JBLFMU opens museum new site and launches two more
Lacsonian Navies and Tatak Marino advance to Acapella Grand Finals
JBLFMU Molo and Arevalo receive Tagum Ilog Award
Artdeck launches Jorg Dunton solo exhibit
JBLFMU CEO honored as he leaves post in WV PCGA
JBLFMU joins National Seafarers Day
Three JBLFMU researchers accredited as PAFERE fellows



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JBLFMU Arevalo

To promote the 16th National Student Art Competition, representatives from Vision Petron visited John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Arevalo this morning at JBL hall.

With the theme “Tuklas Kapaligiran”, Vision Petron invests on the youth in discovering the Philippine culture and also highlights the best and most unique features of our country.
“Vision Petron rediscovers your heritage,” said Jay Bautista, the resource speaker from VP.


In line with the commemoration of National Seafarers Day, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Arevalo along with different maritime institutions and stakeholders joined the Day of the Filipino Seafarer 2016 this June 25 at SM City Iloilo.

The said activity was anchored on Proclamation 138 approved by President Benigno S. Aquino III declaring the 25th of June as Filipino Seafarer’s Day.

In celebration of Philippine Environment Month, Jblfmu-Arevalo joined the Adopt-an-Estero/Water Body Program Orchestrated Clean-up held at Sto. Niño Sur, Arevalo June 18.

The river clean-up was spearheaded by the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR) and supported by the Barangay Officials and the community of Sto. Niño Sur and Sta. Cruz, Arevalo.

“This is a flagship program of DENR Secretary Paje and participated by both public and private organization. This clean-up is done quarterly on different parts of the community,” said Rizza Daphet Catague, DENR-Environment Management Bureau.

The Research Office of Jblfmu-A held the Annual Faculty and Staff Research Colloquium and Utilization Workshop 2016 this morning at the JBL Hall.

Six papers were presented during the event that was attended by selected Department Heads, Subject Area Heads, and faculty who are due to write their own papers for 2016-2017.

Freshmen Senior High School and BSMT students crowded the JBL Hall as they celebrate the Pagpang Abi-abi 2016 this morning.

Hosted by the Student Executive Council, the Pagpang Abi-abi 2016 was conducted to welcome the new students to the start of the school year 2016-2017.

Since the opening of classes will be on Monday, the Student Executive Council (SEC) has the responsibility to hold the Brigada Eskwela 2016 together with the different clubs and orgs to help prepare our university for the opening of classes,” Edvy Jannrei Berte, president of the SEC quoted.

Student leaders of Jblfmu-A worked hand in hand for the Brigada Eskwela 2016 earlier today at the Jblfmu-A campus.


JBLCF Bacolod

Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
JBLCF- Bacolod
Mother's name Ma. Fe Pamplona
Father's name Gilbert Pamplona Address Bago City
Cum Laude
4 time Gold medalist in NOPSSCEA
3 TimeGold medalist in WVPRISAA PRISAA  
Rank 4,  Deans list from 1st year up to 4th year
His Story:


 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.

Excellence, one of John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod’s core values, has again been shown in the Search for Model Students 2015 during the 39th Foundation Anniversary and Intramurals last 28th of September at the JBLCF-B covered court.

John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation- Bacolod continues to promote quality education as part of its advocacy. In line with this, the institution has continued its thrust by organizing a new club, the Peer Mentoring Organization (PMO) which is envisioned to extend academic support to students with difficulties in different major or minor subjects. 

Beauty and brains plus the values she was able to imbibe as a Lacsonian made Lovely Georgia Benavente, a BS Cruise Ship Management Student of JBLCF Bacolod land the Ms. Paraiso title in Baguio City recently.



- Mdpn. Alexandro B. Tirador and Mdpn. Kristian I. Barniego
In order to establish basic fundamental swimming techniques on young swimmers, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University - Molo (JBLFMU-M) conducted separate free basic swimming lessons.
The first conduct was the “Basic and Advance Swimming” in partnership with Community Extension Service (CES) Office at the university’s pool area, April 11-22.


