Technological Institute of the Philippines

T.I.P. Manila dean takes 2nd Place in the PERAA TOPM 2016

Engr. Florante A. Magnaye (3rd from right) of the Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) was recently awarded 2nd Place (Teaching Category – Academic Head Level) in the Private Education Retirement Annuity Association (PERAA) Search for the Outstanding PERAA Members (TOPM) for 2016 in celebration of PERAA’s 44th Anniversary held at the Cebu City Marriott Hotel on October 21, 2016.

PERAA is the first comprehensive retirement program in the country. It was established as a private, non-profit employees’ trust under the auspices of the Fund for Assistance to Private Education (FAPE). Annually, the association recognizes outstanding members through its search for the TOPM which covers four categories – Academic Head, Full-time Teacher, Administrative Head, and Administrative Staff.

Engr. Magnaye was nominated in the Academic Head category, winning 2nd Place. He is a proud alumnus of T.I.P. Manila and is the dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture and Chemical Engineering assistant professor of the school.

Engr. Magnaye started his career at T.I.P. Manila in 1994 as a full-time faculty member. Exhibiting a sense of leadership, dedication, and passion for education and his school, he continuously rose from the ranks. From being Chemical Engineering coordinator, he then became a research and development director, and assistant dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture. In 2012, he was appointed as dean of the said college.

Aside from being a consistent graduate school scholar of the CHED and DOST, Engr. Magnaye has authored and co-authored various papers and researches. He also involves himself in different organizations and activities inside and outside of the school. Recently, he was elected as president of the T.I.P. Alumni Association (TIPAA) and became the first vice president of the prestigious organization of deans, the Philippine Association of Engineering Schools (PAES).

With loyalty and dedication for his craft, Engr. Magnaye has made himself an integral part of the T.I.P. community, a person worth emulating by many.

“I have spent a big part of my life as a teacher and a school official. All of the years of experience have been worth it as it has truly helped me grow and realize how much I have contributed to the success of my alma mater. For this, I will always be grateful to T.I.P. for giving me this chance – the chance to serve,” said Engr. Magnaye.