National University (Philippines)

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National University
Pamantasang Pambansa
National University (Philippines) Logo.png
Established August 1, 1900
Type Private, Nonsectarian
President Teodoro Jhocson-Ocampo
Academic staff -
Admin. staff -
Students -
Undergraduates -
Postgraduates -
Doctoral students -
Other students -
Location City of Manila,
 Philippines

14°36′15″N 120°59′39″E / 14.60417°N 120.99417°E / 14.60417; 120.99417Coordinates: 14°36′15″N 120°59′39″E / 14.60417°N 120.99417°E / 14.60417; 120.99417
Campus Sampaloc District, Manila Baguio City
Former names Colegio Filipino (1900-1905)
Colegio Mercantil (1905-1916)
National Academy (1916-1921)
Alma mater song Adieu Alma Mater!
Colors Gold      and      Blue
Athletics UAAP
Nickname NU Bulldogs
Mascot Bulldog
Affiliations PACU, ASAIHL, IAU,
Website www.national-u.edu.ph
NU Bulldogs

National University (NU) is a non–sectarian and co–educational institution in Manila, Philippines. Founded in August 1, 1900 by Don Mariano Fortunato Jhocson, under the name Colegio Filipino it was hailed as the first private nonsectarian school in the Philippines. It was established to serve the country by providing education for deserving Filipino students. National University, despite its name, is not the national university of the Philippines.

It is a pioneer member of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU). Its international affiliations and memberships include the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAHIL) and the International Association of Universities (IAU).[1]

In the year 2008, the SM Group of Companies acquired majority ownership of the National University.[2]

Vision[edit]

"National University, characterized by its cultural heritage of dynamic Filipinism, envisions itself as a leading educational institution committed to nation building."

Mission[edit]

National University provides relevant, innovative, and accessible quality education and other development programs to:

a. Its students, by developing them into moral, spiritual, and responsible citizens;

b. Its employees, by enhancing their competencies and providing them a rewarding work environment

c. Its alumni, by cultivating in them a sense of pride and commitment to their alma mater;

d. Its community, by contributing to the uplift of various aspects of life of its members;

e. Its industry partners and employers; by providing them with graduates who will contribute to their growth and development.

Schools and Colleges[edit]

National University is an ISO certified institution.
National University College of Dentistry

National University - Manila

  • College of Architecture
    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
  • College of Business and Accountancy
    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Banking & Finance
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Financial Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • College of Computer Studies
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science major in Digital Forensics
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • College of Dentistry
    • Doctor of Dental Medicine
    • Dental Hygiene (Pre-Dent)
  • College of Education, Arts & Sciences
    • Bachelor of Elementary Education
    • Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Mathematics/English
    • Bachelor of Physical Education major in Sports and Wellness Management
    • Bachelor of Arts major in Mathematics/English
  • College of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Sanitary Engineering
  • College of Hospitality Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • College of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy
  • Graduate School
    • Graduate School of Education
      • Doctor of Education major in Educational Management
      • Master of Arts in Education major in Educational Management/Special Education
      • Master of Arts in Public Administration
    • College of Engineering
      • Master of Science in Sanitary Engineering
  • Nazareth School of National University (Basic Education Unit)
    • Kindergarten
    • Grade School
    • High School

Athletics[edit]

National U Bulldogs

National University was one of the schools that founded the Philippine National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in 1924. It was one of the three schools that left the NCAA in 1932 and formed a new athletic association named the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) in 1938.

In the UAAP, NU has teams participating in twelve sports out of fifteen, namely; basketball, indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, football, baseball, softball, tennis, table tennis, badminton, fencing, taekwondo and chess.

The university's collegiate men's and women's varsity teams are called the National University Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs, respectively. The high school varsity teams are called the Bullpups and Lady Bullpups.

Alumni[edit]

