Prof. Ruperto P. Alonzo, 70

It is with deep sadness that the School of Economics announces the passing of Professor Ruperto ‘Ruping’ P. Alonzo on 7 November 2016.

Professor Alonzo was a well-loved teacher and faculty member for 45 years. He began his career at UP as a Professorial Lecturer in 1968 and remained on the faculty until his retirement in 2013. In 2016, he was named Professor Emeritus. He also served UP as Vice President for Development (2005-2009), Director of the Institute for Small  Scale Industries (2004-2009).

He was appointed as Deputy Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority from 1998 to 2001.

His wake is at the Santa Maria de la Strada Chapel.  On Friday, 10 November 2017 at 3 pm, his SE family will hold a memorial service to honor his memory.