies and you must do it with the same perseverance and determination that you have demonstrated over the last four or five years in college… You can come back to WUP for your Master’s degree, Doctor’s degree, or find opportunities for self-learning strategies be it formal, informal, or non-formal professional activities,” Garcia said.

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New University physician named

September 26, 2017


Wesleyan President Pacifico B. Aniag has appointed Dr. Christian M. Salazar as the new University physician.

Salazar, 38, a native of Cabanatuan City, finished his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Our Lady of Fatima University after taking up Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology at the University of Santo Tomas.

His specialty is Occupational Medicine with a diploma from the Philippine College of Occupational Medicine (PCOM) based at the Occupational Safety and Health Center in Quezon City.

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Transition: Prof. Anita Magbitang-Chauhan, 72

September 22, 2017

Lawyer Anita Magbitang‒Chauhan, professor of the John Wesley School of Law and Governance, passed away last September 22 at her home in Kapitan Pepe Subdivision, Cabanatuan City of cardio-pulmonary arrest though the antecedent cause was breast cancer with metastasis. She was 72 years old.

Chauhan was the director of the Wesleyan Research and Development Office and Communications Center from 1980 to 1981.

Known as a human rights lawyer and advocate, Chauhan was a visiting fellow of the University of Hong Kong where she once delivered a nine-hour lecture about human rights,

She received a Ford Foundation Fellowship at the, International Institute on Human Rights in Strasbourg, France in 1989 and from the Netherlands Fellowship Programme, Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands in 1992.

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High school students taste campus politics

September 14, 2017


The High School Department organized a miting de avance and student election last September 6 for the Senior High School, and September 14 for the Junior High School.

Lyndon John de Leon, Senior High School program head, said, “It’s like a milestone of some sort kasi we’re making history. This is the first time that we are doing this in both of the grade levels.”

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Wesleyan Elem, Junior/Senior High dominate ‘Grub Street 2017’

September 9, 2017


For the sixth time, the Wesleyan Elementary Department was hailed as the champion in the “2017 Grub Street” seminar-workshop on campus journalism held at Central Luzon State University in the Science City of Muñoz on September 8 and 9.

A total of 13 medals were brought home by The Graders -- the official student publication of Wesleyan’s Elementary Department -- composed of seven golds, four silvers and two bronzes, plus eight individual certificates.

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Wesleyan celebrates ‘Buwan ng Wika’

August 31, 2017

The Wesleyan community through the Language and Literature Department of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) celebrated “Buwan ng Wika” with a program at the University Gymnasium last August 31.

In his address, Dr. Michael P. Fronda, CAS dean, announced that Filipino subjects will still be included in the General Education curriculum.

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