Atty. Julius A. Babista, an assistant professor of economics in the Social Science Department, was given the Service Award by the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) Manila last July 14, 2012 in a ceremony held at Victorino Mapa High School at San Miguel, Manila. Hon. Tingaraan Guiling, an RTC presiding judge in Pasay and president of the association, handed the award.
The award was in recognition of Atty. Babista's legal and professorial services to the association especially in the College Work Committee. He has served the YMCA as a member of this committee and in various capacities as speaker/lecturer in the Annual Conference of Student Leaders and Club Moderators.
Atty. Babista worked as director of the Office for Student Affairs for five years. He has a master’s degree in economics from De La Salle University and is currently pursuing his PhD in Management in the same university.
YMCA Manila is a non-government, non-stock, non-profit, civic, voluntary, educational, and ecumenical association supported by voluntary contributions and income derived from its program and assets which shall be actually, directly and exclusively used for the attainment of its objectives. The association is intended primarily to serve the welfare of the youth and as such, every opportunity shall be given the youth to participate and assume leadership in the affairs of the association. Leah P. Platon-Pandico