Getting the message across. Students performed during
the Greenovation launch on November 2001.
La Salle prepares for more Greenovation highlights
(01 April 2002)
To keep the centennial spirit alive, the De La Salle University's Executive
Committee of the Greenovation commemoration formed four committees that
will take charge of organizing the 10-year programs and activities until
2011. These are the educational and awards, historical, cultural, and
Now on its second phase, the educational and awards committee has commissioned
Dr. Isagani Cruz of the International Studies Department, Dr. Cirilo
Bautista, Dr. Marjorie Evasco, and Connie Maraan of the Department of
Literature and Philippine Languages, and Vince Groyon III of the Communication
Arts Department to write the centennial book.
Divided into four volumes, the book will cover the following periods:
pre war (1911-1945), pre-university status (1946-1975), post university
status (1976-present), and the fourth volume focusing on the Brothers
and the Philippine District. The writing will be completed by December
2003. Printing of the centennial book is slated for 2007. The launching
will be held in 2011.
Headed by Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC the historical committee is
producing four commemorative projects for the centennial celebrations-CD-ROM
showcasing a collection of alumni pictures from 1911 to May 2011, a
video featuring the DLSU System, centennial commemorative stamps, and
a tree planting and reforestation project.
On the other hand, the cultural committee, headed by Brother Bernard
Oca, FSC is commissioning a centennial sculpture. In addition, the committee
is recording an ode to La Salle with words written by Bautista and music
composed by Lucresia Kasilag. The committee will also stage a Cirilo
concert featuring cultural performances of various La Salle units.
Headed by Teresita Farrell, the finance committee will oversee disbursements
and expenses of the projects and activities.
The four committees will prepare a yearly line-up of activities to
observe the 10-year countdown to La Salle's centennial year. Greenovation
emphasizes DLSU-Manila's innovation in various fields of learning through
its academic programs and breakthrough researches.