RUFINO A. BANCE, JR.
New President of USANT Alumni Association
Mr. Rufino A. Bance, Jr. takes the helm as the New President of USANT Alumni Association, after his predecessor Mr. Elmer Potencio passed away last May and after serving as the association’s Vice-President from 2018-2020. Mr. Bance is a graduate of USANT HS Batch 1994, and has finished AB Political Science at Ateneo De Naga University in 1997 and Bachelor of Laws at University of Nueva Caceres in 2001.
From 2010 up to present, Mr. Bance has been working as Sheriff IV at the Office of the Clerk of Court, Regional Trial Court, Iriga City. Apart from this, he has also worked as Mediation Staff Assistant II at Philippine Mediation Center Office, Iriga City from 2008-2010, Legislative Staff Officer at the Office of the Honorable Board Member Wilfredo Rex C. Oliva of Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Camarines Sur from 2006-2008, Legislative Staff Officer at the Office of Councilor Wencerom C. Lagumbay of City Council of Quezon City from 2002-2006, and a Legal Assistant at the Office of the Provincial Legal Officer at Pili, Camarines Sur.
Mr. Bance also serves as a National Officer of the Sheriffs Confederation of the Philippines(SCOPHIL) being the Editor-in-Chief of SCOPHIL Journal from 2019 to present. From June 2020 up to present, he is also the Vice-President of Lectors Ministry of Parish of Saint Anthony of Padua, Iriga City and the President of Rinconada Allied Cultural School Foundation Inc, PTCA, San Jose, Iriga City starting year 2018.
Alumni News & Events
USANT’S Silver Jubilarians Donate Books
Manifesting true and continuous support to their Alma Mater, USANT’s Silver Jubilarians HS Batch of 1995 and 1996 have conducted a Book Donation Project called: “Aklat Mula sa Puso ng Pasasalamat,” last July 31, 2021 at the Junior HS Dept.
Around 250 books were turned over by the alumni of HS Batch 1995 and 1996, headed by their batch presidents Gilbert Ignao and Noreen Monay. The donated books were received by Mrs. Francia T. Buffe, the JHS Principal, which are intended for students who belong to the afternoon class of the department.
The book donation program is part of the Gloria Daisy V. Fajardo Book Assistance Program initiated by the USANT Alumni Association starting year 2010, which aims to grant support in the enhancement of the educational services offered by the university such as the free afternoon/night high school in the Junior High School Department..
USANT Alumni Gears for Annual Homecoming
- Preparations for the university’s Annual Alumni Homecoming come in full swing as USANT Silver Jubilarians headed by Mr.Gilbert Ignao of Batch 1995 and Mrs. Noreen Margate of Batch 1996 paid a visit to Atty. Santiago D. Ortega,Jr., the university president, on September 7, 2021 to discuss relevant matters for this year’s alumni activity.
Together with Dr. Jose Ballesteros-VP for Academic Affairs, Mr. Roland H. Yago - Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs, and Mr. Erick S. del Rosario- MITC Creative Director, the alumni representatives have discussed the plans and measures for the upcoming event which will be done virtually via livestreaming at USANT Official FB Page on December 30 and shall be highlighted by a Eucharistic Celebration and series of virtual contests for USANT alumni.
This year’s theme, “Together, As One, Against All Odds”, reflects the vision of convening USANT graduates from all walks of life and wherever they may be, in these challenging times amid the COVID 19 pandemic. Specific details for USANT’s 2021 Alumni Homecoming will be posted on the university website and FB page once finalized and available.