UP Mindanao Beta

Sigma - Freshmen

Night 2010. This

annual event with the

Sigma Beta is aimed

at welcoming and

getting to know the newest students in

the campus. They  win photo shoot of  the "Isko & Iska"

beauty pageant.   



UP SoCal Frat Ball - Sep. 4,5,6

Cheers!! Cheers!!

UP Baguio Beta Sigma Celebrates 64th

with Outdoor Activity Center & Cake-Giving

Mother Chapter website


UP Mindanao Beta Sigma Officers and

Members Induction on 64th July 14,'10


Dr. Gerry Abenes'66 - DVM, MVSc, PhD -

is GP-Elect of UP Beta Sigma NorCal. He is Senior Scientist at UC Berkeley; was a

UPLB faculty member and LB frat adviser.

Click for 2010 Messages,  Updates, Etc.


Click for UPLB Diamond Jubilee website


 Environmental Awareness - July '10

Popoy Castaneda'55: last of series on rainfo-

rest destruction affecting coastal ecosystems.


Testimonial for Cabinet Members and Elected Officials and Diliman Residents Pinning Ceremony are celebrated at UP

Executive House July 16 with huge turnout.

Breaking News Photos at Our 64th

UP Diliman Tambayan - July 14, 2010

*More Photos by Brod Egay Aguilar*


UP Diliman Summer Typhoon Special 67b Celebrates 43 Yrs. of Brotherhood

A Midwest Reunion

Ria, daughter of Willie Vergara'67, weds

in Chicago. Brods & Ladies join party.

Three Betans Appointed as Cabinet Members to new Pres. Aquino Gov't:  Mon Paje -- DENR; Procy Alcala -- DA;

Volt Gazmin -- DND. Elected mayors: Lito Tadena -- Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur; Efren Alvarez -- Munoz, Nueva Ecija. 


Reprise: A Betan in the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan. Chet Almazan'73 sends pics

of him on Bhutan postage stamp. Is this a first for a Betan? How cool is that? Very.


Ike Araneta'71 and Dave Villegas'55, two frat pillars in UP Beta Sigma NorCal,  observe b'day milestones in SF with a

record number of family, brods, spouses and guests joining in the fun celebration.


Joel Paredes'73 launches book "Critical Times" at UP Executive House June 22.

UP Betan Legal Assistance Team forms to help in frat's legal needs. Justice Raoul Victorino and Cong. Mat Defensor head  group of Betan lawyers eager to assist.

UPDATES: Acquitted! But Still in Jail.

Randy Malayao, UPV'89 abducted two

years ago by PNP for "trumped-up char-ges"; physically, psychologically tortured.

Credits frat for strong will. Free Randy!!

  Environmental Awareness - June '10

Popoy Castaneda'55 historically traces the loss and exploitation of our country's forest

cover and the damage to the water sheds.


OBBF The Residents' Cup II

"Betans Swing For A Cause", so writes

Rolly Reyes'66 on the successful OBBF-

sponsored golf tournament on May 21,'10

to build the UPBS SOMA Center as the

venue of the JC SOMA training program.


"What a Trip!"

Ike Araneta'71 on a business trip to Asia gets more than he bargained for. Enjoys first trip to Cebu with LB Tony Lu; Makati Chapter hosts dinner at Batangus Resto; joins Silver Strife '71b batchmates, brods and residents at Gerardo's get-together.


"The Heat Is On", says Rolly Reyes'66

on the Grand Fellowship on May 5, '10 in testimonial for Vic Ramos'62; welcome new/grad brods; UP SoCal scholarship.


UP Visayas Centennial Forest Burns

Half of CENFOR burns, but resident and alumni brods rally and give suggestions.


Florencio Campomanes'46, UP Diliman

Founding Batch, BA UP cum laude, MA Brown University, doctoral Georgetown U,

chess national master and ex-FIDE Pres.

dies in Baguio City on May 3, '10 at 83.


Barcelona: Gaudi (Part 2), Montserrat

The Vergaras continue their journey with

Antoni Gaudi's architecture, La Sagrada

Familia and a visit to Lady of Montserrat.


 Environmental Awareness - May '10

Popoy Castaneda'55 explains how rain- forests combat flooding and soil erosion, and their role in moderating rainfall effects.