Painting in the Park, August 2020

In support of the Professional, Leadership, and Continuing Education Program (PLACE), UPAAE members and their families participated in "Painting in the Park" led by Mila Bongco-Philipzig. Participants enjoyed an afternoon of painting a night scenery in warm and cool colors. The two-hour activity was full of calm, serenity, and quiet chatter as they mixed, brushed, … Continue reading Painting in the Park, August 2020

Picnic in the Park, August 2020

Thank you to all who joined in the UPAAE annual summer picnic held back in August 2020. Thirty of us came with our families and enjoyed the day from feasting to the food from Coco’s Nest with its healthy variety and generous portions; pausing from our catch-ups of each other with Kehrl Meeno Reyes’s wonderful … Continue reading Picnic in the Park, August 2020

Upcoming UPAAE virtual elections and Annual General Membership meeting on March 20

We have asked you to save the date for March 20, which is our annual general membership virtual meeting. Now we are asking you to think of each other, those that you know, and those whom you feel will enjoy serving our organization. It is virtual election time! (A first for UPAAE, one of the … Continue reading Upcoming UPAAE virtual elections and Annual General Membership meeting on March 20

YOU can be a writer – an invitation to write a children’s book.

Do you have story ideas that you have been waiting to write and share? Has the thought of becoming a children’s book author crossed your mind many times but you are unable to proceed? Then perhaps, this call is for you: bit.ly/ScholasticBIPOCOpenCall To give new authors a head start, local Edmonton author Mila Bongco will … Continue reading YOU can be a writer – an invitation to write a children’s book.

Historya 2 Virtual Event was successfully attended and participated

Historya 2: The Filipino Culture and Identity in a Multicultural World Final Report for the 2020 Alberta Culture Days  October, 2020 Funded by the Ministry of Multiculturalism Province of Alberta About UPAAE (University of the Philippines Alumni Association Edmonton) UPAAE History UPAAE is an organization founded in 2013 by graduates of UP who have made … Continue reading Historya 2 Virtual Event was successfully attended and participated

UP Alumna Yana Gilbuena of Salo Series in Edmonton

UPAAE supported and attended a couple of Yana's events in Edmonton. Yana has been featured in several articles and shows in the US and the Philippines, with numerous collaborations in multiples cities across several states.   Yana Gilbuena, Gypsy Chef As if consumed by an invisible flame to (in her own words) "spread the Gospel of Filipino … Continue reading UP Alumna Yana Gilbuena of Salo Series in Edmonton