UP Cesar E.A. Virata
School of Business
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Appointment of the Dean of the VSB - 10 November 2022
In its 1375th meeting held 10 November 2022, the UP Board of Regents appointed Associate Professor Maria Regina Lucia M. Lizares, Ph.D. as the Dean of the Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business.
Dr. Lizares will serve as the 15th Dean of the VSB.
[2022 CPALE RESULTS] UP VSB PRODUCES 30 NEW CPAs, 4 TOPNOTCHERS
Thirty (30) graduates of the UP Virata School of Business successfully hurdled the October 2022 Certified Public Accountants Licensure Examination. The new CPAs are from the BS Business Administration and Accountancy Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Over-all, the school registered a passing rate of 88.29%, with 30 passers out of 34 examinees. The Professional Regulation Commission announced that there are 1,722 new CPAs out of 6,665 examinees, or a national passing rate of 25.84%.
Among the new CPAs from UP VSB, four (4) were recognized as topnotchers: Lorenz D. Nalica (6th place), Angelica D. Igna (7th place), Keith Daniel A. Dee (8th place), and Loudette Remirose C. Tejada (8th place).
The successful examinees will formally take their oath later this year.
Congratulations to our new CPAs!
[UPDATED] Officer-in-Charge, Virata School of Business, October 2022
Professor Carlos C. Bautista, PhD., has been appointed as Officer-in-Charge of the Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business by UP Diliman Chancellor Fidel R. Nemenzo. Dr. Bautista's appointment is from October 11, 2022 onwards, until the appointment of a new Dean.
Virtual Public Forum for the Deanship of the UP Diliman Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business
The Nomination Committee for the 2022 Deanship of the UP Cesar EA Virata School of Business invites everyone to the Virtual Public Forum: Nominees' Presentation of Vision and Plans for the School on Monday, 12 September at 9:30 AM. All attendees are required to pre-register through this link: https://tinyurl.com/22VSBDeanForum.
2022 Call for Nominations to the Deanship of the UP Diliman Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business
Call for Papers: Philippine Management Review 2023 (Volume 30)
[UPDATED/REVISED] Officer-in-Charge, Virata School of Business, May 2022
[UPDATED/REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT] Associate Professor Debbie Chua Bun Pho, PhD., has been appointed as Officer-in-Charge of the Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business by UP Diliman Chancellor Fidel R. Nemenzo. Dr. Chua Bun Pho's appointment is from May 2, 2022 onwards, until further notice by the Office of the Chancellor.
This appointment supersedes the previous announcement designating UP Diliman Vice-Chancellor Payongayong as OIC of the School.
In Memoriam: Professor Gerardo Agulto, Jr.
Announcement of New Publication: Cases and Readings in International Business (2021)
PhD Research Presentations and Information Session on 7 February 2022, 4:00PM
Professorial Chair Lecture on 20 December 2021, 11:00AM
Schedule of VSB Faculty Grant Lectures for December 2021
Impact of Various Financial Responses on COVID-19 Recovery
Professorial Chair Lecture on 13 December 2021
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Faculty Promotions for 2021
Congratulations to the VSB Faculty who have received promotions as part of the 2021 Faculty Merit Promotions and Sagad Awards!
Department of Business Administration
Erik Paolo Capistrano – Professor (cross-rank)
Dave Centeno – Professor (cross-rank)
Maria Regina Lucia Lizares – Associate Professor (within rank)
Luis Diego Lee – Assistant Professor (within rank)
Department of Accounting and Finance
Daniel Vincent Borja – Professor (within rank)
Debbie Chua Bun Pho – Associate Professor (within rank)
Joselito Florendo – Associate Professor (within rank)
Mia Rey – Associate Professor (within rank)
Dani Rose Salazar – Associate Professor (within rank)
Ivy Suan – Associate Professor (within rank)
Diogenes Dy - Assistant Professor (within rank)
Raniel Pamatmat - Assistant Professor (within rank)
Al-Habbyel Yusoph - Assistant Professor (within rank)
Ma. Angelica Esmera Calso - Instructor (within rank)
Sagad Awards (for faculty members with Professor 12 rank)
Carlos Bautista (Department of Accounting and Finance)
Arthur Cayanan (Department of Accounting and Finance)
Ben Paul Gutierrez (Department of Business Administration)
UP Professors Emeriti on the Banning of "Subversive" Books
"We, Professors Emeriti at the University of the Philippines, express our strongest support for the University Council of UP Diliman in its protest against the recent memorandum issued by the Commission on Higher Education in the Cordillera Administrative Region urging libraries in that region to remove “subversive” books and materials from their collections ... " ( continue reading ≫ )
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The UP VSB Faculty is one with concerned members of the UP Diliman community in adamantly protesting affronts against academic freedom, collegiality in decision-making, and democratic governance in the university. Learn more about the position of the VSB Faculty through the links below:
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Position Papers of UP VSB Faculty on Governance and Administrative Issues in the School: