UB faculty, student attend int’l conference; research wins outstanding award

Thailand Coference 2014

From left: Dr. Ruby Buccat; Dr. Benilda Narcelles; Dr. Lloyd OrduñaUB's vice president for administration; Dr. Kareen Leon; Dianne Aurora Delizo;

and Dr. Rebecca Miranda, UB's vice president for academic affairs



Three teachers and a student from the University of Baguio (UB) attended the 2nd College of Asian Scholars National and International Conference last Oct. 10 at the Green Resort and Hotel and College of Asian Scholars in Khon Kaen, Thailand.


The conference had the theme “Inter-disciplinary Research and Innovation for Future Sustainable Development of Asia.”


Dr. Benilda Narcelles, faculty of the UB School of Natural Sciences (SNS) and the UB Graduate School, delivered an oral presentation on the research “Baguio Terrestrial Vascular Plants as Biofilters” which was accorded the International Outstanding Award. The research was co-authored by Dr. Narcelles with Dr. Dahlia Soriano (UB School of Teacher Education), Erlina De Peralta (UB Science High School), and Cheryl Langit (SNS).


Dr. Kareen Leon, dean of the UB School of Business Administration and Accountancy, also presented the poster on the research “Accounting Departmental Examinations: The University of Baguio Experience” which she co-authored with Rhad Vic Estoque, program chair of the UB Accountancy program.


Meanwhile, Dr. Ruby Buccat, program chair of the UB Business Administration program, talked about her research “Work Readiness of Fourth Year Business Administration Students of the University of Baguio.”


Moreover, Dianne Aurora Delizo, a Medical Laboratory Science student of UB, represented her group and presented their poster on the “Flavonoid (Naringin) Content of Selected Citrus Fruits Rind.”   Dr. Ruby R. Buccat