Central Colleges of the Philippines
Sentral Kolehiyo ng Pilipinas
|Latin: Centro Colegio de Filipinas|
|Type||Private College, Non-sectarian|
|Established||January 18, 1954|
Officer in charge
|Chairman||Joaquin G. Bernas, S.J., Ph.M., LL.M., J.S.D.|
|President||Crispino P. Reyes, Sr., LL.M.|
(1)Hermenegildo R. Reyes Main Campus: No. 52 Aurora Boulevard(Sta. Mesa Blvd. Ext.) corner G. Araneta Avenue, Brgy. Dona Imelda, New Manila, Quezon City (2) Consorcia P. Reyes Extension Campus: No. 75 Aurora Blvd., Brgy. Dona Imelda, New Manila, Quezon City,
Crimson and Gold
|Affiliations||Colleges and Universities Sports Association|
|Sports||Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Karate|
The Central Colleges of the Philippines, Inc. (CCP) (Filipino: Sentral Kolehiyo ng Pilipinas) also known as (CCP) is a coeducational educational institution located in Doña Imelda, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Formerly known as the Polytechnic Colleges of the Philippines, Inc. (PCP), CCP was established on January 18, 1954 with an enrollment of 300 students. CCP has eleven academic programs or colleges at present.
- 1 History
- 2 Accreditation
- 3 Academics
- 3.1 Undergraduate studies
- 3.2 Graduate studies
- 4 Campuses
- 5 Athletics
- 6 Library
- 7 Grading System
- 8 References
- 9 Further reading
Central Colleges of the Philippines started its operations upon its establishment on January 18, 1954 with an enrollment of 300 students. It was then known as the Polytechnic Colleges of the Philippines, Inc.(PCP). It was established by a group of prominent educators: (1) Mech. Engr. Manuel Ignacio Felizardo; DPWH Secretary during late Pres. Ramon Magsaysay, (2) Civil Engr. Vicente "Inte" Y. Orosa Sr. (sister of Phil. Army Capt. and First Filipina Pharmacist Maria Y. Orosa) a civil engineering professorial lecturer from FEU Institute of Technology and Mapua Institute of Technology. Served DPWH (1911-1957) 46 years government employee served under six presidents and college founder H.R. Reyes convinced & offered him college presidency but decline, one of his son also alumni of the college of engineering 1959 B.S. Chemical Eng'g and Master Mason of Freemason & Knight of Rizal Orders; (3) Electronic & Comm. Engr. Ciriaco Ygnacio Coronel; (4) Atty./Juris Dr. Emilio M. Javier, Sr., a graduate of Silliman University Bachelor of Arts in 1915, admitted to Integrated Bar of the Philippines in July 1919 and obtained his Doctor of Science in Jurisprudence from University of Michigan in 1932 and founding dean of Silliman University College of Law in 1935 and past vice-president candidate during 1941 Philippine General Election and running mate for Presidential candidate Juan M. Sumulong, Sr. during Second Philippine National election of the commonwealth of the Philippines against re-elect Manuel L. Quezon Sr. and running mate for Vice-Presidential Candidate Sergio Omena, Sr., but lost to Sergio Osmena Sr. Landslide Votes of 1.4 Million Margin; Also Past First College President in 1952-1959 of Philippine Christian College (PCC) Now Philippine Christian University.(5) Civil Engr. Gonzalo T. Vales, a graduate of Bachelor in Civil Engineering University of Southern California in 1917 and free mason (he is the niece of Evelyn Armanda Vales, First Filipina Graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from USC in 1958) and Bachelor of Arts from Silliman University in 1913, co-founded and founding dean of Mapua University 1925-1953 with Ar. Tomas B. Mapua, co-founded and first college president 1953-1969 and past dean of College of Engineering and two sibling Late Rebecca S. Vales was past college registar and Rachel S. Vales was past college alumni director. On 50th founding Anniversary 2004 College Board of Trustees approved Board Resolution to name the Engineering Building to Gonzalo T. Vales Hall. During 1960, the College of Arts and Scienc and the College of Business Administration were established.
