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Hong Kong University Adopts UB CESO's Poverty Alleviation Program

A poverty alleviation program of the University of Bohol - Community Extension Service Office dubbed as the Adopt a Barangay Program has gained the attention of a group of volunteer students from the University of Hong Kong who intend to replicate and integrate it with their community interventions in Bohol.

The visiting Chinese students after their courtesy call with UB President Dr. Victoriano B. Tirol, III formally introduced the Bohol Multi-Approach Community Engagement Project or Bohol MACE Project as a response to the issues identified by the Faculty of Business and Economics of the Hong Kong University in 2017. Through its consultancy service in local micro-business in a barangay in Bohol in 2017, the group has identified important issues that may help in poverty alleviation if properly addressed. The same group admitted their lack of communication skills with the community and their local connections.

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UBian Crowned Miss Bohol 2018

Of Scholarship, Character, and Service – another UBian made her mark in the annals of pageantry as she was crowned as this year's Miss Bohol. Besting more than 20 other candidates from all over the province, she proved that she had what it took to assume the responsibilities expected of a true beauty queen.

Raclaire Stephan Cesar Trigo, or "Sweetie" as how her family and close friends fondly call her; spent her elementary, junior high, senior high and now her college education at the University of Bohol (UB). She mentioned how the University had tapped and developed her potential to the fullest and considered it as her foundation for what she has achieved now.

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VDT-ALC goes Aralinks

Promoting the 21st century learning through dynamic and effective synthesis of pedagogy, technology, and learning spaces, the University of Bohol Victoriano D. Tirol-Advance Learning Center has forged a contract with Phoenix Aralinks to help develop a digital learning culture in the institution.

Dr. Eudoxita C. Lomaad, ChE, school principal, disclosed that blending the traditional teaching methodology of VDT-ALC with ARAlinks technology programs will give enough leverage for teachers to adapt, modify and revise the contents of the program to make it suitable and more sophisticated to classroom teaching. The merging encourages greater participation and interaction from students in Grades 2 and 12. Written examinations are still conducted in the classrooms.

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UB Criminology Freshmen Undertake Reception Rites

In a trailblazing experience, the University of Bohol College of Criminal Justice (UBCCJ) freshmen successfully hurdled the first reception rites ever conducted to first year Criminology students of the department last July 9, 2018 at the Victoriano D. Tirol – Advanced Learning Center grounds.

Dean Shirley O. Molina, Ph.D, bared that the one day activity is designed for Batch Armadillos Class 2022 as their formal commencement to cadets life anchored on the college’s core values of competence, integrity and duty. This year’s master initiators is headed by Crmgst. Adelfa Maranga with members Crmgst. Bernard Bapilar, Crmgst. Joseph Lajera, Crmgst. Reina Rose Amor Galo, Crmgst. Theresil Marie Lapez, Crmgst. Marry Joyce Gudmalin, Crmgst. Richelle Delas Eras and Crmgst. Marven Jumawid.

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