JBLF 68th Foundation Week Celebration
Vanguards bag 3 golds in ILOPRISAA
JBLFMU Alumnus receives Gold-headed Cane Award
Christmas Greetings
Padyak Kalikasan starts with Turtle Releasing
Kinaadman moves on to MBC chorale national finals

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JBLFMU Arevalo

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.


Eleven finalists out of more than a hundred were presented for final selection. Mdpn. Gerardo T. Manzano Jr., Mdpn. Thomas Richard E. Graza and Mdpn. Mikkel Dan S. Arengo emerged as winners.

The JBLFMU  Kayaking Team from the Arevalo unit landed the 3rd runner up and 4th runner up for the  Triyaking Competition Mixed Category of the 1st Dipolog City Dragonboat Competition in  Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte  last May 2, 2015.

A multitalented Vega Philippines Inc. cadet is this year’s Most Outstanding Graduate for the Arevalo Unit. OIC Mark Collin Solas, completed his academic requirements for the degree Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation last year with Highest Honors.

The JBLFMU Dragon Team from the Arevalo Unit conquered the championship for the Minor Finals of the Fist Alaminos Dragon Boat Competition against the University of the Philippines, Crimson Dragons  and 1925 who were on 2nd, 3rd and 4th places respectively  held last  March 21, 2015.

For the first time! John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Arevalo Unit initiated the first-ever University Immersion 2015 with the partnership of Student Executive Council and Clubs and Organizations Society, last March 4.


JBLCF Bacolod

 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.

The entire Lacsonian community, together with its efforts celebrated a special day commemorating its founder, Captain Juan Bautista Lacson, with the theme “Birthday ni Juan para sa tanan, the memoirs of the history” last September 18, 2015 around the JBLCF-Bacolod campus.



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.


A second year Bachelor of Science in Cruise Ship Management from JBLFMU Molo landed the 2nd runner up in the recently concluded Grand Finals of the 13th ABS CBN Newscasting Competition held at SM  City Iloilo.

The recent Intraschool Newscasting Competition in John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Molo hailed Mdpwn. Aubrey A. Laroscain as the university’s representative.

Caldeo graduated Bachelor of Science in Tourism  as Cum Laude in 2013 from the JBLFMU Molo. He also was the Most Outstanding Graduate of the batch,  a regional winner for TOSP and Elite Circle of 5 winner in TOSIA.

JBLFMU Molo has this year produced a student writer as the Most Outstanding Graduate. Engine Cadet Daren Ril Valenzuela, a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering was also the Editor-in-chief of the Seagull in 2014.

Discipline and perseverance made Charity Dorcas Paciente,  Bachelor of Science in Tourism 2 and Mdpn. Joseph Abienda Carillo,  Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering 2; both students from the JBLFMU Molo, grab the gold for the  Dance Sports Modern Standard Category of the Western Visayas PRISAA held in Bacolod City last December 28.


Other News

The Lacsonians never cease to amaze the seafaring world. Not only do they excel as seafarers but they also excel in their respective passion.


Mdpn. Kristoffer Panerio, a 2012 graduate of Arevalo and currently working with Leonis Navigation scored perfect in functions 1 and 3 and got 1 wrong answer in function 2.

GIZ, a German company, commended JBLFMU for the implementation of the Expansion of the Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary, a project it funded starting last year.

The Igang Bay Marine Sanctuary Team underwent training on Under Water Reef Assessment and Monitoring Surveys at Taklong Island Marine Reserve, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras last August 5-9.  

The Guimaras Bike Paradise of The Philippines,  through the leadership of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University and the Province of Guimaras will again host the third Padyak Series on August 2, 2015.

For the 2nd year now, JBLFMU made it to the top 100 colleges and universities in the Philippines, the only maritime school to achieve such feat; as surveyed by Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities.

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