Special Academic Convocation

21 June 2007
MEMO TO : The University Community

FROM : The President

SUBJECT : Special Academic Convocation
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The Ateneo de Manila University Special Academic Convocation for the conferment of Traditional University Awards has been scheduled
For : Wednesday, 25 July 2007
At : 3:00 in the Afternoon
At the : Rev. Henry Lee Irwin Theatre
The following Awards will be conferred upon
FR. EDWARD MALONE, M.M. Bukas Palad Award in
memory of Fr. Manuel Peypoch, S.J.
in recognition of his significant contributions to the development of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference (FABC) since its inception in 1972. FABC opened up the Asian Church to the teachings of dialogue with people, cultures, religions and poverty. Fr. Malone single-handedly assumed the administrative tasks of bringing together the 28 member countries to pursue its goals.
KAISA PARA SA KAUNLARAN, INC. Parangal Lingkod
Sambayanan
in recognition of KAISA’s initiatives in nation building and in bridging Chinese Filipinos into a meaningful participation in social development, cultural and educational activities.
PHILIPPINE EDUCATIONAL THEATER Gawad Tanglaw ng Lahi
ASSOCIATION (PETA)
in recognition of PETA’s vision of using theater as a powerful tool for social change and development.
JOSE M. TIONGCO, MD Ozanam Award
in recognition of his 21 years of advocacy for cooperative health systems in addressing the delivery of health services anchored on the justice of giving the poor the ‘Health and Humanity they deserve.’
CHARLES L. CHENG, MD Ozanam Award
in recognition of his commitment and dedication in serving the poor people of the Cordilleras, articulating his choice of giving up a lucrative medical profession for work for the poor.
BENJAMIN G. CALING Government Service Award
in recognition of his zeal for the improvement of public education, credo of uplifting the quality of the lives of his teachers and students and mettle in transforming beyond school buildings into building up his schools’ academic status and character.
All administrators, faculty, student representatives, professionals and non-teaching personnel of school units, auxiliary and service units are expected to attend this University function.
Students of the various School units in Loyola and Makati are encouraged to witness the conferment and be part of this University tradition.
Other details pertinent to the participation of each Unit will be announced separately by the Units.
Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.
President