MSEUF community pauses to remember Founder’s death
The Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation community in Lucena City commemorated the 34th death anniversary of its founder, Dr. Manuel Sarmiento Enverga in simple ceremonies on June 11, 2015 with a memorial mass officiated by Rev. Ramil Esplana.
University executives, academic and administrative officers, faculty, employees and students attended the event.
The traditional wreath-laying rite, a floral offering and a moment of silence with the MSEUF Chamberwinds followed with the symbolical letting of white balloons at the founder’s monument led by the University’s Chief Executive Officer/Chairman of Board, Former Quezon Governor Wilfrido Enverga and the University President and COO Madam Naila Leveriza.
The Founder, a nationalist and philanthropist Dr. Enverga represented his congressional district in an unprecedented four terms in 15 years from 1954 to 1969. He led the incorporators to donate their shares of stocks to the then Enverga University and eventually converted the institution into an educational foundation on February 12, 1970. A native of Mauban, Quezon, Manuel S. Enverga Sr. is the principal author of the cityhood of Lucena.