Engr. Rufino S. Ignacio, a graduate of BS Electrical Engineering, class of 1963, was recognized as one of the 2015 UP Alumni Association’s (UPAA) Lifetime Achievement Awardees.
The UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awardees was announced on 12 May 2015, and will be awarded on 20 June 2015, at Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman.
According to the UPAA’s website, the “UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards are conferred on alumni who have demonstrated in their chosen fields of endeavor, extraordinary achievements and excellent contributions that bring about substantial benefits to society and distinct honor to the University. Recognition is given for achievements and contributions that impact the community in which the alumni are or have been active, whether this is at the local, national or international level.”
Engr. Ignacio, who served as the dean of the College of Engineering in the Mindanao State University (MSU) and became the vice president of the same university, was also recognized as a Global Achievement Awardee for his contributions on Engineering Consultancy, during the 2014 UP Alumni Engineers (UPAE) Homecoming.