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Title: Fraternity Highlights
Post by: admin on September 07, 2008, 01:52:53 AM
1967 - The Birth of SBTF
1973 - Weekly Medical Mission was started
          - Benny Sunga - the First Titan to head a student council - UST MEDICINE STUDENT COUNCIL & PMA STUDENT ASSOCIATION
          - First frathouse occupation at Emilia apt by pGT Rene Romero, Oca Reyes, Conrad Aquino, Jun Bustamante and Harshad Shah
1975 - First Titan to win a resident's paper presentation - Ferdie Balatico
1976 - Vio Castro won the resident's paper presentation
1977 - First Major Drive for frat library by pGT Danny Ablan
          - First Titan to excel in varsity swimming - Gil Agustin
          - Dan Gepilano and Tony Catangui as MMI-SG President and Auditor respectively
1978 - First University Recognition granted June 9, 1978 and received by then Grand Titan Jerry Banayat
          - The Reign of the Titans - SPASMS June 1978 "Strengthened and perfected, our brotherhood has earned, the trademark of excellence. We are proud, active, ambitious, yet, unassuming. We are the symbol of a fresh generation . . .
1979 - Chiqui Lim won resident's paper presentation
          - Ivan Villespin emerge as the First Titan Professional Singer
1981 - First Movie Premier sponsored by the Titans was "BEING THERE" held at Delta Theater by pGT Albert Bercasio
1982 - Manny Fernandez & Ojie Sanchez composed the TITAN HYMN
          - First Titan to present a CPC case - Eric Lim
          - First Titan to be an editor of the UST Varsitarian - Noel Eugenio
          - First Longest Marathon medical & surgical missions March 29 to April 4 covering Laoag City, Baguio City & Cabiao, Nueva Ecija
          - Movie Premier hosted by the Titans = "the Watcher in the Woods"
1984 - First Major Surgical-Medical Mission held in Ifugao Dec 19-23 and biggest funded so far
          - First Titan Lecture series given by Jim Nuevo
          - First Titan to appear in a televised singing competition was Manny Fernandez
          - First Major Fund Raising Car Raffle under the leadership of pGT Ferdie Tan Jr
1986 - Titan Medical Specialist Inc was created by Jan Salvador, Tony Pobre, Oca Naidas, Jess Valencia and Dindo Blanco
1987 - the TITANS Medical Foundation, Inc. (TMFI) was created
1989 - Titans Medical Forum I was formed and the First Fraternity to offer an accredited CME in the Philippines
1993 - Titan Frathouse (Kundiman st.) was purchased
          - 2nd CME Titans Medical Forum II sponsored by SBTF & TMFI with Roche as sole sponsor held in UST Med Bldg
1994 - Ratification of the SBTF Constitution under pGT Molly Lua. The committee was chaired by Carlo Cadiz
1995 - Choy Peralta - First 2nd generation of Titans
          - Tsunami 22, produced the largest number of neobrods from a single batch
          - Highest grossing Titans car raffle concert (2 cars as top prizes, the raffle was held during the frat-organized concert with True Faith as performers) and rebirth of the Titans Olympics (brods competed in 8 major sports events). Both headed by Alfred Lasala II under pGT Ricky Aranzamendez III
1997 - was initiated by Benjie Aquino
1999 - First Titans USA reunion at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and hosted by the LA group
2000 - Subic Bay reunion in Subic Bay, Philippines. Committee headed by Carlo Cadiz
2001 - First major concert co-produced by the Titans at the Araneta Coliseum featuring Side A and Freestyle, the 2 biggest bands in the country at that time
          - 2nd Titans USA reunion at Freehold, New Jersey hosted by East Coast Titans
2002 - Ferdie Ramos was of Philippine Professionals Association in Indiana
2003 - 3rd Titans USA reunion in Hawaii, hosted by the Hawaii group
          - Ferdie Ramos - Sagamore of Wabash Award - Highest Award given by Indiana Gov. to Indiana Citizen
2004 - Canyon Woods reunion in Tagaytay City. Committe headed by pGT Elmer Espino
          - Ferdie Ramos - Indiana Philippines Medical Association President
2005 - Ferdie Ramos - Saranay Award - Highest Award given by La Union Governor to La Union Citizen
2006 - Formal induction of Titans USA officers in Vallejo, California and sworn in by Robert Sy and hosted by Bong Arroz
2007 - Las Vegas Reunion in Nevada hosted by Eric Lazo
          - 40th Anniversary reunion at Camp John Hay, Baguio City. Committee Chaired by Carlo Cadiz and Co-chaired by pGTAndy Pelingo and pGTMolly Lua
2008 - creation of the Philippine Titans Alumni Association headed by pGT Albert Bercasio
       - the official SBTF website was initiated by Tony Estaras =
       - Rommel Cariño - Ten Outstanding Filipino Physicians Awardee
       - the 1st TITANS Open Golf Tournament at the Royal Northwoods Golf & Country Club hosted by the Philippine Titans Alumni Association

