UST Angelicum welcomed the new academic year 2019-2020 with the Mass of the Holy Spirit which was held on August 7, 2019. The Mass, which coincided with the celebration of the Feast of St. Dominic de Guzman, founder of the Order of Preachers, was presided by the Pro-Vice-Rector of the school, Rev. Fr. Ferdinand L. Bautista, O. P. and concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Noel Castor, O. P., the school’s Director for Financial Affairs, Rev. Fr. Rudolf Seño, O.P. and the new Chaplain of the Basic Education Department, Rev. Fr. Arden Dacuma, O. P. Rev. Reynor Munsayac also joined during the celebration.
In his homily, Fr. Bautista sought the support and cooperation of the learners and employees in realizing the plans set by the administration for the year, and stressed the importance of seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit in order to attain success in all the school’s undertaking.
Before the mass ended, Fr. Bautista introduce the following department heads:
• Dr. Grace Hilario Head, M. I. S. Department & Program Chair, IT
• Mrs. Geneve Mendoza Cluster Coordinator, Communication Arts Cluster
• Mrs. Sheila Ritual Cluster Coordinator, Math & Science Cluster
• Mrs. Meriza Alagao Cluster Coordinator, Socio-Religious Cluster
• Mrs. Catherine Dizon Cluster Coordinator, MAPEH & TLE.Com Cluster
• Mrs. Jeanette Antazo Coordinator, Home Study Program
In the pursuit of continuous school development to deal with the changes and challenges of 21st century education, the administrators of UST Angelicum College visited the Dominican International School (DIS) in Dazhi, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan on July 4, 2019.
The delegates to the General Chapter of the Order of Preachers from different countries held their world conference in July in Bien Hoa in Vietnam, where the Dominican family has an important presence. After the Mass of the Holy Spirit on July 13, 2019, the plenary session elected the 87th successor of St. Dominic, and the 88th Master of the Order in the person of Rev. Fr. Gerard Francisco P. Timoner, O. P.
Despite the rainy weather last weekend, the BEC Youth Volunteers were all excited to attend the Team Building and Planning Session organized by the Office of the Religious Affairs last September 14, 2019 with the theme, ‘ Using One’s Gifts in Serving Others’ (1 Peter 4:10).
UST Angelicum bagged eight awards at the Philippine Student Quill Awards, including the Top Award for Communication Skills.
Phoenix Aralinks gave recognition to UST Angelicum College during the Alaga 2019 Aralinks Leadership Academy.