2016 Annual UPNAAI Convention in Texas

Galveston Bay Area of Galveston & Houston, TX

hosted by the UPNAA-Texas Chapter

October 14-15, 2016

Theme: "Crossing and Closing the Gap: Nursing Then and Now"

Jubilarians: 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

South Shore Harbour Resort and Spa
2500 South Shore Boulevard, League City, TX 77573

Download the Registration Brochure here. Book your hotel room now!  Click here.
Use our group code: "UPNAAI2016"
Download 2016 Yearbook Advertising Contract here.                   
(Camera Ready Ad Submission Deadline: September 25)
Hotel's GROUP RATE Reservation Deadline: Sept. 20, 2016
 Download Membership Form here. Early Bird Registration Deadline
Sept. 20, 2016

Click here to proceed to the automated registration page.

2016 UPNAAI Convention Updates


          We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some important things regarding our Convention in Texas this coming October 14-15:


          Our early bird registration rates will only be effective until Sept. 20, 2016. Save some bucks and register online today! Visit our automated registration page and conveniently sign-up for the Convention using your credit/ debit card.


          Our reserved rooms at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center (SSHR), which is our Convention venue, are sold-out.

          But not to worry! Thanks to the efforts of our dynamic UPNAA Texas Chapter headed by Ms. Susan Vicencio-Garaygay, we are pleased to announce that you can now book at another nearby hotel, at discounted rates. Reserve at:

           Courtyard Marriott Houston NASA
           18100 Saturn Lane, Houston, TX 77058

          You can access Courtyard Marriot’s online registration site by clicking on the link below:

          Couryard Marriot Houston NASA/ Clear Lake
          Group Code: UPN
          Group rate per room per night:
          $99.00 (King Bed);
          $109.00 (2 Queen beds)

          Rates will be effective starting 10/13/16 and ends 10/16/16
          Last day to book: 9/29/16

          You are also welcome to make reservations by telephone through Marriott's national reservations1-888-236-2427 or locally at the hotel 281-333-0220. Please remember to mention the group code UPN or the group name University of the Philippines Nursing Alumni Association International, Inc. when making reservations by telephone.

         We hope to see you all in Texas!

2016 JVS Medallion of Honor Awardee

          The UPNAAI Board of Directors approved the recommendation of the Medallion of Honor Committee  that Ma. Rebecca M. Galvez Tan, BSN ’75, MAN ’83, RN is the 2016 J. V. Sotejo Awardee. The Julita V. Sotejo Medallion of Honor is the highest recognition that UPNAAI bestows every year to an alumnus of either the UP College of Nursing or the UP- PGH School of Nursing. The recipient of this prestigious award is one who epitomizes the values, thinking, principles and vision of the Founding and First Dean of the University of the Philippines, College of Nursing, Dean Julita V. Sotejo. We are very proud of Ms. Galvez Tan’s amazing and unique contributions to our organization, the university, our country, and humanity. She will be recognized for this award and will be the Keynote Speaker during our 37th Annual Educational Conference and Convention to be held in Texas on October 14-15, 2016. 

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