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UPLB Environmental Science Society

Vision

To be a nationally-recognized Society known for inculcating sustainable development principles through hands-on trainings, public fora, and  stakeholder-involved activities.

Mission

To foster camaraderie and fellowship among UPLB graduate students having environmental science as a major or cognate, and create  opportunities and programs for environmental science graduate students to test and practice ecological principles and sustainable  development concepts through science-based methods, academically rigorous approaches, and practical applications.

Goal

The UPLB Environmental Science Society aims to pursue academic excellence and to promote and advance environmental science and systems approach in solving environmental problems for sustainable development.

HISTORY

2008
Recognition of the need to establish an organization to represent the SESAM graduate students with sustainable development as its core principle
2008
2009
Establishment of the UPLB Environmental Science Society’s vision, mission, goal, and first draft of constitution
2009
2010
First appointed Executive Committee of the UPLB Environmental Science Society
2010
2019
A decade of pursuing academic excellence, committed to promote and advance environmental science
2019

ACTIVITIES OF THE ORGANIZATION

  • SESAM Student Orientation
    (participant) provides an overview of the SESAM and Graduate School guidelines and policies
  • Comprehensive Exam Review for Environmental Science students
    organizes lectures and small group discussions for MS and PhD students for the Written Comprehensive Exam
  • Talakayan
    invites speakers to discuss contemporary issues related to environmental science and sustainable development
  • GIS Training
  • Outreach Program
    e.g., Coastal Clean-Up

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE A.Y. 2019-2020

Gilbert R. Habacon President
Femarie Ann B. Sabado Vice President
Angeli Ann P. Llantos Secretary
Kristine S. Banalo Treasurer
Dannica Rose G. Aquino Auditor
Charmaine Irenea P. Tagarino Public Relations Officer

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