In 1969, Civil Engr./Dr. Hermenegildo "Dean Reyes" R. Reyes as 2nd College President and past dean of the FEU Institute of Technology succeeded by his grandnephew Dr. Nicanor M. Reyes Jr., a past regent of UP Board of Regent in 1962, past president of University of the Philippines Alumni Association, founding president of UP Alumni Engineers in 1945-47 and past president Upsilon Beta Phi Alumni and past president of Philippine Chamber of Commerces, founded of H.R. Reyes Construction, Inc. and graduate of University of the Philippines Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) 1928, School Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Hermenegildo R. Reyes a nephew of Educator Dr. Nicanor B. Reyes Sr. founding president of Far Eastern University, born to Don Paulino Z. Reyes and Dona Marcela S. Reyes. His paternal grandparent Numeriano Somo Reyes and Rosario Zuniga-Reyes. In January 1971, Dr. Reyes, successfully buy out shared of 20% of his Co-founder Engr. Vales and other Shareholders, he finally control majority ownerships & renamed the corporate name of th school from Polytechnic Colleges of the Philippines, Inc. to Central Colleges of the Philippines, Inc.. Expansion of the colleges and More degree programs were added, such as Secretarial Administration Agricultural Business Management, and Doctor of Optometry being offered during the tenure of Dr. Reyes. He held his position in 1969-1979. His eldest son succeeding as third college president in 1980–present, Ateneo Law School, FEU Institute of Law (1964-1974) and UP College of Law Professorial Lecturer for 1964-1991 Atty. Crispino "Babes" P. Reyes, Sr., a graduate of Bachelor of Law in Ateneo de Manila University and Master of Law in University of Michigan and admitted in Integrated Bar of the Philippines in 1964, Senior Partner his Law firm Pacis & Reyes Attorneys 1978–present and married Elena Santos-Reyes has a son name Crispino S. Reyes, Jr. (future college president). Also Board chairman emeritus of Ateneo Law Alumni Association and currently Board Chairman with Atty. Antonio C. Pacis President of Legis Forum Inc..
Central Colleges of the Philippines is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine Association of Educators, and Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA Level 2 re-accreditation).
Majors in the Central Colleges of the Philippines include Accountancy, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Computer Studies, Education, Engineering, Nursing, Office Administration, and Optometry.
College of Architecture
Architecture was first offered as a major in June 1953 as a part of the College of Engineering. In 1975, College of Architecture open to a maximum of 500 students and separated to college of engineering. It is housed in a Gonzalo T. Vales Hall and transfer to Hermenegildo R. Reyes Hall that was completed in 1995. Sixteen faculty members teach the program during deanship of Arch. Reyes. The degree earned is a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.S. Arch).
College of Accountancy
The degree earned at the College of Accountancy is a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.
College of Business Administration
Initially opened in school year 1960-1961, the College of Business Administration offers degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Computer Management, Banking and Finance, Marketing, Economics, and Management.
College of Computer Studies
The College of Computer Science prepares students for employment in a computer intensive field or graduate study. Three bachelor's degrees and one associate degree are offered including Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Management, and Associate in Computer Technology.
College of Education
The College of Education offers majors in English, Filipino (Tagalog), History, and Mathematics.
College of Engineering
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) in which it was initially offered since school year 2003-2004. CCP has a five-storey Consorcia P. Reyes (nursing) building located infront of UERMMMC campus no. 73 Aurora Blvd. beside Mezza Residence 1 & 2, that includes a updated nursing skills laboratory, modern mini hospital, and public health settings. There are classrooms and laboratories to facilitate the academic and hands on skills needed to learn anatomy, physiology, microbiology, parasitology, chemistry and physics.
College of Office Administration
The College of Office Administration has two levels of study. The two-year course provides the student with general knowledge of business principles and computer fundamental techniques to gain an entry-level position in office management. The degree obtained is Associate in Office Administration.
The four-year course provides the student with business principles geared toward an office management position. The degree earned is a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration.
College of Optometry
The College of Optometry offers the degree program for Doctor of Optometry. Originally obtainable after 4 years of studies, its obtainability after 6 years of studies was started since school year 1998-1999.
