The University of the Philippines Circle of Engineering Students (UP CREST) kicks off the academic year with Have You Seen the Sines? held last August 20, 2015 at the Institute of Mathematics. This event is a math series primer for freshmen students organized by the Academic Affairs Committee. Its objective is to prepare freshmen in the challenge brought by the math series subjects (Math 17, 53, 54, and 55) as they start their academic journey in UP.
Among the speakers was Mr. John Gabriel Pelias, a math genius himself known for his academic achievement and now a respected instructor, who introduced the math series to the freshmen and also gave effective study tips. Speakers who also graced the event were Mr. Aaron Ramos, also a math instructor, who led the review sessions in preparation for the students’ First Long Exam in Math 17, and Anjilo Carigma, a UP CREST alumnus and honor student, who provided strategic study habits for the attendees.
The goal of promoting academic excellence has reached a greater height with Have You Seen the Sines? as an initiative of UP CREST as part of its service to the students of UP. As an extension of this event, the Academic Affairs Committee shall continue conducting review sessions for the remaining long exams in Math 17 of this semester.