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FMDS student awarded as one of TOMP 2015



A student of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies (FMDS), UP Open University, Antonio C. Antonio, is one of the awardees to the Save me Movement Search for the  Ten Outstanding Movers of the Philippines (TOMP) 2015, Champion of Life and Heroes of the Environment Award. 


The search seeks to recognize the exemplary and outstanding contribution of individuals in different fields of specialization that promotes protection and promotion of life. The search should showcase the best  practices or engagements or accomplishments of outstanding movers in promoting the Save Me Movement objectives. TOMP seeks to inspire and motivate the members of the society to engage actively in environmental issues on personal and professional levels.


The awarding of the TOMP winners will be done on January 20-31 during the Save Me Movement’s 19th year anniversary celebration and the 7th National Convention in Boracay, Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center in Boracay, Malay, Aklan. 

Antonio Antonio is a student under the Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management (MENRM). He said, “My personal environmental advocacy campaign is through the education, information and communication (EIC) approach using social media platforms and environmental lobbying.” 


He further added, “My favorite social media platforms are Facebook and  blogging.” One of his advocacies is 
his environmental blog:




He also highlighted the factors that will influence our involvement in environmental advocacy. For a more detailed account of what he said about the future of environmental advocacy, please watch his presentation:


FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule 1st semester 2017-2018

Diploma in Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment (October 24, 2017)

Social Welfare Policies and Research (October 26, 2017)


Master of Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

(October 24, 2017)

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency , Leadership and Management

(October 26, 2017)

Area of Specialization (October 28, 2017)


Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management

General Field (October 27, 2017)

Major Field (October 28, 2017)


Master of Public Management

General Field (November 6, 2017)

Public Policy and Program Administration (November 8, 2017)

Local Government and Regional Administration(LGRA) & Voluntary Sector Management (VSM) (November 10, 2017)


Master of Arts in Nursing (January 9 and 11, 2018)


Master of ASEAN Studies (January 12, 2018)


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