Saint Francis of Assisi College

Saint Francis of Assisi College
Kolehiyo ng San Francisco de Assisi
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Educating with Respect, Cultivating an Atmosphere of Understanding
Former names
Saint Francis of Assisi College System
MottoFides Et Humilitas (Latin)
Motto in English
Faith And Humility
Tagline : Academics. And beyond.
TypePrivate, Roman Catholic Research Coeducational Basic and Higher education institution
Established1981
FoundersDr. Evangeline Oñas-Orosco
Dr. Arturo Agapito Orosco, Sr.
ChairmanHon. Arturo Agapito Orosco, Sr., Ph.D.
PresidentArturo Oñas Orosco, Jr., Ph.D.
Vice-presidentArlen Oñas Orosco, Ph.D.
Location
Admiral Village, Talon III Las Piñas City
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CampusMain Campus:
Las Piñas City
Satellite campuses:
Alabang, Bacoor, Taguig, Dasmariñas, Southwoods, Sta. Rosa, SAS Las Piñas, SAS Los Baños
Alma Mater songSaint Francis of Assisi College Hymn[1]
ColorsRed      and      White
NicknameFranciscan
Sporting affiliations
NCAA-South UCLAA LPSAA
MascotSFAC Doves
Websitewww.stfrancis.edu.ph

Saint Francis of Assisi College (SFAC) is a system of private, Catholic-oriented but non-sectarian Philippine educational institutions, offering complete education from pre-school up to the graduate or masteral level of education. The main campus is situated in Las Piñas City, Metro Manila.[2][3]

History[edit]

The SFAC Building of Main Campus

The Saint Francis of Assisi College (SFAC) is a learning institution offering education from pre-school up to the graduate level. Founded in 1981 with about 80 pre-school pupils, SFAC now consists of more than 10,000 students spread across nine campuses in the Southern Luzon area. Main Campus is located in Admiral Village, Talon III, Las Piñas City. Saint Francis of Assisi College (SFAC) is one of the prime educational institutions with Home Study Culture in the Philippines that began in the early 1990s where the program was not yet recognized in the country.[4][5]

Campuses[edit]

Basic Education Program[edit]

  • Nursery
  • Kindergarten 1 & 2
  • Elementary Grades 1-6
  • Science Elementary Grades 4-6
  • High School
    • Research-Enhanced Junior High School, Grade 7 - Grade 10
    • Franciscan Home Study Program[6], Grade 7 - Grade 10
    • Senior High School, Grade 11 - Grade 12
      • Science & Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
      • Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM)
      • Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS)
      • General Academics (GAs)
      • Technical, Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) - Home Economics (HE)
      • Technical, Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) - Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Higher Education Program[edit]

  • School of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (4 years)
  • School of Computer Studies
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science BSCS (4 years)
  • School of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering BSCECE (5 years)
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering BSCoE (5 years)
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering BSEE (5 years)
  • School of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) (4 years)
    • Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management (BSHRM) (4 years)
  • School of Education and Liberal Arts
    • Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEEd) (4 years)
    • Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSEd) (4 years)
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (ABPsy) (4 years)
  • Graduate Studies
    • Master of Arts in Education - Major in Educational Management (MaEd)
    • Master of Arts in education - Major in Guidance and Counseling (MaEd)
    • Master in Business Management (MBM)


Notable alumni[edit]

Ranidel de Ocampo[7] - Professional basketball player for Meralco Bolts of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)

Rayver Cruz or Raymond Oliver Cruz Ilustre[8] - Television artist at ABS-CBN and GMA

Marian Rivera - Dantes[9] - Television artist, endorser and model

Sitti Navarro[10] - The "Filipino Bossa Nova", singer and song writer

Wesley So[11] - World chess grandmaster

Rodjun Cruz[12] - Television artist at ABS-CBN and GMA, dancer

Ervin Sotto[13][14] - 2004 PBA Draft player, professional basketball Player for Byaheng SCTEX of Pilipinas Commercial Basketball League (PCBL)

Kyline Alcantara[15] - Television artist at ABS-CBN and GMA

Affiliations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SFAC Hymn". You Tube. Saint Francis of Assisi College. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "About SFAC". Saint Francis of Assisi College. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  3. ^ Celis, Beth. "Bright future ahead for Kai". sports.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  4. ^ "About Us". Saint Francis of Assisi College. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  5. ^ Basic Education Student Handbook. Saint Francis of Assisi College. 2019. pp. 1–3.
  6. ^ "Rayver graduates from college". philstar.com. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  7. ^ "Topic page on ranidel-de-ocampo". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  8. ^ "Rayver graduates from college". philstar.com. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  9. ^ "Marian Rivera honored by high school alma mater". www.gmanetwork.com. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  10. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "Sitti: Bossa nova no more?". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  11. ^ Rappler.com. "FAST FACTS: Who is Wesley So?". Rappler. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  12. ^ "Star Magic talent Rodjun Cruz is both victorious and virginal at 20". PEP.ph. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  13. ^ "Ervin Sotto". Air21 Express cross-post Blog. 2007-10-26. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  14. ^ "Four years out of the PBA, Ervin Sotto glad to scratch competitive itch again". Spin.ph. 2016-04-13. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  15. ^ "Kyline Alcantara : Latest news, Breaking news headlines | Scoopnest". www.scoopnest.com. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  16. ^ "Bongon, Saint Francis umeskapo kontra Fatima". Abante Tonite. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
  17. ^ Bulletin, The Manila. "SFAC seeks finals vs EAC-cavite". Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  18. ^ Bulletin, The Manila. "SFAC downs DLSU-Dasmariñas". Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  19. ^ "Saint Francis foils EAC, gains finals". www.philstar.com. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  20. ^ "Manila Bulletin Sports". Manila Bulletin Sports. Retrieved 2020-01-08.


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