TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines- The St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP) here again proved its global commitment to fostering quality education after its president, Sister Merceditas O. Ang, SPC, has been honored with the “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” at the 8th Asia’s Education Excellence Awards held in Singapore recently.
Dr. Allan Peejay Lappay, SPUP Director of the Alumni, Advocacies and External Relations, said the award was presented by the World Education Congress, CMO Asia with CMO Council as its Strategic Partner and Stars of the Industry Group to Sr. Ang as research partner.
Lappay said the award is given to individuals who have made a difference and created a positive impact in the lives of others, for the quality of their work, outlook, reach and ability to contribute to social change through excellent and effective leadership, sacrifice, vision, innovation and transformation.
Lappay said the Asia’s Education Excellence Awards are bestowed after an intensely researched process that draws the winner from a shortlist of individuals who are doing extraordinary work in education.
This year’s jury members include Dr. Arun Arora, former president and CEO of The Economic Times, India’s leading business newspaper; Dr. Harish Mehta, founding member of NASSCOM, an association of software and services companies in India; Nina E. Woodard, an American Human Resource consultant; and Andrew Kelly, chief patron of CMO Asia – a global network of top marketing decision makers.
Lappay said the award will serve as inspiration for the university teaching and non-teaching staff to continuously making a difference globally in the filed of education. Gene Baquiran/PIA/Northernforum.net