Wesley Divinity School holds first alumni homecoming

February 23, 2018


For the first time since the Wesley Divinity School (WDS) was founded, a Grand Alumni Homecoming was held last February 23 at the University Auditorium.

Gracing the gathering was Bishop Pedro M. Torio, Jr. of the Baguio Episcopal Area, who led the celebration of the Holy Communion.

The bishop reminded the alumni to live simply as their ministry requires them to sacrifice for the sake of the people.

“Hindi nahihiya ang WDS alumni na ipahayag ang Salita ng Diyos,” he added.

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‘The Graders’ bags awards at NSPC

February 23, 2018

 

Elementary campus journalists from The Graders bagged awards in this year’s National Schools Press Conference held in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental from February 19 to 23.

The Graders’ team consisting of Lael Ballesteros, Fitero Garlitos VII, Nabin Tareh Jaber, Jhulia Amor Marquez, Jan Lancelot Ramos, Heart Ventura, and Ma. Ericha Villaseñor won as champion in Collaborative Desktop Publishing (English)

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Wesleyan conducts medical and dental mission, blood donation

February 23, 2018

As part of its social responsibility and in line with its 72nd Founding Anniversary, Wesleyan conducted a medical and dental mission open to all at the University Hospital last February 22.

Services included free CBC test and urinalysis performed by the hospital laboratory.

Meanwhile, Wesleyanians donated bags of blood last February 23 to be stored at the University Hospital Blood Bank

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Students turn into social poets

February 22, 2018

 

Talents poured out during Digmaan,a spoken word poetry night performance organized by the official student publication, Genré , held at the High School Grounds.

The event tackled social issues through the use of poetic language and acoustic music.

Digmaan Committee Chairperson Jim Barry Bendoy said, “Spoken poetry is a complex thing.”

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Wesleyan goes ASEAN

February 22, 2018

 

Touches of ASEAN cultures met at the ”Literary and Socio-cultural Festival” held at the University Auditorium last February 22 in line with the Wesleyan’s 72nd Founding Anniversary.

In her remarks, Dr. Clarafe Gonzales.chair of tje the Literary and Socio-cultural Event, said, “Seventy-two years is no joke. The past years were full of victories, challenges, transitions, innovations and this occasion is one such heritage of our school that we would like to leave to the next generations of stakeholders of the University.”

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President Aniag: ‘Resilient, one word to describe Wesleyan’

February 21, 2018

 

During the Thanksgiving Service for Wesleyan University-Philippines’ 72nd Founding Anniversary, President Pacifico Aniag mentioned in his speech thar he has commissioned a book about the history of Wesleyan, and upon reading the draft, realized the ups and downs the University had undergone.

Reminiscing the past, the President said that there was a time when the University was on the brink of bankruptcy, with portions of the extension campuses having classrooms made of sawali, among others.

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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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