On August 15, 2023, the PICC Plenary Hall bore witness to a remarkable event – Manila Central University's 111th Commencement Exercises, themed "Transforming Centralinos Beyond Limits." The atmosphere was electric as we celebrated the journey of these graduates, now equipped to face the world with unwavering determination and knowledge.
The day began with a warm welcome from Dr. Eivin B. Tolentino and Ms. Giandelu Carissa E. Santos, setting the tone for the day's festivities. Mrs. Luningning T. Estanislao's encouraging message fortified the graduates for the road ahead.
In the spotlight was Dr. Renato C. Tanchoco Jr., delivering a message brimming with wisdom and zeal. He challenged the graduates to push beyond perceived boundaries and seize the boundless opportunities awaiting them.
Hon. Lorena Natividad-Borja, Vice Mayor of Valenzuela City, delivered an address that resonated with guidance and motivation, setting the stage for the transformative journey ahead.
The pinnacle moment arrived as Cum Laude Alesha S. Perez petitioned for conferment, symbolizing the dedication and perseverance of every Centralino. The event also celebrated academic excellence, loyalty awards, and the recognition of board topnotchers.
Magna Cum Laude Ryan Kristian P. Boadilla's words expressed gratitude and excitement for the impact they are destined to make in their respective fields.
Gion D. Bismar's heartfelt pledge of loyalty encapsulated the Centralino commitment to their beloved university. The MCU Chorale's melodious graduation song added an artistic touch to the proceedings, leading attendees through a range of emotions.
The event ended with harmonious voices uniting in the singing of the Dalit ng MCU hymn, reaffirming Centralinos' dedication to their university and the values they carry forward into their futures.
This was more than a graduation ceremony; it was a celebration of empowerment, transformation, and limitless potential. These graduates are now primed to craft their futures with the unity and excellence that define Manila Central University. As they step into the world, they carry with them the indomitable spirit and unwavering determination that will undoubtedly make them Centralino ambassadors of excellence. Congratulations to the MCU Class of 2023!