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AdZU Alumni Glee Club aids Concert Band

AdZU Alumni Glee Club aids Concert Band

AdZU Alumni Glee Club Revives Concert Band From the ashes we rise again, together! Several generations of AdZU Alumni Glee Club members band together to help revive the AdZU Concert Band through donations of music sheets to replace what was lost during the fire that razed the Brebeuf Gymnasium. Father President Karel San Juan SJ received the new music scores last September 22, 2018 at the Salvador Campus.   Read more

AdZU Rises Further with ACPC

AdZU Rises Further with ACPC

Parents are one of the major stakeholders of educational institutions and as such, AdZU has worked tirelessly to ensure that their children’s future is secure. With the help of the Ateneo College Parents Council (ACPC), AdZU has created a tradition of excellence in quality education. To further the university mission, ACPC has generously donated Php 200,000 to the AdZU RISE Capital Campaign Fund, led by AdZU President Fr Karel San Juan, SJ. Accepting the donation in behalf of the University is Fr Wilfredo Samson SJ, Vice President for... Read more

AdZU Accepts AdeZ HS ’67 500K Pledge

AdZU Accepts AdeZ HS ’67 500K Pledge

The spirit of generosity is one of the strongest values of the graduates of Ateneo de Zamboanga, known then as AdeZ. As a continuing proof of this, AdeZ HS Class of 1967 pledged P500,000.00 for the development of the 5-story Senior High School building. Today, Vice President for Higher Education Fr Marcos Louis Catalan SJ, along with Assistant to the President (AP) for Rebuilding Engr Eugene Kanindot and AP for Analytics and Planning Ralph Chua, met with representatives from HS Class ’67 to receive the initial donation of P110,000.00.... Read more

Trending: Turnover of donation from Class 76 and 66

Trending: Turnover of donation from Class 76 and 66

With Christmas just around the corner, the Spirit of Giving is catching on and Now Trending!After the turnover of Php5.1M from two AdZU alumni batches which highlighted last week’s Homecoming, other batches are following suit.College batches of 1966 and 1976 have just joined the bandwagon as the most recent additions to the list of donors to AdZU's #rise Rebuilding campaign.In simple rites at the President’s Office, College Batch 1966, led by Wilhelmina Siasico, together with AdZU’s treasurer Angie Baes and Auditor Suzette Enriquez, handed over their donation to AdZU President... Read more

5.1M donation highlights AdZU Alumni Homecoming

5.1M donation highlights AdZU Alumni Homecoming

The turn-over of Php5.1M from two batches of alumni to their alma mater, the Ateneo de Zamboanga University, was a high point at this year’s alumni homecoming.College silver jubilarians BS Nursing Batch 1991 and High School Class 1977, handed over their donations to AdZU President Fr Karel San Juan, SJ, during the Blue and White Night held December 4, 2016 in Palacio del Sur. In symbolic ceremonies, with enlarged replicas of the cheques, HS ‘77 turned over their Php5M contribution, while BSN ’91, their Php100K fundraising proceeds.... Read more

Gonzaga: Ready for Occupancy – Soon! (Conclusion)

Gonzaga: Ready for Occupancy – Soon! (Conclusion)

Rebuilding Updates The Big Rebuild: The Second Phase of Rebuilding (Conclusion) Talks and bold ideas loomed in the boardroom of a plan to re-build – initially, only of new buildings to replace what was lost in the fire and to address pressing needs in facilities. However, in the course of conversations and consultations, a greater need surfaced that has to be addressed – that of a bigger re-build involving the entire university. Dubbed “the BIG Rebuild,” the plan will now consist of a... Read more

Gonzaga: Ready for Occupancy – Soon! (Part 1 of 2)

Gonzaga: Ready for Occupancy – Soon! (Part 1 of 2)

Rebuilding Updates It’s slowly taking back its shape, slowly getting back in form - the Gonzaga Wing of the College Building. First Phase of Rebuilding This is the first phase of the reconstruction. All three floors of the Gonzaga Wing of the College building are simultaneously undergoing a makeover. Clearing and cleaning operations started almost immediately after the fire hit the Brebeuf Gym, its annex buildings and adjoining structures last July 7, 2016. While the re-construction of the computer center and laboratories and the... Read more

