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|Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry|
Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering (1936–1941)
|Motto||Veritas in Caritate (Latin)|
Motto in English
|Truth in Charity|
|Type||Private Research Non-profit Coeducational Basic and Higher education institution|
|Established||June 20, 1932 |
(89 years and 97 days)
|Founder||George Lucas Adamson|
|ASAIHL, ACUP, CEAP, COCOPEA, FAAP, IAU, IFCU, PAASCU, PACU, PACUCOA, SMIIC|
|President||Fr. Marcelo V. Manimtim, CM|
|Vice-president||Fr. Rafael K. Eloriaga, CM|
(VP for Financial Affairs)
Fr. Andrew S. Bayal, CM
(VP for Student Affairs)
Catherine Q. Castañeda ( VP for Academic Affairs)
Venusmar C. Quevedo
(VP for Administrative Affairs)
|Principal||Daniel B. Saroca Jr.|
(Grade School & Jr.High School) Lorna A. Espeso
(Senior High School)
|Students||16,247 (S.Y. 2015-2016)|
900 San Marcelino St., Ermita, Manila,
|Campus||Urban 10.7 hectares|
|Patron saint||Vincent de Paul|
|Alma Mater song||Adamson Hymn|
|Colors||Blue and White|
|UAAP PBL PVL FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup|
Adamson University (AdU; Filipino: Pamantasang Adamson) is a private university in Manila, Philippines, founded on June 20, 1932, by Greek immigrant George Lucas Adamson as the Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry. On February 5, 1941, the school was granted university status by the Department of Education, and on December 4, 1964, the university was turned over to the Vincentian Fathers of the Congregation of the Mission, and was incorporated into the Adamson-Ozanam Education Institutions, Inc. Adamson University is also a Member of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines. Its patron saint is Saint Vincent de Paul.
Adamson University has programs in graduate school, law, the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, nursing, pharmacy, architecture, business administration, and education, as well as secondary, elementary, and preparatory education. Adamson University has eight courses listed as centers of development and centers of excellence by the Commission on Higher Education and has been granted Autonomous status.
Adamson University was included in the top 201+ universities in Asia in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2011. This made Adamson University as top nine in the rankings nationwide and top five in the Metro Manila area. In the 2021 edition of the QS University Rankings: Asia released on November 23, 2020, only 14 Philippine universities, including Adamson University, made it to the top-ranked list.
Adamson University is also a part of University Athletic Association of the Philippines and was awarded as UAAP Season 80 Cheerdance Champion.
Adamson University is located in San Marcelino Street, Ermita. The Technological University of the Philippines, Santa Isabel College Manila, Emilio Aguinaldo College, and Philippine Normal University are its nearest neighbors. Adamson University has eight buildings occupying 10.7 hectares of land.
Politics and governance
- Ruthlane Uy Asmundson, former mayor of Davis, California
- Cynthia Barker, Mayor of Hertsmere, a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England
- Eduardo del Rosario, Secretary of Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development
- Romulo Peña Jr., Representative of the First District of Makati
- Angelito Gatlabayan, former city mayor and representative of the 2nd District of Antipolo
- Jose Catindig Jr., former mayor or Santa Rosa, Laguna
- Roberto Uy, governor of Zamboanga del Norte
- Rafael "Paeng" Nepomuceno, World Champion bowler
- Carlos Yulo, 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships gold medalist in floor exercise finals
- Kenneth Duremdes, basketball player, UNTV Cup Senate Defenders Head Coach,
- Marlou Aquino, basketball player
- Hector Calma, basketball player
- Louie Alas, Letran Knights coach
- Edward Joseph Feihl, basketball player
- Gherome Ejercito, basketball player
- Eddie Laure, basketball player
- Alex Nuyles, basketball player
- Lester Alvarez, basketball player
- Ken Bono, basketball player
- Chad Alonzo, basketball player
- Melvin Mamaclay, basketball player
- Jericho Cruz, basketball player
- Rodney Brondial, basketball player
- Eric Camson, basketball player
- Don Trollano. basketball player
- Jansen Rios, basketball player
- Mylene Paat, Volleyball player, Philippine National Women's Volleyball Team Member
- Jema Galanza, Volleyball player, Creamline Cool Smashers
- Tatan Pantone, Volleyball player, PLDT Home Fibr Hitters
- Sean Manganti, basketball player
Arts, culture, religion, and entertainment
- Prince Villanueva, actor
- Hazel Ann Mendoza, actress
- Nida Blanca, actress
- Francine Prieto, actress
- Jestoni Alarcon, actor
- Neil Coleta, actor
- Mario O'Hara, film director, film producer and screenwriter
- Guillermo Gómez Rivera, historian and writer
- Fernando Suarez, priest
- Florentino Floro, judge
Science and Research
- Mary Jane Alvero, CEO of Geoscience Testing Laboratory, United Arab Emirates
|Presidents of Adamson University|
|George Lucas Adamson, 1932–1967|
|Leandro I. Montañana, 1967–1985|
|Rolando S. Dela Goza, 1985–1994|
|Jimmy A. Belita, 1994–2003|
|Gregorio L. Bañaga Jr., 2003–2015|
|Marcelo V. Manimtim, 2015–present|
- http://www.adamson.edu.ph/?page= viewnews&newsid=1065
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- "History". Adamson University. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
- "CHED awarded Adamson University Deregulated Status" (PDF). ched.gov.ph. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
- "QS World University Rankings". Topuniversities. 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2012.
- Student Manual 2020.pdf Archived September 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
- "QS World University Rankings: Asia". Topuniversities. 2021. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
- Adonis, Meg (November 27, 2020). "7 PH universities join best in Asia". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
- Isaga, J. R. "Adamson University is UAAP Season 80 cheerdance champion". Rappler. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
- "Peso Economics: Adamson University unveils its new building". Pesoeconomics.blogspot.com. September 6, 2019. Retrieved September 24, 2019.
- "Kenneth Duremdes, nag-aadjust pa bilang bagong head coach ng Senate Defenders sa UNTV Cup Season 3".
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 4, 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "UAAP: Adamson star Nuyles out for the season". GMA News Online. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
- philstar.com. "Adamson University | UAAP Season 77 - Basketball | Sports | Philstar.com". www.philstar.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2016. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
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