Tipon Silliman 2024

Sillimanians and Friends of Georgia and the Silliman University Council of North America (SUACONA) are excited to host the  2024 Silliman Tipon in the great city of Atlanta, Georgia! Mark your calendars and join us on June 20-23, 2024!

Atlanta, Georgia is a welcoming and diverse city with a population of over 5 million people. Its pleasant seasonal climate is perfect for outdoor activities nearly year-round, and the city boasts a plethora of green spaces. As a major transportation hub, Atlanta has experienced steady growth in both population and cultural diversity. In the summer, you will be delighted by the vibrant blooming flowers and the lush green trees, as well as the numerous arts and neighborhood festivals that take place throughout the city. There is certainly no shortage of ways to beat the heat!

Venue: Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort, 4021 Lakeview Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

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Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort is Tipon's perfect destination just outside of Atlanta and among Georgia's most popular attractions. The resort offers a peaceful retreat from the city, a perfect starting point for nature exploration, and a year-round destination for both locals and tourists.

Boasting stunning lake views, two exceptional golf courses, and a plethora of activities suitable for all ages, our amenities extend far beyond the resort's entrance.

Tipon Silliman 2024 Schedule of Activities

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

 

Arrival

 

Thursday, June 20, 2024

 

6:00 AM Lakeside Walk (Optional)

7:00 AM No Host Breakfast

7:30 AM Registration/Free Time (all-day)

Afternoon

3:00 PM Tipon Chorale Practice - Music Director: Lorna U. Singer Pianist: Agape M. Labuntog

Evening 

Welcome Dinner and Dance/Talent Night (Ticket Required)

Chapter/Class/Organization Presentation

 

Friday, June 21, 2024

 

Morning

6:00 AM Lakeside Walk (Optional)

7:00 AM No Host Breakfast

7:30 AM Tipon Chorale Practice

8:30 AM Morning Devotion (All Sillimanian 2024 Attendeed are encouraged to join)

Speaker: Dr. Rev. Al Fuertes

 

9:30 AM SUACONA General Assembly Day 1

Parade of Chapterss (Chapter Banners) and Introduction of Chapter Presidents and members

9:40 AM National Anthems of the USA, Canada, Philippines

Tipon Chorale: Music Director Lorna U. Singer Pianist: Agape M. Labuntog

Silliman Song

Welcome Remarks: Faith Manigsaca Duran, SUACONA Immediate Past Chair

9:50 AM Keynote Speaker: Dr. Betty C. McCann, Silliman University President

10:10 AM Speaker: Mr. Ricardo Balbido, Jr., Chair, SU Board of Trustees

10:30 AM Open Forum

11:40 AM Break

11:50 AM Speaker: United Board of Christian Higher Education in Asia President (TBC)

11:05 AM Open Forum

11:15 AM Alumni Leadership Team Building - Chapter Presidents and Representatives (Interested alumni are invited to join)

 

Afternoon and Evening

 

12:15 PM No Host Lunch

 

1:00 - 6:00 PM Free Time, City Tour (prepaid tickets required), Reunioning Groups

No Host Dinner (boxed meal are available at the hotel vicinity)

6:00 - 11:00 PM Stone Mountain Trip (prepaid shuttle tickets required) for The Music Across America Drone and Light Show

 

Saturday, June 22, 2024

 

Morning

6:00 AM Lakeside Walk (Optional)

7:00 AM Breakfast (Tickets required)

7:30 AM Tipon Chorale Practice

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE

 

8:30 AM Remembering Alumni who passed away

Speaker: Rev. Samuel A. Dado

 

9:35 AM SUACONA General Assembly Day II

Welcome: Jojo Antonio, SUACONA Chair

9:40 AM Sillimna Alumni Updates, SAAI President

9:50 AM Silliman Alumni Director (TBC)

10:00 AM Open Forum

10:10 AM SUACONA Business Meeting (Registered participants are invited to attend)

Introduction of Officers - Jojo Antonio, SUACONA Chair
SUACONA Report - Faith Manigsaca Duran, Immediate Past SUACONA Chair
Bidding for Tipon Silliman 2026 - Betsy Engle, Past Tipon Silliman Chair

 

11:15 AM Electives 

Poster Presentations

Afternoon

 

No Host Lunch


1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Silliman University Colleges, Alumni, and Organizations Fellowship and networking

 

Evening

 

7:00 PM Gala Night Dinner/Dance (Tickets Required)
Greetings & Acknowledgements - Presentation of SUACONA Exec Com
Words of Inspiration - Dr. Betty A. Mccann
 
Dance the night away ......

 

Sunday, June 23, 2024

 
Morning
 
6:00 AM Lakeside Walk (Optional)
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM No Host Breakfast/Tipon Chorale Practice
 
 
9:30 AM Sunday Worship Speaker; Rev. Rose Marie Calderon-Khan
 
11:00 AM Au Revoir, Aloha, Maayong pag biyahe, Bon Voyage, Hasta la Vista, Ingat po Kayo, See you next Tipon!

 

List of Attendees as of May 1, 2024

 
Conchita Alquisola
Romulo Alquisola
Anna Isabella Ancheta
Katherine Ancheta
Lixuel Ancheta
Virginia Ancheta
Lionel Ancheta
Alvin Ang
Jojo Antonio
Elmer Arcenal
Marilyn Arcenal
Monina Bartoces
Ruben Bayawa
Flor Bayawa
Susan Baylon-Tumapon
Marites Ybiosa Buendia
Lea Castelli
Dominic Cedeno
Chiribel Cedeno
Rose Mila Cipres-Jaucian
Juliet Cruz
Rey Culi
Wilma Culi
Jean Dado
Samuel Dado
Deodato Dagudag
Elsa Dagudag
Analiza Datul
Roswel Dela Rama
Faith Dinglasan
Louella Dolar
Jessie Mario Duran
Faith Duran
Glenda Duran
Milagros Emperado
Elizabeth Engle
Edna Eraham
Cheryl Estoconing
Al Fuertes
Tyrone Gallagher
Lydia Gallagher
Gerla Gallardo
Joel Gamo
Jo Gara
Anabelle Gnanaranjan
Emma Gornez
Julie Hatulan
Juliesette Hatulan
Mae Ho
Derick Ho
Maria Lourdes Jabagat-Patrimonio
Gregorio Jackson
Beatriz Jackson
Joseph Jaucian
Esther Kaiban
Norma Kaiban
Agape Labuntog
Connie Lara-Livestre
John Letz
Corazon Letz
Reil Livestre
Gladys Lucero
Carlos Manjares
Evangeline Manjares
Wilhelmina Habbisi Mendoza
Estrella Mercurio
Joy Miller
Manuel Miranda
Jessie Miranda
Romeo Moriles
Ralph O'Connor
Didi O'Connor
Andrea Isabel Patrimonio
Lani Paw
Jimm Plaza
Rosario Remata
Maria Pilar Riconalla
Lady Hope Robillos
Bebelynn Rodriguez
Joel Rodriguez
Emmanuel Rodriguez
Daisy Schmookler
Teresita Siao
Antone Silvia
Helen Silvia
Evelyn Sinco

 

Updated as of March 21, 2023