Caritas Christi urget nos!
St. Paul University Philippines hosted the administrators and staff of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and PTV 4 in their Cultural Heritage Caravan-Seminar on April 26, 2017. The caravan, led by Regional Director Purita Licas (PIA Region 2), is composed mostly of media practitioners from the Cordillera Administrative, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Southern Luzon (IV-A and IV-B) and Bicol Regions.
SPUP was one of the historical and cultural sites they visited in Tuguegarao City. The other sites were, St. Peter’s Metropolitan Cathedral and Ermita de San Jacinto Church. The visit included a sharing of the History of SPUP by Dr. Allan Peejay Lappay, a Heritage Walk (Campus Tour) facilitated by the HRTM students and a courtesy call to Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President). The said activity is endeavored to promote the cultural and heritage sites in Luzon. After SPUP, the caravan headed to Camalanuigan and Lal-lo (Cagayan).
In 2012, SPUP was designated as CATHOLIC CULTURAL CENTER by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Culture (CBCP- ECC); while, in 2014, as a HISTORICAL LANDMARK by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).