MANDALUYONG CITY ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) led by its Acting Executive Director Ludovico D. Badoy, will unveil the historical marker Jose Rizal University on Friday, 15 February 2019, 10;00 a.m. Mandaluyong City. The marker states:
JOSE RIZAL UNIVERSITY
NAGMULA SA FAR EASTERN COLLEGE OF ACCOUNTS, COMMERCE AND FINANCE NA ITINATAG NI VICENTE FABELLA SA KALYE ARLEGUI, MAYNILA, NA NAG-ALOK NG MGA KURSONG PANGKOMERSYO, 1919. PINANGALANANG JOSE RIZAL COLLEGE, 1922. DITO NAGTAPOS NG KOLEHIYO SI PANGULONG RAMON MAGSAYSAY, 1932. KUSANG ISINARA NOONG IKALAWANG DIGMAANG PANDAIGDIG BILANG PAGTUTOL SA MGA HAPONES, 1941; MULING NAGBUKAS, 1946. LUMIPAT SA MANDALUYONG, 1949. GINAWARAN NG KATAYUANG UNIBERSIDAD, 2 OKTUBRE 2000.
Acting Executive Director will officially turn over the marker to Dr. Vicente K. Fabella, President of the Jose Rizal University. Ms. Marinella K. Fabella, Chairman of the Board of JRU will stand as witness during the signing of the certificate of transfer.
The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote Philippine history through its museums, research and publications, and to preserve historical heritage through conservation and the marking of historic sites and structures.
For more information, contact the Historic Sites and Education Division at NHCP tel. nos. 3351217 and 5231019.
14 February 2019