A. Ateneo Wins at the 9th Inter-Collegiate Finance Competition

Congratulations to the Ateneo team who emerged as the Champion of the 9thInter-Collegiate Finance Competition, the most prestigious annua lcompetition in finance and accounting, which is sponsored by Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX).

The Ateneo team members are:
1. Andrea Isabel S. Co (IV BSME)
2. Jaime Antonio Rico M. Cuenco (IV BS Mgt)
3. Clark Jefferson N. Cue (IV BSME)
4. Jeremy G. Go (IV BS Mgt-H)
5. Alfonso Luis D. Maputol (IV BS AMF)

The Elimination Round was held last 21 September 2007 and participatedby 69 colleges and universities in the Philippines. It was held simultaneously in Pasig City, Cebu City, Bacolod City, and Davao City.The top 20 teams advanced to the Final Round, and joined by Singapore Management University. The Final Round was held last 15 October 2007 atthe BSP Auditorium, Pasay City. The questions are patterned after theLevel 1 exam for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

The team is coached by Dr. Darwin Yu, and assisted by Mr. Dennis Sandoval. Both are full-time faculty of the Finance and Accounting Dept.,JGSOM.

Once again, our congratulations to all!

B. Congratulations

The Office of the Dean for the School of Social Sciences would like to congratulate MS. MA. CARISSA A. ALEJANDRO, a senior student in the B.S. Pyschology Program of the Ateneo de Manila University.

Ms. Alejandro was chosen as one of the Top 25 Marketing Management Trainees of Markprof Foundation, Inc. She will attend a FREE 7-weekend training starting October 27, 2007 with the industry movers and shakers as their professors. All sessions will be held on Saturdays at Asia Pacific College in Magallanes, Makati City.

We are proud of you Carrissa!

Luisa O. Moldera
Office of the DeanSchool of Social Sciences
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108
Tel. No. (632) 426-6001 Ext. 5200 & 5202
Fax No. (632 426-1277

"Let nothing disturb you, nothing frighten you, all things are passing, God is unchanging. Patience gains all; nothing is lacking to those who have God: God alone is sufficient."


The School of Science and Engineering is proud to announce that DR.CATHERINE P. VISTRO-YU, Professor of the Department of Mathematics, has been selected as one of the TOWNS (Ten Outstanding Women in the Nation's Service) Awardees for 2007.

Dr. Vistro-Yu obtained her BS Math degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 1984 and finished her masteral and doctoral degrees in Mathematics Education, both in the University of Georgia. She has been teaching inthe Ateneo for the past 16 years, has published numerous papers on mathematics education, and has presented several of them in international conferences.

Cathy helped in the formation of the professional organization, MATHTED which has 600 members from all over the country. After 5 years, it is nowacknowledged as the professional organization of mathematics educators andteachers. Together with other recognized mathematics educators, and incooperation with the DOST-SEI, she has been a prime mover, initiator, advocate and implementer for the adoption of Mathematics Framework for Basic School Mathematics Curriculum as well as a Framework for Mathematics Teacher Education.

The TOWNS Awarding ceremonies will be held on October 26, 2007.

Congratulations, Cathy! We are proud of you!

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