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Phar Med Tech Alumni in North America Celebrate 2nd Biennial Reunion

The University of San Agustin Pharmacy and Medical Technology International Alumni Association (USAPMTIAA) held its 2nd Biennial Meeting & Reunion (BMR) on July 20-22, 2018 in the New-York-New Jersey Metropolitan Area. Alumni from the United States of America and Canada came to enjoy the three-day event hosted at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel by Marriott ...

University of San Agustin Tops August 2017 Med Tech Board Exam

The University of San Agustin registered an impressive 100% passing rate in the August 2017 Medical Technologist Licensure Examination, besting other Medical Technology schools in the Philippines.  One hundred seventy five Agustinian examinees successfully hurdled the exam.  Two of them were in the Topnotchers’ List namely, Jan Renzo Daliva Besa (7th Place) and Fedelene Joy ...

Pharmacy Celebrates 70th Founding Anniversary

The Pharmacy alumni of the College of Pharmacy and Medical Technology, University of San Agustin gathered together for an extraordinary Homecoming Jubilee on November 30 to December 2, 2016.  Many activities were held to commemorate the 70th year founding of the University’s illustrious Pharmacy program. The three-day event kicked off with a Thanksgiving Mass and ...

USAPMTIAA Scholar Now ASCPi-Certified

Ms. Rutchel B. Ballesta, a BS MLS Class 2016 and one of the first USAPMTIAA scholars, successfully hurdled her American Society for Clinical Pathology International (ASCPi) certification.  The ASCP website describes this certification as follows: “The ASCPi credential certifies professional competency among new and practicing laboratory personnel in an effort to contribute globally to the highest ...

Second Reunion to be Held in New York-New Jersey Metro Area

The USAPMTIAA will hold its Second Biennial Meeting & Reunion on July 20 to 22, 2018 at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel by Marriott in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  Many Phar Med Tech alumni from North America and possibly from other continents are expected to attend the event.  This 3-day event will feature many engaging activities including a Welcome ...

PMT Alumni Met in Las Vegas for the First Biennial Meeting & Reunion

Around 90 alumni and guests gathered at the Brunswick Room of the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 25, 2016 for the USAPMTIAA’s First Biennial Meeting and Reunion.  Golden Jubilarian Ms. Gilda R. Rivero, former Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Medical Technology, University of San Agustin, addressed the alumni during the Dinner Banquet.  ...

University of San Agustin Attains ISO Certification

The University of San Agustin has recently gained ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification.  This is a historic milestone for the University as it gears towards achieving its goal for an autonomous status.  According to Fr. Williener Jack Luna, OSA, Director of the University’s Philanthropic, External and Alumni Relations (PEAR), the certification means that the ...

USA Med Tech ‘91 Holds Its Silver Jubilee

The Med Tech Class of 1991 gathered together for their 25th year of graduation from the University of San Agustin on July 30, 2016.  They started the day with a special mass officiated by former University President Fr. Mamerto Alfeche at the USA Chapel.  This was followed by a lunch with the Phar Med Tech ...

AEF Pledges Hit 50% of Goal on July 10, 2016

The Alumni Endowment Fund (AEF) drive hits its milestone as it reaches 50% of its goal of $100,000 by December 2017.  On July 10,2016, a total of $50,100 worth of pledges was registered by its international alumni.  The Alumni Endowment Fund (AEF) is the flagship among the planned projects of the members of the USAPMTIAA.  This ...

New College, New Dean

The College of Pharmacy and Medical Technology is now under a new college and has been renamed the College of Health and Allied Medical Professions (CHAMP).  The new Dean is Mrs. Sofia Cosette Monteblanco.  The new college is now home to students taking programs in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Sciences, and Nutrition and Dietetics.  Ms. Remi ...