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|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|
|Students||16,247 (S.Y. 2015-2016)|
|Address||900 San Marcelino St., Ermita, Manila, Manila, Philippines|
|Campus||Urban 5.0 hectares|
|Colors||Blue and White|
|Nickname||Adamson Soaring Falcons|
|Affiliations||ASAIHL, ACUP, CEAP, COCOPEA, FAAP, IAU, IFCU, PAASCU, PACU, PACUCOA, SMIIC, UAAP|
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. 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 Asia University Rankings 2011. This made Adamson University as top 9 in the rankings nationwide and top 5 in the Metro Manila area.
|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.|
|Marcelo V. Manimtim|
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.
Politics and Governance
- Ruthlane Uy Asmundson, former City Mayor of Davis, California
- Angelito Gatlabayan, former City Mayor and Representative of the 2nd District of Antipolo
- Kenneth Duremdes, basketball player, UNTV Cup Senate Defenders Head Coach, Adamson Falcons Head Coach (2014-2015) 
- Alex Nuyles, basketball player
- Louie Alas, Letran Knights coach
- Richard Alonzo, basketball player
- Lester Alvarez, basketball player
- Marlou Aquino, basketball player
- Ken Bono, basketball player
- Hector Calma, basketball player
- Gherome Ejercito, basketball player
- Edward Joseph Feihl, basketball player
- Eddie Laure, basketball player
- Melvin Mamaclay, basketball player
- Rafael Nepomuceno, bowler
- Jericho Cruz, basketball player
- Rodney Brondial, basketball player
- Eric Camson, basketball player
- Don Trollano. basketball player
- Jansen Rios, basketball player
Arts, culture, religion, and entertainment
- Hazel Ann Mendoza, actress
- Nida Blanca, actress
- Florentino Floro, judge
- Francine Prieto, actress
- Jestoni Alarcon, actor
- Guillermo Gómez Rivera, historian and writer
- Fernando Suarez, priest
- Neil Coleta, actor
- "History". Adamson University. Retrieved 2012-10-16.
- "CHED awarded Adamson University Deregulated Status" (PDF). ched.gov.ph. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
- "QS World University Rankings". Topuniversities. Retrieved 2012-10-16.
- [dead link]
-  Archived September 5, 2012, on Wayback Machine.
- "UAAP: Adamson star Nuyles out for the season". GMA News Online. Retrieved 2017-02-23.
- philstar.com. "Adamson University | UAAP Season 77 - Basketball | Sports | Philstar.com". www.philstar.com. Retrieved 2017-02-23.
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