UP Psychological Understanding for Growth and Distinction
The University of the Philippines Psychological Understanding for Growth and Distinction Society (U.P. PUGAD Sayk) is an organization that advocates the revolutionary enhancement of psychology as a discipline that contributes to the advancement of society by understanding human nature and behavior.
U.P. PUGAD Sayk, as an organization of psychology majors and enthusiasts, prepares its members for the culmination of the above said vision by opening the diverse fields of applications of psychology through various academic and social activities.
It is one of the four Psych orgs, the others being UP Psychology Society, UP Buklod-Isip, and UP Psychological Association. PUGAD is both the youngest and largest Psych org, having been established only in 1999 and having more than 100 members.
PUGAD is headed by its elected Executive Committee
Executive Committee for AY 2011-2012
President: Anna Victoria San Pedro
Vice President: Ma. Katrina Angela Colet
Academics Committee Head: Karina Lisa Gonzales
Externals Committee Head: Jolina Bernadine San Diego
Finance Committee Head: Michelle de la Cruz
Internals Committee Head: Abigael Timbol
Secretariat Committee Head: Precious Grace Estimo