LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

Jose Rizal had young male students that he affectionately called chicos or boys from his Dapitan community school that he established while in exile. Searching for Rizal’s male students was like trying to trace his children, if he had any. Each of Rizal’s students had his own story of how his beloved Maestro Rizal enriched continue reading : LOS CHICOS DE RIZAL: Jose Rizal’s Students and Dapitan Community School

RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

By: Albert Vincent F. Barretto Former President Manuel Luis Molina Quezon will forever remain in the hearts of the Dapitanons not only for his efforts to achieve Philippine independence from foreigners, but also for preserving the memory of the place of exile of Jose Rizal in Dapitan. In the late 1920s, then-Senate President Quezon visited continue reading : RIZAL NATIONAL PARK: MANUEL QUEZON’S HOMAGE TO RIZAL’S PLACE OF EXILE

Kuya Rizal: Remembering Paciano Rizal on his 170th Birth Anniversary

KUYA RIZAL: REMEMBERING PACIANO RIZAL ON HIS 170TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY by Francis Kristoffer L. Pasion, Museum Researcher II Paciano Rizal has always been perceived in the national consciousness as almost like a footnote, overshadowed by the prominence of his young brother, Jose Rizal. But if there’s anything history offers, it is a nuanced and complex continue reading : Kuya Rizal: Remembering Paciano Rizal on his 170th Birth Anniversary

Rizal’s Cogent Leadership Thought as a Model in Public Administration

RIZAL’S COGENT LEADERSHIP THOUGHT AS A MODEL IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION by Quennie Ann J. Palafox         Civil servants play a very important role in public administration as the partners of the government in bringing its affairs to the people, such as delivery of basic services and carrying out its day-to-day-functions.  Often, civil continue reading : Rizal’s Cogent Leadership Thought as a Model in Public Administration

Jose Rizal: A Hero-Saint?

JOSE RIZAL: A HERO-SAINT?by Quennie Ann J. Palafox       December 30 of each year marks the nationwide commemoration of the martyrdom of our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. We remember Rizal through floral offerings, flag raising and other activities honouring him. Wherever you go, you may find a Rizal monument, schools, streets, plazas, and other continue reading : Jose Rizal: A Hero-Saint?