Wesleyan community honors founder of Methodism

February 21, 2018


University officials led the Wesleyan community in honoring the memory of the founder of Methodism by offering a wreath at his monument at the John Wesley Park last February 21.

The ceremony opened the 72nd Founding Anniversary of Wesleyan University-Philippines.

Present at the rite were University President Pacfico B. Aniag and his wife Alice; members of the Board of Trustees led by its chairperson, Dr. Glenn Roy V. Paraso; and administrative and academic heads, faculty, staff and students.

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Wesleyanians share ‘boodle fight’ lunch

February 21, 2018


Gathered around tables placed end-to-end for a total distance of 300 meters, Wesleyanians had lunch together on the 1st day of the 72nd  Wesleyan Founding Anniversary in the spirit of unity – a core value of the University.

Eating elbow to elbow “boodle fight style”, deans, heads, faculty, staff and students used their bare hands to feast on the grilled dishes prepared by each college and department.

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HK prof lectures in first Wesleyan International Research Forum

February 17, 2018


A renowned Hong Kong professor lectured on improving research quality and publishing research on a global scale before over 700 Wesleyan Graduate School faculty, staff and students at the University Gymnasium last February 17.

The event was the first international research forum organized by the Wesleyan University-Philippines in partnership with Wyith Institute of Hong Kong.

In his speech, Dr. Raymond Cheng said that in doing research one must look into space, time and perspectives.

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Wesleyan marks Ash Wednesday

February 14, 2018


The Wesleyan community observed Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the Lenten season in the Christian liturgical year -- a period of reflection and penance in preparation for the passion and resurrection of Christ Jesus.

Wesleyan faculty, staff and students were marked with ashes on their foreheads as a sign of mortality and sinfulness before God.

Rev. Roberto Pascual reminded the faithful of the love of God since Ash Wednesday this year coincided with Valentine’s Day.

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Physical Therapy Program achieves 100% passing rate

February 7, 2018

Wesleyan University-Philippines Physical Therapy board takers achieved a 100 per cent passing rate in the results released by the Professional Regulation Commission last February 7.

Prof. Jacinto Jose Gapud, Physical Therapy Program head, remarked, “Words are not enough to express how I felt when I heard that Wesleyan got a 100% passing rate… I was overjoyed to see our students’ names in the roster of board passers.”

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University Clinic launches seminar vs. teen pregnancy, HIV

February 6, 2018


The University Clinic headed by Dr. Christian Salazar partnered with the Provincial Health Office for a seminar on teenage pregnancy and HIV awareness among high school students at the University Gymnasium last February 6.

Jhoana Marie Manansala, Provincial HIV Coordinator and Health Education and Promotion Officer II, lectured on the risks of early pregnancy.

“Tandaan ang ERASE para makaiwas sa maagang pagbubuntis,” she advised the participants.

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HR Director Pascua to midyear grads: ‘Trust, a factor for career success’

January 26, 2018


Some 120 candidates for graduation listened to the message of Wesleyan Human Resources and Development chief, Dr. Abraham Pascua, during the First Semester, Academic Year 2017-18 Commencement Exercises held last January 26 in the University Gymnasium.

In his speech, Pascua emphasized the “often forgotten factor for career success”, advising the graduates to find employers who can trust them -- ithen build on that trust.

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Aniag leads cornerstone laying

January 24, 2018


University President Pacifico B. Aniag led the ceremonial laying of the cornerstone for new buildings that will soon rise on the space occupied by former Agriculture Building last January 24.

Also present at the rites were Dr. Glenn Roy Paraso, chair of the Board of Trustees; Engr. Ferdinand Bote, chair of the BOT Committee on Infrastructure and Environment; Bishop Pedro Torio, Jr. of the Baguio Episcopal Area; Bishop Ciriaco Francisco of the Manila Episcopal Area; Bishop Rodolfo Juan of the Davao Episcopal Area; Prof. Eufemia Ayro, president of Wesleyan University-Philippines Faculty and Staff Association; and James Carl Alamani, Supreme Student Council president.

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Pre-service teachers consecrated

January 23, 2018

Some 70 students of the College of Education (CoED) were consecrated last January 23 at the amphitheater and given their name badges.for their practice teaching.

Dr. Ramil Polintan, senior education program specialist of the Department of Education Division of Nueva Ecija, was the keynote speaker.

He told the students, “Practice teaching is a transformative experience.”

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Friday fitness program kicks off

January 19, 2018


Friday nights will never be the same again. A Zumba Fitness class is held every Friday at the lobby of the University Auditorium

The fitness program that started last January 19 was initiated by the University Medical and Dental Clinic.

According to Judiliza Guinto-Velayo, staff nurse, “It is part of the components of a comprehensive, coordinated school health program which is the promotion of health among the University’s faculty and staff. Soon we will be extend this activity to our students.”

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