BCDA, UP break ground for new campus at the Bonifacio Global City

Posted : July 27, 2012

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BCDA, UP BREAK GROUND FOR NEW CAMPUS AT THE BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY. It’s all systems go for the University of the Philippines (UP) Professional Schools in the Bonifacio Global City (BGC). Groundbreaking ceremonies for the satellite campus were led by Vice President Jejomar Binay (fifth from left) at the institutional area of the BGC in Taguig City. Shown with Vice President Binay are—(from left) UP Law Centennial Commission Member and Camarines Sur (2nd District) Representative Luis Villafuerte, Sr., Aurora Representative Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, BCDA Chairman Felicito Payumo, Taguig City Mayor Laarni Cayetano, UP Law Centennial Commission Chairperson Senator Edgardo Angara, UP President Alfredo Pascual, BCDA President and CEO Arnel Paciano Casanova, UP Diliman Chancellor Dean Caesar Saloma and former UP College of Business Administration Dean Magdaleno Albarracin. The new facility will rise in the 4,300 square meter lot donated by BCDA to UP—a gesture which represents BCDA’s commitment to building the nation through public education. The facility will accommodate selected UP Diliman units such as the College of Law, College of Business Administration, College of Engineering, School of Statistics and also a UP Open University learning center. The campus is located at the northeast side of the Global City beside International School.