UST HONORS OUTSTANDING ALUMNI FOR 2007
THE University of Santo Tomas (UST) and the UST Alumni Association, Inc. (USTAAI) will honor 16 professionals, one family whose members were all educated in UST, and two world-renowned artists by conferring upon them The Outstanding Thomasian Alumni (TOTAL) Award and the Thomasian Meritorious Award. The recognition ceremonies was held on Monday, 20 August 2007 at the UST Central Seminary Gymnasium at the España campus.
The TOTAL Awardees for 2007 are taekwondo champion and coach Jesus N. Morales III for Sports (Education, 1980); peace educator Dr. Amor G. de Torres for Education ( Education, 1969); legal luminary and magistrate Justice Jaime M. Lantin for Law (Law, 1954); PRC Outstanding Professional Arch. Jose Siao Ling for Architecture (Architecture, 1980); UST Conservatory of Music Dean Emeritus and pianist Maestra Stella Goldenberg-Brimo for the Performing Arts (Music, 1951); multi-awarded poet and writer Victor Emmanuel Carmelo D. Nadera, Jr. for Literature (Psychology, BS 1984, MA 1996); UST Faculty of Arts and Letters Dean Emeritus and Oriental Philosophy expert Dr. Magdalena A. Villaba for Philosophy (Philosophy, MA 1967, PhD 1976); Century Pacific Group of Companies founder Ricardo Sy Po, Sr. for Business Entrepreneurship (MBA, 2006); Accenture Country Managing Director Beth G. Lui for Management (Accountancy, 1977); Sun Life of Canada (Philippines) Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Henry Joseph M. Herrera for Finance (Education, 1976); top psychologist and counselor Dr. Imelda Virginia G. Villar for Health-Allied (PhD, 1981) ; Top Physicians America awardee and urologist Dr. Ananias C. Diokno for Health-Medical (Medicine, 1965) ; UNEP Champion of the Earth and former DENR Secretary Elisea Gillera-Gozun for Community, Civic and Social Service (Environment) (Education, 1968); and medical mission and outreach organizer Dr. Amelia Belandres-Miranda for Community, Civic, and Social Service (Health) (Medicine, 1958).
Office of Civil Defense Deputy Administrator Dr. Anthony Rolando T. Golez (Medicine, 2000) and writer-producer of the critically-acclaimed “Magnifico” and “The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros” Michiko S. Yamamoto (Computer Science, 1999) will be awarded as this year’s Young Thomasian Achievers. The Thomasian Family Award will be given to the family of Dr. Antonio A. Uy, Sr. (†) (Medicine, 1957) and Mrs. Rechilda Lumauig-Uy (Education, 1974) and children Pamela Lumauig Uy (Pharmacy, 1988) and Dr. Antonio Lumauig Uy, Jr., (Medicine, 1993).
World-renowned artists Eduardo Castrillo and Manuel Baldemor, both from the College of Fine Arts, will receive the Thomasian Meritorious Achievement Award.
The TOTAL Awards is the highest honor bestowed by the University and the USTAAI upon the alumni in recognition of their significant and exemplary contributions to society.
In Memory Of
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