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An exciting time of development

  The University of Mindanao welcomed a few major development projects in its Matina campus last week, which saw officials and guests gather for the blessing of the sports complex’s grandstand bleacher, the new UM Alumni Office, and the ceremonial groundbreaking for the future Learning Commons Building. On Tuesday, July 24, heads of offices...

UM- IPO pulses Dabawenyos on human rights, finds that majority don’t favor human rights investigations in PH

The University of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion (UM-IPO) found that a majority of Dabawenyos don’t approve of foreign organizations such as the International Criminal Court (ICC) conducting investigations on alleged human rights violations of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration. The study was rooted in the Philippines’ decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of...

UMians top the June 2018 Criminologist Licensure Examination

In the last three years, the University of Mindanao has aced the Criminologist Licensure Examination (CLE), with the latest achievement being its alumni earning the top two spots for the June 2018 CLE. Hana Jane Baritogo Franco from the Digos branch topped the CLE with a rating of 90.90%, with Michelle Langamon from the...

UM bags PMAP 2018 Employer of the Year Award for Mindanao

The University of Mindanao bagged the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Employer of the Year 2018 for Mindanao, a recognition of the quality managerial practices utilized by one of Mindanao’s premier universities. Held in Cagayan de Oro, the awarding ceremony was attended by UM Chief Operating Officer Gloria E. Detoya, as UM...

UM President Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr dedicates leadership award to the hardworking men and women of UM

The University of Mindanao’s president, Dr. Guillermo P. Torres Jr garnered the Education Leadership Award for his efforts in bringing about major changes to education in Mindanao. Given by the World Education Congress and CMO Asia last Friday, June 8, the Leadership Awards are ‘presented to Individuals and Institutions who have surpassed several levels...

New MinDA PR Division chief is former UM AVP for Research

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) recently welcomed to its roster esteemed researcher Dr. Adrian Tamayo as its new Division Chief for Public Relations. MinDA as a government entity promotes, coordinates, and facilitates the active and extensive participation of all sectors to effect the socioeconomic development of Mindanao. Prior to working for the government, Dr....

UM produces 56 new CPAs in May 2018 board exam

The University of Mindanao commends the achievement of its 56 new Certified Public Accountants who successfully passed the May 2018 CPA licensure examinations. According to the Professional Regulation Commission, UM Main campus had 28 first time exam takers who passed, and another five repeat takers; while UM Tagum recorded 11 first time takers who...

UM grads place in top spots for March 2018 LET

The University of Mindanao graduates once again earned top spots for both the Elementary and Secondary categories in the March 2018 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), a testament to the quality of learning from UM. For Elementary, placing at Top 5 is Honeylen Dolores  from UM Tagum (87.60%), at the Top 6 is Noel...