By Mortz C. Ortigoza
DAGUPAN CITY – Members of the Nursing Batch of 1992 at the Lyceum Northwestern University conducted a medical mission at the barangay hall of Tapuac here as part of their 25th Alumni Homecoming.
According to Jose Saguibal, the medical mission participated by local physicians catered to the marginalized residents of the village who lived at the back of Lyceum Northwestern University.
"Our mission was to give back to our community. We did not want a reunion just to have fun. It's a cause with a mission serving back to our community where we all came from," stressed by Christine delos Reyes - Batalla - a Case Manager at Kaiser Permanente in San Jose, California..
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Dagupan City's Mayor Belen T. Fernandez
The event was held in the morning of July 21 this year, according to Saguibal who is a nurse at a veteran hospital in Bronx, New York.
He said the alumni homecoming would be celebrated up to July 22 where other programs like dinner party await at the swanky and ritzy Stadia.
According to Marites Aquino-de Guzman, a robotic surgery coordinator in Charlotte, South Carolina, there were 60 alumnus and alumnae where some came from different countries who attended the get-together.
There were hundreds of nurses among Batch of 1992 who graduated at the then Lyceum Northwestern during the time that the demand in early 1990s for the profession abroad was high.