The Graduate School of CCP was established in 1979. It offers four graduate programs: MBA, MPA, MAED and MAT, and has its own library at the third level of Gonzalo T. Vales Hall. The School for Graduate Studies is headed by Dean Dr. Christopher Macabuhay, Ed.D., DPA, DBA. He is a banker, financial consultant and chairman of the board of Peoples Bank. Faculty members include Dr. Rodolfo John Ortiz-Teope, Ph.D., Ed.D., DM is a public administrator and legislator, was a municipal councilor of San Mateo, Rizal, and assistant secretary of the Office of the President under Joseph Ejercito-Estrada Administration and 2012 outstanding professional awardee.
CCP has two campuses, the Main Hermenegildo R. Reyes Campus and the Consorcia P. Reyes (extension) Campus.
The Main H.R. Campus houses the following.
- The Paulino Z. Reyes (PR) Hall houses the College of Arts and Science, Education, Accountancy, and Business Administration. It has the admission office, Guidance and Counseling Office, P.E. department, and the typing rooms.
- The Engr. Gonzalo T. Vales (GV) Hall (Also called Engineering Building) houses the College of Engineering and Optometry.
- The Dr. Hermenegildo R. Reyes (HR) Hall (Also named as CCP Computer Science Building) houses the College of Computer Studies and Architecture. It also houses the DynEd laboratory room, CTC laboratory rooms, AutoCAD room, Chemistry and Physics laboratory, Drawing Rooms, President's Office, Cashier's Office, Accounting Office, and Studio Theater.
- The CyberPort (old location of PCP Bldg. Demolished) the canteen and the CyberPort — a laboratory where the students can do their research and communicate with their friends for free.
- The Antonino Z. Reyes Hall (First and Main Bldg.) has the school's college main library, the Registrar's Office and CCPAAI Office of the Alumni.
The Extension Campus houses the Consorcia P. Reyes Hall, which houses the High School Department, College of Nursing, gym, and ELC (English Learning Center). It will house the College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and the College of Tourism.
The men's volleyball team won the 2005-2006 CUSA Volleyball Championship. They defeated St. Jude College 3-1 in a best of 3 finals. CCP has won 6 championships (1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2002-2003, and 2005-2006)
CCP Karate Club works under the Shotokan Karate International Federation (SKIF). The Karate team has been associated with SKIF since 1994. In 1992 the Karate Club won their first IWABUCHI CUP. From 1993-1994 the Karate Club won consecutive championships of the Private Schools Athletic Association.
CCP Cheering Squad won the back to back (2007 and 2008) at the National Cheerleading Championship held at the Philsports Arena. CCP won with just 0.5 advantage against the University of the Philippines. CCP Cheering Squad won the 2009 World Cup Cheerleading Champions held in Brisbane, Australia. CCP Cheering Squad won second place 2010 World Cup Cheerleading held in Australia.
CCP plans to join NCAA this coming 2010 waiting affirmations.
There are three (3) libraries in CCP: the Main Library (Antonino Z. Reyes Hall), Graduate Studies Library (Antonino Z. Reyes Hall), and the Nursing Library (Consorcia P. Reyes Hall or the Extension Campus).
- "Accreditation". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Retrieved April 22, 2008.
- "Academics". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 6, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Architecture". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Accountancy". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 5, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Computer Science was initially offered in school year 1985-1986. It was renamed to Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Computer Management since school year 2004-2005.
- "Business Administration". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 5, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- Initially offered since school year 1987-1988.
- Initially offered since school year 2003-2004.
- "Computer Studies". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on May 8, 2008. Retrieved May 22, 2008.
- "Education". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 15, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- Initially offered since school year 1985-1986.
- Initially offered since school year 1984-1985.
- "Engineering". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Nursing". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Office Administration". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- Its last set of students started in school year 1997-1998 and they graduated on March, 2001.
- Its first set of graduates of Optometry graduated on March, 2004.
- CCP: College of Optometry.
- "Athletics". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 6, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Volleyball". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Karate". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 3, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.
- "Library". Central Colleges of the Philippines. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008. Retrieved April 23, 2008.