Written on 29 October 2012, 16.04 by
The Xavier Stage, a repertory company of Xavier University, has been chosen to represent Northern Mindanao to the 4th National Theatre Festival on November 8-18, 2012 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This theatre festival aims at defining a new environment in which theatre artists, practitioners, cultural workers and audiences are engaged in; determining the strengths and weaknesses of theatre as practiced in various contexts in the Philippines; and formulating strategies that the community can pursue collectively for Philippine theatre to have an impact locally, nationally and...
Written on 29 October 2012, 10.02 by
College of Agriculture Dean Roel Ravanera accepts the check worth P3.3M from DOE Renewable Energy Management Bureau Director Mario Marasigan for the research project on bioethanol production potential of cassava varieties in Northern Mindanao The Department of Energy (DOE) has granted Xavier University (XU) P3.3 M for research and development on cassava as source of bioethanol. The research project seeks to evaluate the potential of several varieties of cassava in Northern Mindanao for the development of a pilot scale cassava bioethanol plant. “We are very hopeful that the testing...
Written on 25 October 2012, 10.09 by
Xavier University is organizing a fun run to honor and celebrate the spirit of community that was born out of the experience shared during typhoon Sendong, and also to commemorate its first anniversary. The event called “Dagan Kagay-an” is slated on Dec 16 at 6 am. The assembly area and starting point will be at the Rodelsa Rotonda. Everyone is invited to join the 2.5k, 5.5k and 8.5k fun run. Registration is P100 for students and P200 for professionals. Interested groups or individuals may contact Churchill or Miguel at 858 3116 local 2022 or email...
Written on 24 October 2012, 16.56 by
by Wilson J Hormeguera Some 26 student leaders, mostly NSTP leaders and KKP volunteers, spent their semestral break nontraditionally by participating in a Six-Day Immersion program from October 15-20. The Immersion, themed “Faith that does Justice,” aimed at integrating student leaders into the grassroots of society. Through the experience, they are able to gain a wider perspective and deeper understanding of social situations, be aware of the personal call to a better life and better society, develop a strengthened commitment to serve, especially the poor and the...
Written on 24 October 2012, 14.20 by
The Macajalar Bay Development Alliance, a project of the McKeough Marine Center for integrated coastal management in partnership with local government units (LGUs) in Misamis Oriental, has been selected to receive a special award as one of the fisheries stakeholders in Northern Mindanao from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). The awarding ceremony was held on Oct 19 at the Stakeholders’ Fellowship Night of the 49th Fish Conservation Week Celebration in Quezon City. The award recognizes and commends the efforts of various institutions who are partners of BFAR in...