By Elmeer Meeynard Calimpos / May 7, 2021 /

In cooperation with the University Community Development Office (UCDO), this 3- in- 1 celebration for a cause dubbed as “Pantry ni San Jose” was initiated by Fray Ronel P. Gealon, OAR in line with his 28th Sacerdotal Anniversary last April 11; his 33rd year anniversary in Religious Life last April 30, and the celebration of…

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FAREWELL, Fray Conde

By Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD / February 22, 2021 /

Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Fray Walthrode Conde, OAR joined our Creator last February 18, 2021.  At 11:10 pm, his attending Physician had declared that the cause of death of Fray Conde was Septic shock.  Farewell, our dear Father. Fray Conde was a pillar of the Order of Augustinian Recollects being the most senior among the Friars…

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Recollect schools contribute 85 new lawyers

By Fray Jessriel Marcha, OAR / May 6, 2020 /

QUEZON CITY—The Supreme Court announced the 2,103 new lawyers who passed the 2019 Bar Examinations. 83 of them are graduates of four Recollect schools in Manila, Bacolod City, Cavite City, and Cebu City, and two—the fifth and seventh placers—are reviewees of the Recoletos Law Center. May these new lawyers be inspired by St. Augustine, an…

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1 of 80 Mementos Feature Patriarchs of Thomasian Families

By CST-R Correspondent / February 28, 2020 /

Story and photos by: Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga The very first contribution to the “80 Years, 80 Mementos” movement that will re-establish the Thomasian mini-museum has been officially donated.  The item is a 65-year old Commencement Program Souvenir of the 1955 Commencement Ceremony held at the famed Eden Theater, San Carlos.  Mr. Virgilio Atienza was featured in…

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Thomasian Girl Scouts Go Backyard Camping, Welcome Grade 7 Scouts

By Mae Jolie Bautista / February 21, 2020 /

SAN CARLOS CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – GSP Corps Staff led the Opening Ceremonies at the historic Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos field on February 1, 2020. Camp building was the first activity and the girl scouts practiced cooperation and teamwork as they together built their camp layout, camp altar, and camp devices.  The Cooking Challenge and…

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UNESCO-accredited orgs in USJ-R receive awards

By Marjorie Laborte / January 21, 2020 /

Two accredited UNESCO organizations from USJ-R received different awards during the 2019 International Assembly of Youth for UNESCO at the University of the Assumption, Pampanga in December 2019. These two organizations were the Supreme Student Council (SSC) and the Josenian Industrial Technocrats Society (JOINTS). These two organizations were marked as two of the outstanding clubs because of its…

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Cavite Recollect Schools reach out to Laurel Evacuees

By SSC-RdC Correspondent / January 16, 2020 /

CAVITE CITY—San Sebastian College-Recoletos de Cavite (SSC-RdC) and Sacred Heart School of Cavite-Recoletos de Alfonso (SHSC-RdA) have initiated a joint relief effort to alleviate the plight of evacuees from Laurel, Batangas. Religious Administrators, Lay Administrators, and Staff of both Recollect Communities were on hand to assess the needs of twenty families who fled from Laurel…

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SPA Valencia soars high in its basketball clinic

By Agustinos Recoletos / March 23, 2019 /

Valencia, NEGROS ORIENTAL – In its effort to raise the bar of its competitive skills in basketball, the San Pedro Academy (SPA) has found some ways to do it, thanks to its sports-minded School Director and Principal, Fray Dexter James Tanquis, OAR. According to school’s Facebook post, the Petrinian community here invited two star players…

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Greenpeace calls on USJ-R to increase demand to stop single-use plastic

By USJ-R Correspondent / March 22, 2019 /

CEBU CITY — To increase the demand to stop single-use plastic, Greenpeace brought environmental speakers as well as the crew of their Rainbow Warrior ship to share to the academic community of the University of San Jose-Recoletos the horrid impact of plastic on the planet. Greenpeace campaigner Abigail Aguilar shared that recycling is not enough.…

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3rd Recoletos International Research Congress garners 200 entries from across the globe

By USJ-R Correspondent / March 14, 2019 /

On its third run, the reach of the Recoletos Research Congress (RRC) has extended farther compared when it first started in 2017. Two-hundred entries were received this year. There were also researchers from 78 schools in India, USA, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, and Philippines who took part in the said intellectual gathering. A total of 171 participants gathered.…

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