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The VSB Class of 2020

posted Jul 26, 2020, 3:23 AM by UP Virata School of Business   [ updated Jul 26, 2020, 5:04 AM ]

Congratulations, VSB Class of 2020!

VSB has 178 graduates this year with 99 BSBA, 76 BSBAA, one MS Finance, one MS Management and one PhD in Business Administration.

Leading the graduates are Martin Alexander Cruz (summa cum laude) for BSBAA and Kyle Osbert Tolentino (magna cum laude) for BSBA. The other four BSBAA summa cum laudes are John Lawrence Mallanao, Simon Alec Askin, James Allen Dy and Lorenz Nalica.

There are 32 BSBA magna cum laudes and 41 cum laudes. For BSBAA, there are 5 summa cum laudes, 27 magna cum laudes and 39 cum laudes. A total of 144 undergraduate students or 82.27% of Class 2020 graduated with honors.

Among the graduates are two members of the VSB Faculty, Prof. Mikhael Anjelu Magana (MS Finance) and Prof. Leila Rahnema (PhD in Business Administration). The title of Prof. Rahnema's PhD Dissertation is “Bilateral Trade Flows and Cultural Factors: the case of the Philippines and The Islamic Republic of Iran and Their Partner Countries Using the Gravity Model of Trade”.