Pres. Sespeñe Confers Tampinco, Buaquiña, and Evangelista as CSPG Affiliates
In an effort to expand its network and external linkages, Dr. Jeter S. Sespeñe conferred Engr. Froilan A. Tampinco, Dr. Vaughn S. Buaquiña, and Dr. Oscar L. Evangelista as CSPG affiliates on 23 June 2014 at the PSU Hostel.
As a CSPG affiliate, Tampinco was given the title, Senior Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor while Buaquiña and Evangelista were appointed as Senior Fellows and Adjunct Professors because of their previous academic contributions to the University. Tampinco, Buaquiña, and Evangelista were chosen as the latest CSPG affiliates because of their undeniable expertise and extensive knowledge in their field of discipline.
Tampinco, former President and CEO of the National Power Corporation, is an expert on power generation and renewable energy. On the other hand, President Jeter S. Sespeñe awards the Certificate of Affiliation to Engr. Froilan A. Tampinco as Mrs. Tampinco beams with prideDr. Jeter S. Sespeñe is all smiles during the Conferment Ceremony of Dr. Vaughn Buaquiña and Dr. Oscar L. Evangelista
Buaquiña, the Dean of the Institute of Graduate Studies and Director of Research of San Sebastian College – Recoletos, is an expert on research.
Meanwhile, Evangelista, a former History professor and Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs at the University of the Philippines Diliman, is an expert on Philippine studies.
Through the CSPG affiliation, Tampinco, Buaquiña, and Evangelista may conduct instruction, research, extension, and other related professional services in the University. Dr. Sespeñe also expected that they publish a research paper within a year of affiliation.
The conferment ceremony for Tampinco took place in the morning immediately after his lecture on Renewable Energy while the ceremony for Buaquiña and Evangelista took place in the afternoon. Both ceremonies were well-attended by students, faculty members, and university officials. Dr. Sespeñe, along with Dr. Michael D. Pido, Vice President for Research and Extension and Dr. Lorna C. Gelito, Vice President for Academic Affairs, awarded the certificates of affiliation and appointment to the three new members of the PSU community.