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Sillimanians honor SU founders

Silliman University (SU) last August 10 honored the founders of the University, Dr. David S. Hibbard and Mrs Laura Hibbard, with a floral offering and a re-enactment of the couple’s arrival and first few days in Dumaguete in 1901. The ceremony was held in front of Hibbard Hall, where a life-size [READ MORE]

SHS plants 20,000 Mangroves in Tanjay

Silliman University (SU) Senior High School (SHS) students planted 20,000 mangrove seedlings last Aug. 12 and 14 at Boardwalk Mangrove Forest, Tanjay City. The activity was in line with the “10 Million Tress in Ten Years” project of the mangrove forest that started in 2012. As of August 2017, [READ MORE]

30 Sillimanians pass Social Workers Board Examination

Silliman University (SU) registers 30 new licensed social workers. The University’s over-all passing rate is 69.77, higher than the national passing rate of 65.88 percent. All takers from batch 2017 passed the exam last July, along with takers from other batches. Out of the 30 successful [READ MORE]

SU tightens security on Founders Day

Amid issues on terrorism and insurgency in the Philippines, Silliman University (SU) tightens security especially for the Hibalag Booth Festival (HBF) starting Aug. 20. Edgar Ygnalaga, officer-in-charge of SU Public Assistance and Security Office (PASO), said they are deploying more security [READ MORE]

Engg students build homes for underprivileged Dumaguetenos

Forty-three senior Civil Engineering students from Silliman University helped in building houses for underprivileged families last Aug. 12 at Bajumpandan, Dumaguete City. Together with iHome Metro Dumaguete, a non-stock, non-profit organization that provide opportunity for low income locals to have [READ MORE]