Prof. Lucila O. Bance, PhD, Director of the UST Counseling and Career Center and professor of the Department of Psychology, received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asia-Pacific Career Development Association last May 23, 2017 (Monday), at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

Bance, the first Director of the Counseling and Career Center (previously known as the Guidance and Counseling Department), led the Center to becoming a Model Career Center supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She previously served as College Secretary of the College of Science and as Director of the Office for Student Admissions.