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13 April 2009

university of the philippines speech & drama emeritus professor alejandro casambre passed away

university of the philippines emeritus professor of speech and drama alejandro jimenez casambre (bse, u.p. diliman, 1949; m.a. speech, ohio state university, 1953; phd speech communication, ohio state university, 1962) passed away yesterday, 12 april 2009 (easter sunday).

he taught the following courses in u.p. diliman: rhetoric, public address, language and ethics, listening, and quantitative research.

he is lying in state at the resurrection chapel, claret school, u.p. village, quezon city.

university of the philippines college of arts and letters dean's office in 1983 (l-r): cora villarivera, assistant to the dean (later dean)/speech communication professor josefina angeles agravante, dean/spanish professor pablo botor, associate dean alejandro casambre and cory villagracia

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Blogger Bopeep said...

Here's what Rosauro "Chit" Inciong said in the UpscaLoop:

He was so full of life but had the profile of an "ailing" Manuel Quezon; he kept our class so animated and had the perfect pronunciation of my last name.

Whenever I think of him, I also remember the fire trees in the campus and a beautiful classmate I had then -- Aleli Agbayani.

Prof. Alejandro Casambre was himself an institution and we all loved him. He must be so fulfilled and is now smiling at us, like always.

God could only be so happy with such a creation as we were so fortunate to have him grace our lives.

He will be terribly missed. . .

Wed Apr 15, 04:48:00 AM 2009  

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