SM Scholar Alumna pursues a career in SPED

Teaching is not a job, but a calling. Teaching encompasses service, vocation, and life mission. And Rosalie Macaspac, an SM Scholar Alumna, has taken to her heart her calling as she chose to pursue a career in Special Education (SPED). Life’s work Choosing to teach, especially pursuing SPED, is a path not enough teachers traverse. […]

Successful Dinagyang Festival 2023

I was excited to learn that this 2023, Dinagyang Festival was filled again with thousands of visitors. Dinagyang’s return to the city’s streets exceeded expectations, according to Mayor Jerry P. Treñas. A “complete success” was how the Mayor described the festival. We have returned to a face-to-face celebration after two years of restrictions due to […]

Galing Pook Awards 2022: Outstanding Local Government Programs

Ten outstanding local governance programs were recognized in the 2022 Galing Pook Awards. The awards were held at the Ceremonial Hall of Malacanang Palace last Tuesday, November 22, 2022. Galing Pook Foundation with its co-presenters SM Prime Holdings Inc., and the DILG-Local Government Academy, sponsors Cebu Pacific and Airspeed, named local government units from Luzon, […]

Immersive Holidays at SM Supermalls

The kids and I recently went to SM North Edsa for some shopping, dining, and viewing of Christmas displays. SM Supermalls has provided not only fun and joyful Christmas displays but also immersive and experiential holidays. North Edsa’s Aurora Trail The illuminating lights of the Aurora Borealis are at the North this Christmas. Walk and […]

SM Prime: Better and Greener Offices

The importance of sustainability in everyday living has been more emphasized during the time the world faced the impacts of COVID-19. More people have become more aware of the environment. We have caught on to practices such as shifting to paperless, reducing plastic use, and planting more trees. For property developers, taking part in this […]