The University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP), conferred upon Karlo Nograles, Representative of the First Congressional District in Davao City, the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration.
The doctorate honoris causa was conferred during the afternoon program of the 39th Commencement Exercises of USeP Obrero Campus, held on June 22, 2018 at the University Gymnasium and Cultural Center. Cong. Nograles attended the ceremony as the Commencement Speaker for the graduates from the College of Governance and Business, School of Applied Economics, and College of Education.
As a dedicated public servant, Cong. Nograles launched various Oplan K programs which highlighted the promotion of quality education, labor empowerment, youth employment, environment and agriculture, and community building.
Through noteworthy contributions, Cong. Nograles helped hundreds of scholars to earn college degrees. He was also instrumental in the construction and completion of the 8,000-seater University Gymnasium.
During the conferment rites, Cong. Nograles was joined by his wife, Marga Maceda Montemayor-Nograles, and mother-in-law, Mary Ann Montemayor.