Personnel Development

Fray Renacia successfully defends thesis

By Bro. Tagoy Jakosalem, OAR / April 2, 2022 /

On April 1, 2022, Fray Mark Rochelle Renacia, OAR successfully defended his Doctoral Thesis, entitled “An Ecological Approach to Augustine’s Teachings on Creation in the Light of Laudato Si’” presented at the Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid. He was awarded with an Outstanding (Sobresaliente) grade by the panel of examiners of the university. Religious from…

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By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / February 22, 2022 /

The university community held a “Peregrinatio” for Fray Ronel P. Gealon, OAR, held at the Oratory last February 15, 2022, at 3 pm.   Fray Gealon will be transferred to the newly established Recollect community, Recoletos de Pililia in Brgy. Quisao, Pililia, Quezon. The program opened with the opening prayer led by the CMO while Recoletos…

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The Search for God Goes on

By Fray Paul Demillones, OAR / May 2, 2020 /

“To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him the greatest human achievement.” Our Father Saint Augustine once said this to those who are searching. Even though formal seminary formation, where formands seek God in their everyday lives inside the formation house together with both…

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Fr. Gealon and 7 Faculty Members finish their Graduate Studies

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / April 17, 2019 /

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — Fray Ronel P. Gealon, OAR, was conferred with the Degree of Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling. His thesis entitled, “Career Preference and College Readiness of Senior High School Students” was named as Outstanding Thesis. Seven Faculty members of the university were also conferred with their graduate degrees last…

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Fray Caparas defends Dissertation, achieves title and Latin award

By Fray Robin Ross Plata, OAR / September 22, 2018 /

University of Sto. Tomas, MANILA—Rev. Fr. Radni Caparas, OAR defended his dissertation entitled “The Christology of Saint Augustine in the Writings of Benedict XVI.” Fr. Rodel Aligan, OP, was the chairman of the Panel of Evaluators with Fr. Jose Antonio Aureada, OP, Fr. Virgilio Ojoy, OP, Fr. Jannel Abogado, OP, and Fr. Rolando Mactal, OP,…

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Fray Almayo completes doctorate degree

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / April 16, 2018 /

Rev. Fr. Jose Ernil Almayo was conferred with the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy major in Educational Management by the University of Negros Occidental -Recoletos Graduate School last April 07, 2018 during the 72nd Commencement Exercises. His dissertation entitled, “ Exploring the Brand Experience of Recoletos Education: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.” was adjudged as one…

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