Alumni News

Augustinians make it to TOWIL 2015

THREE Augustinian alumnae made it to the roster of awardees in this year’s ‘The Outstanding Women of Iloilo City’ or TOWIL for manifesting exemplary performance in their respective fields of profession, thereby contributing to the development of Iloilo City.

Dr. Asuncion L. Faro and Dr. Daisy Tabuena, graduates from the University of San Agustin (USA) College of Arts and Sciences, are awardees in the fields of Professional Service and Science and Technology, respectively. Judge Juana Judita P. Nafarrete, a graduate of Bachelor of Laws, is an awardee in the field of Judicial Service.

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Chusuey to donate new building to USA

Dr. Henry Chusuey (Photo courtesy of the Philippine Star)

MULTI-AWARDED businessman-philanthropist Dr. Henry O. Chusuey, Honoris Causa of the University of San Agustin, is set to donate a new building valued at 30 million pesos to his alma mater. “The University of San Agustin – Dr. Henry O. Chusuey International Center” will house the B. S. Hotel and Restaurant Management and the B. S. Tourism programs of the University. In a letter to University President Fr. Frederick C. Comendador, Dr. Chusuey specifically proposed that the new building serve as the University Hotel for university guests and foreign students.

An Accounting alumnus of the College of Commerce, Dr. Chusuey now heads the Hennan Resorts Group and other companies in financing and real estate development.

Henry Chusuey conferred Doctorate Degree by USA

Business tycoon Henry O. Chusuey was conferred with a Doctor of Humanities Degree, honoris causa by the University of San Agustin (USA) in a conferment ceremony last November 13, 2013.

Chusuey, dubbed as “Mr. Tourism” of Visayas, graduated from the University of San Agustin with a degree of BS Commerce, Major in Accounting and organized Boracay Regency Group (now known as Hennan Resorts Group) in 1998, which currently employs over a thousand workers.

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San Agustin names alumni achievers

university of san agustin chapelTHE 110-year-old University of San Agustin has released the names of past students who will receive the Alumni Achievement Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award in solemn rites today, February 28, in the University of San Agustin.

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USAAA holds Homecoming Fun Run

Sunday became fun-day as Augustinians and friends literally painted two major streets with red and gold.
The University of San Agustin Alumni Association (USAAA) organized a fun run activity along General Luna Street and Benigno Aquino Avenue in Iloilo City as part of its Grand Alumni Homecoming and the year-long 60th Anniversary of the University as the First University in Western Visayas, July 14.

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