The University of the Philippines Diliman, led by Chancellor Fidel Nemenzo, recognized UPERDFI’s contribution in mobilizing support during the pandemic. The award was presented during the opening ceremony of the Linggo ng Parangal on June 21.
Source: UP Diliman Information Office
Under the leadership of past presidents Rico Trinidad and Ferdz de la Cruz, UPERDFI raised PhP 3.8 Million from alumni and network. The donations were used to fund 10 Engineering COVID response R&D projects; to provide basic necessities to stranded dormers and boarders in UP; and to procure 45 laptops for engineering students. In addition, we raised funds for 10 more laptops, and solicited 12 Tablets from BPI Foundation, courtesy of our member, BPI COO Mon Jocson.
The UP College of Engineering headed by Dean Ferdinand Manegdeg and the Beta Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association headed by our Trustee Alex Ibasco, were also acknowledged during the event.