New appointments at Benilde
Architect Dottie Asela D. Domingo, OIC-Associate Dean of the Environment Cluster during AY 2015-2016, has been designated as Dean for the SDA. Prior to her involvement with Benilde in 2010, Domingo was a Post Project Acting Department Head, Supervisor of Phinma Property Holdings Corporation, and the Design and Planning Officer of Landco Pacific Corporation. She earned her BS Architecture degree at the University of the Philippines, and her Masters in Business Administration at Ateneo de Manila-Graduate School of Business.
Maria Sharon Ariola, former chair of the SDA Design Foundation Area, is now Associate Dean of the SDA New Media Cluster. She has handled courses under the Production Design and Multimedia Arts Programs since 2005, and is a researcher and committee member of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayad Ad Hoc Panel of Experts.
Architect Maria Cynthia Y. Funk, a faculty of the SDA Architecture Program since 2009, is now Associate Dean for the SDA Environment Studies Center. She was previously the Principal Architect of Ambienti Design and Associates, and has served as Design Principal for several projects. She earned her Masters in Advanced Architecture at the Institute for Advanced Architecture in Barcelona, Spain.