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History and Description

The UP Circle of Engineering Students, otherwise known as UP CREST, was established as a duly-recognized college based organization on January 29, 1997 by a group of Chemical Engineering students. It aims to cater to the needs of its members by providing holistic training environment.

The organization has been incessantly striving to break new grounds and foster camaraderie and goodwill. It has extended its service not only in the college but among students of diverse academic profile. As such, UP CREST has assumed its responsibility for developing leadership, teamwork and ingenuity. For the past 16 years, it continues its pursuit for academic excellence for the betterment of the college and its students.

UP Circle of Engineering Students also shares the vision of the College of Engineering in producing the country’s best engineers. UP CREST would be the engineering-wide organization recognized by the college in cradling and training inhenyeros to be competent, committed and conscientious professionals, cognizant of their important roles in the development of Engineering in the country.


Executive Core (2013-2014)


Jasper Aaron M. Mallonga

Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Gabriel A. Dela Cruz

Vice-President for External Affairs

Alejandrino E. Dagdag

Vice-President for Internal Affairs

Camille A. Corcega

Vice-President for Marketing and Finance

Katrina Johanne P. Lee

Vice-President for Membership and Recruitment

Diona Mae H. Lisniana

Vice-President for Secretariat and Publicity

Jeryll Dioma M. Fatalla


Academic Affairs Committee

John Carl Vincent Enghoy

Christy Eunice Reyes

Jon Lysander Reyes

Emmanuel Ruiz

Justin Jesse Seranilla

Froiland Timpoc

Kevin Chester Tuazon

Nicolo Valderrama

External Affairs Committee

Amee Kristin Ayco

Aljon Balilu

Rany Dimaculangan

Jan Clarence Dy-Liaco

Marxlen Endico

Eunice Maire Garcia

Guian Carlo Manalastas

Jennica Kirsten Yu

Xavier Zaragoza

Internal Affairs Committee

Vincent Louise Azucena

Phoebe Kaye Caniezo

Glenn Carlo Clavel

Gabriel Dioquino

Neil David Guillen

Zeejay James Lobo

Samantha Mahilum

Fiorella Paz San Vicente

Marketing and Finance Committee

Yvette Ivy Bautista

Josel Nathan Bernardino

Ken Martin Canuto

Michelle Jamillah Choi

Justine Luis Lopez

Marielle Elaida Monteclaro

Jamie Anne Vizcarra

Gladys Joyce Yu

Membership and Recruitment Committee

John Peter Alido

Edward Nathaniel Apostol

Christian Lawrence Batisla-on

Anna Manelli Castaneda

Sarah Jane Ereneo

Gillian Nikka Omaga

John Philip Orate

Paolo Rudolfo

Secretariat and Publicity Committee

Benjie Lou Eliseo

Pauline Mae Hernandez

Angela Marie Leron

Julian Eymard Maliwanag

Manicar Manguera

Michael John Mendoza

Frances Marie Yanos


The organization sponsored a few annual events for the past years. These include:

Speed Up - an event, held every July, catered to 4th year high school students. Its aim is to prepare the said students for their upcoming college entrance exams. It consists of diagnostic exams and review sessions which include Mathematics, Science, Language Proficiency, and Reading Comprehension.

Bayanihan(formerly known as Buwan ng Bayanihan) - an annual event which aims to revive spirit of bayanihan in the university by working towards uplifting the economic and social well-being of our less-fortunate fellowmen and helping preserve our environment. It is composed of sub-events namely:

1. Habitat for Humanity Shelter Construction - hands-on house building.

2. International Coastal Clean-up - cleaning coastlines.

3. Ipo Dam Watershed Tree Planting - planting saplings in the watershed area.

Engineering Overview - an annual event aimed towards 3rd year high school students. Its goal is to orient the said students about the engineering courses available in the university. The event consists of career talk, wherein professors from each department/institute talks about the general description and significance of his/her respective engineering course, and laboratory tour, wherein the students are given the privilege of seeing the engineering laboratories first-hand.

Overexposed - an annual nationwide photography competition open to all amateur photographers. Its aim is to bring out the creativity within the contestants. The theme changes every year but with similar nature which is showcasing the cultural and social aspects of the country. Its previous themes are:

1. Filipina: The Faces of Women in the Society (2011) - women empowerment; in lined with International Women's Day.

2. Radiance: Illuminating City Lights (2012) - beauty of cities at night.


See Also

UP CREST Official Website
Facebook Page
Twitter Account

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