Roosevelt College

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This article is about the college in the Philippines. For the university in Chicago, Illinois, see Roosevelt University. For the component college of the University of California, San Diego, see Eleanor Roosevelt College.
Roosevelt College Inc.
Roosevelt College Seal.jpg
Seal of Roosevelt College
The Essence of Education is Liberation From The Bondage of Ignorance and Poverty
Cainta (main campus), Rizal
Type Non-Sectarian
Established 1933 (as Marikina Academy)
Status Active
President Michael M. Alba Ph.D
Color(s)          Green and yellow
Mascot Golden Eagle
Affiliation FEU Group of Schools

Roosevelt College Inc. formerly Roosevelt College System is a private non-sectarian college system with five campuses in the Philippines. Named in honor of the American president Franklin D. Roosevelt, its former name was Roosevelt Memorial High School. It was founded in 1933 as Marikina Academy.[1] The college offers courses from pre-school to postgraduate studies. Roosevelt College primarily serves the educational needs of the province of Rizal and eastern Metro Manila. Aside from Cainta campus, the flagship campus, Roosevelt College has campuses in Marikina City (the original school location), Cubao, San Mateo, and Rodriguez.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Francisco Tatad – former Senator – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Edgardo Angara - Senator - Roosevelt Homesite
  • Ireneo V. Incha – former Post Master General – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Mario Parial – a Multi Awarded Filipino Painter,PrintMaker, Sculptor and Photographer. – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Novelita "Nova Villa" Villanueva – actress – Roosevelt Homesite
  • Esperanza "Zsa Zsa" Padilla – actress/singer – Roosevelt San Juan 1976–1980
  • Ricky Reyes – Internationally renowned Hair Stylist – Roosevelt San Juan
  • Julian Marcus Trono- Child actor and Television personality - Roosevelt College Cainta Quezon City
  • Medelyn Saringan - Outstanding BPO employee
  • Patricia Angel Medalla - SM Little Stars 2013 - Roosevelt College San Mateo Rizal


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