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AB to also offer JRN, LM next academic year

AB to also offer JRN, LM next academic year

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the Flame’s second issue during the academic year 2015-2016. THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) will also offer Journalism and Legal Management in the next two academic years, alongside two other degree programs initially retained in the Faculty’s course offerings. Last year, the University announced it would reduce its program offerings in the academic years 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 to courses which are highly in-demand, initially leaving Communication Arts and Political Science under AB. The said move is in anticipation of low freshman enrollees due to the full implementation of the K to 12 program. AB Dean Michael Anthony Vasco said the reopening for enrollment of the said programs was due to the inquiries his offi
AB to offer only CA, PolSci in 2016

AB to offer only CA, PolSci in 2016

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published in the Flame's first issue during the academic year 2015-2016. THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) will only offer Communication Arts and Political Science courses in anticipation of the full implementation of the K to 12 program next year, where a significant decrease in freshman enrollees is expected as senior high school opens. AB Dean Michael Anthony Vasco explained this was because a high number of students who came from K to 12-implementing schools are enrolled in the said programs. "Two years ago, I got a figure that only 89 of freshmen students graduated from K to 12-ready schools," Vasco said. "A great majority of these students are in Communication Arts and Political Science." Vasco said the Faculty did not com
Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

Senatorial bets Ople, Romulo seek to improve education in PH

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATES Susan “Toots” Ople and Roman Romulo said improving the country’s education system would be one of their legislative agendas should they win in this year’s elections. Overseas Filipino workers advocate and Nacionalista Party bet Ople said she would push for the passage of a Magna Carta for Students. The Artlet alumna also included providing free and accessible WiFi to both private and public schools in her platform, noting this learning investment would give the youth a competitive edge. Meanwhile, Romulo laid down the educational laws he sponsored and authored as the representative of Pasig City such as the Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education Act and Open Distance Learning Act. “Ang mga ginawa po natin ay [siniguro] na me