2009 - May 2009 - Movie Premier sponsored by the Titans = "Angels & Demons"
       - May 20, 2009 - Las Vegas Reunion hosted by Eric Lazo
       - the 2nd TITANS Open Golf Tournament at the Royal Northwoods Golf & Country Club hosted by the Philippine Titans Alumni Association
       - Charlie Y. Sonido created and established the TITANS USA MEDICAL FOUNDATION - a 501-C3 organization established to render medical missions, and provide scholarships and continuing medical education here in the USA and in the Philippines.
       - Charlie Y. Sonido as the Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii's Physician of the Year Awardee
       - The Philippine Orthopaedic Association, has just awarded brother titan JC Paredes,outstanding orthopaedic 4th year resident nationwide and The 60th Phil.Orthopaedic Ass,29th Asean Ortho Ass,Pediatric Ortho of North America-JC Paredes orthopaedic research paper won no.1 overall
       - Kiko Altarejos was awarded a star on his shoulder - a general

2010 - May - TitansUSA annual general meeting held in Chicago
       - July -  UST designated the SBTF to host the Quadricentennial Golf Cup Tournament to be held on January 2011 for the opening salvo of the year round quadricentennial celebration of the university
       - Oct - Titans Mark Joven, Gilbert Luceno from Hawaii will perform on stage in a musical entitled "Love Stories" produced by another Titan and script written by Richard Kua
       - Dec - Alex Cabungcal  is elected as the new Phil Society of Otolaryngology president.
               - Rene Romero finished the Honolulu Marathon (that's 42 kilometers)
               - Randy Villanueva voted as the Most Compassionate Doctor
               - Ferdie Ramos - USTMAAA - Most Outstanding Silver Jubilarian Award

2011 - January - the Titans hosted the Quadricentennial Golf Cup Tournament January 26, 2011 at Intramuros Golf Club, and this is the 3rd Titans Open Golf Tournament for the 400th Anniversary Celebration of UST - Chaired by Ian Laurel
       - March - Robert Ang - the new President of Philippine Medical Society of Northern California
                   - Oca Naidas - finished the LA Marathon
                   - Ed Soriano (W3DOC) as President of Communication World of Amateurs Philippines Inc
       - Dec - US Thomasian 2011 publication mentioned Anchit Tapia as Most Outstanding Coral Jubilarian of 2010 and Ferdie Ramos as Most Outstanding Pearl Jubilarian of 2010

2012 - January - the Titans hosted 4th Titans Open Golf Tournament for the closing Celebration of the 400th year of UST
        - May - Ferdie Cercenia was Inducted as PMA Governor at Edsa Shangrila Hotel
                 - Kevin Michael Ramirez Yu (Batch Ground 0 9/11) for being top 8 in all UST FMS First Year for school year 2011-12
        - June - Recognition of Kappa Chi Omega Sorority as TITANS sister sorority
        - August - DELUGE III: The Aftermath Foam Party
        - October 5, 2012 - the 5th Titan Open Golf Tournament - "The Grand Titan Cup"
        - December - Josefino I. Sanchez who was recently appointed chairman of the department of surgery at the UST Hospital.
                  - Alfred Belmonte remains the chairman of the Department of Surgery at the UST Faculty of Medicine & Surgery
                  - Philippine College of Surgeons President is Alfred Belmonte
                  - Christmas Gift Giving by the TITANS and Kappa Chi Omega Sorority

2013 - January - 3rd Titan Medical Forum and Synergy @ 45 Grand Reunion at Thunderbird Resort San Fernando, La Union
                   chaired by  Pros Surell
         - February – Mark Joven published a medical article and is included in the Hawaií Journal of Medical & Public Health February 2013
         - March - 1st Induction Ball of Kappa Chi Omega Sorority
         - April - Jess Valencia appointed Dean UST Faculty of Medicine & Surgery
                   - Ed Soriano - President 2013 - 2014  - Philippine Academy of Family Physician - Cavite Chapter President
                   - Mike Demetria is Dr. Mariano Alimurung Awardee
                   - Rey Rey-Matias - incumbent Secretary of USTMAA
         - May -  Sonny Peralta as the new Chairman of the Anatomic Pathology of UST Hospital
         - June - the adoption of Brgy. Silangan San Mateo Rizal thru ANCOP
                  - 23rd -25th - Titans USA Reunion in Hawaii
                  - Ferdie Ramos - Leadership & Community Service award - Titans USA President
         - August - Deluge 4 at Excess Super Club
         - September - Rock Night
         - October - USA - Titans of the Pacific Northwest held their annual reunion in Las Vegas

2014 - June - 7th Titan Golf Open
                 - 1st Titan Cardiometabolic Summit, 4th SBTF Medical Forum by Don Robespierre C. Reyes
         - July - Titan gathering at Orlando, Florida with USTMAAA
                 - Ferdie Ramos - Asian American Medical Association President
2015 - October - 5th annual meeting of the Titans of the Pacific Northwest  hosted by the brods of Southern California
         - Ferdie Ramos - UST Med Alumni Association America - Treasurer and Most Outstanding Coral Jubilarian Award
2016 - July - Titans USA Reunion held in Los Angeles at Los Coyotes Golf Course
                 - October - 6th Annual meeting of the Titans of the Pacific Northwest  in Seattle with the biggest attendance. It was also the first time it officially became a Titans USA event
                 - Ferdie Ramos - Humanitarian Award for 7 Medical missions to Philippines - Philippine Professionals Association
to be continued . . .