H.E. Ambassador Minda Calaguian-Cruz administered the oath taking of the newly elected officers of the UP Alumni Association Singapore (UPAAS) on 19th May 2013 at the Philippine Bayanihan Centre. The ceremony was held prior to the monthly meeting of the Filipino Community. The event was witnessed by different Filipino organizations and Philippine Embassy officials as well.
In her remarks, Ambassador Cruz thanked UPAAS for its continued support to the Filipino community. She commended the UPAAS scholarship program which produced three graduates, and four scholars currently enrolled in different courses. She challenged the newly elected leaders to create new and innovative projects for this year’s 10th year celebration.
UPAAS is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and the management committee has prepared yearlong activities for the members and the community.