SacDOT Chess Championship 2017

Willie Vergara'67 grabs title for record 10

yrs. at Sacramento Dept. of Transportation.

              Panzers Revel in 48th,
                2 Years to Golden!

Rey Bello'69
counts another blessed year

of brotherhood and celebration at Boyet

Fernandez' Antipolo home estate, Mar 19.


Oplan Alis Rabies sa Diliman 2017

Mar 18, Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 8


Johnny F. Chiuten Memorial Arena

Groundbreaking Ceremony

San Jose, Batangas
March 4, 2017


UPD - UPLB Dual Meet

Laguna Baker Hall Grounds

March 4-5, 2017

            Keeping the Peace Alive:
On the APO-Beta Sigma Peace Forum
The two fraternities hold discussion on the
issues regarding the five decades of civil
war in RP with chief negotiators, Feb 16.

National Scientist Dr. Ted Topacio, Jr.

Receives DOST Award

Dr. Teodulo Topacio, Jr. '49 is awarded

and honored at DOST Scientific Seminar,

Veterinary Pathology Facility, UPLB Mar 1.


Letters of Gratitude from UPBSF

Betan Scholars and Mothers

Jayme Tambaoan'16 (Medicine) & Mark
(Psychology & Manage-
and their mothers write heartfelt and
moving letters of gratitude to the UP Beta
Sigma Fraternity and the generous donors.


Konichiwa! Two Tabets in Japan

Gilbert Joven'66 & Norman Bituin'65

take separate trips with their families to

the "Land of the Rising Sun" in Oct-Nov

2016. For Gilbert, these are trips 10 & 11.


UPV Frat Ball & Pinning Ceremomy

Twelve resident brods receive their frat

pin at pinning ceremony in Westown Hotel,

Iloilo City Feb 18. Many alumni attend.


UPV Bigkas Dos

By popular demand, UPV brods stage Rap

Battle with OPM songs and poetry reading

Feb 17. Proceeds help pinning ceremony

expenses and reserved fund for semester.

Frumencio Taal
19?? - 2017


Ernest Tremor

1941 - 2017  


14th Northwest Med/Surgical Mission

Cosme Santiago'67, for 12 years the Main

Coordinator & Planner, says 2000 Romblon

locals had major/minor surgeries and out-

patient care: dental extraction,diagnostics,

diabetes and optometry/vision tests.

President's Annual Report 2016

Pres. Noli Nolasco'62 DVM, outlines the

current status/projects and future plans.


Fausto Manalili

1923 - 2017  

Jopet Laraya Receives 9th Dan Rank

The Global Chinese Martial Arts Federation

confers 9th Dan to Jopet Laraya'63, DVM.

Sensei Jopet is the head of JCPS-SOMA.


Backpacker's Trip to

Guatemala and Honduras

John Rey "JR" Roque'08, in Costa Rica

for grad sudies, explores Central America.


Carl Zabat, the "ICE Man", Retires

After 26 years, Carl Zabat'83 DVM, Asst.

Field Office Director, US Immigration and

Customs Enforcement (ICE), retires Jan 7.

Carl is a Operation Desert Storm veteran.


UPBSF Scholars, SY2016-17, 2nd sem

Ollie Jumao-as'73, SC Moderator, reports

on UPBSF Scholarship Funds. The current

scholars: Jayme Tambaoan'16 (Medicine)

and Mark Tinambunan'08 (Psych & Mgt).


Jacinto Mantaring

1929 - 2017


Oscar Mamangon

1942 - 2017  

Wilfred Nicolas

1942 - 2017  

Eduardo T. Maaba

1945 - 2017

   UPLB MOU - Mutual Cooperation:

   UP Beta Sigma & Upsilon Sigma Phi 

Update: 2/08/17


                     Pires Review

Benild & Laila Pires'64 count their many

blessings in 2016 as they travel around the

world and Ben presents his annual review.


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