Prof. Patricia M. Empleo, Ph.D., and Inst. Francisco M. Caliwan, Jr., the Dean and Assistant Dean, respectively, of the UST-Alfredo M. Velayo College of Accountancy, were appointed by the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy as the Chair and Co-chair of the Committee on the Search for the 100 Outstanding CPAs, the committee tasked for the selection of the awardees of the Accountancy Centenary Award of Excellence. The distinction will be conferred on March 17, 2023, in time for the 100th anniversary celebration of the Philippine accounting profession.
The Accountancy Centenary Award of Excellence was launched on March 17, 2022 at The Manila Hotel. During the launched, Empleo announced the award’s rationale and criteria and explained the nomination and the judging processes.
The Committee is composed of the officers of the four sectoral accounting organization namely: Association of CPAs in Commerce and Industry, Association of CPAs in Public Practice, Government Association of CPAs, and National Association of CPAs in Education.