Liceo de Cagayan University

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LICEO DE CAGAYAN UNIVERSITY
Pamantasan ng Liceo de Cagayan
Ldcu seal.png
Motto Nil Sine Numine ("Nothing without Divine Will")
Established 1955 (59 years)
Type Private, non-Sectarian university
Chairman Dr. Rafaelita Pelaez - Pelaez
President Dr. Mariano M. Lerin, CPA
Students 13,693 (S.Y. 2011 - 2012)
Location Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Campus Kauswagan(Main) Campus
R. N. Pelaez Memorial Campus
Hymn Liceo Hymn
Colors Maroon and golden yellow         
Website www.liceo.edu.ph a

The Liceo de Cagayan University is a non-sectarian university in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. It has twelve colleges and five departments. Its president is Dr. Mariano M. Lerin. It is the second largest university in Cagayan de Oro City, after Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan.

History[edit]

It was founded by the late Rodofo Neri-Pelaez of Cagayan de Oro City and his wife Elsa Pelaez Pelaez of Cebu City.

The institution got its University/Level III status in 1998 from the Commission on Higher Education. In 2003, Dr. Rafaelita P. Golez served as President of the university. It holds the most number of accreditations from PACU-COA in Region X.

Presidents of
Liceo de Cagayan University
Atty. Rodolfo Neri Pelaez, 1955-1980
Mrs. Elsa Pelaez-Pelaez, 1980-1981
Dr. Jose Ma. R. Golez, 1981-2003
Dr. Rafaelita Pelaez - Golez, 2003-2007
Dr. Mariano M. Lerin, 2007–present

During its first 25 years, the Liceo de Cagayan University was a tertiary-level institution offering courses in law, commerce, engineering and liberal arts. It was not until 1981 that the Basic Education Department, consisting of the primary and secondary levels, completed the three curricular levels that the university is currently offering.

The Liceo University offers courses in Nursing (both baccalaureate and graduate degrees), Physical Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Tourism, and Computer Information Systems in Cagayan de Oro. In 1998, the university became the first in the country to offer a graduate program, the Diploma/Master of Local Governance Scholarship Program funded by the Canadian government and the Civil Service Commission. There are programs in Management, including Engineering, Environmental and Human Resource Management at graduate and postgraduate level. The university also offers Information Technology courses.

Administrators[edit]

Name Position
Dr. Rafaelita P. Pelaez Chairman, Board of Directors
Dr. Mariano M. Lerin President
Dr. Teresita T. Tumapon Vice President for Academic Affairs and Consultant for International Affairs
Mr. Alain Marc P. Golez Vice President for Administration
Mr. Rudolf Caesar P. Golez Vice President for External, Cultural and Alumni Affairs/ Dean Emeritus, College of Music
Mr. Fruto M. Teodorico Vice President for Finance
Mr. Jose Ma. Z. Valdehuesa, Asst. Vice President for Finance / Director for Corporate Planning
Dr. Jose Vicente N. Noble Vice President for Student Personnel Services
Dr. Maria Chona V. Palomares Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Atty. Carlo Antonio B. Almirante Dean, College of Law
Mrs. Judith Tan - Dalman Dean, College of Nursing
Mr. Nelson Daganta, Dean, College of Business and Accountancy
Mr. Edzen Alpuerto - Espina Dean, College of Radiologic Technology
Mr. Charles L. Abing Dean, College of Music
Dr. Gene U. Macabodbod Dean, College of Engineering
Dr. Fe S. Tolibas Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Atty. Erwin B. Bucio Dean, College of Law Enforcement and Public Safety
Dr. Mercidita S. Aquino Dean, College of Pharmacy
Dr. Amelda C. Libres, Dean, College of Medical Laboratory Science
Dr. Andrew P. Ponte Dean, College of Information Technology
Dr. Martina A. Brobo Dean, College of Education
Mrs. Joan Bautista - Gallaron Principal, High School
Mrs. Elvie Q. Malabo Principal, Grade School
Ms. Jenny Boo Director, Institute of Short Studies
Mrs. Carmencita D. Jubas Director, Human Resource Management Center
Mrs. Sherlita M. Barrun University Registrar
Mr. Mozart Pastrano General Manager, Artistic Director of Rodelsa Hall and Civic Center and Head of Public Affairs
Dr. Genaro Virador Japos Director, Research and Planning Office
Dr. Lesley C. Lubos Associate Research Director, Research and Planning Office
Dr. Linda L. Mondonedo Director, Libraries and IMC
Mrs. Evangeline N. Cabe Coordinator, Guidance and Placement Office
Mrs. Ursula I. Trio, Finance Officer
Dr. Rosalina S. Huerbana Executive Director, Safer River, Life Saver Foundation, Inc.
Mr. Cecilio P. Tongco, Jr., Director, Management Information System
Mr. Lorimer S. Capinpuyan, Chief Accountant
Mrs. Alma R. Sandigan Budget Officer
Ms. Fritzie C. Estoque, Director, Liceo Center for Community Development
Engr. Manuel A. Orbeta Administrator, Liceo Internet Center
Engr. Laurence M. Perocho Administrator, Publishing Center
Mr. Dexter Jumalon Director, Technical Assistance Office
Mr. Christopher D. Tabora Maintenance Head

