Caritas Christi urget nos!
The 76th Commencement Exercises of St. Paul University Philippines marked the completion of the University’s Academic Year, 2017-2018. The said occasion on June 30, 2018 served as a thanksgiving celebration for the academic success of SPUP’s graduates.
In the morning, the Baccalaureate Mass was presided by the Most Reverend Sergio Utleg, DD at the Our Lady of Chartres Chapel. In the afternoon, the graduation rites were held at the University Grandstand. The graduation was highlighted by the Commencement Address of the Guest of Honor, Dr. Federico M. Macaranas (Professor, Asian Institute of Management) who expounded the theme: “Opportunities and Prospects of Globally Competent Paulinians in the ASEAN Integration.”
Mr. Nikko Jake Acain (Cum Laude, BS in Public Administration and Legal Management) led the Invocation. Mr. Jul Mar Estaban (Cum Laude, BS in Public Administration and Legal Management) read the address of petition followed by the presentation of the graduates by Dr. Agripina Maribbay (VP Academics). Subsequently, Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President) conferred on the graduates the titles and degrees of their respective courses and programs. Ms. Estrella Imperio (Magna Cum Laude, BS Radiologic Technology) expressed the gratitude of the graduates through her valedictory address. Dr. John Kit Masigan (Loyalty Awardee, PhD in Rhetoric and Linguistics), led the graduates to their Pledge of Loyalty, while, Mrs. Marietta Reyes (Treasurer, SPUPAA) inducted them to the Alumni Association.