The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized HIBLA, SPUP’s official entry for short film contest as champion during the regional Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) month celebration on August 27,2019 at CSU Carig Campus, Tuguegarao City.

Alec Jiro Saludes, Vince Calimag, Francis Malabad, Gabrielle Simeon, Mardilyn Garcia, Miguel Gamiao, and Gerald Balabis composed the production staff.

Meanwhile, in the ASEAN quiz bee, Wildae Trinidad, Gabrielle Simeon, and Krisarah Enriquez landed on the second spot.

In connection with the ASEAN integration in Higher education, Paulinian foreign students were also selected and performed during the said event

The ASEAN month celebration, bearing the ASEAN Thailand 2019 theme: Advancing Partnership for Sustainability, commemorates its foundation in August 8, 1967.