Aldersgate College

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Aldersgate College
Motto Truth
Established 1965
Type Private
President Junifen F. Gauuan
Location Solano, Nueva Vizcaya
Colors Yellow and Green
Website [1]

Aldersgate College is a private college located in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines.

History[edit]

Aldersgate College was founded in 1965 by Methodist leaders Pilar D. Galima and Froilan B. Calata. The college, which opened as a church school under the jurisdiction of the Northern Philippines Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, was incorporated in 1970.[1]

The school was named after a street in London where John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, had a pivotal spiritual experience.[2]

The college offers programs in basic education, along with programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Aldersgate College currently consists of seven colleges:

  • The Graduate School (GS)
  • The College of Business and Technology (CBIT)
  • The College of Arts, Sciences and Education (CASE)
  • The College of Engineering and Technology (CET)
  • The School of Medical Sciences (SMS)
  • The School of Criminology (SC)
  • The Aldersgate School of Divinity and Episcopal Area Training Center (ASD-EATC)

Other Schools with similar or same name[edit]

Aldersgate College of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada was originally known as Moose Jaw Bible School. With the merger of the Holiness Movement churches of Canada into the Free Methodist Church, the school was renamed Aldersgate College. The Moose Jaw Bible School was in approximately 1940 and closed in 1995.

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Coordinates: 16°30′51″N 121°10′57″E / 16.5143°N 121.1825°E / 16.5143; 121.1825