Events

UM gears up for UMFF 2018

One of the University of Mindanao’s most awaited student events is gearing up to showcase the prowess of students in videography, cinematography, and acting as UM Film Festival set the final submission date on Feb. 15. Dubbed “Sinugdanan” (Beginnings); the storylines chosen will revolve around the theme of beginnings, and as filmmaking is also...

Professional Schools Day on January 20

Students of the University of Mindanao’s Professional Schools graduate programs are in for a day of healthy competition and camaraderie as they stage PS Day on January 20, Saturday. PS Day opens at 6:30am with a parade showcasing the colors of the different teams assembled across all the masteral and doctorate levels. There are...

UMAEA stages successful blood drive

The University of Mindanao Administrative Employees Association (UMAEA) staged its annual blood donation drive last Wednesday, January 10 yielding 173 units collected. Partnering with the Department of Health XI, the blood drive is an annual initiative of the organization and this year was held at the Professional Schools Building in UM Matina. The UMAEA...

UM contestants prep for APSCUR Arts and Culture events

Contestants from various programs of the University of Mindanao are prepping for the APSCUR (Association of Private and State Colleges and Universities in Region XI) Culture and Arts Competition cluster elimination on Jan. 17- 18, with the theme “One Vision, One APSCUR: Revitalizing Culture and Arts towards Holistic Formation.” Now on its ninth year,...

Mindanao Film Festival opens, features 14 films from UM students

Students from the University of Mindanao’s AB Mass Communication and Multimedia Arts programs under the College of Arts and Sciences Education will participate in this year’s Mindanao Film Festival at Gaisano Mall of Davao. Screening from Dec. 6 – 12, the festival includes 14 entries from UM, along with other creations of filmmakers from...

Student Exchange Program Orientation set on Dec.6

The University of Mindanao’s International Affairs Office will hold its Student Exchange Program Orientation tomorrow, Dec. 6 at AVR 3 in Bolton campus starting 8am. The orientation is intended for those who are interested in applying for the Outbound Student Exchange programs of the university. Interested participants can expect to learn about the exchange...

UM inaugurates new oval track

  The University of Mindanao formally inaugurated its 400 meter rubberized oval track yesterday, the first Olympic standardized oval track in Davao city, with officials pegging it as the facility that will bring more national and international sporting events to the city. Starting its construction in May last year, the more than three hectare...

UM 38th Mid-Year Commencement set on November 21- 22, 2017

  Preparations are underway for the 38th University of Mindanao Mid-Year Commencement Program to be held at the SMX Convention Center on November 21- 22. The Baccalaureate mass and recognition program is traditionally held a day before the graduation ceremony. According to the Records and Admission Center, there are 1, 945 students set to...