Lyceum-Northwestern University (L-NU), the first medical school established in the north, culminated its celebration of its 50th Founding Anniversary on Dec. 6 at the CSI Stadia in Dagupan City.
The Grand Golden Jubilee and Alumni Homecoming is a milestone that celebrates the university’s humble beginnings, present victories, and future endeavors.
The university administration, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests gathered to officially end the yearlong celebration of L-NU’s golden year and open the next chapter of its existence.
University president Dr. Luz T. Duque-Hammershaim and Vice President for Student Affairs and Alumni Relations Dr. Eugene Reyes welcomed everyone to L-NU’s Golden Year-Gala.
Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Tesoro Go was Guest of Honor to the gala night. He commended the University for its exceptional contribution to the immediate community of Dagupan, the outskirts of the city, the country, and even globally.
Stellar performances from the university’s cultural and performing groups spiced up the grand event highlighted by the recognition of its outstanding alumni, whose contributions in various industries and notable private accomplishments continue to bring pride to L-NU.
The affair was meant to honor, give back, and express gratitude to these awardees for continuously upholding the values of integrity and excellence in their respective profession.
Outstanding Jubilarians were given awards in the following fields: Public Service, Allied Health, Academe, Business and Management, Culture and Arts, and Humanitarian Service.
As it looks ahead to the next century, L-NU continues to fulfill its vision to be a model of excellence in integrated instruction, research, and public engagement, tied with its mission to produce ethically and socially responsible employees of choice, entrepreneurs and leaders in both public and private institutions.
In her closing speech, L-NU Federation of Alumni Associations Foundation Inc. vice president, Dr. Bernadette V. Abella, expressed gratitude and appreciation to the organizing committee, faculty, and guests for coming together to celebrate L-NU’s milestone.
Abella accepted, on behalf of the association, the challenge of taking part in realizing inclusive development in the country.