Message from the President
Thank you to all the UPOU Alumni, Batch of 2011 Graduates, and Faculty & Administration of the U.P. Open University for attending our recent Alumni Assembly and General Elections. Special thanks to Dr. Primo Garcia and his staff at the Information Office for the new audiovisual presentation of the Alumni Foundation. Our gratitude also to our dear Chancellor, Dr. Grace Javier Alfonso for sharing with us your vision for UPOU at 2020.
Congratulations to the new set of Officers and Board Members of the UPOU Alumni Foundation Inc., especially to Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, our president-elect; also to our country's VP Jejomar Binay and Richard Gomez, who have been elected to the Board of Trustees. The incumbent shall turn over the responsibilities on July 2 at the first Meeting of the new Board of Trustees.
Lastly, and on behalf of the Alumni Foundation, I greet and congratulate all the graduating students in today's 15th Commencement Exercise of the University of the Philippines Open University. Wear with pride and honor your Sablay and look forward to many golden opportunities that await you, now that you have the honor and dignity of a U.P. diploma.
Zandro G. Rapadas, M.D.C.
UPOU Alumni Foundation Inc. (2008-2011)