And then there was one.
Twelve Grand Finalists with different sets of talents gave it their absolute best in front of judges McCoy Fundales (Kenyo/Orange and Lemons); Iyah Tiu Ladip (VIVA Talent/Songstress); and Roberto ‘Bobby’ Tobillo (Joey De Leon Kalokalike/Library Bar Performer). Of these twelve, there was one performance that made a lasting impression.
FEATI University through its Student Assistance Services Office (SASO) and the Graduating Students Preparation
Program a.k.a. GradSPreP is at it again--Preparing students, that is, for the imminent phase of their lives that consists of moving up, landing a job, earning their way, and making a niche in their chosen field.more >>
One recent balmy day, a distinguished-looking gentleman was ushered into the corporate offices at the fourth floor of FEATI University. Looking younger than his 90 years, Mr. Orlando T. Africa introduced
himself as a graduate of Airline Maintenance Engineering Class of 1948. This was just three years after World War II ended, when FEATIU was FEATI Institute of Technology, an offspring of the Far Eastern Air Transport, Inc. that plied the Iloilo-Manila-Hong Kong route with American soldiers making up the general population of passengers. Having passed the last years of the war in Zamboanga, Mr. Africa had traveled to Manila and enrolled along with many others to make aviation his profession of choice.more >>
Hugh Jackman said in one of his interviews, maintaining weight is 80% diet and 20% working out. So last August 8, 2014, while others promptly headed for the university cafeteria upon hearing the lunch bell to fill their rumbling stomachs, the rest of FEATIU made their way to the AVR for the Grand Launch of the University’s Corporate Wellness Program. After the registration, Ms. Aida Cruz, VP of the Philippine Association of University Women (PAUW)-FEATI Chapter opened the program fittingly with an opening prayer. more >>
August 8, 2014, two days before the actual celebration of University Day (August 10 fell on a Sunday) 70 students got to bask in the glow of their victories by making it to the elite coterie of scholars for AY 2014-2015.
However, it wasn’t only the students that were given the spotlight that day. The FEATI Seahawks volleyball and basketball teams and their coaches were equal in recognition for winning against all odds in the name of University honor. more >>
The Inter-Scholastic Athletic Association (ISAA) sixth season, “Amaze 6!” opened amidst thunderous and rafter-shaking applause from the students of FEATI University (official team: FEATI Seahawks),
La Consolacion College Manila (official team: LCCM Blue Royals), Manila Adventist College (official team: Soaring Angels), Manila Tytana Colleges (official team: MTC Titans), Philippine Merchant Marine School (official team: PMMS Mariners), Philippine Women’s University (official team: PWU Patriots), and the St. Dominic College of Asia (official team: SDCA Pikemen). It was apparent upon the arrival of very special guests Philippine Star sports columnist and TV commentator Joaquin “Quinito” Henson (@TheDeanQuinito) and PBA’s “The Prince” and now assistant coach of Adamson University’s Soaring Falcons Vince Hizon (@VinceHizon12) that this latest season, hosted by St. Dominic College of Asia, would be bigger in terms of scope and presentation. more >>
July 7-11, 2014 was a week of non-stop action for the freshmen and returning students at FEATI University. Organized by the Events & Promotions in coordination with the Office of Student Affairs, the
activities began with a treat at the University gate. Each freshman and transferee received a Welcome Kit which detailed the games, mechanics, and activities that were relevant to starting their academics at the University. This University tradition was, as usual, an ideal blend of fun, games, and a detailed introduction to the 68-year old FEATI way of life synonymous to “the Great FEATI Experience!”---rich history, noteworthy achievements, important milestones, and the men and women, key officials and management all, who are in charge of their wards for the next four to five years. more >>
July 2, 2012 – FEATI University Manila - In the course of the city of Manila’s rapt preparation for 2014’s scientifically-forecasted natural disaster in the form of a
magnitude 7 earthquake which could hit the country any time soon--based on historical accounts such natural disasters have been recorded as occurring every 350 years--the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (MDRRM) conducted the first ever Citywide Multi Disaster Drill on July 2, 2014 in two emergency preparedness sessions conducted in the morning and afternoon. more >>
The FEATINEAN Association of Toronto (TFAT) has been a dependable vessel of generosity for students of the University. In academic year 2013-2014 Marilou Bernarte, a Senior of AB Mass Communications was a scholarship recipient with TFAT shouldering 100% of her tuition and miscellaneous fees. TFAT Academic Excellence Award (TFAT AEA) certificates went to BS Aeronautical Engineering magna cum laude Joshua Sarasua who also received PhP5,000; BS Customs Administration magna cum laude Dexter Ceniza also received the same amount of PhP5,000; as did aforementioned student Marilou Bernarte, AB Mass Communications cum laude with a certificate of Academic Excellence in Arts, Sciences, and Education. In fact, M. Bernarte got through her senior year on TFAT support. more >>
This was the forward-thinking “there-is-no-box” theme in this year’s Science & Technology Expo held from February 27-28, 2014 at the University’s Activity Center. This once-a-year event provides the convergent venue for students, faculty members, alumni, and exhibitors to present and demonstrate techno-centric research projects before a select panel of judges. more >>
FEATI University celebrates twice in one day as it honors its graduating students on April 12, 2014 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).
