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UM Senior High takes home DSPC awards

University of Mindanao senior high school participants took home several awards including first place in Sports Writing in the Division School Press Conference culmination held last Oct. 21 at Jose Maria College. Aldan John Tagalog won first place in Sports Writing in Filipino and qualified to advance in the Regional Schools Press Conference. Meanwhile,...

UM tops Mindanao leg of dance competition

All-male dancers from the University of Mindanao showed their prowess and ultimately took home the grand prize at the Ego Supreme Crew Wars Year 4 held last Oct. 8 at the Gaisano Mall of Davao. Besting other participating schools across the region, the UM troop took home the top prize of P 40,000 and...

UM Fine Arts studes are finalists in Shell’s NSAC

Four students from the UM College of Architecture and Fine Arts Education are finalists in the 50th Shell National Students Art Competition (NSAC) with the theme “Golden Voyage.” The UM finalists are students Jun Leonardo Atienza, Jas Buenacosa, Marx Cuizon and Kimmy Perino, according to officials from the UM- CAFAE. The long-running NSAC showcases...

UM outbound exchange student triumphant in Thai speechfest

The University of Mindanao extends its congratulations to Ruben Jr. Tilona, outbound exchange stude in King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand for winning multiple awards during the university’s speechfest held last Oct. 9 and 10. Ruben won gold for essay writing and bronze for impromptu speaking, while he and his teammates bagged the gold for...

UM Chorale triumphant at international meet

The University of Mindanao Chorale emerged triumphant in the 13th Busan Choral Festival and Competition Grand Prix last Sept. 9. Held in Busan, South Korea, the UM chorale took home the awards for Classical Mixed and Folksong categories, nailing the grand prize of $20,000. This is another feather in the hat of the UM...

Board exam placers receive incentives

  Recent board exam placers in their respective professions Marion Lyndon Demaisip and Sweetzel Correos  received their cash incentives from the University of Mindanao last Monday, Aug. 14 for their achievement. Demaisip placed fourth in the June 2017 Architect Licensure Examination, while Correos placed fifth in the July 2017 Social Worker Licensure.    ...

Improved Wifi connections at Matina campus

In continuing to improve the learning experience of its students, the University of Mindanao recently launched new WiFi connections accessible in major convergence spots at the Matina campus. The WiFi points can be accessed at the DPT building lobby, GET building lobby, Social Hall, BE building’s ground floor, the Hotel and Restaurant Management area,...

UM stude among Top 5 in July 2017 Social Worker Licensure Exams

The University of Mindanao’s Sweetzel V. Correos placed fifth in the July 2017 Social Worker Licensure Examination with a score of 84.50, joining the numerous topnotchers and top placers of the university for this year. The University of Mindanao passing rate for first time takers registered at 86.18%, with the overall passing rate at...