Congratulations to the newly elected UPAAE Board 2020-2021!

Congratulations to the newly-elected members of the UPAAE Board 2020-2021! Treasurer: Anna Kris Gono Mina Board Members: Michelle Lucena, Karen Lechonsito-Moore and Lucenia Ortiz The positions of the President, Vice-President and Secretary remain open for nomination. Maya, Martin, and Kehrl agreed to extend their terms until April 7, 2020 while the board is in transition. The … Continue reading Congratulations to the newly elected UPAAE Board 2020-2021!

Annual General Meeting – March 7, 2020

Heed the call and become part of the UPAAE Board of Directors for 2020 - 2021! Positions available: President (1), Vice-President (1), Secretary (1), Treasurer (1), Board Members (3) General Notes 1. The term is for two (2) years. 2. A member can be nominated for multiple positions. You can also nominate yourself. 3. There … Continue reading Annual General Meeting – March 7, 2020

Paint the Rails – March 27, 2020

PTR will come together with members of the local Filipino community for cultural learning, storytelling and artistic collaboration Paint the Rails (PTR) is a unique partnership between the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC) and Edmonton Transit (ETS) that brings important community stories to public spaces. Paint the Rails is a dynamic … Continue reading Paint the Rails – March 27, 2020

UPAA Edmonton wins prestigious UP Distinguished Service Award

This article was first published in the Alberta Filipino Journal, November 2019.  UPAAE members photo op at the Alberta Legislature MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton (UPAAE) stood alongside distinguished alumni of their respective fields at this year’s UPAA Awards held on August 24, 2019 at the UP Bahay ng … Continue reading UPAA Edmonton wins prestigious UP Distinguished Service Award

Maagang Pasko with UPAAE! Christmas Party on November 30!

UPAAE EDMONTON invites you to THE UPAAE CHRISTMAS PARTY! November 30, 2019 | Saturday| 6:00 PM - onwards Argyll Community League, 6750 88 ST NW   $20.00 CAD for adults; $15.00 CAD for youth 11-17 years old FREE for children 10 years and younger. Food will be ordered by the UPAAE Board.    Please Interac transfer … Continue reading Maagang Pasko with UPAAE! Christmas Party on November 30!

Bilingual Filipino-English Book Tour in Winnipeg and Toronto

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton, through its founding president Mila Bongco, donated children's books to various schools and organizations in Winnipeg and Toronto. Mila, an award-winning Edmonton writer, respected artist, and community leader, completed a bilingual Filipino-English book tour in the two cities on September 26 - October 6, 2019. She met … Continue reading Bilingual Filipino-English Book Tour in Winnipeg and Toronto

Philippine Arts Council partners with UPAA Edmonton and other orgs for Alberta Culture Days: Kalinangan (September 28)

An Official Alberta Culture Days Celebration Host Site Kalinangan, in its many variance of use, is the Tagalog word for culture, way of life, or cultivation of learning. Kalinangan features a series of workshops that would provide first-hand experience on Philippine dance, music, language, martial arts, literature, crafts and cuisine. Activities: Workshop: Creating a Filipino … Continue reading Philippine Arts Council partners with UPAA Edmonton and other orgs for Alberta Culture Days: Kalinangan (September 28)

SAVE THE DATE: UPAAE Summer Picnic – August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM at Gold Bar Park Site#1!

Namiss niyo ba UPAAE Bonfire last time? That's OK - dahil heto na ang inaabangang email for the upcoming UPAAE SUMMER PICNIC!   Mark your calendars!   UPAAE SUMMER PICNIC 2019 August 24, 2019 (Saturday), 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Gold Bar Park Site # 1 (same as last year) - see attached photos for … Continue reading SAVE THE DATE: UPAAE Summer Picnic – August 24, 2019, 9:30 AM at Gold Bar Park Site#1!

UPAAE – PLACE carries on!

In 2018, the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Edmonton launched its grant program called UPAAE PLACE (Professional, Leadership, and Continuing Education Program). We value projects that: (1) improve the quality of life of the underserved, (2)encourage community-building, collaboration and cooperation, (3) raise the level of social awareness and sense of responsibility for the … Continue reading UPAAE – PLACE carries on!