UP Circle of Engineering Students

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 (2014-2015)


Glenn Carlo Clavel

Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Emmanuel Ruiz

Vice-President for External Affairs

Rany Dimaculangan

Vice-President for Internal Affairs

Amee Kristin Ayco

Vice-President for Marketing and Finance

Sarah Jane Ereneo

Vice-President for Membership and Recruitment

Edward Nataniel Apostol

Vice-President for Secretariat and Publicity

Vincent Louise Azucena


Academic Affairs Committee

Gizelle Agustin

John Peter Alido

Ken Martin Canuto

Anjilo Carigma

Mikhail Enano

John Carl Vincent Enghoy

Nicolo Valderrama

External Affairs Committee

Van Joseph Casalme

Aurora Princess Dacanay

Alejandrino Dagdag

Jan Clarence Dy-Liacco

Marxlen Endico

Joan Estribillo

John Almario Mendoza

Cyril Jerlo Picar

Xavier Zaragoza

Internal Affairs Committee

Josel Nathan Bernardino

Phoebe Kaye Caniezo

Michelle Jamilah Choi

Gabriel Dela Cruz

Guian Carlo Manalastas

John Philip Orate

Nadine Aleka Rilles

Shekainah Zoe Rivamonte

Froiland Timpoc

Marketing and Finance Committee

Jezy Verence Balanay

Christian Lawrence Batisla-on

Pauline Mae Hernandez

Justin Luis Lopez

Manicar Manguera

Raul Mendoza Jr.

Christy Eunice Reyes

Fiorella Paz San Vicente

Frances Marie Galapon Yanos

Membership and Recruitment Committee

James Ivan Almalvez

John Manuel Asilo

Camille Corcega

Gabriel Dioquino

Benjie Lou Eliseo

Zeejay James Lobo

Samantha Mahilum

Michael John Mendoza

Mary Catherine Sy

Lois Isiah Jashley Villalba

Secretariat and Publicity Committee

Emmanuel Jr Benales

Joanna Esparagoza

Jeryll Dioma Fatalla

Diona Mae Lisniana

Julian Eymard Maliwanag

Jasper Aaron Mallonga

Paolo Rodulfo

Vernice Marie Santiago

Justin Jesse Seranilla


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.

3. Dear Photograph (2013) - reliving the past


See Also

UP CREST Official Website
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