Education

Education

Silliman University: Dumaguete’s Oldest University

In 1898, when the Philippines was under the American regime, a philanthropist and retired businessman of Cohoes, New York named Dr. Horace Brinsmade Silliman made an unexpected but generous proposal to the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church. From this proposal Silliman University, the oldest university in Dumaguete and in the Philippines, was...

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Katipunan Hall

Katipunan Hall / Mission Hall Its name was once the Silliman University Mission Hospital but was changed into the Katipunan Hall when hospital operations were discontinued and the building was then converted into learning classrooms. Katipunan Hall is located at the corner of Langheim Road and Hibbard Avenue. Most of the original structure of the...

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Dumaguete Education Par Excellence

“Dumaguete” at once evokes images of world class dive and beach resorts, whale sightings, and wreck sites and reefs that swarm with exciting underwater sea life. But Dumaguete actually has more than these to offer. It is also havens for scholarly education and is in fact a major source of top education in the country....

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Silliman Hall

The first building to be ever constructed in 1903, 2 years after the birth of Silliman Institute, was the Silliman Hall, a well-situated three storey edifice at the corner of Rizal Boulevard and Silliman Avenue with commanding views of the Dumaguete port and the Rizal Boulevard. It is, for the most part, a model of...

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Negros Oriental State University

The Negros Oriental State University has its humble beginnings just like any other universities and schools present in Dumaguete. 1907 is the year that the forerunner school of the Negros Oriental State University was established. The school was then known as the Negros Oriental Provincial School, which specializes in trade classes. The first class of...

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College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is one of the colleges that Silliman University is proud of. During the early years of the College of Arts and Sciences, it was composed of the College of Sciences that was under the previous Department of Instruction and the College of Liberal Arts The following departments existed under...

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St. Paul University

St. Paul University Dumaguete was founded on October 29, 1904 in the City of Dumaguete. The forerunner of St. Paul University Dumaguete is the St. Paul's Academy, which is a school of elementary students situated near the Cathedral. The founders of St. Paul University Dumaguete are seven sisters from the Sisters of St. Paul of...

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College of Education

The College of Education is among the developed and old departments at Silliman University, Dumaguete. Silliman University started as an Institute where the first graduates were given their diplomas in the year 1924 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Education. From that time on, the Teacher Education Program at Silliman University developed and...

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Maxino College: Newest College in Dumaguete

Maxino College: Newest College in Dumaguete Dumaguete is a city that is also known as a university town because of the many educational institutions that are being born in the area. The latest educational institution that opened in Dumaguete is the Maxino College. Maxino College started its full operation last June 2007. Maxino College is...

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Silliman University Library

One of the largest buildings in the Silliman University campus in Dumaguete, the Silliman Library aims to be the resource center of excellence in the country. It now provides vast research materials and updated information to some 6000 students in the university. The Silliman Library The Silliman University Library is an impressive three storey building...

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Foundation University

Foundation University is a school in Dumaguete fully dedicated to the excellent development of body, mind, and character of an individual in the pursuit of freedom and truth. Foundation University was established in July 4, 1949 as was called then as Foundation College. During the foundation of the school in Dumaguete, Foundation College had committed...

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Silliman University Main Library System

Silliman University is a prestigious school in Dumaguete where many Filipino students as well as foreigners study. Within the huge campus of Silliman University in Dumaguete is the school's library, the Silliman University Main Library System. The mission of the Silliman University Main Library System is to acquire updated resource materials in various facilities, formats,...

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Colegio de Santa Catalina de Alejandria

Colegio de Santa Catalina de Alejandria or COSCA is compared to a phoenix, which literally grew from the ashes. The forerunners of Colegio de Santa Catalina de Alejandria are burned down to ashes twice but in spite of the events, the school still continues to grow and prosper and is now one of the higher...

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Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages

The College of Art and Sciences of Silliman University has a number of departments under it. One of these departments is the Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages. The Department of Filipino and Foreign Languages all started in 1917 when the Spanish language was taught as one of the subjects under the College of Art...

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Silliman: Quality Dumaguete Education

Dumaguete is not just a by-word in scenic spots and dive sites, but many people, especially the young, throng to the city for a quality Dumaguete education. Many from all over the country and even Asia covet a degree from the state institution Silliman University. When Dumaguete education is talked of, we often refer to...

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St. Louis School – Don Bosco

The St. Louis School in Dumaguete had it's beginning in 1966 when the CICM priest Fr. Paul de Middeleer came to Dumaguete and started the institution. The late Governor Mariano Perdices helped the missionaries to buy the 10 hectar campus from Atty Miciano for the almost syumbolic price of 90 centavos per square meter. The...

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Private Schools and Educational Facilities

Being known as one of the best tourist destinations in the Visayas for a long time, Dumaguete is also well known for its excellent scholar education. Dumaguete is considered to be the center of learning in the south. Quality colleges and Universities are spread out through the city of gentle people. Those are attracting Filipino...

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Dumaguete Academy for Culinary Arts (DACA)

The Dumaguete Academy for Culinary Arts is the only international accredited Culinary Arts School in the central Visayas. An intensive course program prepares the students for a successful career in international kitchens.

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College of Agriculture at Silliman University – Dumaguete

Silliman University in Dumaguete has various departments and colleges that offer different systems of education within their fields of study. One of these is the College of Agriculture at Silliman University. The College of Agriculture has a system of education that is relevant for a person to cope with various needs of humanity in these...

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Silliman University

Vision A leading Christian institution committed to total human development for the well-being of society and environment. Mission Infuse into the academic learning the Christian faith anchored on the gospel of Jesus Christ; provide an environment where Christian fellowship and relationship can be nurtured and promoted. Provide opportunities for growth and excellence in every dimension...

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Negros Oriental State University (NORSU)

The Negros Oriental State University has its humble beginnings just like any other universities and schools present in Dumaguete. 1907 is the year that the forerunner school of the Negros Oriental State University was established. The school was then known as the Negros Oriental Provincial School, which specializes in trade classes. The first class of...

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Foundation University North

July 4, 1949: A New Day, A New Vision “We want to educate men and women whose only passport is intellectual competence; whose pursuit is excellence of mind, body and character; and whose quest is for freedom and truth.” —Dr. Vicente G. Sinco Founded by Dr. Vicente G. Sinco, Foundation University opened its doors at...

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ABC Lerning Center

9am to 5pm - Mon-FriRated: 4.67 by 3 ratings

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Holy Cross High School

8am to 5pmRated: 4.4 by 5 ratings

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St Pauls University – History

History of St. Paul University Dumaguete   1904 - On October 29. 1904. seven Sisters of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres established its first foundation in the Philippines in Dumaguete. Negros Oriental. The Sisters, coming from their mission in Vietnam, responded to the invitation of the Most Reverend Frederick Rooker...

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AMA Computer University

The Asian College of Science and Technology (ACSAT) is a non- stock, non-profit educational institution.   All its income is channeled back to improve its facilities and equipment in accomplishing the purpose for which it was established- to foster relevant and values-oriented education and training.   The school had a very modest beginning. Incorporated in...

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Dumaguete Academy for Culinary Arts

It was a real privilege to be invited into DACA to observe the students preparing for their final exam after their 9 month culinary arts course. Concentration levels were peaking as they entered their final hour and their futures rested on the judge’s decision. They had initially been provided with a selection of meats and...

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ONE International School

Background ONE I.S. was built to fulfill the need for a quality international school, offering provision to every family who wishes to invest in their child's education. Opened in 2010, the school has expanded with its attending children, taking them through the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and providing new facilities to support their progression...

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