Southern Luzon State University

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Southern Luzon State University
Southern Luzon State University.svg
Motto Building People,
Providing Quality Education,
Promoting the Environment
Established July 4, 1964
Type State university
President Cecilia N. Gascon
Location Brgy. Kulapi, Lucban,Quezon (Main Campus), Philippines
Campus 8 campuses
Website www.slsu.edu.ph

Southern Luzon State University (SLSU), formerly known as Southern Luzon Polytechnic College (SLPC) is a public non-sectarian educational institution with eight campuses spread all over the province of Quezon. Its main campus is located at the Municipality of Lucban, a town sitting at the foot of Mount Banahaw in the province of Quezon, Philippines.

The University has been recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission as one of the most competitive Universities in the country as perceived from its passing rate in different professional examinations particularly in Nursing, Education, Engineering and Forestry.[1]

In December, 2008, the University ranked first in the Nursing Board Examination among the State Universities and Colleges all over the country for having 99% passing rate and 3rd in the over-all ranking of nursing schools in the Philippines. The College of Allied Medicine has consistently produced topnotchers since its inception in the 1980s.[2]

The University submits to periodic accreditation through the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACUP) to ensure that its academic programs maintain quality standards.

True to its vision, the University advocates not only the provision of quality tertiary education in the region, but the promotion of a healthy environment through its protection and management of Mt. Banahaw.[3]

The main campus has seven colleges namely College of Allied Medicine, College of Teacher Education, College of Engineering, College of Industrial Technology, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration and College of Agriculture. It also has seven competitive satellite campuses in Tagkawayan, Alabat, Polillo, Sampaloc, Lucena, Tiaong, and Infanta. A new satellite campus has been opened in Gumaca and Catanauan to cater the needs of the people for quality tertiary education at a lower cost.

History[edit]

An institution of higher learning in the province of Quezon, Southern Luzon State University (SLSU) had its beginnings starting as Lucban Municipal Junior High School by virtue of Municipal Resolution No. 5 passed in April 1964. The permit to operate was bestowed by Assistant Secretary of Education Hon. Miguel Gaffud in July 1964. On May 1965, the Municipal Resolution No. 86 was passed requesting the change of name to Lucban Municipal High School. The Director of Public Schools Dr. Vitaliano Bernardino approved this resolution in August 1965. Lucban Community College was created and was made part of Lucban Municipal Junior School as an adjunct institution for College Education in June 1968.

Lucban School for Philippine Craftsmen formally started in July 1970 by virtue of Republic Act 4345 also known as the merger law took into effect merging the Lucban Municipal high School and Lucban School of Philippine Craftsmen, thus forming the Lucban National High School in July 1972 (with the continuous operation of Lucban Community College). The future of the College was visualized in 1981 when 20 Assemblymen of Southern Tagalog Region sponsored the Parliamentary Bill No. 173 for the conversion of Lucban National College into Southern Luzon Polytechnic College. The bill was approved in December 1981 and was signed into law known as Batas Pambansa No. 145 by President Ferdinand E. Marcos.

The growth of SLPC was manifested in the existence of seven satellite campuses located in various parts of the province of Quezon. The first satellite campus was SLPC-Alabat, established in July 1991. In 1991, SLPC-Polilio was created by virtue of Board Resolution No. 19, Series of 1992. The following year, two additiional campuses were established: SLPC-Sampaloc in Brgy. Caldong, Sampaloc, Quezon (BOT Res. No. 33, series of 1993) and SLPC-Infanta. In 1996, another campus, the SLPC-Lucena Dual Training and Livelihood Center, was established under Board Resolution No. 130, series of 1996. Judge Guillermo Eleazar Polytechnic College was integrated in February 2002 under Board Resolution No. 352, series of 2002. The newest campus was established in Tiaong, Quezon in 2005.

Mr. Angelo Peña was the founding president of SLPC. He served from 1964-1986. Dr. Palermo Salvacion served as the Officer-in-Charge of the College in 1986. In 1987, Dr. Ernesto de Chavez led the school and ended his term in June, 1990. Dr. Joselito B. Jara took his office as College President in 1990. On May 31, 2002, Dr. Cornelio D. Esquieres became the college president until his demise in August 2004.

Dr. Cecilia N. Gascon was designated as Officer-in-Charge of the College in January 2004 and as Acting President to serve the unfinished term of Dr. Esquieres until May 31, 2006. Dr. Gascon became the full-fledged College President on June 1, 2006. On March 17, 2007, SLPC was converted to Southern Luzon State University by virtue of R.A. 9395 signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Dr. Gascon became the first University President by virtue of Board Resolution No. 609 Series of 2007.[4]

Board of Regents[edit]

