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Batch 1994 and USPAA Tree Planting Project

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Batch 1994 and USPAA Tree Planting Project at Ipo Dam in Bulacan. With the help of Chief Regulator Patrick Ty '99 and MWSS, we were able to plant 1,500 seeds...

Distribution of Mosquito Repellent Packs at Bugias Mt. Province

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Rode my bicycle to turn over 1,500 pcs of Upsilon Sigma Phi Mosquito Patches to Police Captain Dick Latogan and Police Executive Master Sergeant Dionisio Abibico of the Bugias Municipal...

Laguna Bay Fish Sanctuary Project

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The Upsilon Sigma Phi batch 1994, the USPAA, together with the Laguna Lake Development Authority, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the local government of Bay Laguna, humbly...
Christmas Outreach Fellowship with Children from Concordia Orphanage 1

Christmas Outreach Fellowship with Children from Concordia Orphange

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Today we celebrated our Christmas party with children from the Concordia Orphanage. The smiles on the faces of the children reminded me of the true meaning of Christmas. Scenes from...

Upsilon Sigma Phi Honors 2019 UNO Awardees

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The UPSILON SIGMA PHI HONORS 2019 UNO AWARDEES. The Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association bestowed its Upsilonian Noble & Outstanding (UNO) award on eight Upsilonians at its 17th Biennial Congress…

Upsilon Elects Trustees for 2019-2020

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The Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association is pleased to announce the election of the following fellows as members of the Board of Trustees for 2019-2020 in its recently held 17th…

Bangkaw sa Mindanaw: Success!

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By Gian Carlo de Jesus ‘15 Six destinations, 1345 kms of Brotherhood… Upsilon Sigma Phi, the oldest fraternity in Asia, celebrated its one hundred years of existence by circumnavigating Mindanao…

100 Novembers: The U.P. Promenade Inauguration Night

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by Dr. Alan Gerard D. Austriaco ‘86 Fellowship of Light. These words took on new meaning last November 15 when beams of light illuminated the Diliman sky as the Upsilon…

Thousands of Upsilonians Celebrate Centennial

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By Noy Dy-Liacco ‘65 – Chairman of the Upsilon Sigma Phi Centennial Commission 18 November 2018 – Tonight, Upsilonians from around the world celebrate the 100th year of Upsilon Sigma Phi…

Towards the next 100 years! Quo Vadis?

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Excellence has always been the driving force of the Upsilon Sigma Phi according   to former UP President Fred Pascual and now Chairman of the Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association…

Duterte Recognizes UP Frat, Hails its Dedication to Nation-building’

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MANILA — Malacanang has issued Proclamation Order No. 539 recognizing the Upsilon Sigma Phi, the oldest student organization in the University of the Philippines, and declaring 2018 as “year for…

Upsilon Cares…

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Upsilon Cares… For Health and the Environment. Upon its conception, Upsilon Cares evolved to different outreach programs from medical and legal missions to tree planting and growing activities. Last September…

The U.P. Promenade and the Kapit-Kapit Monument Rises

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U.P. is our home and we honor it with The U.P. Promenade and the Kapit-Kapit Monument “When the fraternity planned its centennial celebrations back in 2015, the alumni board approved…

Upsilon Sigma Phi featured in the UP Carillon Alumni Magazine

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Upsilon Sigma Phi is featured in the UP Carillon Alumni Magazine’s 2018 issue in honor of its centennial. The article details the fraternity’s course through its 100 years of service…

“One Hundred Years, One Hundred Smiles”

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In celebration of Upsilon Sigma Phi’s Centennial year, Batch 91 has spearheaded “One Hundred Years, One Hundred Smiles”, a program that aims to change the lives of 100 children suffering…

2018 declared “Year for the Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Upsilon Sigma Phi.”

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The year 2018 has been declared the “Year for the Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Upsilon Sigma Phi.” For 100 years, the Upsilon Sigma Phi has existed to…

USP Win Student Council Chairs in Diliman, Manila and Los Banos

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Voltaire Moya 2017 was chosen as Chairperson of the University Student Council of UP Manila, adding to the long list of fellows who have answered the call of leadership and…

USP Joins Basilan Youth Leaders Network

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  The Upsilon Sigma Phi’s tradition of excellence and leadership extends beyond the UP campuses to the conflict areas of Basilan as we participate in the launching of the Basilan…

USPAA TV News Feature on Centennial Celebrations

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USPAA Chairman Fred Pascual and USPAA President Thad Liamzon’s March 15 interview on our Centennial Celebrations by GNN in the Libertas talk show of Tonino Habana.

