The University of the Philippines Padayon Public Service Office held its 2nd UPskilling Program last 18 October, with a seminar on online feature writing facilitated by Assistant Professor Ronin Bautista of the UP Diliman Department of Broadcast Communication.  The seminar aims to provide the Padayon staff with an opportunity to further develop their skills in writing and storytelling. 

LIGAO CITY, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Los Baños Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (UPLB-INREM) and the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) facilitated a project proposal planning session on resilience-building for the Quinali A watershed at the Office of the Mayor of Ligao City on 5 September. 

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines, September 2 — The University of Philippines Padayon Public Service Office successfully conducted its two-day Writing Workshop for the 4th Public Service Writing Fellowship (PSWF) from 31 August to 1 September 2023, at Hotel Vivo in Baguio City. The Writing Workshop (Writeshop) was held to support the Padayon Fellows in developing and publishing their research output and to serve as a platform for the discussion of their research proposals with mentors and peers.

The University of the Philippines Padayon Public Service Office launched its UPskilling Program last 22 August, with a workshop on project management facilitated by Dr. Wilfredo Awitan, faculty member of UP College of Social Work and Community Development and Philippine Women’s University, and consultant on various national and international projects. 

DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur — The University of the Philippines is set to launch four University programs aimed at promoting further engagements with other Philippine state universities and colleges on 15 September. The four programs will be rolled-out during the Pagtutulay, Pagtutuloy: Strengthening Partnerships in Philippine Public Higher Education summit to be held in the Grand Ballroom of Dusit Thani, Davao City. 

DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur — The University of the Philippines will host a consultation with the Bangsamoro Transition Authority officials and stakeholders at the Dusit Thani Residences Davao on 13 September. Participants include the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government officials, Local Government Units (LGUs), development NGOs, and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in BARMM. They will discuss opportunities for collaboration that would improve the socio-economic conditions in the Bangsamoro region and Mindanao. 

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite — UP Padayon Senior Project Assistant Dishan Joy Pilar participated in the first UP Systemwide Administrative and Research, Extension, and Professional Staff (REPS) Conference in Tagaytay City, hosted by the UP Office of the Staff Regent with the UP Office of the Vice President for Administration.