Colleges[edit]

College of Law[edit]

The College of Law was founded by the late Atty. and Mrs. Rodolfo N. Pelaez and was formally opened on February 4, 1955. It was temporarily closed in 1975 but reopened in 1993. It produced its first batch of lawyers in 1997, placing fourth in passing average among the seventy law schools throughout the country.

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B.)

College of Nursing[edit]

The College of Nursing of Liceo de Cagayan University is committed to produce well-trained nurses who can exercise pleasant attitudes and practice their acquired knowledge and skills with great care for the promotion of health and prevention of diseases.

The college constantly meets the health needs of the people both locally and globally through a comprehensive health care with the noble caring role, evidence-based practice and social significant responsibilities pertaining to legal, ethico-moral aspects.

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

College of Business and Accountancy[edit]

Course offerings:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Management Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in:
    • Business Management
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resources Development Management
    • Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism major in: (Old Curriculum)
    • Hotel Restaurant Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (New Curriculum)
  • Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management (New Curriculum)

College of Information Technology[edit]

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT)
  • Associate in Computer Technology (ACT)

College of Radiologic Technology[edit]

The College has faculty who are holders of a PRC licence and the American Registry for Radiologic Technology, have passed government licensure examinations and are holders of a Masters Degree. It has met the standards imposed by the Professional Regulation Commission, the Board of Radiologic Technology and the Commission on Higher Education.

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (BSRT)

College of Music[edit]

Why Study at Liceo College of Music? The faculty is chosen according to his/her expertise in the field. Cagayan de Oro has a low cost of living expense and the university is conveniently located in the heart of the city Best facilities, such as: air-conditioned practice rooms and a world-class auditorium.

Courses offered:

  • Bachelors of Music major in Pedagogy (Music Education)
  • Bachelors of Music major in Performance (piano, voice, composition, etc.)

College of Engineering[edit]

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCpE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering (BSECE)
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE)

College of Arts and Science[edit]

Offering a core of general courses, the college has four departments:

  • Languages Department (English, Filipino, and Mass Communication)
  • Mathematics Department
  • Natural Sciences Department (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Social Sciences Department (Economics, International Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology)

Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) in:

  • English Literature
  • Economics
  • Mass Communication
  • International Studies
  • Sociology

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in:

  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Biology

College of Education[edit]

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in General education(Gen.Ed)
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in Special education(SPED)
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in Early Childhood Education(ECE)
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Physical Education, Health and Music(MAPEH)
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education Major In Filipino

College of Physical Therapy[edit]

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (BSPT)
  • Caregiver Course

College of Law Enforcement and Public Safety[edit]

The college was granted with the Permit No. 017 by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Region 10 to offer a four - year course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Criminology. The College of Law Enforcement and Public Safety courses teach law enforcement, public security and safety, criminal investigation, criminology, and forensic science.

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology

College of Pharmacy[edit]

The first University in Northern Mindanao to offer a four year course in Pharmacy. The first graduates received a Degree in Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in March 2013.

The College of Pharmacy program is a four year bachelors degree program with a curriculum in pharmaceutical science, training for competency skills, development, and pharmaceutical research.

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

College of Medical Laboratory Science[edit]

The college gives Medical Technology Education/Medical Laboratory Science laboratory internship and specialized training.

Graduates of this program may go into:

  • Clinical laboratory practice: Medical Technologists/Medical Laboratory Scientists in hospital laboratories, clinics and sanitariums.
  • Education: Medical Technologists/Medical laboratory Scientists can be employed as faculty in colleges and universities offering Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science programs.
  • Diagnostic industry/drug companies
  • Medico-Legal Laboratory

◦Laboratory ◦Information system ◦Research

Course offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science

School of Graduate Studies[edit]

The school operates in trimesters. This mode enables the students, who are mostly professionals wishing to upgrade their qualifications, to finish the academic requirements within a shorter time.

