Southville earns praise from visiting WASC team

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) was visited by a team of six international educators last March 11 – 15, 2018 as part of the re-accreditation process for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, (WASC) U.S.A. WASC is one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States that assure the delivery of quality education. The members of the team are all trained in the process of assessing schools, and they spent the week exploring every aspect of school life at SISC.

The visit began with a meeting with members of the school’s WASC Leadership Team and various … [Read more]

Creative Professionals Review Student Art for Exhibit

MARCH 2, 2018— in preparation for their external exhibit, the fourth-year students of Multimedia Arts presented their proposed artworks to a panel of creative practitioners at the Lecture Room of the Media Center. The exhibit’s theme, human trafficking, required the students to express their awareness on the issue through various media. The presentation included photos, illustrations, video productions, and sculptures.

The panelists were Jemimah Dumawal, Creative Lead of ASPACE Philippines and City Organizer of PechaKucha Manila; Krizia Parungao – an alumna of Southville’s College of Multimedia Arts, Batch 2012; a freelance writer and former senior associate newsletter editor for EBARAbstracting … [Read more]

Another Opportunity for Faculty Enhancement: The Latest on Wound Care Management

March 12-13, 2018 – a 2-day seminar, held at the Air Force Museum Function Room, Col. Jesus Villamor Air Base Pasay City, served as the arena for learning the latest advancements and management on wound care.  The WoundPedia Wound Care Basics team composed of: Hiske Smart, RN MSN, Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN, Barbara Braden, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Greg Schultz, PhD. had as their main goal to inform healthcare professionals on how wound care should be contextualized within varied areas of complexity.

These international experts highlighted the idea that when we take things … [Read more]

BSN Students’ Continued Pursuit for Excellence in Research

Two BSN student researches were once more accepted for presentation in the 11th MDCON Research Congress held last February 23, 2018. The research studies were:

Social Media In Filpino Young Adults and their Social Ability by Tamam Abu Rayyan, Jacqui Louise Canlas, Margie Ossi, Rouie Jean Sindac, Lois Songcuan (BSN Class 2018).

The Degree of Nicotine Dependence, Autonomous Motivation and Perceived Competence among Smokers in Selected Urban Setting by Kacey Cuntapay, Katrina Francesca Dauden, Danielle Diño, Carl Ivan Reyes-Soriano, Laurice Anne Sobong (BSN Class 2018).

The designated presenters: Ms. Canlas & Ms. Abu Rayyan, Ms. Sobong & Ms. Dauden confidently … [Read more]

Our Asian Hospital Nursing Clinical Experience

We had the privilege to spend the last three weeks (Feb. 19 – Mar. 7, 2018) of our clinical rotation in one of the five Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitals in the Philippines, Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC). We are the pioneer batch of student nurses who were allowed to have our hospital duties there – we made history in both SISC Nursing and AHMC.

The AHMC personnel gave us a very warm welcome and a great experience all through out. Dr. Nico Añonuevo, along with our clinical instructors, Mr. Aldrin Dabu, Ms. Angelica Eballar, and our preceptors … [Read more]

Southville Robotics Teams Win First Competition

The robotics teams Southville International School and Colleges recently entered their first competition and came in second place and third place facing off against other entrants from public and private schools. The Junior High School Team of Cuitlauzina Brianna Cerbito, Stefano Crispino De Castro, Iñigo Miguel Hernandez and Gwyneth Margaux Tangog finished first runner-up in Envirobot 2018 held at Far Eastern University – Diliman.

The Senior High School Team of Tricia Hannah Arenas, Pola Berba and Song Jun Kyu, meanwhile, placed second runner-up in the same inter-school robotics competition.

The contestants are tasked with designing and building a robot from … [Read more]

Psychology Through the Eyes of Jodi Sta Maria

Viktor Frankl, a Holocaust survivor and Austrian neurologist, often quotes, “He who has a why can bear any how.” On the 13th of March, 2018, Southville held a Meet and Greet event with actress, and Psychology student, Jodi Sta. Maria. Having graduated high school from Southville’s INNOVE program in 2010, the actress later on, in 2017, started studying Psychology in Southville Colleges. Recently, she was awarded for being the top student in her entire section.

This time around, Ms. Sta. Maria did not speak as the actress we all know and love her as, but instead, as one of the … [Read more]

A Closer Look At WASC

In 1996, a group of accreditors from WASC first stepped foot in what is now Southville International Schools and Colleges. Since then, the two institutions have had a relationship filled with growth and improvement.

WASC, or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, is an association that is responsible for the accreditation of schools across the world with the goal to advance the quality of education and to encourage student growth. Since the year 2000, Southville has been accredited by WASC three times in 6 year intervals, signifying that the school does indeed deliver international quality education.

Throughout the years, … [Read more]

SGEN Faculty and Students Win in Stock Trading Challenge

Committed to promote, develop and advance awareness and knowledge of capital market and entrepreneurship and their role in the development of the national economy, Southville Global Education Network hosted the 2017 SGEN Stock Market Challenge through Investagrams last October 16 to February 9, 2018. More than 70 teams of students, faculty, and staff joined the challenge to learn about the stock market and grow their own portfolio.

Below is the final ranking of the top 10 participating groups for the whole of the trading period:

The winners will be recognized on a formal event on March 9, 2018 at Southville … [Read more]

Creativity in the Media Center: COMMA Students Pitch Short Film Ideas to Industry Professionals

3rd year students from the Colleges of Communication and Multimedia Arts recently had the opportunity to showcase their creativity in front of respected film industry professionals last February 6, 2018 at SISC’s Media Center.

Indeed, as part of a final project for Sir Mike Manansala’s Video Production class, the 3rd year students were asked to pitch three different short film proposal in the following categories: Horror, RomanceComedy
and Drama.

The pressure was quite high as they were judged by 4 prominent film industry practitioners. Two of them were notable Alumni who both have successful careers in the film industry: Nicolo … [Read more]