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28 AUGUST 2000. VOLUME 32. NUMBER 14. 4 PAGES_ 

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DLSU-Manila waives entrance exams fee for selected high schools

To encourage the best and the brightest high school students to enter De La Salle University-Manila, the University will waive the College Entrance Test application fee for school year 2001-2002 for selected Lasallian and public high schools.

The La Salle schools covered by the program are: De La Salle Lipa Unified School; La Salle Academy, Iligan; Immaculate Conception Academy, Ozamis; St. Joseph’s High School, Bacolod; and La Salle School, Antipolo.

At the same time, students from the following public high schools can avail of the program: Araullo High School, C. Arellano High School, Gregorio Perfecto High School, Philippine Science High School, Quezon City Science High School, and Ramon Magsaysay High School.

With the help of corporate and individual donors, deserving students from the said high schools are also qualified to avail of the University’s various scholarship programs.

Among the scholarships available is the Star Scholars program, an integrated undergraduate and graduate scholarship program awarded to outstanding students. Students selected for the program have the opportunity to earn a master’s degree or go into medical proper after finishing their college degree on full scholarship.

The College Entrance Test will commence in October and will end in November. The examinations will he held in the campuses of the said schools.


La Salle facilitates operations thru the Intranet

Contrary to common belief, the Intranet is not just another version of the DLSU web site (http://www.dlsu.edu.ph). More than just showcasing new web layouts and graphics, the Intranet was set up for the entire University to facilitate its everyday activities.

Similar to the DLSU home page, which is commonly referred to as the Internet, the Intranet is also a web-based facility, which can be accessed through the URL http://intranet.dlsu.edu.ph using any browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, etc.).

The difference between the two primarily lies on who can access the facility. Everyone can view the DLSU home page or the Internet, but the Intranet can be viewed only by the DLSU community using any online PC inside the University.

On certain cases, a particular page on the Intranet can be set to be viewed only by a particular group of people or by members of a particular unit or department to maintain confidentiality over some sensitive information.

Different offices, colleges and departments can have their own space on the Intranet where documents like office handbook, guidelines, policies, procedures, course information, and the like can be posted.

The Intranet saves time and operational costs since it centralizes information resources that can be easily accessed anytime. It allows faculty members to communicate course notes and other information to their students by posting these on their home page to be linked to their department’s home pages. Some faculty members are already doing this.

Offices can send a copy of forms (such as request forms, update forms, etc.) to other offices or individual for downloading and printing, or send announcements to the academic community.

The Information Technology Center encourages members of the community to use the Intranet now. To convert documents electronically, contact the Help Desk at local 316 or 466 or send an e-mail to helpdesk@dlsu.edu.ph.

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