TSU holds 30th Commencement Exercises  

Date Posted: 06/28/2019

3,367 graduates received their diploma during the 30th Commencement Exercises of Tarlac State University on June 14, 17, 18, and 19, 2019 at the TSU Gymnasium.

The first day of the graduation activities was intended for the School of Law, College of Engineering and Technology, College of Architecture and Fine Arts, College of Public Administration and Governance, and the College of Criminal Justice Education with a total of 788 graduates. The ceremony was graced by Tarlac City Mayor Ma. Cristina Angeles.

Frederick Herman Israel and Ma. Queenie Anne Kate Galang, fraternal twins from the CCJE, were among the 33 honor students that day. 

Also on the same day, Architecture graduate Danilo Soria Jr., who is suffering from muscular dystrophy, caught the attention of the audience as he received his diploma on a wheelchair.

The second day of the ceremony consists of 322 graduates from the College of Arts and Social Sciences, 238 from College of Computer Studies, and 132 from the College of Science. The commencement speaker was Hon. Victor Yap, Second Congressional District Representative of Tarlac.

The College of Business and Accountancy, having the second highest number of graduates numbered 908, had TSU Board of Regents member Honorable Enrique Cojuangco, Jr. as their guest speaker.

The last day of the ceremony was filled with 979 graduates from the College of Teacher Education wherein Tarlac Province Governor Susan Yap was the guest speaker. The college produced the highest number of graduates, particularly honor graduates who numbered 126.

From this college comes another set of fraternal twins who shared the stage in receiving their diplomas. Darshiell and Raniell Lopez, both cum laude, earned a bachelor’s degree in Education major in Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health.

The valedictory speech for the 30th Commencement Exercises was delivered by Christine Haira Cadiang, a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology major in Electronics and Information Technology from the College of Engineering and Technology.