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Winners of the

"St. Thomas Aquinas Trivia Questions”

January 31, 2017

January 23, 2017

  • Q: Where was St. Thomas Aquinas born?
  • A: Roccasecca, Italy
  • Cyril Gem Gallano
  • BS Biochemistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Answer received at 10:42 AM

    January 24, 2017

  • Q: Who said about St. Thomas Aquinas, “We call this young man a dumb ox, but his bellowing in doctrine will one day resound throughout the world.”?
  • A: St. Albert The Great/ Albertus Magnus
  • Patricia Cruz
  • BSBA Marketing
  • College of Commerce
  • Answer received at 12:01 PM

    January 25, 2017

  • Q: Which order did St. Thomas Aquinas join?
  • A: Order of Preachers
  • Jullian Ducut
  • BS Applied Physics
  • College of Science
  • Answer received at 10:27 AM

    January 26, 2017

  • Q: Which is the most famous book of St. Thomas Aquinas?
  • A: Summa Theologica
  • Kristine Magnaye
  • BS Accountancy
  • College of Accountancy
  • Answer received at 10:00 AM

    January 27, 2017

  • Q: With which school of theology is St. Thomas Aquinas associated?
  • A: Scholastic Theology / Scholastics / Scholasticisms
  • Rhea Therese Parsad
  • AB Journalism
  • Faculty of Arts and Letters
  • Answer received at 12:02 PM

    Please claim your prize at the Ecclesiastical Faculties Library (near UST Church)

    on February 3, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12 Noon ; 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.


    Look for Ma'am Michelle San Gabriel, Head Libarian.

    Forum on “Malaysian librarianship: valuing best practices and research agenda setting in Library and Information Science”

    September 17, 2016


    by Anna Rita L. Alomo


    The UST Graduate School, Master of Arts in Library and Information Science and the UST College of Education, Bachelor of Library and Information Science in cooperation with the University of Santo Tomas Miguel de Benavides Library organized a forum entitled “Malaysian librarianship: valuing best practices” and “Research agenda setting in Library and Information Science.” This was held last September 17, 2016 at the UST Library Conference Hall. It was successfully attended by around one-hundred and twenty (120) participants composed of undergraduate and graduate school students of Library and Information Science (LIS).


          The following were the invited speakers and their topic: (1) Ms. Maimunah Kadir, Secretary of the National Committee, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) 2018, Kuala Lumpur on “LIS Education and Malaysian Professional Associations;” (2) Puan Pitri Saniah Megat Abd Rahman, former Chief Librarian of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on “LIS: Best Pratices in Malaysian Academic Libraries;” and Prof. Allan B. De Guzman, Ph.D., Dean of the UST College of Education on “Research Agenda Setting in Library and Information Science.”


          The forum discussed best practices in the field of librarianship and establishing the culture of research for LIS, beneficial for all the participants that allow them to keep moving their targets and setting new goal points in all their endeavors.

    UST Librarian Attends International Conference at Vienna, Austria

    July 16, 2016

    Jenneth G. Capule, head librarian of the Graduate School Section of the UST Miguel de Benavides Library, attended the 7th “International Conference on New Horizons in Education” (INTE) held last July 13-15, 2016 at Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. It was also her second time to present her masteral thesis entitled “Towards a geriatric-friendly library: a Q Methodology,” but this time in another country/continent and to a wider audience of not only in library profession but also in the field of education in general.


          The said conference was organized by the Association of Science, Education and Technology (TASET), Vienna University of Technology, Sakarya University, Istanbul University and Governors State University. It aims to bring scholars, researchers, educators, students, professionals and other groups interested on topics related to education and to present their works on recent developments and in educational sciences and other related fields. The previous INTE conferences were held in Istanbul, Famagusta, Prague, Rome, Paris and Barcelona.


          This year, there were nine hundred and fifty (950) registered participants from fifty (50) countries. Ms. Capule was the only librarian among the hundreds of participants and presenters but it did not stop her from building collaboration with them. In this aspect, she represented her institution, the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas and the Miguel de Benavides Library.

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