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BAR Officials Receive UPLB Alumni Awards

5 October 2017
World Trade Center, Pasay, Manila

 

Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) Director Nicomedes P. Eleazar and Institutional Development Division Head Digna L. Sandoval were among this year’s alumni awardees during the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Alumni Association awarding ceremonies held on 9 October 2017 at UPLB in College, Laguna. The activity, which recognized the outstanding works and significant contributions of UPLB alumni in their respective fields, was part of the celebration of the 99th UPLB Loyalty Day and Alumni Homecoming.

Dr. Eleazar received the “Outstanding UPLB Alumnus for Institutional Organization and Development” for his outstanding leadership capability as director of BAR from 2004 to present, and for leading the formulation of the overall research and development agenda in agriculture and fisheries, among many other accomplishments.

Meanwhile, Ms. Sandoval was recognized as UPLB-College of Agriculture and Food Science’s “Distinguished Alumna for Institutional Development in Agricultural Research” for her dedication that helped in enabling BAR to provide much needed support for agricultural research that include, to name a few, skills and capability development, upgrading of research equipment, and R&D infrastructure establishment. #

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Alumni Association awarding ceremonies is part of the celebration of the 99th UPLB Loyalty Day and Alumni Homecoming to give due recognition to UPLB alumni who have exemplified outstanding works and made significant contributions in their respective fields.