Paragados is 2016 Most Outstanding Admin Head
MLA speaks in Dalian Maritime  University Interntional Confab
JBLFMU launches mobile app
JBLFMU launches triple treat
JBLCF Bacolod lass wins Masskara Festival Queen 2016 Title
Ms. Earth contestants plant mangroves at the JBLFMU Eco-Park



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JBLFMU Arevalo

-Mdpn. John Carl Tagulalap
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.
“Unit Model Cadet Selection was an initiative of our President Emeritus Mary Lou Arcelo which scouts for exemplary cadets who will become competent marine officers in the future,” mentioned Engr. Roberto Neal S. Sobrejuanite, school Administrator.


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.

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.


JBLCF Bacolod

-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.

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. 



-Rachel Manero
Quality Assurance Manager Edmundo Paragados of the JBLFMU Molo receives the recognition as one of the Ten Outstanding PERAA Members (TOPM), Most Outstanding Administrative Head from the 44th PERAA Anniversary Celebration held at Marriot Hotel, Cebu City on 21 October 2016.
Paragados was endorsed by the university for selection and qualified for the Top 5 for this year. He said that he did not know he was chosen for the announcement of winners which was done during the gathering itself.


The Carmudi Philippines incorporated offers Scholarship Program for students studying in the areas of Economics, Business, Marketing, Communications, Media, IT and Engineering.
A 500-word Letter of intent
Grades not lower than 1.75
Reference letter from the University

The program will award beneficiaries with  P30,000 to help them  cover educational costs throughout one semester term. The scholarship amount will be awarded to one student for ONE semester only. Please note that this is not a year-long scholarship.

-Mdpn. Steven O. Tajonera
In search for the cadets who truly possess the Lacsonian values for 2016, John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Molo (JBLFMU-M)  held its  annual Unit Model Cadets Selection during the  Mission Objective Week, September 21.
After thorough deliberation and series of screenings, Mdpn. Gypsy T. Plana, Mdpn. John Godwin F. Nallada, and Mdpn. Julius O. Duran were selected as the unit model cadets to represent JBLFMU-M to the System Model Cadet selection for the upcoming foundation week. 

-Mdpwn. Ma. Precious Fe J. Matorres and Mdpwn. Jael Gasangue
The Department of Trade and Industry awarded John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University-Molo students second and third places on DTI Best Feature Story held at Iloilo Convention Center last October 3, 2016.

-Rachel N. Manero
The very person who has made the ABS CBN Stinger became more popular will represent JBLFMU Molo in the coming grand finals of the ABS CBN Newscasting Competition.
Mdpn. Kenneth Cordero of the Bachelor of Science in Cruise Ship Management gained the right to be the unit’s representative to the prestigious competition after besting 14 other contestants from other courses. He was able to deliver his scripts with spontaneity and clarity all throughout.

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.


Other News

-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.


-Joan Paulette Mary Libo-on and Rachel Manero
JBLFMU formally launched is mobile app, the first for the education sector in Iloilo City and perhaps the region, last Tuesday, October 18, at the SM City Activity Center.

-Rachel N. Manero
JBLFMU welcomes back an old friend.
The ANGLO-EASTERN CREW MGT. PHILS., INC once again will get cadets for placement and will offer scholarship for cadets from the university.
This was formalized through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement on October 7, 2016 at the JBLFMU Reception Room.

-Joan Paulette Mary Libo-on
John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) held the TRIPLE LAUNCH TREAT on October 18, 2016 at SM City Iloilo in support of the grand re-launching of its partner institution, RRLS-ICT Academy.
The event showcased three grand launches, two of which are initiatives of JBLFMU- The Maritime U Shop and the JBLFMU App.

-Mdpn. Steven O. Tajonera
 After four years, the 802nd Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Unit of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University won as the champion in the National Annual General Tactical Inspection (NAGTI) 2016, May 28.
Garnering an average score of 96.7 percent, JBLFMU NROTC Unit topped the 9th NAGTI performance over eight Naval Reserve Centers with 70 units nationwide including big schools like Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific and the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy.

The hands behind the videos JBLFMU use for promotion and documentation are his, his excellence in his field is recently attested by a recognition from the prestigious Mayad Academy.

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