JBLFMU joins National Seafarers Day
Three JBLFMU researchers accredited as PAFERE fellows
Dr. Mary Lou Lacson Arcelo to receive Pinoy Icon Award 2016
JBLFMU takes part in OBT guidelines creation for the  IMO
Almelia is TOSP WV Top 10
JBLFMU spearheads Manggahan Bike Festival 2016
Mokpo National Maritime University partners with JBLFMU for foreign exchange program

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JBLFMU Arevalo

Gerardo T. Manzano Jr.

Three Lacsonians made it to the 18th Ayala Young Leaders Congress 2016 held at Lima Park Hotel, Malvar, Batangas.

After the two screening processes, Midshipmen Thomas Richard E. Graza and John Carl T. Tagulalap from the Arevalo unit each landed a spot in the AYLC along with 80 other students coming from the different top universities nationwide.

To scout for delegates in the said summit, the Ayala Group shortlisted 157 qualifiers for final interview out of the 680 applicants.


Mdpwn. Jubille Amor B. Pedroso

Midshipman Thomas Richard E. Graza of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Arevalo (Jblfmu-A) recently added his name to the roster of Arevalo Model Cadets who became System Model Cadets during the coronation of the System Model Cadet 2016 held as a highlight of the celebration of 68th Foundation Week of John B. Lacson System.

Gerardo T. Manzano Jr.

Midshipmen Mark Joseph Pagdato and Dainielle Roel Secapuri both seized the Ten Outstanding Students of Iloilo Awards (TOSIA) 2016 at Robinsons Place, Iloilo City last March 30.
Out of more than 100 applicants, 22 qualifiers were chosen to undergo essay writing and panel interview.

Mdpn. Lawrence Van Intoy
Students from John B. Lacson Maritime University – Arevalo (Jblfmu – A) grabbed 4 awards during the First Maritime Cultural Arts Competition at ArtDeck Gallery, Jblfmu Mother Foundation Building, Iloilo City, January 25, 2016.

Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation
Most Outstanding Graduate. JBLFMU Arevalo  
MOG 2016 , Rotary Club Award ,Vega Manila Crewmanagement Inc. Scholar , Most Outstanding Student in Co-Curricular Act. 2014 , 2nd Place, NRYLI Oratorical Contest 2013 , 1st Place, ILOPRISAA Extempo 2013 - 2nd Place, Regional PRISAA 2014 - TOSIA 2014 Elite Circle of 5 - Finished cadetship onboard M/V Vega Epsilon
His Story

In its continuous commitment to the QHSE Thrust, JBLFMU Arevalo participated in the Training the Trainers on Participatory Capacity and Vulnerability Assessment conducted by the City Government of Iloilo, USAID, JICA, Citynet Yokohama and Open Yokohama.


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.

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.



 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

The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), responsible for integrating the development, promotion and regulation of the maritime industry in the Philippines will visit JBLFMU on March 16-17, 2016 for monitoring and verification.
Said monitoring will check on  the continued compliance with the pertinent standards or degree of deviation from expected norms in  the operation of  JBLFMUs Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering Tier 2 and ESLPME and ensure that defined program objectives in accordance with the STCW prescribed standards of competence are achieved.

This year, JBLFMU Molo selected the three top cadets for the title Unit Model Cadets.  Screened to produce the ten finalists for the final selection, the finalists competed via self-introduction, talent presentation, interview and academic standing.


Other News

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.

A workshop to do a  revision of the Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary Management Plan was held at the JBLFMU Ecological Park recently. Representatives from the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Municipal Local Government of Nueva Valencia, and the barangays of Poblacion, Igang, Sto. Domingo, Magamac, Pandaraonan, and Dolores  gathered to brainstorm significant changes that will improve the management of the sanctuary.

Approximately 40 individuals gathered for Fishery Law Enforcement Enhancement Training (FLEET) at the Training Centre of the JBLFMU Eco Park in Igang Bay, Guimaras , April 6-8.

From March 1-3, employees of the JBLFMU Community Extension Office worked with American Peace Corps volunteers to conduct an assessment of the health of the mangrove forests located at the Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary.

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