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CLFI pays courtesy visit to DLSU

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Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. (CLFI) graced De La Salle University for a courtesy visit last 31 March 2022 to hand over the Quincentennial commemorative token to DLSU, led by Br. Bernard Oca FSC, Office of the President (OP). DLSU, CLFI and the National Quincentennial Commission jointly organized Inspiration in Mission: A Commemoration of the 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines , a full-day event held on 28 October 2021. The event featured the premiere of the Philippe Jones Lhuillier (PJL) Virtual Museum and the panel discussion sessions from the various fields of the liberal arts about a glimpse of the past and future development of the Church and Christianity. DLSU’s Advancement and Alumni Relations Office (AARO), Libraries (LIB) and College of Liberal Arts (CLA) were part of the Working Committee in this collaborative project. The Quincentennial tokens were received by Br. Bernie (OP), Mr. Edwin Reyes (AARO) and Ms. Christine Abrigo (LIB) in a ceremonial hand ove

Remembering F. Sionil José

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The De La Salle University Libraries is saddened by the passing of Francisco Sionil Jose on 06 January 2022. He was 97.  F. Sionil Jose during his collection turnover on July 11, 2014 Dr. F. Sionil José was a recipient of numerous awards from local and international award giving bodies, some of the highlights were the National Artist for Literature in 2001 and Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts in 1980. He was also a recipient of the Pablo Neruda Centennial Award in Chile in 2004, and France’s Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 2000. Manong Frankie, as he was fondly called, was the founder of the Philippine chapter of the international organization PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists). He was a Visiting Professor at De La Salle University’s Department of Literature and was conferred the Doctor of Philosophy in Humane Letters honoris causa by the university in 1995. F. Sio