SWAN Prototype launched

November 26, 2019

A prototype of Severe Weather Amphibious Navigator (SWAN), a project funded by Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) and a collaborative project of Dr. Ryan de Lara of Wesleyan University-Philippines, Dr. Jaypee Pajarillaga of Holy Angel University, and Engr. Edgardo Santos of Don Honorio Ventura State University, was soft launched during the four-day celebration of 26th National Inventors’ Week and 2019 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits held at Central Luzon State University.

The SWAN prototype was presented by De Lara with engineers Jhunard Matitu, Johannna Marie Sudayon, Mark Jeremy Catacutan, Arvie Rose Habay Habay to DOST Secretary, Fortunato T. Dela Pena and DOST Region 3 Director,  Dr. Julius Ceasar V. Sicat.

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WU-P Basketball Varsity beats NEUST in NECSL Season 8

November 22, 2019

Wesleyan University-Philippines Basketball team, Riders, beat Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology (NEUST) Phoenix to win the 2019 Nueva Ecija Collegiate Sports League (NECSL) Season 8 Finals.

WU-P Riders defeated NEUST Phoenix with a score of 88-77 in an overtime on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Araullo University gymnasium.

WU-P Riders’ Jeremy Ingusan was held Season 8 Most Valuable Player.

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Wesleyan Graduate School holds Seminar for a Cause

November 21, 2019

Wesleyan Graduate School Supreme Student Council hosted a multidisciplinary seminar and seminar-for-a-cause dubbed as #Aware Ako_Wesleyan!, attended by more than five hundred Wesleyan graduate school students. A portion of the seminar’s proceeds was donated to Baby Zaff, a two-year-old baby who is scheduled this year for a liver transplant in India due to a disease called biliary atresia. More funds, according to Baby Zaff’s relatives, are still being raised for the child’s operation expenses.

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Wesleyan partners with Hytec Power Inc.

November 18, 2019

Wesleyan University-Philippines partners with Hytec Power Inc. through a memorandum of agreement signed by both organizations in “Working Together in Producing High Performance Global Filipino Manpower and World-class Technopreneurs”.

Wesleyan President Judge Benjamin D. Turgano and Hytech Power Incorporated President and CEO Engr. Eric Jude S. Soliman signed the MOA on November 13, 2019.

Wesleyan and Hytec Power Inc. will pursue cooperation on the following areas:

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Wesleyan Alumnus receives Carlos Palanca Award for Literature

November 18, 2019

Wesleyan alumnus, Alvin dela Serna Lopez, won third prize in poetry (English), for his “Departures” in the 69th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature held at The Peninsula Manila, Makati on November 8, 2019.

Alvin Lopez’ entry, “Departures”, is a collection of 11 poems with themes including physical, spiritual and historical exodus, displacement, solitude and isolation.

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Deputy Speaker Fernandez opens Palarong Wesleyan 2019

November 14, 2019

Honorable Danilo Ramon “Dan” Fernandez, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, was the guest of honor during the opening ceremonies of Palarong Wesleyan 2019. Dan Fernandez was a former actor known for the movies, “Honor Thy Father”, “Mara Clara: The Movie”, and “Balawis”.

Actor-turned-politician, Dan Fernandez, reminded the Wesleyan athletes that sports is not all about winning but about how one puts his heart and mind in the challenge. He stressed his support to student sport activities as an effective tool for training the youth the proper discipline and management skills.

Deputy Speaker Fernandez commended Jeremy Ingusan, a Wesleyan Varsity basketball player from the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, for the student’s exceptional skill in this sport.

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Wesleyan Security Force Holds Weekly Bible Study

November 14, 2019

Wesleyan University-Philippines’ Security Force holds a regular Bible study with Reverend Freddie Cardenas, Sr. The Security Personnel, through the leadership of Chief Security Officer, Norberto Ayroso, take time discussing and sharing among themselves thoughts about the words of God.

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Wesleyan Chorale joins Angeles City Choral Fest

November 14,2019

Wesleyan Chamber Singers joined choral groups from Luzon in the 6th Angeles City Choral Festival held in Angeles City, Pampanga on November 9, 2019. Wesleyan Chamber Singers performed “No Money, No Honey”, arranged by Anna Tabita Abeleda- Piquero and sung by Silvia La Torre, “Walang Natira”, arranged by Jeffrey Buensuceso, and tutti songs “I Believe” and “Circle of Life”.

The event was organized by Angeles City Choral Festival, a non-profit organization dedicated in promoting artistic excellence, friendship and goodwill through choral music.

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Wesleyan is now a member of ACUCA

November 18, 2019

Wesleyan University-Philippines is now a member of the Association of Christian Universities and Colleges of Asia, an association of institutions of higher learning. Silliman University and ACUCA President, Dr. Betty Cernol-McCann, welcomes new members and delegates to the 23rd General Assembly.

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President Turgano challenges Wesleyan faculty commitment, Bishop Nacpil calls for merging piety and learning

October 12, 2019

“A good university cannot exist without a committed and dedicated faculty,” Judge Benjamin D. Turgano, University President, remarked during the first faculty conference held at the WU-P auditorium on October 12, 2019.

President Turgano challenged the academic community by posing the question, “Can a Christian university flourish and still be relevant in the era of 4th industrial revolution?” Addressing more than three hundred faculty members of Wesleyan, he presented the newly BOT-approved Five-year Development Plan, which will become the roadmap in achieving the University’s vision of transforming society.

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