Roosevelt College

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This article is about the college in the Philippines. For the university in Chicago, Illinois, see Roosevelt University. For the component college of the University of California, San Diego, see Eleanor Roosevelt College.
Roosevelt College
Roosevelt College Seal.jpg
Motto The Essence of Education is Liberation From The Bondage of Ignorance and Poverty
Established 1933 (as Marikina Academy)
President Romeo P. Dela Paz
Location Cainta (main campus), Rizal, Philippines
Colors          Green and yellow
Mascot Golden Eagle
Website www.rooseveltcollege.edu.ph

Roosevelt College is a private non-sectarian college system with five campuses in the Philippines. Named in honor of the American president Franklin D. Roosevelt, its former name was Roosevelt Memorial High School. It was founded in 1933 as Marikina Academy.[1] The college offers courses from pre-school to postgraduate studies. Roosevelt College primarily serves the educational needs of the province of Rizal and eastern Metro Manila. Aside from Cainta campus, the flagship campus, Roosevelt College has campuses in Marikina City (the original school location), Cubao, San Mateo, and Rodriguez.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Francisco Tatad – former Senator – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Edgardo Angara - Senator - Roosevelt Homesite
  • Ireneo V. Incha – former Post Master General – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Mario Parial – a Multi Awarded Filipino Painter,PrintMaker, Sculptor and Photographer. – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Novelita "Nova Villa" Villanueva – actress – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Esperanza "Zsa Zsa" Padilla – actress/singer – Roosevelt San Juan 1976–1980
  • Ricky Reyes – Internationally renowned Hair Stylist – Roosevelt San Juan
  • Julian Marcus Trono- Child actor and Television personality - Roosevelt College Cainta Quezon City

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