Quote for the Week..

"Why are the country’s political leaders quick to act on amending the Constitution to change nationalistic provisions for the benefit of foreigners or to extend their terms of office but are allergic to amending the Constitution to address the people’s aspirations for self-determination?" - Marvic Leonen,Dean of the UP College of Law, in a keynote address delivered at the 1st International Solidarity Conference on Mindanao; March 16-18, 2009 in Davao City, Philippines.


Thursday, February 21, 2008

University Professor is lone Mindanaoan in the Bb. Pilipinas 2008

Kabacan, North Cotabato. Lady Lou Garidan, a 21 year-old college instructor in the College of Engineering, University of Southern Mindanao, Kabacan, North Cotabato is the only Mindanaoan who qualified to the Bb. Pilipinas 2008.

She bested more than 500 candidate-applicants from Mindanao.

Ms. Garidan graduated cum laude with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Southern Mindanao in March last year. She teaches IT subjects in the College of Engineering and Computing.

Ms. Garidan made it as one of the 24 finalists to the Bb. Pilipinas beauty pageant, an annual beauty search managed by the Bb. Pilipinas Foundation.
The pageant night and coronation shall be held at the Araneta Coliseum on March 8, 2008.

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