Technological Institute of the Philippines

T.I.P. President awarded as Maryknoll/Miriam College Amazing Alumni Achiever

The Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) President Dr. Elizabeth Quirino-Lahoz was hailed as one of the 2018 Amazing Alumni Achiever (Triple A) Awardees during the GalingMC Maryknoll/Miriam College Grand Alumni Homecoming at the Miriam College campus along Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, on September 8, 2018.

Dr. Quirino-Lahoz was one of the 13 Triple A Awardees this year, and is the second Triple A Awardee from her College Batch of 1973. She was hailed as an Amazing Alumni Achiever due to her work in the Technological Institute of the Philippines. Dr. Quirino-Lahoz is T.I.P.’s third president, succeeding her mother and T.I.P. co-founder Dr. Teresita U. Quirino, who in turn succeeded her late husband and T.I.P.’s first president and co-founder Engr. Demetrio A. Quirino, Jr.

Since assuming the T.I.P. presidency in 2003, Dr. Quirino-Lahoz has transformed one of the country’s biggest engineering schools into a globally competitive technological institution. Beyond working to achieve and maintain T.I.P.’s global excellence, she also ensures that T.I.P. remains faithful to its mission of providing high quality yet affordable education for all. Under Dr. Quirino-Lahoz’s leadership, T.I.P. continuously champions pro-poor educational policies, awards scholarships to countless deserving students, and engages in economic and social amelioration programs for marginalized groups and communities in and out of the school’s walls. In providing access to quality tertiary education, Dr. Quirino-Lahoz empowers young Filipinos to be responsible and moral citizens able to attain better lives for themselves and their families, and contribute meaningfully to the nation.

The Amazing Alumni Achiever Award is given to Maryknoll/Miriam College alumni whose achievements have made a significant impact on the lives of others, on top of reflecting the Maryknoll/Miriam Spirit of independent-mindedness, social concern, creative expression, and compassion.