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JBLFMU Arevalo

Giving a twist to what is maritime, the  JBLFMU Arevalo is inviting JBLFMU Alumni and Friends to join our 2nd Set & Drift Car Show "Drive your way back to John B." on August 18, 2017.
The first part of the event will be held at 3pm at the Arevalo Campus Grounds. Participants and spectators are encouraged to wear their Maritime Shop Jeans and Shirt Fashion Show “Street Style”. A caravan is also part of the afternoon event.


-Rachel N. Manero
After rigorous screening, one young leader from JBLFMU qualified for this year’s  the Ayala Young Leaders Congress (AYLC). Mdpn Gerardo Manzano, a sophomore of the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation of the JBLFMU Arevalo is one of the final 80 chosen during the final phase of the selection  held November 29 to December 1.

-Rachel N. Manero
The Corps Commander of the 802nd Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Unit of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, Mdpn. Commander Joseph A. Lopez, will travel to Guam on November 13 for a weeklong exchange student program of the Guam National Guard.

After a series of self-introduction, talent portion, and interview, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Arevalo sashed Midshipmen Laurence Andrew Catanzaro, Alfred James Espinosa and Jaypee Peruelo as Unit Model Cadets 2016 at the JBL Hall.

Batch 2012, please visit the Publication Office between 8am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays to claim your yearbooks.

The JBLFMU Arevalo searches for its outstanding alumni. Please see announcement for details.


JBLCF Bacolod

The JBLCF Bacolod recently won the Silver Seal Award for the Seal of Good Environmental Governance from the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental thru the Provincial Environment and Management Office (PEMO) during the Provincial Environmental Week Celebration held at the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City last June 23, 2017.
Last year the unit became a recipient of the Bronze Seal Award.


A young farmer's son took home the Most Outstanding Graduate award from the JBLCF Bacolod Graduation rites recently.

-Rachel N. Manero
After the heat of the competition died down, Ms. Valerie Escamilla, 4th year student of the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management of JBLCF Bacolod, emerged as the 2016 Ms. Masskara Queen. Coronation was held at the SMX Convention Center-Bacolod last Saturday, October 15.

I was born in a middle class family... the reason that i have to survive and persevere in life in order to succeed. My parents raised me well. I grew up with good character and values.

 John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation – Bacolod (JBLCF-B) held its Search for Unit Model Cadet 2015-2016 at the JBLCF-B Covered Court last September 29, 2015.

Mdpwn. Aezel Segovia
Striving to inculcate and reflect the values of a true-blooded Lacsonian, John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod (JBLCF-B) united for the opening of the “Values Clarification Week” last October 12, 2015.



-Mdpwn. Ma. Precious Fe J. Matorres and Danica Joyce Santillan
With the theme, “Hospitality 2020: Globalization in the Hotel and Tourism Industry and Dining Trends in Asia,” students from John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University- Molo’s (JBLFMU-M) Cruiseship Management and Tourism Management Programs attended the 2017 Iloilo Tourism Summit at SM City Cinema 2, July 22.


By Mdpwn Ma.Heather C. Bacera
Strengthening its thrust towards Environmental Protection, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University- Molo (JBLFMU-M) Peer Facilitating Program (PFP) continued to administer its semi-annual Mangrove Planting Activity at Katunggan Park, Brgy. Nabitasan, Leganes, July 1.

In a battle for latte art supremacy, a Lacsonian alumni emerged as champion.
Jan Anthony Bigcas, a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Cruiseship Management from JBLFMU Molo in 2010 and now Barista of the coffee shop Art Deck, bested all other competitors from different coffee shops in Iloilo City for the Crossroads Summer Ender Latte Art Throwdown last January 24..

Ms. Janina Espinosa, a 2011 Bachelor of Science in Tourism graduate of the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University Molo landed the top 10 for the Supermodel International 2017 held in New Delhi, India last April 22. Morpheus Hub Events and Productions, Ms. Espinoza’s mother studio, congratulated Miss Philippines Janina Espinoza for her Top 10 finish for it already is a great honor for the country.

-Mdpn. Alexandro Tirador and Dorothy Mae Hinayon
Bringing their academe on the international front, Mdpn. Steven Tajonera and Mdpn. Jann Heinrich Aguilar, Marine Engineering students of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Molo represented the country at the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) 17th Annual General Assembly held at Haiphong City, Vietnam, October 26-29.

(Photo Credit: Ms. Silka Philippines 2016)
Eighteen-year-old Angelica Estrevilla of the Bachelor of Science in Tourism will represent Iloilo for the Search for Ms. Silka Philippines 2016. Thirty beautiful and vibrant women representing provinces all over the Philippines will vie for the said title tomorrow, Nov. 12 at the Glorietta Activity Center. 
Please support our candidate by giving her votes via this link.


Other News

One of the best choirs of the city of Iloilo, Kinaadman Choral of JBLFMU Molo, will hold a benefit concert and dinner entitled "Thank you for the Music" on November 22, 2017 at the Iloilo Convention Center. Be part of their colorful journey through time and place via music. For ticket reservations call or text 09273681227 (Globe) and 09397251719 (Smart).


JOBS FOR YOU... RCCL Crew Management, now looking for personnel who can fill in available positions. Please check the poster attached for more details.

69th Foundation Anniversary
Theme:Strengthing the Philippines as a Maritime Nation
(January 23 - 25, 2017)
1.  Maritime Art Contest
Guidelines and Criteria of the Maritime Art Contest
1.1. Guidelines
• The contest is open to all amateur and professional artists.

-Rachel N. Manero
Identified indigent residents of Nueva Valencia, member-fisherfolks of the Poblacion Nueva Valencia Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and street children from Iloilo and their families, will indeed have a merry Christmas this year.

Always aiming for excellence, the JBLFMU delegates successfully bag 5 golds in the recently concluded ILOPRISAA 2016.

-Rachel N. Manero
JBLFMU Chairman of the Board and President Emeritus, Dr. Mary Lou Lacson Arcelo graced  the  1st Dalian Maritime University International Conference on Maritime Education and Training as Keynote Speaker in Dalian, China last Oct 15.

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