14 June 2013, 11:13 p.m. - THE University posted a slightly lower passing rate in the recent licensure examination for architects, with one Thomasian entering the top 10.
UST recorded a 73.79-percent passing rate this year as 152 out of 206 Thomasians passed the exams last June 7 and 9, figures from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) showed. This was a tad lower than last year’s 75 percent, in which 201 out of 268 Thomasian examinees made the cut. read more »
11 June 2013, 7:12 p.m. - UST ranked 150th in the latest listing of top Asian universities and topped other Philippine schools in two out of nine indicators, data from the British consultancy Quacquarelli-Symonds showed.
With a score of 39.90, the University trailed state-run University of the Philippines (UP), which improved a notch to No. 67 (58.70 points); and Ateneo de Manila which plummeted to No. 109 (46.90) from last year’s No. 89. De La Salle University dropped to the 151-160 bracket from No. 142 last year. read more »
12 June 2013, 6:07 p.m. - NO LATE-GAME comeback this time.
Clark Bautista drained a three-pointer with 12 seconds left in the game, but the UST Growling Tigers still fell short against NCAA defending champion San Beda College, 70-74, in their battle-for-third in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at The Arena in San Juan Wednesday afternoon. read more »
05 June 2013, 12:02 a.m. - FIVE UST programs were formally declared Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) last June 4.
UST’s Philosophy and Music programs were named COEs, while Literature, Journalism and Psychology were named CODs. The CHEd recognition will be effective until May 2014.
CHEd, which oversees the country's public and private colleges and universities, deems these centers as having “demonstrated the highest degree or level of standard along the areas of instruction, research and extension.” read more »
08 June 2013, 12:39 a.m. - MORE than 11,000 freshmen passed through the historic Arch of the Centuries during the official welcome ceremonies on Friday afternoon.
The now full-fledged Thomasians went through the traditional rite of passage while cheering for their respective colleges, to the drumbeat of the UST Yellow Jackets.
A solemn Eucharistic Celebration followed, with Rector Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P. telling freshmen to seek God's help in harnessing their talents and abilities. read more »
07 June 2013, 6:54 p.m. - WITH three go-to guys fouling out in the payoff period, the UST Growling Tigers bowed to the University of the East, 75-77, in the semifinals of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at The Arena in San Juan Friday afternoon.
UST will next face San Beda College, which lost to the National University in the other semifinal game, in a battle-for-third on June 12. 2 p.m.
UE scored the come-from-behind victory after UST's Karim Abdul, Jeric Teng and Kevin Ferrer all committed their last foul within the final 90 seconds of the game. read more »
07 June 2013, 2:32 p.m. - THE UST Tigresses clinched third place with a come-from-behind win against Centro Escolar University (CEU), 68-67, in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at The Arena in San Juan Friday afternoon.
Janine Ong, who missed the second half of UST's semifinals game versus La Salle, made up for her absence and topscored for the Tigresses with 19 points, 15 from beyond the arc.
Ybur Mendoza paced CEU with 21 markers.
Coach Chris Cantonjos admitted that the Tigresses started slow, but eventually got their game going. read more »
05 June 2013, 2:31 p.m. - THE UST Tigresses fell short against the De La Salle University Lady Archers losing, 66-71, in the semifinals of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at The Arena in San Juan Wednesday afternoon.
UST was down by 10, 56-66, with less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter before Lore Rivera's consecutive baskets trimmed La Salle's lead to four, 64-68, with 32.7 seconds remaining.
But Lady Archer Cass Santos converted on a layup with 17.2 ticks left that put the Tigresses away for good, 64-70. read more »
03 June 2013, 8:45 p.m. - ACADEMIC freedom is of great value to Catholic universities and should be used to reaffirm the Christian faith rather than contradict it, Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma said this morning at the start of the new academic year.
In his homily for the Misa de Apertura or the traditional Opening Mass at the Santisimo Rosario Parish Church, Palma, the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, reminded Thomasians that Catholic education is “still grounded to the mission of the Church.” read more »
03 June 2013, 6:33 p.m. - JERIC Teng exploded with 23 points as the UST Growling Tigers drubbed Arellano University, 83-73, to book a ticket to the semifinals of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at The Arena in San Juan Monday afternoon.
Teng dropped six points in the final quarter, including a pull-up jumper and two free throws, to extend UST's lead to 15, 78-63.
"Our win was more on experience. We're starting to peak and see our direction (in the UAAP)," coach Pido Jarencio said.
Karim Abdul added 18 markers and 14 rebounds for the Tigers. read more »
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