Astrid S. Tuminez, who was raised in poverty in the Philippines and went on to earn graduate degrees at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been selected president of Utah Valley University.
The workshop on Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program held in Blacktown was a huge success. The sponsoring agencies for this program were the Connecting Care Services, Western Sydney Local Health District, Health and Education Department of the Blacktown Hospital whose Manager is Joanne Medlin. The facilitators who conducted the workshop were Dr. Julie Nunez, OAM […]
Mikaela Irene Fudolig was only 11 yo when she entered the University of the Philippines in Quezon City; graduated Summa cum Laude at 16 and took her master’s and Ph.D. degrees shortly after. After teaching at the University of the Philippines Institute of Physics and becoming a Fulbright scholar in Economics at the University of […]
I love show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions with my students. It helps them get over shyness and usually, show-and-tell is pretty tame. Kids bring in pet turtles, model airplanes, etc. I never, ever place any boundaries or limitations on them. They are always welcome to bring anything and talk about them.
He is only 18 but he has already earned a law degree in Australia, making him the youngest lawyer in Australian history.
This is a story of how a street child, exposed to drugs and crime at a young age, went against all odds and graduated from Ateneo.
The senator did not graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, as he claims.
The Australian Democrats Lead Candidate for the NSW Legislative Council, Mr Rendall Wagner believes that “Recent TAFE fee hikes show that the current Liberal government has lost sight of the fact that the best way to maintain a competitive workforce is through supporting adult learning and re-training”.
After getting a taste of life in Australia, many who come here to study dream of acquiring permanent residency with an ultimate ambition to become Australian citizens. There are stories about Filipino parents who sell properties just to send a son or a daughter to study at TAFE (Technical and Further Education), matriculation of which […]
You have probably heard of the timeless saying, “You can’t put a price on education.” But with fears of less people wanting to study, the cost of education is looking less affordable each day.
Those who saw her selling phone cards in Blacktown NSW might have thought she was an ordinary promo girl. Because of her good looks, some might have even thought she is an actress. But nobody ever thought Angeline Montilla was studying for a Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting. Well, she studies no more because she […]
If there’s one person among our ranks who is deeply hurt by the sad incident — it is I. For four years (1981-85), I was a university recipient of the Ateneo Scholarship Fund (ASF) which is granted to students who, because of their family’s financial position have little, or nil, chance of studying at the elitist and expensive Ateneo de Manila.