Stamps featuring the Central Philippine University

Central Philippine University

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the centennial of the Central Philippine University.

Kind of Issue:Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity:P6.00 – – – – – 100,000
Date of Issue:May 13, 2005
Last Day of Sale:May 12, 2006
Sheet Composition:50 (5×10) and 8 (4×2)
Size of Stamps:40mm x 30mm
Printing Process:Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper:Imported Unwatermarked
Printer:Amstar Company, Inc.
Design Coordinators:Edward R Pormilos
Nelson A. Pomado
Randy Anthony V. Pabulayan
Designer:Rodney Gicana
Layout Artist:Alfonso V. Divina
Design:The University Church of the Central Philippine University is considered to be a landmark in lloilo City. Its unique architecture is resonant of an Indonesian style of a house built on palm leaves and bamboo. It is a constant reminder of the university’s motto, “Scientia et Fides” which highlights Jesus Christ in all its teachings through which the American Baptist Missionary Society Founded it in 1905. Dr. William 0. Valentine, the first principal to what was once the Jaro Industrial School for boys, lead the mission of sharing the gospel through education. The Centennial logo symbolizes the link that binds all Centralians around the world and that is simply called the “Central Spirit”. The Centennial theme: “Excel for God’s Greatest Glory” expresses the message that all Centralians must become an example in both word and deed wherever they may be.

Stamps, miniature sheets and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 13 May 2005 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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