Assistant to the President for Rebuilding

Assistant to the President for Rebuilding

08 August 2016 MEMO TO :  THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY RE : ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR REBUILDING I would like to thank the University community and its friends for the great support in the process of rebuilding from the July 7 fire that burned Brebeuf Gym and nearby buildings. Many friends of the University have given donations and have offered services to help us recover from the damages and losses caused by the fire. The rehabilitation of Gonzaga wing of the... Read more

Fundraising Proposal Form

Fundraising Proposal Form

July 17, 2016 Dear ADZU community,Since the July 7 fire incident, support in all forms have been coming and our community is truly humbled and extremely grateful for the show of support from all over the country especially from our alumni, sister schools, and partners in society. All these initiatives are very much welcome and we are truly grateful for all these. From organizing fundraisers, to selling merchandise for the benefit of the different offices and organizations affected, to selling tickets to the IGNACIO DE ... Read more

Ateneo Rises from the Ashes thru Ignacio; ADZU Pres rallies stakeholders to #Hel…

Ateneo Rises from the Ashes thru Ignacio; ADZU Pres rallies stakeholders to #HelpRebuildAteneo

Picking up the pieces from the fire that hit its Salvador campus in La Purisima St last July 7, the Ateneo de Zamboanga University, with great resolve, is now focusing on Rebuilding efforts. Activities initiated mostly by ADZU alumni have commenced immediately as early as the day of the blaze. One of the most anticipated of these initiatives is the screening of Ignacio de Loyola, the film on the life of the founder of the Society of Jesus, the religious... Read more

The Ateneo Gym and the Blue Phoenix

The Ateneo Gym and the Blue Phoenix

 The New Brebeuf Gym in the 1950sTHE Ateneo gym and THE Blue PhoenixAt past 7 on Thursday morning, July 7, 2016 a two-hour fire broke out and razed to the ground the St. Jean de Brebeuf Gym of our Ateneo de Zamboanga University. Together with the entire 66-year-old gym, where the ADZU band room was with all its expensive instruments, the fire also burned the 5-year-old firewall-less Sauras Hall behind, housing the College of Law and the canteen. Also destroyed was the entire third floor... Read more

AdZU Band - Through the Fire and Through the Rain

AdZU Band - Through the Fire and Through the Rain

In the middle of the Christmas concert of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University Band last December 17, while “My Way” was playing, only the third in the repertoire, the rain started to fall mainly on the plain that is now the Brebeuf Grounds.As raindrops kept falling on their heads, the Band, followed by the audience already enchanted by the evening’s music, proceeded to the Multi-Purpose Covered Courts (MPCC). The show went on. Although the weather forecasted that the sun will come out, Concert director Marco Alfino “Kiko”... Read more

AdZU Band all set for Xmas Concert on Dec 17!

AdZU Band all set for Xmas Concert on Dec 17!

From the all-time favorite Feliz Navidad to the more contemporary All I want for Christmas is You - these all too familiar and heart-warming Christmas carols have once again filled the air of the Salvador campus.For weeks now, the band has been belting it out with their brand-new instruments, rehearsing for its first ever public concert dubbed, “and the Music goes on…” to be held December 17, 20016 at 6 o’clock in the evening at the Brebeuf Grounds. The concert, the last of the Christmas activities for the day,... Read more

Silent Concert sings tales of Ateneo de Zamboanga University Gym

Silent Concert sings tales of Ateneo de Zamboanga University Gym

Silent Concert sings tales of Ateneo de Zamboanga University Gym “An icon was burned, but the Ateneo animo, or spirit, shall continue burning.” -Fr Karel San Juan SJ, ADZU President Installation art, made from odds and ends of the burned Brebeuf Gymnasium, parts of the burned instruments of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University Concert Band, archival documents of the Brebeuf Gym from many years past, and a unique series of photographs will line up the walls and fill the Gallery of the... Read more



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