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Juniors Undergo Career Exploration

The High School III class of Southville International School and Colleges had a Career Exploration Symposium last January 27. The event featured successful people in the fields of information technology, health services, hotel and restaurant management, legal services, engineering, and psychology who expounded on the practices, challenges, and rewards of each discipline. The activity was done to help the students identify their strengths and interests before applying for a college course.

The college options available from the Southville Global Education Network were also presented. SISC high school graduates need not take the SISC Admission Test (SISCAT), and scholarships are available … [Read more]

Southville Boosts Students’ Love for Science

Southville International School and Colleges, in partnership with the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology, will hold an interactive Science Week Celebration on March 1-4, 2011. The event aims to increase students’ interest in Science and turn its abstract concepts to the tangible.
“We want the kids to perceive science as a relevant subject which permeates all walks of life”, says Dr. Richard Hartmann, SISC Director for Academic and Special Events.

The weeklong program features informative and exciting activities such as Exhibits, Lecture-Forum in Biology and Physics, the Chronojump Challenge and other Sports Competitions, the Science Olympiad, and an Understanding … [Read more]

SISC Ranks in StockXChallenge

Out of 115 teams from various colleges and universities, Southville International School and Colleges ranked 17th in the StockXChallenge as of Week 5 of the competition. Dubbed as “The Ultimate Game of Online Stock Trading and Investment”, the tournament started on December 1, 2010 and will end at the close of trading hours on February 28, 2011. Each registered team is given an initial virtual capital of Php 10 million as their online play money.

Ten college students represent SISC namely Marc Oñate (BS Tourism), Lemuel Calmerin (BSBA HRM), Anna Czarinna Fernandez (BSBA HRM), John Joshua Romero (BSBA HRM), Ma. … [Read more]

Tourism Student Wins Pageant

Third year BS Tourism student Alyssa Du bagged the title “Ms. Zuri International” in the First Young Filipino Tourism Advocates’ Power Conference held last February 26, 2011 at the PICC Forum 2 in Pasay City.

With the theme “Unleash the Next Big Thing in Philippine Industry”, the conference was opened to all students in tourism, travel management, hospitality management, aviation, and other tourism-related programs. A panel of distinguished speakers discussed new perspectives in the tourism industry.

A pageant dubbed Miss Tourism Student Philippines 2011 followed the conference wherein Alyssa Du won. [Read more]

Wanted: Philanthropists

“We cannot change the world all at once but we can touch one life to make it better.”

And thus Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) shares with the country its vision, through the SEED Academy, of providing free two-year college course to deserving and highly motivated students of the lower socio-economic bracket of the society.

Now on its 10th year, the SEED Academy is one of the many corporate social responsibility projects of SISC that has already helped numerous less fortunate students land decent jobs because of the unique training given to them through the institution’s specially-designed academic program. … [Read more]

Math Whiz Hones Up for Int’l Tourn

Today starts yet another challenging day for Gen Mark Tanno, an incoming grade six Southville student as he prepares for the upcoming mid-year international math competitions to be held in either Korea, Singapore or China.

Gen Mark aced intellectually challenging math problems during the 2010 Young Mathematicians’ In-house Intensive Training Program (YMIITP) sponsored by the Mathematics Trainers Guild of the Philippines (MTG). He ousted more than 700 other aspirants, giving him the Top Scorer Award and crowning him the privilege of representing the country in international competitions. He is set to undergo more rigid and mind-boggling trainings under the 2010 … [Read more]

Southville Nabs Twin Wins

Straight from acing consecutive wins in the International Schools Activities Conference (ISAC) Boys and Girls Volleyball Division, Southville International School and Colleges’ athletes once more bring home the bacon upon outplaying British School-Manila in the Girls Basketball finals held in Brent International School-Baguio last January 21-23, 2010. Meanwhile, the Boys Football team, placed third in the same tournament.

Making it to the meet’s all-star teams were Alyanna Ong and Miko Oyama in girls basketball, and John Taylor and Ricky Rens in boys football.

ISAC is the annual sports competition among international schools in the country. -30- [Read more]

Southville students become Microsoft Certified Professionals

Current students and recent graduates of the Information Technology course at Southville have recently gained the prestigious Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification on the implementation and maintenance of Microsoft Databases (SQL Server 2005). The exam takers recorded a 100% passing rate for all the non-graduated students of Southville and also a 100% passing rate for all the Southville scholars. This particular certification is valued worldwide due to the degree of difficulty with Training kits and preparation guides typically being over 1000 pages in length.

The IT industry is very volatile and demands a very high quality of professionals. Preferably those … [Read more]

19th Year Glitters with Big Events

The musical performance of Flutist Ray O. Sison and Pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria, as well as the crowning of 2009 Mr. and Ms. SISC, highlighted the 19th founding anniversary celebration of Southville International School and Colleges.

The week-long festivity held from Sept. 14-19, 2009 featured activities such as Are you Smarter than a Southville Student?; Seminars on Parenting, Art Appreciation, Journalism and Editorial Cartooning; Science Fair; Literary Works Display; Storytelling and a lot more. The Foundation Week also launched the Open Flea Market which aims to generate funds for the SISC Outreach Program- Save a Poor Urban Child. Capping the … [Read more]

Living Up to the International Name, SISC IT Dept, KIV Share Expertise

Armed with the passion to extend expertise on Information Communications Technologies (ICT), members of the Korean Internet Volunteers (KIV) headed by Ilryoung Lee, a graduate school student of Ewha Womans University, spent a month of volunteer work in the Information Technology Department of Southville International School and Colleges.
Joining Ms. Lee are fellow volunteers Bobae Park, Taeyoung Han, and Eungyeong Hur, all part of Team UNIC (United Network of IT Community), who all underwent the extensive screening procedure of the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) under the Ministry of Public Administration and Security. With them is Mr. … [Read more]