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The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) has released the names of this year’s UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees. The list, headed by Engr. David M. Consunji, BSCE’46, LLD’93, as UPAA Most Distinguished Alumnus, and Ms. Amina Rasul Bernardo, AB’75, as UPAA Most Distinguished Alumna, is composed of forty-six (46) individuals, two (2) UPAA chapters, and seven (7) multi-generation UP alumni families.

They will be honored  at the UP General Alumni Homecoming on June 25, 2016, Saturday, at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The reunion will be bannered by the theme “Walang Humpay ang Tagumpay” (“Never-Ending Success and Achievements”).

The UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards are conferred on alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements and excellent contributions in their chosen fields that bring about substantial benefits to society and distinct honor to the University.

The complete list of the 2016 UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees is as follows:

2016 UPAA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDEES

 UPAA MOST DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS

Dr. David M. Consunji, BSCE’46; LLD’93

UPAA MOST DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA

Ms. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, AB’75

 UPAA LIFETIME DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Dr. Cornelio G. Banaag, Jr., AB’58 mcl; MD’63

Dr. Enrique T. Carlos, Jr., DVM’65

Dr. Mario S. de Villa, MD’56

Dr. Consuelo Joaquin-Paz, AB’53; MA’67; PhD’78

Dr. Lourdes Ladrido-Ignacio, MD’63

Dr. Zorayda E. Leopando, BS’70; MD’75

Dr. Leonardo Q. Liongson, BSChE’69 mcl; MS’73

UPAA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS IN:

 COMMUNICATION

Ms. Joanne Rae Mayor-Ramirez, AB’83

Dr. Severino R. Sarmenta, MAC’86; PhD’12

Dr. Dante M. Velasco, PhD’11

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT

Prof. Carlito C. Amalla, CFA’01; BFA’03; MA’12

Dr. Ferdiliza Dandah S. Garcia, BSSpPath’98

Dr. Basil H. Jajurie, MD’58 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Mr. Eduardo I. Lee, Agriculture 1959 

CULTURAL & NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION/ PRESERVATION

Dr. Almira Astudillo-Gilles, AB’81 cl 

EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION

Ms. Josephine Choa-Yao, BSHE’67 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EMPLOYMENT CREATION

Mr. Kay Leak, MS’09 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Comm. Elsie Brandes-de Veyra, GN’55 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

Ms. Cosette Vargas-Canilao, BSBA’90; MS’00

Dr. Davinio P. Catbagan, DVM’77

HIGHER EDUCATION

Dr. Benjamin N. Muego, AB’68

HISTORICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH

Dr. Ricardo T. Jose, AB’78; MA’90

LAW

Senior Justice Josue N. Bellosillo, LLB’57

MEDICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Dr. John Mark S. Velasco, BS’99 cl; MD’04; MPH ’10

MIGRATION STUDIES

Dr. Shun Ohno, MA’92

POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Engr. Fernando S. Algas, Jr., BSGE’52

Col. Tomas R. Sedano, Jr., BSFPE’86

PUBLIC HEALTH

Prof. Roderick L. Salenga, BSPhar’04; MPH’07

Dr. Dennis S. Mas, AB’95 cl; MMgt’98;

DipURP’05; MA’07; PhD’10

PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTION

Dr. Ronello C. Abila, DVM’85

Prof. Nina Consorcia Castillo-Carandang, AB’84

Dr. Leo D.P. Cubillan, BS’86 mcl; MD’91

Dr. Patricio P. Palmes, BS’85 cl

PUBLIC SERVICE

Atty. Roque R. Ablan, Jr., AA’53; AB’53; ROTC’54

Cong. Isidro T. Ungab, ROTC’82; BSA’83

Atty. Rita Linda Ventura-Jimeno, AB’73; LLB’85

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (BIOTECHNOLOGY)

Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, BSA’82; MS’87

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (FISHERIES RESEARCH)

Dr. Mary Beth Bacano-Maningas, MS’00

 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MATERIALS SCIENCE)

Dr. Dennis T. Quinto, BSMetE’62

 UPAA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FOR AN ALUMNI CHAPTER

UPAA New York, USA Chapter

UPAA (Singapore)

UPAA MULTI-GENERATION U.P. ALUMNI FAMILY AWARDS

Quedding-Uy-Godwin-Blanco-Fernando Family

Cunan-Valdecantos Family

Llamas Famly

Bernardo Family

Limson Family

Rosell Family

Tablante Reyes Family

UPAA PRESIDENTIAL AWARDEES

Atty. Jose Gerardo A. Alampay, BSBE’85; LLB’91

Dean Danilo L. Concepcion, AB’83 cl

Mr. Felipe M. de Leon, Jr., AB’69 cl

Mr. Wilfrido S. Nepomuceno, BFA’71

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