Board Member
Chairperson Hon. Patricia B. Licuanan Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education
Co-Chairperson Hon. Cecilia N. Gascon President of Southern Luzon State University
Member Hon. Edgardo Angara Chairperson, Senate Committee on Higher Education
Member Hon. Cynthia A. Villar Chairperson, House Committee on Higher Education
Member Hon. Maripaz L. Perez Undersecretary for Regional Operations, DOST
Member Hon. Severino C. Santos Regional Director, NEDA IV-A
Member Hon. Manuel O. Abcede Private Sector Representative
Member Hon. Asis G. Perez Private Sector Representative
Member Hon. Bernardita C. Brillon President, SLSU Faculty Federation
Member Hon. Maria Elna Cosejo President, Alumni Association, Incorporated
Member Hon. Jericho De Sembrana Student Regent

Facilities[edit]

Colleges and Academic Programs[edit]

The following lists the academic programs offered by the University in the Main Campus:

Graduate School

  • Ph. D. in Development Education
  • Master of Arts in Industrial Education major in Administration and Supervision
  • Master of Arts in Teaching majors in Applied Linguistics, Mathematics and Science
  • Master of Arts in Education majors in Elementary Education and Administration and Supervision
  • Master in Forestry
  • Master in Management
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Doctor in Business Administration

College of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Forestry
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Technology
  • Diploma in Agricultural Technology

College of Allied Medicine

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Associate in Health Science Education
  • Midwifery
  • Health Aide

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communicatin
  • Bachelor of Arts major in History
  • Bachelor of Arts major in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics major in Statistics
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology

College of Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Human Resources & Development Mgt.

College of Teacher Education

  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
    Major in: Early Childhood Education
    General Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
    Major in: English
    Filipino
    Mathematics
    MAPEH (Music, Arts, Physical Ed., Health)
    Physical Science
    Social Studies

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 and Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

College of Industrial Technology

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology
    Major in: Automotive Technology
    Civil Technology
    Computer Technology
    Electrical Technology
    Electronics Technology
    Food and Beverage Technology
    Garment Technology


Industrial Design Technology
Mechanical Technology
Refrigeration and Air - Conditioning Technology
Welding and Fabrication Technology
Hotel and Restaurant Management

  • Diploma in Industrial Technology
    Major in: Automotive Technology
    Civil Technology
    Computer Technology
    Electrical Technology
    Electronics Technology
    Food and Beverage Technology
    Garment Technology


Industrial Design Technology
Mechanical Technology
Refrigeration and Air - Conditioning Technology
Welding and Fabrication Technology

Accredited Programs[edit]

The accredited programs of the University attest its commitment to the delivery of quality tertiary education in the region. As of May, 2012, 28 programs both from the undergraduate and graduate levels in the main campus already have accreditation status ranging from candidate to Level III. Meanwhile, 2 undergraduate programs have been accredited in the Tagkawayan Campus.[5] The list of accredited programs are as follows:

Lucban Main Campus:

1. Elementary Teacher Education - Level III Re-accredited
2. Secondary Teacher Education - Level III Re-accredited
3. Nursing - Level III Re-accredited
4. Accountancy - Level II Re-accredited
5. Arts and Social Sciences (History & Psycho.) - Level II Re-accredited
6. Industrial Engineering - Level II Re-accredited
7. Industrial Technology - Level II Re-accredited
8. Electrical Engineering - Level II Re-accredited
9. Mechanical Engineering - Level II Re-accredited
10. Agriculture - Level II Re-accredited
11. Forestry - Level II Re-accredited
12. Arts and Social Science (Public Adm.) - Level II Re-accredited
13. Arts and Social Science (Communication) - Level II Re-accredited
14. Business Administration (Entre., Mktg. & Coop.) - Level II Re-accredited
15. Civil Engineering - Level II Re-accredited
16. Electronics and Communication Engineering - Level II Re-accredited
17. Computer Engineering - Level I Accredited
18. Graduate: Master's (MAEd) - Level I Accredited
19. Graduate: Master's (MBA) - Level I Accredited
20. Graduate: Master's (MA -Math Ed.) - Level I Accredited
21. Graduate: Master's (MA -Science Ed.) - Level I Accredited
22. Science (Biology) - Level I Accredited
23. Science (Mathematics) - Level I Accredited
24. Agricultural Technology - Level I Accredited
25. Environmental Science - Level I Accredited
26. Graduate: Master’s (MAN) - Candidate
27. Graduate: Master’s (MSF) - Candidate
28. Graduate: Master’s (MA -Applied Linguistics) - Candidate

Tagkawayan Campus:

1.Secondary Teacher Education - Level I Accredited
2. Fisheries - Level I Accredited

Satellite Campuses (in Tagalog Wikipedia)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Association of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines. "Assessed Programs – All Years (1992-2011)". Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ Philippine Daily Inquirer. "Top 10 nursing board examinees". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mt. Banahaw gets P1M a year for protection ‘til 2026". http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/28981/mt-banahaw-gets-p1m-a-year-for-protection-%E2%80%98til-2026. 
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  5. ^ Association of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines. "Assessed Programs – All Years (1992-2011)". Retrieved May 20, 2012. 

Most of the Content were acquired from the SLSU University Profile.

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