LCC-Bacolod grad ranks
4th in foreign licensure exams
Another graduate of La Consolacion College in Bacolod City has placed among the topnotchers in the architect licensure examination given by the Professional Regulation Board of Architecture in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; in Jeddah and Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in Doha, Qatar in December 2011.
Christopher Rodrigo Alipalo Delgado Jr. ranked fourth in the examinations with a rating of 82.10 percent. The results were announced by the Professional Regulation Commission recently, a press release from LCC said.
LCC Bacolod has a record of topping board examinations in architecture. In 2010, the school had a 100 percent performance rating; and in 2009, its graduate, Ariel Salas Sarayno, got the highest rank in the foreign licensure examinations.
In the national board examinations, three of its graduates have ranked first, including the first female to top the board. The school has also produced 19 placers who made it within the top 20 of their batch of examinees nationwide, the press release said.
PRC have awarded LCC Bacolod several times as top-performing school in the board examinations for architecture, surpassing the performance ratings of larger universities in Manila.
In the recent board examinations, LCC had an overall performance rating of 50 percent, surpassing the total passing rate of 48 percent, or 203 out of the 423 takers in the Middle East. Another successful examinee from LCC is still being identified by the school, the press release said.
All successful examinees of LCC during the current academic year will be recognized at the baccalaureate commencement exercises on March 17, 2012 at the LCC grounds, the press release added.*
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USLS to host reg’l COMEPP gab
The 15th Regional Conference of the Council of Management Educators and Practitioners in the Philippines will be hosted by the University of St. La Salle on February 2-3, a press release from USLS in Bacolod City said.
This year’s theme is “Managing Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection and Care: A Challenge Toward Greater Social Responsibility.”
The first Management Quiz Competition among the Management Academic institutions of Region VI will also be held, the press release said.
This is the council’s contribution in enriching the skills and abilities of the faculty, practitioners, and students of Western Visayas and other regions, the press release added.*
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Lovi Poe joins rock legends
Fans will forward to the upcoming Muziklaban grand finals on January 28 at the Aseana City in Macapagal Boulevard, with the recent arrival of sexy young actress Lovi Poe in San Miguel Beer’s roster of popular celebrity endorsers, a press release from San Miguel said.
The fast rising Kapuso network star will join rock legends Pepe Smith, Ely Buendia, Slapshock, Razokrback, Greyhoundz, Kjwan, Wilabaliw, and past Muziklaban champions in spicing up the culmination of the 2011 Red Horse Beer Muziklaban , the biggest, loudest, and most prestigious amateur rock band competition in the Philippines.
Apart from the presence of Red Horse Beer endorsers in the grand finals, Muziklaban followers will be treated to hard core performances from band finalists representing different regions.
The next top band following 2010 champion Light of Luna from Cabanatuan, will receive P500,000 tax-free cash prize, a recording contract with Red Horse Beer, plus other perks.
To know more of Red Horse Beer Muziklaban, interested people may visit www. redhorsebeer.com., the press release added.*
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BINHI exhibit opens
An exhibit called “Mga Sugilanon sang Pamatan-on” will open at the lobby of the Negros Museum in Bacolod City 6 p.m. today, to be followed by cocktails and a theater-music performance featuring the songs written, and arranged by the Binhi Kids.
The Binhi Creative Arts and Crafts Workshop Inc. presents the show ”Stories of the Young”, an exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures, poems and songs created by the Binhi Kids, a press release from the museum said.
This is a collection of stories told in non-continuous narrative - some works molded in clay and others in images, colors, rhymes and songs.
The Binhi Creative Arts and Crafts Workshops consists of 15 young people in their teens and early 20’s who, for years, have spent their spare time attending workshops and seminars provided by volunteer artists, the press release added.*
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