Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Trillanes new UP NCPAG alumni president
SENATE OFFICE, Manila, March 10, 2011-Senator Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV accepted his responsibilities as the new President of the National College of Public Administration and Governance Alumni Association (NCPAG AA) of the University of the Philippines, after an election conducted from his former school.
The Senator was elected when the college was preparing to host the Public Administration International Conference, which will also coincide with the college’s 60th anniversary in June 2012.
Trillanes said that an alumnus’ journey comes into full circle when asked to join and lead in efforts to help in the development and improvement of his or her alma mater in whatever capacity, adding that he will give his full support in maintaining excellence in public administration education and its societal relevance in pursuing good governance as having been elected as the President of NCPAG Alumni Association.
Trillanes earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration major in Public Policy and Program Management from the UP National College of Public Administration and Governance where he received two recipient distinction of University Scholar Awards for academic excellence.
The UP NCPAG has been the pioneer and leader of the discipline in the Philippines and in Asia since its establishment as the UP Institute of Public Administration in 1952 and the premier school of public administration and governance in the Philippines. (Jason de Asis)
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