UP Cwm Zena’na is an academic, professional, and non-partisan organization, dedicated to the upliftment of the status and protection of the rights of female geology majors and professionals, to the promotion of solidarity and sisterhood among its members, and to the enhancement of a harmonious relationship among geology students and professionals. The diagenesis of UP Cwm Zena’na (UPCZ) began on January 17, 1980 of the Holocene Epoch, Quaternary Period by 17 female organisms interested and entrapped in Geology. UPCZ established its linkage to the industry with the birth of the UP CWM ZENA’NA Alumni Council (UPCZAC) in 1981.
UP Geology Majors Society, GEMS, is a group of geology students who advocates for academic excellence and protection of environment. Founded on February 19, 1975 at the Parks and Wildlife, it actively participates in college and NIGS activities and continues to execute and achieve its objectives as a college based organization. GEMS’ main goal is to create a new generation of environmental leaders by introducing into the classroom and the community environmental experiences that are so active and engaging that they inspire dedication to a healthy environment.
UP Geological Society is a premier academic organization duly recognized by the College of Science and the University of the Philippines. Established on July 26, 1957, we continue to dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of honor and excellence in the field of geology. To provide a conduit between the academe and the actual practice, we immerse ourselves to the various sectors of the industry with the help of our alumni.
Highlights: National Geology Congress, Binibini ba’to?
The Iuvenis Orbis Geological Fraternity (IOGF) is a professional and the only duly-recognized fraternity in the College of Science. It was organized in 1972 by a group of idealistic geology students in the campus and was officially recognized in 1975. The group chose the name “Iuvenis Orbis” (‘Young Earth’ in Latin) to signify their dedication to the science of Geology, and their youthful optimism towards playing a positive role in the geoscience profession. Highlights: UP Geology Merit Awards (UP GMA), Alberto Llamas Education Assistance Fund (ALEAF)
The University of the Philippines Rockhounds is an all-male organization duly recognized by the College of Science. It is mainly composed of geology majors who promote geologic awareness and appreciation. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, the organization still continues to maintain its strong presence in both the National Institute of Geological Sciences and The College of Science.
Highlights: Pundaquit and Camara Fieldtrip, Carolfest