University of Cebu
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|University of Cebu|
|Pamantasan ng Cebu|
|Motto||Education towards global competitiveness|
|Type||Private, Non-sectarian, Co-Ed|
|President||Augusto W. Go|
|Location||Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines|
|Campus||Main Campus, Banilad Campus, UC-METC Campus, UC-LM Campus|
|Nickname||UC-nians or UC Webmasters|
It houses four campuses: the Main Campus along Sanciangko Street; the Banilad Campus along Gov. Cuenco Ave., Brgy. Banilad; the UC-LM Campus (stands for the cities Lapu-Lapu / Mandaue where it is situated); and the UC-METC (Maritime Educational Training Center) along Alumnos St., Mambaling. It also has one defunct campus — the former UC-South Campus along Sanciangko Street which has been demolished and is replaced by an expansion of UC's sister company Elizabeth Mall (E-Mall).
The institution started as the Cebu College of Commerce (CCC) founded by Atty. Augusto W. Go with an opening enrollment of 239 in the first semester, 232 in the second semester, and 69 in the summer. It offered a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and an Associate in Secretarial Science in its initial year.
In its eighth year, as the Cebu College of Commerce, the enrollment was 4,185. More courses opened: Education, Liberal Arts, Criminology and Customs.
In 1972, CCC changed name to Cebu Central Colleges.
The list of curricular programs grew longer: Nursing, Midwifery, Health Aide; Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering; Hotel and Restaurant Management; Information and Computer Science; Computer Engineering; and a graduate school as well as Marine Officers Training Course.
At the initiative of Dr. Erlinda Barcelo, founder of UC Chorus, the official choir of the University, PACU-COA accreditors visited the school on a preliminary visit for a Level 1 status of BSMT and AME from October 13 to 14, 1986. On February, 1988e, PACU-COA announced its recognition of the level 1 status of BSMT and AME.
In 1991, the BSMT Campus in Alumnos, Mambaling was inaugurated, the constitution of the Science and Technology Building at the South Expressway commenced and the New Cebu Coliseum acquired.
With 42 years of education, the University of Cebu (UC) has been awarded a "Deregulated" status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), while recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as a learning institution with the most accredited programs.
University of Cebu Campuses
- University of Cebu - Cebu City, Philippines
- Official Website
- Official Website for College of Information and Computer Science
- Official Website for College of Law
- Official Website for College of Computer Engineering