Source – Panaynews
ST. Robert’s International Academy launched last November 25, 2011 in Marriot Hotel, Pasay City its Technopreneur’s department to be officially called Dr. Emmanuel T. Santos Technopreneur’s College (DETSTC).
A TESDA and DepEd registered institution, St. Robert’s now brings to the Ilonggo market three departments each offering innovative courses in just a span of three years. The two other departments were named Dr. George D. Sorio Special Business High School and the Dr. Bernadette Cruz-Rosales Kiddie Kollege for Creative Arts.
The Technopreneur’s College (DETSTC) will offer innovative courses in IT and Entrepreneurship via a TESDA certification. Said TESDA courses will be ladderized leading to BS courses in tandem with San Beda College in Manila. This will afford Ilonggo students a Bedan diploma at practically half the price.
The launching was held during the 38th National Management Congress of the Philippine Council of Management where Dr. Emmanuel T. Santos served as President Emeritus while Dr. Robert F. Galindez served as Director for the Jr. Philcoman from 1990-2000. Dr. George D. Sorio and Dr. Bernadette Cruz-Rosales were also present during the presentation of the dedication marker to Dr. Emmanuel T. Santos. Madam Dancel Sorio, and Prof. Mary June Galindez, Chair and Administrative Director respectively, along with Dr. Robert Galindez, President of St. Robert’s were also present.
Meanwhile, Principal Olliver Tiania confirmed that six Robertines from the GDS Special Business High School will represent the Philippines in the International SAGE Exposition to be held in San Francisco, USA in July 2012. To be showcased before a global panel of judges are entrepreneurial projects conducted during the year.
Principal Aprilyn Sablon of the BCR Kiddie Kollege for Creative Arts also announced the forthcoming production of “Mulan” participated by the Robertines from both departments.
The Robertines also participated in the various competitions like the PRISAA and the Panda Rockets bagged the Championship of the Bracket B in the ISSA Basketball tournament. Dr. Robert F. Galindez, president of St. Robert’s beams with pride and is confident that the Robertines will soon carve a niche in entrepreneurship and creative arts.
St. Robert’s International Academy was issued Government Permit for Pre-Elementary level (N1, K1 & K2), Elementary (Grades 1-6), and High School (1st year to 4th year). Entrance examinations will start in January 2012. For further information, please contact 3381161 / 5099238./PN