-Janine Thess V. Montaño
             The BS Customs Administration (BSCA) research output entitled “Level of Difficulty Encountered in On-the-job Training (OJT) by BSCA students” landed the first spot during the College of Business (COB) Research Colloquium and Presentation at CSM Function Hall, July 8.

 Rachel N. Manero
A woman is like a tea bag. You will never know her strength until she is in hot water (Nancy Reagan)
Lea Denise Belgira, an incoming 4th year student of the Bachelor of Science in Cruise Ship Managment  from the JBLFMU MOlo championed the women’s category in Enduro competition for the Manggahan Woodland Bikefest Festival 2016.

Year after year, JBLFMU never fails to land spots for the annual Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines Regional Search.
Two students from JBLFMU Molo make it to the top 20 of the 2016 TOSP for Region VI.  Mr.  Mark Almelia,  a Bachelor of Science in  Customs Administration student and Ms. Joyce Ann A. Javier who studied Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management are among this year's top 20 finalists.

Talent and passion in dancing were innate in Kenneth Cordero, a 3rd Year Bachelor of Science in Cruise Ship Management student of the JBLFMU-Molo, whose video became viral and opened doors for a potential stardom.
Kenneth uploaded his video dancing to the ABS-CBN TV Patrol stinger. It was a fun video tagged and shared by several facebook users. It was viewed more than 1,500,000 times. Aside from this, he sent his video to Show Time dancing to the tune Tatlong Bibe and won.  He was then dubbed TV Patrol Queen and Show Time Bibe winner.

Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration
2016 Most Outstanding Graduate
Magna Cum Laude
Rotary Most Outstanding Graduate
Finalist, Jose Rizal Model Student of the Philippines (JRMSP)
Finalist, The Outstanding Students of Iloilo Awards (TOSIA)
Model Student 2013
Journalism Awardee


Other News

Rachel N. Manero
In its continuous quest for environmental protection, JBLFMU Molo and Arevalo both received the Tagum Ilog Award from Department of Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Management Bureau(DENR-EMB) in a formal awarding ceremony held at the Amigo Terrace Hotel, June 29.


 JP Libo-on
John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU): The Maritime Vanguard once more affirms its commitment to promote maritime art, culture and craft with its second maritime art exhibit at ART DECK Gallery.
On June 28, 2016 at 2pm, ART DECK launched Jorg Dunton’s first solo exhibit, “ Waterline: Depth and Rhythm.

-Daishel A. Balsomo
 After two years in service CAPT. Ronald Raymond L. Sebastian finished his term as the Squadron Director of 601st Squadron of Western Visayas. The turn-over activity was done in a formal gathering at Punta Villa last June 16, 2016. The said activity was attended by the different officers from the national office, squadron directors and auxillaries of the whole Western Visayas.

To support the current administration’s advocacy against drug abuse, JBLFMU participated in the recently concluded Anti-Drug Summit with the theme HUBLAG Kontra Druga held at the Jaro Gymnasium.
The said event was a multi-sectoral gathering of thousands of anti-drug advocates and supporters all over the city who share the common goal. It was attended by thousands of students, government employees and representatives of other sectors.

Joan Paulette Mary Libo-on
On May 16 to 19 2016, Woodland Bike Park in Sibunag and the JBLFMU Eco Park became the venues for the first ever JBLFMU Eco Adventure Summer Camp: A Climate Change Initiative.
The Summer Camp is the brainchild of the Community and Extension Services, spearheaded by CES officer, Mary Mar Esmaña with the cooperation of the Research Department under Dr. Melchor Magramo.

Heads of departments from all the units of the JBLF; the academic units JBLFMU Arevalo and Molo and JBLCF Bacolod, JBLF Training Center and the Executive Council gather  in San Antonio Resort in Roxas City Capiz,  for the 2016 Strategic Planning, April 25-27.

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