TUPV Yearbook 2010
Date : 2/16/2015
To : Ma. Leonor F. Validor, PhD.
Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas
From : The Yearbook 2010 subscribers
Thru : May Olorga
Attn : Jericho Marie Joseph Albao
Editor-In-Chief, Yearbook 2010
Subject : Petition Letter for Batch 2010 Yearbook
The undersigned are members of the Batch 2010 graduating class of the Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas who subscribed to the 2010 Yearbook and allow us to extend our greetings to all the faculty and staff of this institution.
It has been more than FOUR (4) years since academic year 2009-2010 has commenced yet Yearbook 2010 has not been published. Batch 2010 yearbook subscribers have paid the amount of at least One Thousand Eight Hundred Pesos (PHP1,800.00) - some even paid for the advertisement - and we strongly believe that none among our batch was able to receive one. Questions and comments regarding the delayed publication have been circulating when the Yearbook 2011 was released sooner than the Yearbook 2010. Moreover, the yearbook of the succeeding batch, Yearbooks 2012 and 2013 have been published and released to its subscribers. We cannot avoid but think that there might be some discrepancies why the Yearbook 2010 has not been published. The graduates of Batch 2010, both the Engineering and Engineering Technology and all subscribers of the Yearbook 2010 now speak out and wanted to be heard by the Yearbook 2010 Staff and TUP-Visayas Administration, as well as the Board of regents of the TUP System to look unto this matter. I am hoping that through this collaborative effort, may we have an immediate response. We've been quiet for more than four (4) years but it is not yet too late to make a stand.
Our yearbook was entrusted to a certain Jericho Marie Joseph Albao, also an alumnus of Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas, who was chosen by the school to head the publication staff as the Editor-In-Chief. The picture-taking took place, but after that, the graduation and all, none was ever heard about it anymore.
We have been asking about this before verbally to some of the 2010 yearbook staff and the adviser but no one could give a concrete explanation. None was also ever heard about Jericho Marie Joseph Albao doing the completion of the 2010 Yearbook. Though late as it may seem, we are executing this petition letter requesting the Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas to look up into the matter and investigate all the people behind the 2010 Yearbook.
It is our fervent wish and desire to get hold of our precious college memories through our yearbook. We have no intention of creating a rift between our batch and our alma mater and we are writing to you in hopes that you will support and act on our request. Had the people concerned really did their part and protected its sanctity? The 2010 yearbook subscribers paid for it to no avail, and we demand the people behind this delay be investigated and if it would be rightful, prosecuted.
Primarily, we would still prefer to have our yearbooks published however delayed. If the former proves to be an impossible task, we request a written detailed explanation on the reason why that is so and that letter be issued to every single subscriber. On top of that, we request a 100% refund on the payment we have made four years ago.
An online petition has been made by the subscribers of the 2010 Yearbook to make an effort to sign-up and spread this request so that the people concerned as well as the Administration of TUP-Visayas know this, just in case they were not yet informed about this misfortune.
Thank you very much, more power and God bless Technological University of the Philippines - Visayas.