UPLB will celebrate the 92nd Loyalty Day and Alumni Homecoming on October 10, 2010 with the theme UPLB: Kaagapay sa Pagbabago.
Various working committees have been formed by Chancellor Luis Rey I. Velasco who is sitting as honorary chair for the celebration together with Mr. Simeon A. Cuyson, president of the UPLB Alumni Association. Dr. Cecilio R. Arboleda '60 and Dr. Mimosa C. Ocampo, director of Office of Alumni Relations, act as over-all chair & co-chair of the celebration, respectively. The chairs of various working committee largely come from Class '60, this year's golden jubilarians with some UPLB faculty and staff serve as co-chairs.
Among the program of activities slated this early for the celebration include: tennis doubles tournament, Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 2-3, 7am-5pm, UPLB Baker Hall Tennis Courts; UPLBAA Golf Tournament, Oct. 1, South Forbes Golf City, Sta. Rosa, Laguna; Flower & Garden Show, Senior’s Social Garden, UPLB Oct. 7-17; Baseball Exhibition, UPLB Upper Field; College Alumni Homecoming, Oct. 9, respective college venue; Dedications of the Languages/Humanities Department Portal, Oct. 9, 9:00am; CEM Gazebo inauguration, Oct. 9, 9:30 am; Dedication of Pegaraw Sculpture, Oct. 9, 10:30am; Fellowship and Awards night, Oct. 9, 6pm-11pm, EB Copeland Gymnasium; Loyalty Day parade, Oct. 10, 8am-12nn; skydiving, Oct. 10, 8:30am-9:30am, DL Umali Freedom Park; Salu-salo lunch with entertainment program, Oct. 10, 12nn-5pm, EB Copeland Gymnasium; UPLB Technology and Products Exhibit, Oct. 10, 9am-5pm, EB Copeland Gymnasium, and UPLB Souvenir Item Stalls, Oct. 10, 8am-5pm, EB Copeland Gymnasium.
Celebrating jubilarians for this year are those who graduated in years ending in 0 and 5. These include with their respective class coordinators the following: royal diamond-65 years (1945) Ms. Beatriz Aglibut; diamond- 60 years (1950); emerald-55 years (1955), Dr. Florendo C. Quebral; golden-50 years (1960), Dr. Cecilio R. Arboleda; sapphire-45 years (1965), Dr. Maxima E. Flavier; ruby-40 years (1970) Dr. Avelino D. Raymundo; coral-35 years (1975) Dr. Felino P. Lansigan; pearl- 30 years (1980) Dr. Virgilio T. Villancio; and silver- 25 years (1985) Ms. Leonisa Artes; china-25 years (1990) Prof. Vernel Lawas; and crystal-15 years (1995) Mr. Bong Salazar. (ISMariveles)