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2010 Outstanding Sillimanians named


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THREE DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS and a performing artist are this year’s recipients of the 2010 Outstanding Sillimanian Awards (OSA) on August 28 at the Claire Isabel McGill Luce Auditorium.

They are Dr. Romeo P. Ariniego in the field of Medicine, Dr. Evangeline Bravo-Manjares in the field of Community Service, Dr. Evelyn Tan-Requiza in the field of Education and Historical
Research and Ms Lucy Jumawan-Sauer in the field of Performing Arts (Dance).{{more}}

Dr. Romeo P. Ariniego. A professor at the College of Medicine of the De La Salle Health Sciences Institute, Dr. Ariniego graduated from Silliman with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1967. He pursued Medicine at the ey, Australia. He held various teaching and administrative posts at DLSHS Campus and MedicaUniversity of the Philippines-Manila. He spent his fellowship in

cardiology at the Sahlgrenska Hospital in Sweden and postresidency

training at Lidcombe Hospital in Sydnl Center, UP colleges of Medicine and Nursing and Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine.

 An author and a co-author of nine scholarly publications, Dr. Ariniego has received several awards from 1972 to 2009, including the Distinguished Service Award from the Philippine Heart Association, the National Lorenzo M. Tañada CHIMES Award from De La Salle Philippines, and an International Health Professional distinction granted in Cambridge, England.

Dr. Evangeline Bravo-Manjares. New York-based Dr. Bravo-Manjares finished her Bachelor of Arts degree at Silliman University. She earned her graduate degree in social work from the Philippine Women’s University and her Master of Arts from Columbia University in New York. She obtained her of Doctor of Education from the Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She is presently Dean for Academic Student Services at Nassau Community College, a unit of the State University of New York.

 Dr. Bravo-Manjares has received many distinctions throughout her career, among them: “Who’s Who in Higher Education” list, sponsored by the Association of Black Women in Higher Education, and the Outstanding Filipino-American Achievers in America Award (Professional [Education] Sector) from the Filipino Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Evelyn Tan-Requiza. Dr. Tan-Requiza has served as professor in several colleges and universities in the areas of history and political science. She is a graduate of Silliman University with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (magna cum laude) in 1965. She obtained her degrees of Master of Arts in History from the Ateneo de Manila University and Doctor of Philosophy in Philippine External Relations from UP Diliman.

Cited in the “The Marquis Who’s Who in the World (15th Edition),” Dr. Tan-Requiza has been a recipient of various fellowships, including the ASEAN Visiting Research Fellowship at the Japan Institute of International Affairs and the ASEAN fellowship grant to the European Union (Netherlands, France, Belgium and Luxembourg). In 2008, Davao Central College named her Outstanding Alumna in Education.

Ms. Lucy Jumawan-Sauer. Ms Jumawan-Sauer is regarded as an innovator and catalyst for dance development, presently the Managing Director of Contemporary Dance Association Limited in Australia. She completed her elementary and high school education at Silliman University in 1948 and 1952, respectively. She graduated from Saint Paul University from its Associate in Commercial Science program and later completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment issued by the New South Wales Technical and Fur ther Educat ion Commission in Sydney, Australia.

In 1957, Ms Jumawan-Sauer was a dance soloist in “Swanlake” and “Nutcracker” with the world’s prima ballerina, Russian Alexandra Danilova. She has been performing, giving lectures, and judging in dance tournaments around Australia and New Zealand. In 1979, she became the first Filipino to receive the Migrant of the Year Award from the SBS Television Documentary in Australia.

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