Core Values of Dr. Blas Fernandez Rayos, Sr.
Founder, University of Pangasinan
(Reposted from: Blackboard)
1. Frugality and Simplicity
He practiced restraint in the acquisition and resourceful use of earthly possessions in order to achieve lasting and more fulfilling goals. This is exemplified by his simple living.
His inner sense of "wholeness" is derived from his honesty and consistent uprightness of character.
3. Unconditional assistance for the uplift of the plight of the poor
His advocacy for the poor is centered on the improvement of their lives through education and work ethics. He gave with joy and without condition.
4. Persistent pursuit of
• excellence in academics
• sustainable development
• a life based on sound principles His life exuded excellence.
He encouraged and nurtured others to live with the same excellence in their endeavors.
5. Deep reverence for ancestors
He valued strong family ties, respect for elders and treated others like part of the family.