Dr. Mimosa C. Ocampo, Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) director, briefs the Alumni Relations Officers on OAR Protocols during the 1st general assembly meeting of AROs held on Dec. 5, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Mimosa C. Ocampo)
The first general assembly meeting of appointed Alumni Relations Officers (ARO) was held on Dec. 5, 2011 at the UPLB Alumni Center.
The AROs presented their status of Alumni Information System (AIMS) Database and the respective college calendar of events for 2012. Also discussed were the Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) Protocols, UPLB Loyalty Day 2012 Committees, and UPAA Alumni Homecoming events for 2012 among others.
Dr. Mimosa C. Ocampo, OAR director, herself also being appointed as member of the UP System Alumni Relations Committee was happy that Chancellor Rex Victor O. Cruz appointed respective college AROs who are tasked to develop and strengthen university-alumni partnerships, programs, and activities.
Likewise, she also asked the AROs to use OAR website to write/update about their respective alumni stories, happenings, events, and birthdays and for their respective college alumni to log on and update their status & share their stories themselves. Dr. Ocampo said that “whatever information received by OAR would be shared with college AROs, and vice versa.”
Outputs achieved during the assembly were: calendar of university & college-level program/events for 2012, profile of the status of alumni information management system database by college, creation of an e-group for AROs, and early announcement of 2012 UPAA Alumni Homecoming and the 94th Loyalty Day celebration.
Appointed as ARO effective Nov. 15, 2011 until Oct. 31, 2012 from their respective colleges were: Dr. Antonio J. Alcantara, School of Environmental Science and Management; Dr. Joseph P. Olarve, College of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Miriam R. Nguyen, College of Public Affairs & Development; Dr. Aurelio A. delos Reyes, College of Engineering & Agro-Industrial Technology; Engr. Rosario B. Bantayan, College of Forestry & Natural Resources; Prof. Nanette A. Aquino, College of Economics & Management; Prof. Edmund G. Centeno, College of Development Communication; Prof. Veneranda A. Magpantay, College of Agriculture; Prof. Arlyn P. Macapinlac, College of Arts and Sciences; and Ms. Lorna O. Garcia, College of Human Ecology.
The oathtaking by the AROs shall be officiated by Chancellor Rex Victor O. Cruz on January 18, 2012 at the OC Conference Room while the business meeting will be held at the Nelia T. Gonzalez Conference Room, UPLB Alumni Center. (ES Mariveles)