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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Silliman University Founder's Day 2013 (Schedule of Activities)

Hibalag 2013

Schedule of Activities

Silliman University (also referred to as Silliman or SU) is a private research university in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines. Established in 1901 as Silliman Institute by the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, it is the first American university in the Philippines and in Asia.The university is named after Dr. Horace Brinsmade Silliman, a retired businessman and philanthropist from Cohoes, New York who gave the initial sum of $10,000 to start the school. Starting as an elementary school for boys, the school expanded to become a college in 1910, acquiring university status in 1938. For the first half of the 20th century, Silliman was run and operated by Americans. After the Second World War Filipinos began to assume more important positions, culminating in the appointment of Silliman's first Filipino president in 1952.

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Palarong Pambansa 2013

THE Provincial Government and the Department of Education (DepEd) of Negros Oriental assured that all systems go for the Palarong Pambansa 2013.
Negros Oriental is the host of this year’s Palarong Pambansa. DepEd said 17 regional athletic delegations will be participated in the first ever hosting of Palarong Pambansa in the province.

Adolf Aguilar of the DepEd said 8,500 athletes and 4,000 officials are on the way to the province.
Week-long sports activities will officially open in April 21 through a grand parade around the major streets of Dumaguete City and will end in April 27.
Under the Palarong Pambansa 2013 theme: “Sports, road to peace and progress!” The organizers will try to form a largest human peace sign for the Guinness Book of World Record.
The organizers will also present new sports events such as Futsal, Wushu and special games this year.
Police provincial director Senior Superintendent Noli Romana assured the delegates for the safe sports events.


Thursday, April 11, 2013

Sillimanian Confessions

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