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UST-GenSan Main Building seen completed in 2023,  to ‘break barriers’ in the community

UST-GenSan Main Building seen completed in 2023, to ‘break barriers’ in the community

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  THE MAIN building of the University of Santo Tomas campus in General Santos (GenSan) is expected to be completed in 2023 in a development seen to "build confidence" and "break barriers" in the community. "Higher education contributes to the success of the person and the community. It is empowering, it creates knowledge, builds confidence and it breaks down barriers. It is a key to a better life,” University Rector Fr. Richard Ang, O.P. said during the topping off ceremony held Saturday. “When UST-GenSan opens, we will train and employ people from GenSan and the surrounding cities to work with us as faculty members and staff. We will also form meaningful [partnerships] with local industries which will lead to generation of job opportunities,” Ang added. The six-story ...
THE FLAME EXPLAINS: The pressure to preserve UST’s historical landmarks

THE FLAME EXPLAINS: The pressure to preserve UST’s historical landmarks

Issues, The Flame Explains
WITH OVER four centuries of its presence in the educational and religious landscape of the country, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) has been a witness to several significant moments in history as it withstood the test of time. The University, which is home to national cultural treasures like the Arch of the Centuries and the Main Building, has also faced the wear and tear of these important landmarks over the years. In pursuit to take care of the remnants of its glorious past, the preservation of these national treasures proves to be a challenge for the Thomasian community’s pool of heritage conservationists. Recently, the Arch of the Centuries and the Main Building were seen to be undergoing physical refinements. With renovations being done to maintain their structural in...