USP Centennial Outreach Program : Medical Outreach for Mayon Evacuees

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  Upsilon Sigma Phi Medical Outreach Project for Mt. Mayon Evacuees was held last Sunday (18 March 2018) at the Municipality of Sto. Domingo, Albay. Hygiene Kits from Unilever were…

USP Centennial Outreach Program

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USP Centennial Outreach Program The Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association in celebration of the fraternity’s 100 year anniversary launched a series of nation building and community strengthening outreach programs focusing on helping…

2013 Year in Review: Unparalleled excellence and intensified leadership and service

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The Upsilon Sigma Phis imperatives of brotherhood, integrity, excellence, leadership, and service have once again led us to uphold our continuing tradition for the past 95 years. The Fraternitys mission…

In Memoriam: Upsilonians who passed away in 2013

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The Upsilon Sigma Phi remembers the fellows who passed away in 2013: Luciano E. Lactao ’41, Executive Secretary, Agricultural Cooperative League of the Philippines Ramon T. Batungbacal ’45, an ophthalmologist…

Past and future align as Upsilon Sigma Phi approaches its centennial celebration

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Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association, Inc. (USPAA) held its 2013 Fellowship Recognition Night at the Executive House in UP Diliman to celebrate the diverse achievements of accomplished Upsilonians and to…

2012 Year in Review: The legacy of leadership & excellence continues

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The Upsilon Sigma Phis mission to mold aspiring and purposeful men into responsible leaders of the highest caliber has served to create a tradition of excellence unparalleled in Philippine society….

Juan Lorenzo T. Tanada ’92 named Customs Deputy Commissioner

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Atty. Juan Lorenzo T. Tanada ’92 was recently named Customs Deputy Commissioner for Internal Administration. Atty. Tanada will be responsible for the formulation of policies and the setting up of…

Tony Mabesa ’54 & Dondi Ong ’88 take home trophies at 24th Aliw Awards 2011

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Antonio O. Mabesa ’54 and Conrado “Dondi” C. Ong III ’88 scored wins at the 24th Aliw Awards 2011. Mabesa was named Best Stage Director (Non-Musical) for Fake of UP…

Carlos Juan Paolo L. Vega ’04 elected president of University of Hawaii’s EWCPA

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Carlos Juan Paolo “Chip” Vega ’04 (B.S. Economics summa cum laude ’07) was elected president of University of Hawaii’s East West Center Participants Association (EWCPA). Vega was installed as the…

Car Stuffing and Dakdakan 2011

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31 people in a car, an intense dunk-off, students holding on to a car for nearly 6 hours the night could not have been more exciting as the Upsilon Sigma…

Day of Roses 2011 held in celebration of Upsilon’s 93rd anniversary

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What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name, would smell as sweet. Quezon City Ladies first! The Upsilon Sigma Phi kicks off its 93rd…

Making UP a Great University: Investiture Speech of Alfredo E. Pascual ’67

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Isang mapagpalat mapagpalayang araw sa inyong lahat! About a year ago, I accepted my nomination to the UP Presidency in my desire to lead in the remaking of UP not…

Upsilon Sigma Phi bids farewell to Ricardo V. Zamora ’49

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It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce that Ricardo “Dick” Zamora ’49 joined our Creator at 12:55 p.m. today, September 10, 2011. Farewell brod! Your music, those…

Sean Vincent L. Aquilino 09 named one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines for 2011

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Sean Vincent L. Aquilino 09 was named one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP) for 2011 at awarding ceremonies in Malacaang Palace last August 4, 2011. Aquilino…

Michael Francis E. Sandejas ’91 selected Asia 21 Philippines Fellow for 2011

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Award-winning independent filmmaker Michael Francis E. Sandejas ’91 was selected as one of the nine Asia 21 Philippines Fellows for 2011, representing Culture and the Arts. He was among those…

