One hundred forty-four incoming UPLB freshmen have been trained to become more competent in Math and English after completing the Bridge Program (BP) 2018.
BP is a performance-enhancement tutorial in math and English designed for selected incoming freshmen to link their high school exit skills and UP entry requirements. BP 2018 started on June 20 and closed with a graduation ceremony on July 20 at the REDREC Auditorium.
Denise A. Banal of English-A1 class and Georrgia N. Gonzales of Math-C2 class were awarded as Best in English and Math, respectively, for obtaining the highest grades in the said subjects. Bloc X1 took home the Best Bloc award for having the highest score in combined average grade, attendance, and sports fest performance.
This year’s BP faculty-tutors are Monica C. Torres and Ardee C. Manalo from the Math Division, Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics; and William R. Remollo, Faith Allyson B. Buenacosa, Patricia Camille C. Duremdes, and Katherine M. Gonzales from the Department of Humanities.
The students also attended psycho-social classes with Ordina S. Carlos, Jisselle C. Villamin, Gonzalo H. Amante, Jr., and Ma. Victoria C. Jimenez of the Counselling and Testing Division, Office of Student Affairs as facilitators.
They also attended LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Faith and Excellence) held by Every Nation Campus and a sports fest on July 14.
The Learning Resource Center of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs organizes the annual Bridge Program. (Lawrence Gill D. Salgado)