College of Arts and Letters News

Six BU buildings officially re-named after University's Founding Fathers and former Presidents

Paying homage to the people that led to the growth of Bicol University, six buildings of BU has been re-named after its Founding Fathers and former Presidents. These designation of new names for the buildings were made official through a series of programs held last 05 September 2019.

September 9,2019 Monday

BUCAL preps for AY 2019-2020 via enhancement workshop for faculty members

The Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) held its annual enhancement workshop for its faculty, administrative and support personnel last June 10 and 11, 2019.

June 25,2019 Tuesday

PCOO chief arrives to promote FOI and media security; signs MOU with BU

In their on-going campaign against disinformation and promotion of media workers’ safety, Presidential Communications Operations Office’s (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar, along with other PCOO key officials and their retinue, visited Bicol University this March 26 for the Albay-leg of their PCOO Roadshow, which was hosted at the BU College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) culminating with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

March 27,2019 Wednesday

BUCAL brings ‘Duyan' to national stage

In line with its mission to be a catalyst for positive change, Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) brought to national stage its advocacy play that tackles environmental and socio-political issues in a series of stage performances held in Metro Manila.

March 11,2019 Monday

Renowned broadcaster visits BU as lecturer on responsible crisis coverage

Renowned crisis correspondent Jeff Canoy visited Bicol University this 01 March 2019 to discuss responsible media practice with BU students, during the “Reporting from the Margins: The Role of Journalism in Covering Crisis and Conflict Situations” activity that was held in the BU College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) Amphitheatre in Legazpi City.

March 1,2019 Friday

CHED, Bicol's HEIs gather to discuss updates in curriculum for AY 2019-2020

Updating the knowledge of concerned departments of higher education institutions (HEI) regarding creation and implementation of their curricula, representatives of various private and state universities and colleges of the Bicol Region gathered in Bicol University East Campus in Legazpi City for the ‘General Assembly and Conference on the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Orders (CMO) for Higher Education Curricular Programs' this February 01, 2019.

February 7,2019 Thursday

BU opens National Arts Month celebration in BUCAL

Kicking-off the month-long celebration of Filipino cultural creativity and artistry, the Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) and the Culture and Arts Division of the Office of Student Affairs and Services (BU OSAS) headed the celebration of a thanksgiving mass and the opening program last February 01 for the celebration of the 2019 National Arts Month at the BUCAL Amphitheatre in the university's main campus in Legazpi City.

February 4,2019 Monday

BU score wins in visual and music competitions at 2018 PASUC-5 Culture and Arts Fest

Showcasing Bicolano talent in culture and arts, delegates from the eight universities and colleges belonging to the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) of Region 5 gathered at Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) to take part of this year’s PASUC-5 Culture and Arts Festival this November 09.

November 12,2018 Monday

Department of Performing Arts raises awareness on social issues in “Duyan” play

Utilizing the art of theater performance for the advancement of the peace and development advocacy, the Bicol University College of Arts and Letters’ (BUCAL) Department of Performing Arts showcased their mobile theater presentation entitled “Duyan” last September 28 at the BUCAL Amphitheater.

October 2,2018 Tuesday

Construction of four new university buildings commences with ground-breaking

In the university’s pursuit for excellence in academic service, Bicol University unveils the initiation of four new facilities, such as the new BU Electrical Engineering Building, Civil Engineering Building, College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) Building, and the BU Food Court, in a series of ground-breaking ceremonies last September 28. In addition, the university also held a blessing ceremony for the newly-renovated BUCAL Amphitheatre on the same day.

October 1,2018 Monday

‘Hataw' Dance returns to highlight 49th BU anniversary program

As the highlight of this year's celebration, Bicol University celebrates its 49th founding anniversary and marks the start of the 2018 BU Week with a foot parade and an opening program that features the return of the university's festive annual tradition –the Hataw Dance presentation.

September 19,2018 Wednesday

BUCAL celebrates 14th Founding Anniversary

University and college officials, teachers, staff, students and supporters came together at Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) in celebration of the college's 14th Founding Anniversary program last September 10.

September 14,2018 Friday

Buwan ng Wika celeb emphasizes value of Filipino language

Emphasizing the value of Filipino language, the Filipino Department of Bicol University’s College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) conducted a program in celebration of the 2018 Buwan ng Wika at the BUCENG Gymnasium of BU’s East Campus in Legazpi City last August 02, 2018 with the theme: “Filipino: Wika ng Saliksik” (Filipino: Language of Research).

August 6,2018 Monday

BU celebrates 49th Charter Day in BUCIT

In celebration of the birth of the university in 1969, Bicol University held its 49th annual Charter Day celebration this June 21 at the BRFICC Amphitheater of BU’s East Campus in Legazpi City.

June 22,2018 Friday

8,502 BU students graduate for 2018

A total of 8,502 students were given their diplomas as this year’s official graduates of Bicol University, culminating their years of academic perseverance. The graduates from the main and external campuses saw the conclusion of their college life during the university’s “graduation week” held from April 7 to 14, 2018.

April 16,2018 Monday

Senator JV Ejercito visits Bicol University for Youth Economic Forum

Sen. JV Ejercito recently visited Bicol University on March 2, 2018 for the Youth Economic Forum that focused on the Road to Sustainable and Inclusive Growth.

March 26,2018 Monday

BU opening meeting centers on priorities and directions for 2018

To welcome the year 2018 with new priorities and direction, the Bicol University conducted the Opening Meeting at La Roca Veranda Suite, Legazpi City last Tuesday, January 9.

January 10,2018 Wednesday

In photos: AACCUP Accreditation Survey Visit

Upholding the vision of Bicol University (BU) to be a world-class university, at least 11 of its programs in its five units underwent the AACCUP Acreditation Survey Visit on November 8-11, 2017 with an opening program held at the BUCAL Amphitheater.

November 9,2017 Thursday

Journ Summit centers on responsible journalism and studes' learning, progress

To maximize the students' potential on responsible journalism, the Bicol Organization of Neo-Journalists (BONJour) conducted the 4th Journ Summit on August 30-31, 2017 at Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) Amphitheater.

September 1,2017 Friday

In Photos: BU Cluster 2 Intramurals

The Bicol University College of Nursing, College of Arts and Letters, and College of Science unleashed their competitive spirit as they clash in the Cluster 2 Intramurals on August 23, 2017 at the BU-Albay Sports Complex.

August 24,2017 Thursday