Adamson University

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Adamson University
Pamantasang Adamson
Seal of Adamson University.png
Former names
Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry
Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry and Engineering
Motto Thee Thy Will;
Education with a Heart;
Veritas in Caritate
("Truth in Charity")
Type Private, Roman Catholic, Vincentian
Established 20 June 1932
President Marcelo V. Manimtim[1][2]
Academic staff
500
Students 16,247 (S.Y. 2015-2016)
Address 900 San Marcelino St., Ermita, Manila, Manila, Philippines
Campus Urban 5.0 hectares
Colors Adamson colors.svg Blue and White
Nickname Adamson Soaring Falcons
Affiliations ASAIHL, ACUP, CEAP, COCOPEA, FAAP, IAU, IFCU, PAASCU, PACU, PACUCOA, SMIIC, UAAP
Website adamson.edu.ph

Adamson University is a private and Catholic 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.[3] 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.[4]

Adamson University was included in the top 201+ universities in Asia in the Quacquarelli Symonds Asia University Rankings 2011.[5][6] This made Adamson University as top 9 in the rankings nationwide and top 5 in the Metro Manila area.[7]

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

Campus[edit]

Francis Regis Clet Building
Saint Vincent Hall

Adamson University is located in San Marcelino Street, Ermita in Manila. The Technological University of the Philippines, Santa Isabel College Manila, Emilio Aguinaldo College, and Philippine Normal University are its nearest neighbors. Adamson University has seven buildings occupying 10.7 hectares of land.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 14°35′10″N 120°59′10″E / 14.58611°N 120.98611°E / 14.58611; 120.98611