The UPLB Society of Electrical Engineering Students (UPLB SELES) is a duly recognized academic organization based on the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT), University of the Philippines Los Baños. Founded on the 5th of February 1998, the UPLB SELES is the first and only academic organization that is exclusive for Electrical Engineering students. Started with just 15 members, UPLB SELES has grown and produced more than 150 graduates and now has more than 70 active resident members.
The organization aims to promote academic excellence and leadership while preparing its members to be of service to the students, University and society. It utilizes activities to pursue its goals in community service and contribution to the advancement of humanity through electrical engineering. It also aims to produce quality electrical engineering students by developing valuable traits such as leadership, resourcefulness, inventiveness, and active participation in social issues.
The UP Engineering Radio Guild-Los Baños (UP ERG-LB) is a duly recognized academic organization in the Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) in the University of the Philippines Los Banos. The organization branched out from the UP ERG in the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) on December 2004. It actively promotes the holistic development of its members, being excellent not only in academics but also in people skills – a valuable quality of leaders. It also exemplifies service through various academic and social projects, further increasing the consciousness on the power of collective action in bringing positive change not only in the university but also in the community.
The organization’s annual activities include sinEEng’g, a Laguna-wide Mathematics and Physics high school quiz contest; icebERG, a logic-based quiz contest for UPLB students; emERGe, an annual newsletter featuring the achievements and activities of the organization; ERGshaker, an inter-organization Dota-tournament that aims to promote camaraderie among CEAT students; ERG Gives Love, a gift-giving activity every December for elementary students in public schools around Los Banos; symposiums or seminars; and exhibit regarding technologies in Electrical Engineering.
To be a student conglomerate that continuously raises the bar for others, through humility in selfless service and excellence through academic distinction
To be a socio-politically aware and academically inclined organization, fostering the holistic growth of its members, and constantly elevating standards and exemplifying the student body with an enhanced communication and interaction among the students, faculty and staff through the promotion of university-wide academics and social well-being