gets P1.5 million from PHINMA Group
The PHINMA Group released a P1.5-million donation to DLSU-Manila
for the construction of one multi-media laboratory.
The PHINMA Group is composed of the PHINMA Foundation, Mariposa
Foundation, Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Corporation, Trans-Asia
Power Generation Corporation, AsiaCoal Corporation, Bacnotan
Consolidated Industries, Inc. and AB Capital and Investment
DLSU-Manila’s multi-media laboratory, described as an intelligent
classroom, features the latest in technology, with video-conferencing
capability and state-of-the-art equipment for desktop presentations.
The intelligent classroom has audio-visual players, overhead
projectors, a two-way video camera, and 42 computer units
hooked to the internet.
The first intelligent classroom in the campus was tested last
April 4 at the Miguel Building, when La Salle faculty conducted
a successful interaction with foreign nationals via the Internet
using two-way video camera.
to Centennial 2011 begins
man started it all. More than three hundred years ago, Saint
John Baptist de La Salle obeyed God’s will and calling for
him to serve the educational needs of disadvantaged children
in France. Such a humble beginning produced countless stories
of people who distinguished themselves in their respective
fields of expertise, as committed, competent, compassionate
June 16, 1911 saw the realization of the apostolic work of
the Christian Brothers in the Philippines. Through their pioneering
efforts a modern educational system was formed at the very
heart of Manila -- the De La Salle University (DLSU).
August 24, these pioneering Christian Brothers, along with
the Lasallian community, will look back as they launch the
ten-year countdown to DLSU-Manila’s centennial on 2011. Aside
from the festive celebration of the whole community at the
Marian Quadrangle, a press conference will be held for donors,
guests, and alumni.
separate press conference will feature the University’s P1B
fund-raising project. By the centennial year, DLSU-Manila
expects to have raised the amount for various programs such
as scholarships and financial aid, tuition endowments and
subsidies, faculty and staff development, including research,
and community service to public schools. This the University’s
way of fulfilling its founder’s mission -- to produce Christian
achievers for God and Country.
the other hand, a celebration specifically organized for Lasallian
students will be held on August 22. A contest is now ongoing
for undergraduate students of DLSU-Manila. For P 10,000, students
are challenged to think of a theme for the centennial celebration
that reflects the 90-year history of DLSU-Manila and its aspirations
for the next 100 years. Entries should be submitted to the
Marketing Communication Office on or before June 15. Participants
may also drop their entries at strategically located dropboxes.
inaugurates new campus at RCBC Plaza
DLSU-Professional Schools, Inc. Graduate School of Business
opens its new campus at the RCBC Plaza this June.
DLS-PSI Campus is located at the 5th Podium, Tower II of
the RCBC Plaza. It occupies a total floor area of 1,140 square
meters, holding 14 classrooms and an expansive case room that
can seat 55 people. Total seating capacity for the entire
facility is 340. The campus will be inaugurated on June 4.
new campus offers prominent exposure and ease of access to
the country’s richest source of management professionals.
The place offers a unique setting since it is the first and
only IT-zoned office development in the Makati Central Business
District where student and faculty business professionals
The Master in Business Administration Program will be offered
full-scale. A total of 25 classes will open this first trimester
of school year 2001-2002. The DLS-PSI MBA program offers
a pragmatic and comprehensive combination: excellent teaching,
flexible curriculum, multicultural student body, experienced
faculty and a world-class, technologically advanced learning
MBA degree trains the student in economics, accounting, banking,
statistics, marketing, behavioral sciences, labor relations,
operations management, decision-making, and strategic thinking.
This broad-based Lasallian education is the reason MBA graduates
from DLSU are much sought after by leading manufacturing,
consulting, financial, marketing and other service companies.
DLS-PSI thought of delivering the service at the heart of
the country’s premier business district to allow working students
to enrol in the program without coming to the main campus.
& White 2002
the years, Green & White has been entrusted with the task
of capturing the timeless memories of college life. Being
the official yearbook publication, Green & White 2002
is inviting all graduating students with three to five terms
left to subscribe now for the yearbook. Registration is going
on at the Chess Plaza from June 4 to 20. For inquiries, please
visit the Green & White office at the SPS Building, Room
305 or call local 205.
change of name
this school year, the Center for Counseling and Development (CCD) will don a new persona. It has been officially renamed
as the Center
for Counseling and Development (CCD). Dr. Jose Alberto
Reyes is the current director of the center.
With the change of name, modifications were made in certain
areas of the center to better serve its public, such as some
of the services provided, the recognition of the college students’
maturity level, the outlined programs during the summer workshop,
and the qualifications of its counselors. The center is also
keeping track of the global trends in the counseling field.