Martin M. del Rosario ’11 named New Movie Actor of the Year at 27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies

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For for his role in Dagim, Martin M. del Rosario ’11 was named New Movie Actor of the Year at the 27th PMPC Star Awards for Movies. He previously won…

Claudio B. Altura ’54 wins 2011 Subic-Boracay Race & 2011 Boracay Cup

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Congratulations to Claudio B. Altura ’54 for winning the 2011 Subic-Boracay Race and the 2011 Boracay Cup! Considered to be the premier long distance sailing event in the Philippine, the…

Danilo L. Concepcion ’89 elected Dean of the U.P. College of Law

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U.P. Vice President for Legal Affairs Danilo L. Concepcion ’89 was elected today by the Board of Regents as the 14th Dean of the U.P. College of Law. Professor Concepcion…

Jose Arthur P. Ampeso ’68 & Julius D. Torres ’72 get CA nod

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The appointments of Ambassadors Jose Arthur P. Ampeso ’68 & Julius D. Torres ’72 as Chief of Mission Class I were confirmed by the Commission on Appointments earlier today. Ambassador…

Jeffrey Jefferson Y. Coronel ’01 selected Philippine delegate to 38th SSEAYP

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Atty. Jeffrey Jefferson Y. Coronel ’01 was selected by the National Youth Commission to be part of the Philippine Delegation to the 38th Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP)…

Samuel Jay C. Pasia 05 is UPLB Perspective Editor again

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An Upsilonian takes on the leadership of the official student publication in UP Los Baos for a second time. Samuel Jay C. Pasia 05, an MS Development Communication student and…

Congratulations to the graduates of 2011!

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Congratulations to the graduates of 2011! It has been great year with several brods graduating with honors and distinctions. Former UP Manila CAMP Student council chairperson Kevin A. Arao 07…

Jeremias M. Baluyot, Jr. ’06 wins gold medal at Philippine Int’l Jiu Jitsu Open

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Jeremias M. Baluyot, Jr. ’06 (right) won the gold medal for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Medio (Middle Weight) Blue Belt Division at the Philippine International Jiu Jitsu Open last February…

The incredible lightness of being of Ambassador Willy C. Gaa ’66

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About the writer: Ricky Rionda ’83 is a free lance writer based in Washington D.C. He was a corresponding reporter for the Philippine Daily Mirror and has written for Fil-Am…

Judge Melchor Quirino C. Sadang ’72 takes oath as new Court of Appeals justice

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Cavite City RTC Judge Melchor Quirino C. Sadang ’72 took his oath Tuesday before Chief Justice Renato Corona as one of three newly-appointed Court of Appeals justices. Congratulations Brod! Read…

Angelico T. Salud ’84 is current commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association

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Did you know that Angelico “Chito” T. Salud ’84 is the eighth and current commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)? He officially took over the PBA on August 26,…

Upsilonians win respective races in U.P. Manila student council elections

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After posting wins in U.P. Diliman, the Upsilon repeated its zero loss record in U.P. Manila. The brods all won their respective races in the U.P. Manila University Student Council…

Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association, Inc. elects Board of Directors for 2011-2013

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The Upsilon Sigma Phi Alumni Association, Inc. (USPAA) held elections for its Board of Directors for 2011-2013 yesterday at Congress XIII. The fifteen fellows elected as directors of the board…

2011 UNO awardees announced

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The Commission on UNO Awards & Recognition formally announced the UNO (Upsilonian Outstanding & Noble) awardees for 2011. The UNO Award is the highest form of recognition conferred on Upsilonians…

Upsilonians win respective races in U.P. Diliman student council elections

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The brods all won their respective races in the U.P. Diliman University Student Council and local college council elections held last February 17, 2011. Juan Carlo P. Tejano ’09 of…

Speech of U.P. President Alfredo E. Pascual ’67 during the Turnover Ceremonies

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Mapagpala at mapagpalayang umaga sa inyong lahat. Binabati ko ang mga miyembro ng Lupon ng Rehente, si Pangulong Emerlinda Roman, mga dating rehente, mga dating Pangulo ng pinakamamahal nating unibersidad,…