Erik Santos: A Man Of Substance


Nothing can really stop the country’s “Prince Of Pop” from achieving the greatest height in his life. Just recently, the music royalty has been conferred with the Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the Centro Escolar University’s commencement ceremonies held on April 13 at the Manila Hotel.

A moment indeed! After days of mind bugling routine for school and sleepless nights of preparing for thesis and exams, the efforts have already borne its fruit. It’s now time to fly! As Erik comes up the stage his colleagues can’t help but show their appreciation for the “Star In A Million” champion.


“Before the ceremony, we were instructed not to clap,” the singer recalled. “Pero ’di nakapagpigil ang lahat, they clapped hard for me. I guess my schoolmates saw that in spite of my busy schedule, I still managed to graduate. I think, in a way, I inspired them with my story,” he said.

Despite his busy schedule, the pop icon still managed to find balance between his singing career and schooling. Erik Santos believes that the showbiz stardom and lime light will definitely fade but the dignity of having a college degree is something that nobody can take away.


Erik is now an icon worthy of emulation by his peers and by the youth in general. He is a living proof that dreams do really come true. Far more than his jam-packed performances and thousands of albums consumed, Erik has considered education as the foundation of his career.

Equipped with nice demeanor, extraordinary voice, heartthrob looks and intelligence, Erik Santos deserves to be addressed as a man of substance. Long live the Prince of Pop!

more photos at ESO Gallery

Erik Santos in Moviestar Magazine

Moviestar magazine gives tribute to celebrities who received their college diplomas. Their special edition this May features Erik Santos as a proud graduate of 2010.


On the cover: Salute to Celebrity Graduates


more photos in the magazine

Celebrities, TV icons who have attained College Degrees
ni Rose C. Dionson

“Every graduation is a start of something new. Ito’y hindi pa katapusan, it’s a start of something different- start of high school or professional life- start of something even bigger, somthing even better. So to all the graduates here, keep on dreaming and dream bigger…”
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Erik Santos: No award can top my college diploma

Erik Santos: No award can top my college diploma

By Marinel Cruz
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 19:36:00 04/28/2010


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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED while Erik Santos was receiving his diploma as a Psychology graduate at the Centro Escolar University recently.

“Before the ceremony, we were instructed not to clap,” the singer recalled. “Pero ’di nakapagpigil ang lahat, they clapped hard for me. I guess my schoolmates saw that in spite of my busy schedule, I still managed to graduate. I think, in a way, I inspired them with my story,” he said.
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Erik Santos celebrates grad with ESFO, visits newsblog

Erik Santos celebrated his graduation with members of Erik Santos Friends Online (ESFO) yesterday over wine, pizza, pasta and much enjoyed conversation and laughter!

Erik also had the time to visit the new Newsblog and checked on his European vacation pictures.

He also prepared a new POP CAM video for all of us, which is coming up in a bit!

more pictures HERE

Erik Santos to focus on career, love after college

Erik Santos to focus on career, love after college
abs-cbnNEWS.com | 04/16/2010 1:18 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Singer Erik Santos has decided to focus on his singing career after graduating from college last Tuesday.

Santos finished his Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree from Centro Escolar University (CEU).

In an interview, Santos said he can now focus on his work, and perhaps, even on a relationship.

“Ang sarap talaga ng feeling na tapos ka,” Santos said, during the press conference of “Sa ‘Yo Lamang,” an inspirational album from Star Records.

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Erik Santos proudly says education is the foundation of his career

Erik Santos proudly says education is the foundation of his career
Pep.ph  Thursday, April 15, 2010 – 11:03 AM

“Tiniyaga ko talaga na makatapos kaagad,” says Erik
Santos about his decision to go back to school. He
recently graduated with a B.S. Psychology degree at
the Centro Escolar University.
Nerisa Almo

“Ang sarap ng feeling na tapos ka na,” said Erik Santos about his recent achievement as a college graduate. The singing champ just got his B.S. Psychology diploma at the Centro Escolar University last Tuesday, April 13.

The Pinoy Prince of Pop initially took Dentistry in the same school. However, he decided to shift to Psychology when he returned to school after taking a break from his studies.
 
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