The schedule of classes on weekends during the four months of every trimester provides the students with time to do research, projects, and other course requirements.

Post-graduate units[edit]

Doctor in Management (DM) - Major in Leadership Organization

Graduate degrees[edit]

  • Master in Management (MM)
  • Master in Management Major in Information Technology Management (MMITM)
  • Master in Management Major in Instructional Systems Management (MMISM)
  • Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
    • Major in English Language Teaching (MAEd-ELT)

The Master of Arts in English Language Teaching (ELT) degree program focuses on models and methodologies in teaching English. The curriculum emphasizes practical and theoretical aspects of teaching English and linguistic skill development.

    • Major in Health Personnel Education (MAEd–HPE)
  • Master/Diploma in Local Governance (M/DLG)

Admission[edit]

Liceo de Cagayan University is open to students who meet academic standards.

Foreign students[edit]

Foreign students may enroll in the undergraduate and graduate studies upon submission of Permit-to-Study or Student Visa F(9) and upon the compliance of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Bureau of Immigration and University requirements.

Foreign students whose native language is not English and/or whose undergraduate medium of instruction was in a language other than English are required either to take an English proficiency test as a pre-requisite for admission or to enroll in a special class in English for second language learners.

  • Diploma

Curricular offerings[edit]

During the first 25 years, the Liceo de Cagayan University was a tertiary-level institution offering courses in law, commerce, engineering and liberal arts. It was not until 1981 when the Basic Education Department, consisting of the primary and secondary levels, completed the three curricular levels that the university now offers.

The Liceo University pioneered in the offering of such courses as Nursing (both baccalaureate and graduate degrees), Physical Therapy, Radiologic Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Tourism, and Computer Information Systems in Cagayan de Oro.

In 1998, the university became the first in the country to offer a graduate program, the Diploma/Master of Local Governance Scholarship Program funded by the Canadian government and the Civil Service Commission.

Scholarship[edit]

Rodolfo N. Pelaez Scholarship[edit]

This scholarship entitles a student-applicant to a full free tuition.

For academic scholars[edit]

  • Free textbooks/workbooks
  • Free uniforms
  • B. For Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Cum Laude Gtraduates
  • Free review fee
  • C. For Board/Bar Topnotchers:
  • First to Third Placer - Plaque of Recognition plus a full scholarship grant that is fully assignable.
  • Fourth to Tenth Placer - Plaque of Recognition plus partial (75%) scholarship grant that is fully assignable.
  • Eleventh to Twentieth Placer - Plaque of Recognition plus a partial (50%) scholarship grant that is fully assignable.

Campuses[edit]

Main Campus[edit]

The main campus of Liceo de Cagayan University is situated near the Cagayan de Oro River and La Castilla in Barangay Kauswagan. It is composed of seven buildings:

  • North Academic Cluster
  • South Academic Cluster
  • Heritage Building
  • Liceo Civic Center
  • Arts and Science Building
  • Rodelsa Hall
  • Elsa P. Pelaez Memorial Library

Rodolfo N. Pelaez Memorial Hall[edit]

The Rodolfo N. Pelaez Memorial Hall is located at Barangay Carmen. Home of the Basic Education Department and The College of Radiologic Technology, the RNP Hall was formerly a hospital known as Doctors General Hospital.

The University seal[edit]

The University Seal

The elements and the significance of the seal are:

  • The Balance Scale is the symbol of justice. It represents the first academic program offering of the Liceo which was the College of Law,
  • The Open Book symbolizes the Book of Knowledge as well as the teaching-learning of the university,
  • The Roman numerals MCMLV indicate the university foundation year, 1955,
  • The two branches of the laurel leaves stand for victory,
  • The Latin motto "Nil Sine Numine" translates to “Nothing Without the Divine Will” which motto was adopted by the University’s Founders subscribing to the Catholic tenet of Faith in Divine Providence.

Liceo Hymn[edit]

I
With voices proud and sweet
We all hail Liceo de Cagayan
Through thick and thin, we will not fail
In weal and woe to hold on high!
Your banner waving to the sky
Through all the years we'll loyal be
In every land and shining sea
The Liceo de Cagayan.

II

Alma mater dear we pledge
To glorify your noble name
To chant with all our might and main
Eternal praises to your name
Oh! Alma mater dear all hail
We march together hand in hand
We sing together at your call
We stand as one of your command.

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