The HUM Activities

Academic Year 2023-2024

Humanities Internship Orientation with Atty. Ramon Cabrera (Part IV)

The final segment of the internship orientation took place on October 18, 2024, featuring Atty. Ramon Cabrera as the distinguished resource speaker. Atty. Cabrera, a faculty member of the Political Economy Program within the School of Social Sciences, Law, and Governance, delivered an insightful presentation. His discourse delved into the concept of Safe Spaces concerning internships, exploring the rights of employers, employees, and interns alike. The students actively participated in the discussion, offering real-life scenarios that might resonate with their upcoming internship experiences.

Humanities Internship Orientation with Dr. Laya Boquiren-Gonzales (Part III)

The 3rd part of the internship orientation was held on October 11th, 2023. The resource speaker was Dr. Laya Boquiren-Gonzales, Chair of the University of Asia and the Pacific Arts Department, an Educator, a Heritage Specialist, and a member of the 2023 MADE Board of Judges. On the orientation of the Work in the Cultural Institutions, Dr. Laya discussed the Typologies of Arts and Culture Leadership among the Humanities students. Students were able to learn more about themselves through the introduced tool by the speaker named Charter Skill Self-Assessment-wherein students will be able to distinguish their strengths, weaknesses, growth as a student so far and their aspirations in the future. Furthermore, various domains, components, particular path of industries, organizations and hubs were also shared and comprehensively discussed among the students. This is for them to gain an idea and background of their target companies or industries for their internship.

Conferment of the Rank of Associate Professor on Dr. Joachim Emilio B. Antonio

Last Wednesday, September 27, we celebrated Dr. Joem’s promotion to Associate Professor. The ceremony was held at ALB Dining Halls 1 & 2, followed by cocktails at Study Hall A.
Program Highlights:
Host: Pio Pantaleón
A. Preliminary Remarks by Dr. Concepcion Lagos
B. Presentation of the Conferee’s Key Achievements by Dr. Angel Antonio
C. Presentation of Outside Evaluators by Pio Pantaleón
D. Remarks by Outside Evaluators by Mrs. Meryl Hernandez
E. Remarks by University President Winston Padojinog
F. Awarding of the Certificate of Associate Professorship
G. Remarks by Dr. Joem as Associate Professor
H. Kundiman by Dr. Bernardo Villegas
I. Cocktails
Toast by Dr. Sophia Marco, Humanities Program Director

Humanities Internship Orientation with Ms. Mika Aquino, 2019 Alumna (Parts I & II)

There were four parts of the said Internship Orientation: the 1st Part was all about How to Write a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and the 2nd Part discussed the Workplace Ethics. The Humanities students, who are soon to be deployed to their respective chosen companies, took their opportunities to listen and ask relevant questions to their resource speaker who was also a Humanities Program Alumna of year 2019 and currently a Human Resource Advisor at the Shell Business Operations.

HUM Quest: The General Assembly

The first general assembly of the Humanities Program students for the academic year 2023-2024 was held on August 23, 2024 at the Telengtan Hall. The students were able to get to know each other, especially the freshmen for this term. Lots of fun and new experiences were shared among the students and the faculty members. The activity was organized by Dr. Pia Garcia, Ms. Jodi Ramos along with the whole Humanities Program Team and students.