Brother Mike is an active member of the community and of the organizations he leads and supports that range from biking clubs to agri-tourism associations, from commerce groups to customs broker federations in and out of the country. Despite his impressive list of achievements and accolades, he remains true to his passion as a leader, innovator, health and wellness advocate, and above all, as a man of simplicity. He often takes refuge from the hustle and bustle of the big city by visiting his organic farm in Taal, Batangas.
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Michael V. Maranan, Businessman/Entrepreneur

LPU has constantly been providing a safe and comfortable environment to help our children learn and develop their full potential. LPU’s curriculum encourages independent as well as team learning experiences, allowing the children to hone skills that are critical in further education and preparation for their work environment. Beyond the core education that our children receive, so important to their experience is the environment where these are achieved. Classes are small and the education is personal. The teachers know their students and can tailor their efforts to individual student needs.
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Lycean Parent Testimonial- Malou Alamag Perculeza

I have been studying at the Lyceum International Maritime Academy and since my freshman year, I have been doing the early commute from Lemery to Batangas and then back again to Lemery. But that did not hinder my drive to hopefully finish my Maritime course because it is my dream to become a seaman so that I could help my parents. On my first semester, I was quite nervous because I know that high school is far easier than college. Now I am on my 3rd year and looking forward to my shipboard training, eager to apply the things that I learned from my instructors. I am still nervous, but I know with God’s grace and the learning I had in LPU I could manage the rough seas to attain my dream.
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Jake Lloyd S. Legaspi, 3rd Year BS Marine Transportation

This is to share my wonderful experience during my stay in Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas (LPU-B). Firstly, siguro yung impression sa the school we all know that LPU-B is one of the most prestigious universities in our country, and the fact that I was able to enter this institution is a big accomplishment itself. The only LPU Campus that offers Bachelor of Science in Criminology and the Number 1 provider of Law Enforcement Officers in the Region. Since then, I wanted to be in the Police service, and I knew that LPU-B will provide me the best education that will guide me in my chosen path. So, I enrolled under BS CRIMINOLOGY program and made my dreams come true. I still remember the first day I got to speak with the Dean, she said to me “gagalingan mo, and welcome to the family”, which has been engraved to my heart that this family will give me a lot of memories. Then this happened, I applied and trained to be an ROTC Officer of the 303rd NROTC Unit of the school, and after rigorous training, I became part of the Corps Intelligence, N2, but due to some circumstances the ROTC program was discontinued, nawala yung scholarship na inaasahan ko para magpatuloy sa pagpasok sa school na pinangarap ko, kasabay pa ng biglaan financial shortage sa family. I only had a few options. One was to stop cut my studies short or transfer to another school. Of course, both choices were not nice. There was a saying that “kapag gusto may paraan, pag ayaw may dahilan”.  Being persevering I inquired for part-time jobs, available scholarship. Lahat ata nang madinig ko na puede ang scholar na-examan ko na. Then the college secretary told me that they were looking for a Student Assistant. Then the rest was history.
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Queen Denise P. Cuevas, Investigation PNCO, Luzon Field Unit, Women and Children Protection Center, Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management

I graduated from the Lyceum of the Philippines University- Batangas in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree I Paralegal Studies. LPU has taught me a lot of things and these learning helped me gain a profound passion for helping other people.
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Mark Laurence Alvarez, Mayor-Tingloy, Batangas

t does not hold true that you must be good in mathematics to become an engineer, the college of engineering is a training ground for hard work and perseverance, it is more of a home where you build your character. I am proud to say that I am a Lycean. I would like to express my gratitude to faculty of engineering, Dr. Conrado A. Dotong, Engr. Nestor Camello, Engr. Teresita Bacay, and Engr. Jake Laguador, who without fail express their concern about me as an individual and as a part of engineering family, to their endless exhortation and who by their character serves me the best teacher.
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Mark Joseph D. Taneo, General Manager- L Taneo Mechanical Services

I am a “Proud Lycean” because LPU has been a training ground for me to discover and venture into new experiences in my college life. LPU – Batangas has always been faithful in adding color to the stories of every Lycean. Beaming with utmost joy, I can say that I have experienced the best of both worlds: curricular and extra-curricular. My love for the performing arts was boosted even more because of this institution, for it allowed me to join several pageants, host different events, represent the university in various competitions and perform in different theatrical productions like Pippin: On Stage, A Chorus Line and Newsies: On Stage. LPU-Batangas creates a notion that quality and excellence are great counterparts to experience nothing but the best. You could never go wrong with LPU. – CJ Villavicencio, AB Communication 4th Year #LyceanLoudAndProud
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CJ Villavicencio, 4th Year AB Communication

They say home is where love resides, memories are created, friends and family belong, and laughter never ends. When I first entered the halls of LPU-B as a junior high school student the feeling of excitement and fear flowed through my veins. I was eager to do my best, but I was also scared to fail. Seeing all those unfamiliar faces back then was overwhelming. I found myself thinking of a way to release all this pressure and just spend my whole first day by being my genuine self. I’d like to start every day with a simple kind gesture; greeting the guard (most especially the lady guard who usually inspects my bag) good morning every day and 2 years later, it’s still part of my daily routine. As a class president, I knew that it was going to be another rough day ahead; a day where I will be assigned to collect and pass all these paper works of the class, where I have to arrange our chairs before every subject and make sure they’re all perfectly aligned, a day where I have to meet all these expectations, but most importantly, a day where I will learn a lot over the course of my student life. I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all had our fair share of good and bad days. There was a point where I got tired of school and all the activities that come with it but when I think of what is yet to come, I got up and bounced back. LPU- has always given me the opportunity to showcase abilities I never knew I had. Aside from the classroom knowledge, I learned to love my self-more, including my flaws, in order to love other people, it has equipped me with the right values and a wiser mind. It is my home. It is where I found my heart.
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Ria Ysabel Boongaling, ABM 1-B

Ever since I was a child, I have always been a huge dreamer. When I was in college, I achieved a lot of praises as a student. Thanks to a scholarship grant I enjoyed that paid some of my fees to truly fulfill my high school dream of entering this University. I was a consistent Dean’s Lister, but it did not stop me from serving student organizations when I was eventually elected as Governor of the College of Education, Arts and Sciences in 2013. I was Top 7 Most Outstanding Student in 2014 and graduated on the same year with Cum Laude Honors. I tossed my cap with high hopes and big dreams. I had this thought that with all these achievements, I can succeed in the next stage just like I did when I was a student. But after I framed, displayed my diploma and hanged my medal, I became unemployed. Looking for a job was my priority, so I searched for many job sites, attended several interviews and submitted numerous resumes to employers trying to land a job that suits me but to no avail. I was in the sala, looking at my medals asking, “What are those for?”
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Marc Kevin G. Areta, Municipal Administrator, Bauan, Batangas

I am a proud Lycean because LPU-Batangas recognizes potential, and once they see it, they will support you and give you opportunities to develop you to the fullest. This institution propelled me to greater heights and today, I can say that I have journeyed long and far from where I was on my first day in LPU. It is with pride that I have successfully represented LPU and the Philippines to several international programs held in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and South Korea. LPU-Batangas’ magnanimous support paved the way for me to experience culture and learning the ASEAN way.
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Dexter A. Buted Jr., BS Customs Administration 4th Year