I found this video taken the morning after Typhoon Frank hit Iloilo, flooding CPU with storm water, mud and debris. I was using the camera of my Nokia 2210 so my apologies for the poor resolution. Notice the ankle-deep silt blanketing the area around the elementary, Johnson Hall and towards Gate 6.
On 14 June 2005, I had the opportunity to attend and represent the CPU President in the e-Services Industry-Academe Summit at Hotel Inter-Continental Manila. Returning from the summit, I submitted my report to Dr. Juanito Acanto, who was the president at that time. The report mentioned several interesting items which have implication on CPU’s curriculum, […]
Recently, I read the article “Optimised Decision Making, IDS and the Deighton Water Model – An Introduction” which sparked my attention. Published on the Inframanage.com site, the article includes a video that demonstrates the Deighton Water Model and the resource persons talked about the implication to finance and infrastructure management. As a civil engineering graduate, […]
Can you imagine living in a town where the internet runs at one gigabit per second (1Gbps)? Timaru is aiming to have the fastest internet in the Southern hemisphere at ONE GIGABIT PER SECOND. All we have to do is garner the highest number of people who desires it for Timaru. PLEASE HELP US MAKE […]
When Typhoon Yolanda battered Northern Iloilo on 8 November, it brought much havoc to Estancia, including Bayas Island, which is 8 kilometers off the town. Amidst the surrounding destruction in the island, the solar panel that Central Philippine University Affiliated Renewable Energy Center (CPU-AREC) installed in 2001 remains standing and functioning. Typhoon Yolanda blew off […]
If you have studied and lived in Iloilo City, particularly at CPU, then I’m sure you have experienced the flood that’s been as perennial as when the rainy season comes. When monsoon rains come, students anticipate the coming of the flood because they’re sure the Jaro River will overflow. Classes would then be postponed for […]
Does CPU teach “Infrastructure Management”? I’m a Civil Engineering graduate of CPU 1989 and I can’t recall encountering the phrase “infrastructure management”. Maybe I wasn’t listening or I was absent when it was lectured but was the topic ever brought up in any of our subjects? Our curriculum at that time included nine units of […]