  • Maria Lourdes Coronacion - 2014 Philippine Dentists Association's President
  • Joey de Leon - Actor, comedian[3]
  • Danny Ildefonso - Professional basketball player and two time PBA Most Valuable Player awardee[4]
  • Lordy Tugade - Professional basketball player[5]
  • Néstor Vicente Madali González - National Artist of the Philippines for Literature[6]
  • Rafael P. Nantes - Licensed Mechanical Engineer, businessman and three-term Congressman and former Governor of Quezon Province
  • Bernardo M. Vergara - Congressman and former mayor of Baguio City
  • Vicente Eusebio - Former Mayor of Pasig City
  • Nemesio Yabut - Former Mayor of Makati
  • Carlito Pentecostes Jr. - Former Mayor of Gonzaga, Cagayan
  • Arch. Ruperto C. Gaite - 1st placer in the Architecture Licensure Examinations, former Assemblyman of Makati, former Dean of the Far Eastern University Institute of Architecture and Fine Arts and former National President of the United Architects of the Philippines
  • Arch. Norberto Nuke - 1st placer in the Architecture Licensure Examinations, Likha Awardee and former National President of the United Architects of the Philippines
  • Arch./Engr. Angel Lazaro Jr. - 1st placer in the Architecture Licensure Examinations, Likha Awardee and former National President of the United Architects of the Philippines
  • Arch./Engr. Eric C. Nubla - 1st placer in the Architecture and Sanitary Engineering Licensure Examinations, top ten placer in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations, the first Registered Interior Designer of the Philippines, Registered Master Plumber and the first Commissioner of the Professional Regulation Commission
  • Arch. Greg Timbol - Architect-Interior Designer, member of the College of Fellows of the United Architects of the Philippines, former National President of the Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines.
  • Arch. Max B. Fajardo Jr. - Author of popular Architecture, Engineering and Construction books being used by Architecture and Engineering students in the Philippines
  • Arch. Rozanno C. Rosal - Member of the College of Fellows and the current National President of the United Architects of the Philippines
  • Arch. Joel V. Rico - Former National President of the Philippine Institute of Architects
  • Arch. Quintin Estioko Sr. - 2nd placer in the Architecture Licensure Examinations, former Dean and professor of Architecture at the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP-Manila) and founding president of the UAP Manila Corinthian Chapter
  • Engr. Jesus S. Hipolito - 1st placer in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations, former National President of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers and former Minister of Public Works and Highways
  • Engr. Aber P. Canlas - 2nd placer in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations, former Assemblyman, former Deputy Minister of Public Works and Highways and former National President of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers
  • Engr. Demetrio Quirino Jr. - 1st placer in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations and founder of the Technological Institute of the Philippines
  • Engr. Isidro Carino - 1st placer in the Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations, former University of the East President and former Secretary of Education
  • Engr. Eden Canlas Capili - Certified Real Estate Broker - Eden C. Capili Realty, NCR, Philippines
  • Engr. Porthos Almajose- Former National President of the Philippine Society of Sanitary Engineers and Chamber of Real Estate and Builders' Association (CREBA).
  • Engr. Guillermo Simeon - President and CEO of Enertech Systems Industries, Inc.
  • Engr. Alfredo Lagman - founder of Alenaire air conditioning company
  • Gen. Francisco S. Bravo (Ret) - 4th placer Sanitary Engineering, former USEC of DENR, former Commanding Officer of 51st PA Engineering Brigade, founder/CEO of Rogenux Construction.
  • Engr. William Jacinto Juan - Consistent topnotcher in EE Board Licensure Examinations (1st placer in PEE, 3rd placer in Associate EE, 8th placer in Assistant.EE) and 5th placer in Master Plumber Licensure examinations, National President of Pugad Lawin Phils, founder/CEO & Chief Engineer of Versatech Consultants Inc.
  • Ernesto Rodriguez Jr. - Former College Editors Guild of the Philippines President, The National and The Barrister Editor-in-Chief
  • Leon O. Ty - Former College Editors Guild of the Philippines President, The Barrister Editor-in-Chief
  • Manuel E. Buenafe - Former College Editors Guild of the Philippines President, The Barrister Editor-in-Chief
  • Arturo S. Bernales - Former College Editors Guild of the Philippines President, The Barrister Editor-in-Chief
  • Jeremias R. Flores - Former College Editors Guild of the Philippines President, The Barrister Editor-in-Chief
  • Roque Federizon Lee, a.k.a. Roxlee - (creator of Cesar Asar) Filipino animator, filmmaker, cartoonist and painter
  • Francisco "Baby" Dalupan - Former basketball coach
  • Carlos Loyzaga (NU High School) - Basketball player and former Olympian
  • Narciso Bernardo - Basketball player and former Olympian
  • Adriano Papa - Professional basketball player and former Olympian
  • Chris Bolado - Professional basketball player
  • Froilan Baguion - Professional basketball player
  • Jonathan Fernandez - Professional basketball player
  • Angela Velez - Electrical Engineering graduate, former varsity volleyball player and former actress
  • Jestoni Alarcon - Actor
  • George Estregan - Actor
  • Bobby Ray Parks Jr. - Most Valuable Player, UAAP Season 74 and 75 Senior Division
  • Jeth Troy Rosario - MIP Season 77 , UAAP Season 77 Champion Senior Division
  • Glenn Khobuntin - UAAP Season 77 Champion Senior Division

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief History". National University. 
  2. ^ "Henry Sy buys 60% of National University | News | GMA News Online | The Go-To Site for Filipinos Everywhere". Gmanetwork.com. 2008-08-18. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  3. ^ PEP.ph. "Our Pal Joey de Leon! | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". PEP.ph. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  4. ^ "Danny Ildefonso Player Profile". PBA-Online!. 1976-12-08. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Lordy Tugade Player Profile". PBA-Online!. 1977-12-30. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 
  6. ^ "biography". n.v.m. gonzalez. Retrieved 2012-08-27. 

7) Quintin Estioko Sr. http://corinthianupdates.blogspot.com/2013/09/uap-manila-corinthian-chapter-history.html

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