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UP confers Gawad Oblation on 14 individuals

UP President Alfredo Pascual (seated, center) and UP vice president for public affairs Edna Co (seated, leftmost) join Gawad Oblation awardees.  [ Mateo]
The first UP Gawad Oblation, a special award given by the UP president to UP alumni and friends for “extraordinary service with or in the name of UP,” was conferred upon 14 individuals from government and industry in a ceremony held on Feb. 7 at the UP Professional Schools in Bonifacio Global City.
The awardees, whose initiatives have helped UP perform its leadership role in higher education and national development, each received a medal articulating the symbol of the Oblation.
Among the 14 awardees were SM Prime Holdings executive committee chairman Hans Sy and Robinsons Retail Holdings president and chief operating officer Robina Gokongwei-Pe.