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The Middle School kicked off their celebration of the National Arts Month through an exhibit at the Our lady of Peace Lobby last February 1, 2017. The Dance Club creatively led the unveiling with a dance interpretation. Carrying the theme “Art Feast”, the event showcased not only the students’ art work but also several dishes guised as art activities.
Long buffet tables laid were laid out in the Calachuchi Garden where students held their Entrep Art from February 1 to 2. Grade 8 students, with the able guidance of their HELE teachers, experienced how it is to be entrepreneurs as they sold maki and decorative cupcakes. The Cartoonists club, with the help of their club moderators, offered printing services, while Tiny Path sold art supplies. The students experienced what it’s like to be entrepreneurs first hand as they prepared, marketed, and sold their products. They also learned simple accounting, doing the inventory and computation of their profits or losses. The activity taught them how to run a business and at the same time how to use art could be used to attract more clients.
Another activity featured was the interaction between the MCMS students and the MC HEU Applied Arts students last February 2, 2017. College students from the Department of Humanities and Applied Arts taught MS students basic drawing techniques, calligraphy, animation, and photography.
Several contests such as the PICS Perfect Photography contest for Grade 6 (February 16), On-the-Spot Art for the Grade 7 (February 17) and the Eight Asian Treasures (February 28) were also held, capping the MS National Arts Month celebration.
Nathalie De Guzman, a Senior HEU student taking up Bachelor of Arts in Applied Arts major in Visual Design successfully represented Miriam College at the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Discovery Camp 2016.
She is part of a delegation of 50 student leaders and achievers selected from different universities in the country and in neighboring countries in Asia.
The theme of the camp this year is on Building Environmental and Cultural Awareness in the Asia Pacific Region through Philippine Indigenous Environment, Culture, and Arts. The interactive, educational camp, held last July 30 to August 7, is designed to enhance the participants’ knowledge, skills and attitude on the concepts of climate realities and resiliency, as well as experience and appreciate cultural diversity through the arts, cuisine, music and dance.
The participants joined in workshops, conducted study visits and tours, and presented cultural numbers that featured the country’s colorful native costumes.
UMAP Discovery Camp is organized by the Commission on Higher Education in partnership with Ateneo De Manila University, De La Salle University and Lyceum University of the Philippines-Batangas.
Maya Alyssa Cabanos, Applied Arts student under the College of Arts and Sciences, participated in the Asia Summer Program (ASP) 2016, hosted by Bangkok University last July 10-30, 2016. ASP is a student-oriented event that promotes international cultural and educational exchange among 300 participants from 15 Universities from 11 countries -- Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Lao PDR, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Taiwan.
Asia Summer Program (ASP) is a three-week credit based program that offers innovative and highly international perspectives on the diverse cultures of Asia. Students participate in several academic and cultural events and enjoy meeting new friends, making new connections and finding new inspirations in the vibrant and creative facilities of Bangkok University.
The next Asia Summer Program will be held in Beijing, China. For more information contact the IPPO Office at 580-5400 local 2144 and look for Dr. Gail R. Galang.
Six students from the Miriam College HEU voluntarily joined the European Summer Program 2016 last June 28 to July 23 held at the Universite Catholique de Lille in France.
Lille is a vibrant city with a rich history. It is also a center of arts and culture while the Universite Catholique de Lille is considered as one of France's leading private universities.
The European Summer Program is defined by its varied elective courses, mostly taught in English, along with instruction in intercultural communication, multi-level French languages, curriculum-related field trips, and small multinational classes, led by experienced and dedicated international faculty and administrative team.
Joining 1600 students from all continents who have taken part in this program before were Miriam College HEU students, namely, Danica Bocalan (II BAA Visual Design), Therese Frances Claire Castro (I AB IS), Margie Angelina Catalan (II AB IS), Daphny Cormero (II AB IS), Maria Gabrielle Isabel Mercado (II BA Comm), and Hannah Katrina Payumo (II BS EPM). All have described the program as a life-changing experience.
To know more about international exchange programs, please contact Dr. Gail R. Galang of the Institutional Partnerships and Programs Office.
Last February 20, Miriam College’s Applied Arts program launched an exhibit entitled Excelsi-art: A Visual Experience, showcasing the exceptional works of its Visual Design and Deaf students at SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.
To formally open the exhibit, a short program was conducted wherein notable guests and keynote speakers saluted the outcome of each student’s creation.
The welcome remarks were given by Mitzi Gonzales, assistant branch manager of SM Megamall, and Dr. Lourdes Samson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of Miriam College.
Dr. Samson acknowledged the hard work of the students and said that Excelsi-art showed how far the Visual Design course has developed and improved in just four years. “We have always envisioned this course for creative individuals with an appreciation of technology,” she added.
Keynote speaker Brandie Tan, LOWE Malaysia’s executive creative director inspired the students to travel locally and internationally, and to make use of their experiences to create change in the Philippines for the better.
Quezon City Vice Mayor, Joy Belmonte also graced the event and commended Miriam College for being the number one institution that works with the city government, among all the other colleges and universities in Quezon City.
Rochelle Mari Bernabe, Second Year Applied Arts (major In Visual Design) student won First Place in the Figlia’s Shoe Design Contest, dubbed “My Beautiful Sole.” The awarding was held at SM Megamall, 5th Level, last February 14.
The student’s entry is titled Amasia,. It is made of GI and copper wires, craft paper and jewelry accessories.
The judges of the contest were celebrity fashion blogger Lissa Kahayon, model and former Bb. Pilipinas Marina Benipayo, Joey Enriquez of Figlia Shoes, artist Leeroy New and model/Fox Sports courtside reporter, Janeena Chan.
The students, teachers, and chairpersons from the Departments of Accountancy, Applied Arts, and Communication collaborated in the production of an infomercial, Taxes for Tomorrow, as entry to the Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP) Tax Infomercial Competition 2012. They received P10,000.00 and a plaque of appreciation for being shortlisted in the competition.