Dr. Thomas Edison dela Cruz, Dr. rer. Nat., of the College of Science’s Biology department was recognized last September 3, 2015, at the Metrobank Center in Makati. Dr. dela Cruz was one of the two Outstanding Teachers in the Higher Education category.
Each winner was presented with a trophy, medallion and cash prize by Metrobank officials and guests of honor Senate President Franklin Drilon, Education Secretary Armin Luistro, FSC, and CHEd Chairman Patricia Licuanan.
In grateful recognition of his contributions in the areas of teaching, research and community service, the University of Santo Tomas granted the title “Professor Emeritus” to Fortunato B. Sevilla III, PhD, in a solemn investiture rite held on September 3, 2015 (Thursday), at the Medicine Auditorium.
The highest honor
In describing the title, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Clarita de Leon-Carillo, PhD said that the title “Emeritus” has been attached to the term “professor” to “give due recognition to very eminent members of the academe who may have reached retirement...