Stamps featuring the Centro Escolar University

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Centre Escolar University (CEU).

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P7—100,000
Date of Issue: January 18, 2007
Last Day of Sale: January 17, 2008 (as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition: 50 (5×10) & 8 (4×2)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Project Coordinators: Dr. Conrado E. Inigo, Jr.
Ms. Ma. Eleanor C. Espinas
Designer: Mr. Christian C. Galo in collaboration with the CEU
Illustrator: Marketing Committee
Graphic Artist Designs: Mr. Victorino Z. Serevo
Mr. Richard Alien M. Baron
Design: A perspective shot of the contemporary CEU facade with focus on the twin towers representing the University's philosophy of" Science & Virtue".

Centre Escolar University was established on June 3, 1907 by Doha Librada Avelino and Dona Carmen de Luna for the instruction and training of the youth in all branches of the arts and sciences. With some benches, a single blackboard and a few books, the two educators steadfastly nurtured a dream of establishing a nationalistic center of learning for Filipino women. The first college, that of Pharmacy, opened in 1921. The Colleges of Liberal Arts, Education and Dentistry followed one after the other. Three years later, the College of Optometry was established. Read more


Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting January 18, 2007 at the Philatelic Service, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.

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