Viral Tatay from Dalaguete, Cebu finishes Junior High School

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/14/2022

CEBU, Philipines —Remember Tatay Florentino “Flory” Idias of Dalaguete town in southern Cebu? Tatay Flory finally finished Junior High School thanks to the Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System (ALS). He proudly received his diploma during the…

Cebuano couple inspires after graduating together from ALS

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/09/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Graduation is made more special for Cebuano couple Edgardo Dela Torre and Rochelle Dela Torre because they receive their diplomas together and as a team! Edgardo and Rochelle, from Dalaguete town in southern Cebu,…

Ruffa Gutierrez finishes college: ‘Gusto kong magsilbing inspirasyon sa mga anak ko’

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/02/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Ruffa Gutierrez shared an Instagram reel of her graduation ceremony at the Philippine Women’s University (PWU) on Friday, September 2. Quoting from the famous Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, she captioned her reel, “A journey…

FACES OF CEBU: Rosenda Villarin, 52, proud farmer and a mother

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 08/21/2022

  CEBU, Philippines — One thing most parents have in common is the desire to give their children the best life possible. That is why Rosenda “Nanay Senda” Villarin, from Naga City, worked hard as a farmer…

Farmer’s daughter receives bouquet of fresh vegetables on her graduation day

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 08/19/2022

CEBU, Philippines —  A college graduate who is a daughter of a farmer, looks happy and proud to receive a bouquet of fresh vegetables from her mother on her graduation day.  Rosenda “Nanay Senda” Villarin, a farmer,…

MUPH 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez graduates from college

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 07/23/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez finally finished her degree in Mass Communication at the University of San Jose- Recoletos.  On Friday, July 22, USJR’s official Facebook page posted snaps of the Cebuana beauty…

UP Cebu students told to ‘express themselves truly and freely’ during graduation rites

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Graduating students of the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu) can wear their preferred clothes that will allow them to express their “genuine selves” during their 83rd Commencement Exercises scheduled this July…

Baha ka lang, graduates kami!

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 07/15/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Davao Oriental State University students endured a heavy downpour and floodwater during their graduation last Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Nisielgrace Elesio Ambasan, who graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, said…

Students decry graduation dress code for LGBTQIA

Jhio Jan Navarro 07/12/2022

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines —The student council of the University of the Philippines (UP) Visayas based in Iloilo province has denounced the decision of the school administration to require students who are part of the LGBTQIA community to…

Cebuana senior high student honors her father by posting heartwarming photo of her graduation day

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 06/29/2022

  CEBU, Philippines — A Cebuana senior high school student proudly shared a heartwarming photo with her father on her graduation day which went viral. Guillerma Idias, 20, from Manlapay, Dalaguete, Cebu, took to social media to…

‘Win’ for Robredo backers in Cebu: VP wears Hablon de Argao dress at daughter’s graduation

Raneza Beatrice Pinlac 05/21/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Supporters of Vice President Leni Robredo in Argao, Cebu expressed excitement after Robredo was seen wearing their handwoven barong dress at the graduation of her youngest child, Jillian, in New York City. Rainera Lucero, one of…

Time to allow in-person graduation ceremonies — Gatchalian

03/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines – It is time to allow in-person graduation ceremonies, just as political rallies are permitted, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Monday as Metro Manila and 38 other areas shifted to Alert Level 1. In a statement…

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