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STEMS70 Scholar Passes Metallurgical Engineering Board Exam

STEMS70 Scholar Passes Metallurgical Engineering Board Exam

A former PACES scholar has achieved an important career milestone. Mr. Kenneth Dave Borja passed the July 2021 Metallurgical Engineering Licensure exam, also called the board exam, given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in the Philippines. Kenneth Borja...

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A Tree for the Next Hundred Years

A Tree for the Next Hundred Years

By Malou Soto-Reininger* The festive gathering of Filipino and Austrian guests at the park for the tree planting ceremony was treated to a bit of history in the making. The excitement was running high, as this was the first time that Philippine migrants to Austria...

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PACES to organize floral offering at the Vienna Rathauspark

PACES to organize floral offering at the Vienna Rathauspark

The Philippine-Austrian Cultural and Educational Society (PACES) is inviting all Filipinos and friends of the Philippines to the 3rd floral offering at the Catalpa Trees in the Vienna Rathauspark to commemorate the 123rd Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine...

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PACES celebrates 5th anniversary

PACES celebrates 5th anniversary

Founders, members, supporters and former scholars of PACES came together in a "Toast to Excellence" on the 15th of May 2021 to mark its fifth year anniversary. The virtual celebration was spearheaded by PACES president Maria Zelda (Marizel) Rojas and emceed by former...

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Mission Accomplished: All Four PACES Scholars Have Graduated

Mission Accomplished: All Four PACES Scholars Have Graduated

In January 2021, Ms. Koleen L. Bacud officially received her diploma in B.S. Civil Engineering from the Cagayan State University in Tuguegarao, after completing some projects that were delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the delay, Ms. Bacud was awarded the...

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PACES Induct Officers for 2021-2022 Biennium

PACES Induct Officers for 2021-2022 Biennium

The Philippine-Austrian Cultural and Educational Society (PACES) inducted its newly elected set of officers at a virtual oath-taking ceremony held via Xoom in Vienna, Austria on 9 January 2021. Assuming their posts as officers and Executive Board Members of PACES are:...

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Dreams Fulfilled: PACES Scholars Graduate in 2020

Dreams Fulfilled: PACES Scholars Graduate in 2020

Two recipients of the PACES STEMS70 scholarship program recently fulfilled their cherished dreams of getting a college degree, somewhat delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. They are: Mr. Kenneth Dave B. Borja, who obtained a B.S. Metallurgical Engineering...

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First PACES Scholar Graduates in April 2019

First PACES Scholar Graduates in April 2019

Jhun Michael Garcia Aballa, a recipient of the Philippine-Austrian Cultural and Educational Society (PACES) scholarship program, has graduated with a degree in B.S. Computer Engineering, with cum laude honors, from the Jose Rizal University in Manila, Philippines....

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