De La Salle University and De La Salle Alumni Association Seal Historic Lifetime Membership Agreement

The De La Salle Alumni Association, Inc. (DLSAA) and De La Salle University (DLSU) signed a historic Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on June 6, 2024, granting lifetime membership to all DLSU graduates, starting October 2024, in time for the University’s 200th Commencement Exercise and the University Charter Golden Jubilee. 

Held at the Yuchengco Board Room, this event heralds a new era of lifelong connection and commitment among Lasallian graduates.

Prof. Randy I. Nonato, President of the De La Salle Alumni Association, addressed attendees, underscoring the significance of the agreement. He highlighted this milestone as a strengthening of the bonds within the Lasallian community, ensuring lasting ties to the alma mater. The DLSAA President also expressed pride in this achievement, emphasizing the spirit of brotherhood and camaraderie that characterizes the Lasallian community. He noted that this agreement is a testament to the enduring spirit of true brotherhood, and the shared commitment to the values of Faith, Service, and Communion of St. John Baptist de La Salle.

The MOA was signed by the two major representatives from both institutions who were the main dynamic proponents of this historical and significant milestone: 

  • Dr. Robert C. Roleda, De La Salle University Provost and Vice President for Academics
  • Prof. Randy I. Nonato, President of the De La Salle Alumni Association, Inc.

The MOA Signing was formally witnessed by the following:

  • Dr. Nelson Marcos, De La Salle University Registrar
  • Atty. Christine P. Base, Internal Vice President of the De La Salle Alumni Association, Inc.

To mark the occasion, Prof. Nonato led a ceremonial toast, celebrating De La Salle University's past, present, and future, along with the rich legacy of excellence and service upheld by Lasallians. The room resonated with cheers for De La Salle University, the De La Salle Alumni Association, and all its proud graduates and lifelong members, affirming the enduring Lasallian spirit.

The MOA signing ceremony is not just a formal agreement but a celebration of the enduring connection between the university and its alumni. It reaffirms the commitment of the Lasallian community to support each other and uphold the values of excellence, service, and community.

As the event concluded, the sense of unity and pride was palpable among the attendees. The lifetime membership agreement is a significant step towards fostering a stronger, more connected Lasallian community that will continue to make a positive impact on society for generations to come. Animo La Salle!