The day begins with the University’s 68th Commencement Exercises with the theme, Accountability: The Mark of a Full-Fledged FEATInian. For Batch 2014 Guest of Honor and Commencement Speaker will be DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya. more >>
The tranquil waters of Manila Bay became the center of deliciously gripping action on March 2 as 16 Dragon Boat Teams including FEATI’s own Seahawks roared through the bay competing for gold, silver, and bronze in “Race2Raise” Edition 2, FEATI University’s awareness campaign for the benefit of the Pasig River with supporters Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the Philippine Canoe-Kayak Federation, Inc. (PCKF). Many of those of who saw action on March 2 had also participated in December 2011 when FEATI University held the maiden staging of “Race to Race” in the Pasig River even as rain and river traffic then failed to put a damper on the passionate and spirited rowing of the men and women of the professional and novice dragon boat racers.more >>
In keeping with FEATI tradition, on March 6, 2014, the entire FEATI community came together to honor its’ founders Victoria Lopez de Araneta (VLA) and her husband, Salvador Zaragoza Araneta. It was also
VLA’s 107th birthday. The couples’ “fire in their bellies” made FEATI a byword in the academe establishing the university as the “Go-To” University for Engineering, Maritime, Aeronautical, Architecture, Business and Arts studies. more >>
There's nothing but great news coming from the College of Maritime Education and Superintendent Engr. Edmon S. Aloc and the CME community should really bring out the champagne and smash it on the bow of a ship. FEATIU cadets are off navigating the world with leading shipping companies, all of whom are industry partners and unequivocal supporters of CME. The College itself continues to be one of the most updated units of the University after recently passing its ISO 9001:2008 surveillance audit by the GlobalGROUP and by the commissioning of its Norkontrol full mission bridge and integrated engine room simulators for the soon-to-be operational FEATI University training center. In addition two all-weather lifeboats are already hanging from their davits at the riverside of the campus. more >>
Engr. Dante C. Valencia, the indefatigable new president of FEATI University Alumni Association Global Inc. (FUAAGI) and ever the champion of his beloved Alma Mater, FEATI University, joined FEATI University
president Dr.-Ing. Adolfo Jesus R. Gopez, EVP & COO Dr. Gloria M. Alberto, Events & Alumni Affairs Head Melanie P. Florentino, and FEATI University deans, in leading an estimated hundred alumni in a Christmas reunion and formal launching of the AY2014-2015 1000 Freshmen Campaign Caravan at the FEATI University Bridgepoint last December 7, 2013. more >>
Belting out well-loved classics in keeping with Christmas was sheer exhilaration and passion for the FEATI University Chorale. FEATI's young men and women looked resplendent in their blue and gold
Filipiniana ensemble and gave one of the most applauded performances in ISAA's first Chorale Festival at the Fleur De Lis auditorium of St. Paul University Manila. Leading the chorale in their musical soiree was Mr. Armin V. Comon, FEATI's in-house conductor who holds a Master's in Music in Chorale Conducting from the University of the Philippines. Also playing a major role in fine-tuning the chorale's musical chops was Sr. Emily Camarote D.C., FEATI's Campus Minister. Their set list included He Loved Me (Doug Holck and Tom Fettke); El Collar de Sampaguita (Francisco Buencamino); a Medley of beloved Philippine folk songs (from the song book of Herminigildo G. Renera); and, Simbang Gabi (Maestro Lucio San Pedro). more >>
FEATI University is proud of its current batch of successful geodetic engineering board-passers who have confirmed the long-standing FEATInian reputation of producing excellent engineering graduates!
organized and brought to its complete fruition by the FEATInian Association of Civil Engineers Inc. (FACEI) and FEATIU CE Department Chairman, Engr. Alfredo Villarin. The most notable in the slew of activities prepared for the weeklong celebration was the launch of Face Builders & Development Corporation (FBDC), an engineering and construction conglomerate owned and managed exclusively by FEATI University Civil Engineering alumni. more >>