USJ-R to build fifth campus in Ormoc City

By Lorraine Mitzi A. Ambrad / November 6, 2023 /

CEBU CITY – The fifth campus of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) is set to rise in Leyte province by 2025. This was confirmed through a groundbreaking ceremony held on November 3, 2023 at Barangay Bantigue, Ormoc City. It was attended by Augustinian Recollect friars, project contractors, USJ-R alumni, and key government officials from…

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Thomasians Offer Thanksgiving Mass on Their Patron’s Feast Day

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / October 10, 2023 /

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental —It’s bleeding gold and red as Thomasians celebrate the feast day of the Patron Saint of Studies of the Order of Augustinian Recollects and of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos with a Thanksgiving Mass at the iconic Quadrangle of Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos. Rev. Fr. Joel Dequilla, OAR, Vice-President for Finance…

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USJ-R grad ranks first in September-October 2023 CPA exam

By Lorraine Mitzi A. Ambrad / October 7, 2023 /

A graduate of the BS Accountancy program of the University of San Jose-Recoletos ranked first in the September-October 2023 Licensure Examination for Certified Public Accountants (LECPA). Hebban Tawantawan finished with a LECPA rating of 91.17%. He is the third Josenian who secured the Top 1 spot in the said licensure exam. Moreover, he is the…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church

By Fray Sixto Bitangjol, OAR / October 4, 2023 /

CANLUBANG, Laguna – Today, October 2, marks a distinctive milestone in the history of San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Canlubang Campus. It is not merely because we, as a community, opened the Rosary Month but a more significant event took place as we celebrated the Groundbreaking of the Church in honor of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.…

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Thomasians Turn Over Donation for Ritarians

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / September 5, 2023 /

SAN CARLOS, Negros Occidental – September 4, 2023—One Recollect family, indeed. Thomasians turned over cash donations to Colegio de Sta. Rita de San Carlos, Inc. (CSR) amounting to Php 35,000, today. The help for Ritarians was collected during the Feast Day Mass in honor of St. Ezekiel Diaz Moreno (anticipated) last August 18. Thomasians, including…

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LYRE wins Huniño on first try

By Lorraine Mitzi A. Ambrad / August 25, 2023 /

The Liturgical Yodelers Recoletos (LYRE) was proclaimed as grand champion yesterday in the 13th Huniño organized by Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu. This is the first time that the said group participated in the said competition. Huniño — Huni Halad Alang Kang Señor Santo Niño is a liturgical songwriting competition where various groups…

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CST-R Stronghold Team Building Event Caps Preps for A.Y. 2023-2024

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / July 29, 2023 /

Teambukto wins! After nearly two weeks of in-service training and seminar sessions, Thomasian faculty and staff cap off the preparations for the next school year with a fun and challenging team building activity that also served as warm welcome for newly-hired teachers and employees. Teambukto wiped out the two other teams by clocking in 15:09…

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Pioneering Thomasian Cadets Graduate from ROTC Training Course

By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga / May 30, 2023 /

SAN CARLOS CITY, Negros Occidental – One hundred, forty-eight pioneering Thomasian cadets of the Reserved Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) of the National Service Training Program (NSTP) have officially graduated today, May 30, 2023. This is the first batch of Thomasian ROTC cadets.             Maj. Rene P. Piabol, Jr., commandant of the 525th Department of Air…

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By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / May 29, 2023 /

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental – Andrea Nicole Sumugat is one of the top 1 with a score of 92.20 in the Licensure Examinations for Professional Teachers – Elementary level. She is joined by five others from Mindanao State University, UP – Diliman, Philippine Normal University – Manila, University of Mindanao, and Cebu Technological University –…

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By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / May 29, 2023 /

                BACOLOD, Negros Occidental – The Commission on Higher Education Regional Office VI recognized the university as Best Implementer- StuFaPs; Best Implementer – Registrar’s Records; and Best Implementer for CHED Memorandum Order No. 6 s. 2022: “Sustaining Flexible Learning in Higher Education.”                 CHED Regional Office VI is celebrating the 3rd National Higher Education Day and CHED’s 29th Founding Anniversary on May 15-19,…

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