Southville Wins Global Excellence Award, the only Philippine-Based Institution So Honored



Southville Wins Global Excellence Award, the only Philippine-Based Institution So Honored

Southville celebrates another global milestone as the only institution from the Philippines and the only recipient of the Quest for Excellence award from the Global Performance and Excellence Award (GPEA) , 2021 – a formal international recognition of performance and business excellence which is an increasingly important tool in competitiveness towards global business success and sustainability. 

The GPEA wrote, “We are pleased to announce that thirteen role model organizations from six countries are being recognized for achieving significant milestones on their business excellence journey. They have demonstrated commendable to world class performance required of the three categories of the APQO [Read more]

A Year of Virtual Online Classes



A Year of Virtual Online Classes

The Southville Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) Program has made a significant impact in the academic year 2020-2021. As it reflects the school’s 5Cs Curriculum which stands for Competence, Character, Collaboration, Commitment to Achieve and Creativity, it has provided students with a meaningful, rigorous, and relevant virtual online education anchored on international standards,  and supported by heavy investments in technological infrastructure and the professional development of faculty and staff.  Southville is one of the most prepared institutions in the Philippines for digital learning having continually used online learning tools since 2010. 

Committed to providing Virtual Online Expertise, Positive Online … [Read more]

Southville Finishes Third Place in an International Business Plan Competition



Southville Finishes Third Place in an International Business Plan Competition

The only Philippine Team finalist made up by Southville BS Entrepreneurship students recently won at the ProVeg International , a non-governmental organization that originated from Germany with four country offices respectively in Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom. It aims to address dietary campaigns to prevent the increasing number of serious health issues such as cancer and heart diseases through innovating plant-based products. This year, ProVed Asia launched the very first ProVeg Food Innovation Challenge that welcomed pioneer participants from all over the world including Southville’s very own, Keessy Almazan, Nadine Magnaye, and Venus Rubia who finished 3rd Place among … [Read more]

From A High Schooler to College Dean’s Merit Awardee (Jodi Sta. Maria – A Timeline)



From A High Schooler to College Dean’s Merit Awardee (Jodi Sta. Maria – A Timeline)

“She may be Maya Dela Rosa, Amor Powers, and soon to be Dr. Jill Illustre but to us (Southville) she is Jodi Chrissie Sta. Maria , Bachelor of Science in Psychology’s Dean’s Merit Awardee, Class 2021.” Dr. Jocelyn P. Tizon, President – Southville International School and Colleges.

Before her breakthrough as an actress, Jodi was a normal teenager who had a simple dream to perform well in school so she could make her mother proud. While opportunities in the limelight came early to this high schooler ,education has always been the center of her life. Jodi would spend hours taping … [Read more]

Abby Arevalo Makes It To Professional GOLF, Ranked 1st



Abby Arevalo Makes It To Professional GOLF, Ranked 1st

Formerly 2019 SEA Games Golf GOLD Medalist (Women’s Team Event) and Southville homegrown alumna Abegail “Abby” Arevalo has finally reached the professional level for GOLF finishing TOP 1 in a Runway Fashion recently held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Arevalo finished by 11 strokes at the Stallion Mountain Championship of the Cactus Tour posting one of the highest victory counts on record. She has represented the Philippines against Sweden, England, Arizona, Hawaii, California, and Las Vegas. 

Arevalo has been training for the professional level and after her big hit at the 2019 SEA Games, she continuously harnessed her game in various … [Read more]

CHED on Higher Education Internationalization Recognizing Southville



CHED on Higher Education Internationalization Recognizing Southville

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) commenced its 27th Founding Anniversary and the country’s First National Higher Education Day with the theme PADYAK! Moving Forward, Claiming Victory for Philippine Higher Education (Pamantasan: Pandayan Tungo sa Kaunlaran). Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) and Southville International School Affiliated with Foreign Universities (SISFU) addressed Adult Learning, Learning at Any Age, and Continuing Education in a virtual interview featuring CHED’s Chairman, Dr. J. Prospero De Vera III and one of the country’s celebrated artists, an award-winning actress, and Southville homegrown student, Ms. Jodi Sta. Maria. “This year’s celebration commemorates a significant milestone for [Read more]

The Making of an AMAZING Teacher as told by Dr. Chit Crisostomo



The Making of an AMAZING Teacher as told by Dr. Chit Crisostomo

What makes an AMAZING teacher? Answers definitely vary. In Southville, one amazing woman takes on its epitomical qualities through her shared experiences and mastery of life in personal, academic, and professional aspects. Here is a life spent in school corridors and still a continued daily routine navigating classrooms and halls featuring Dr. Conchita Camba Crisostomo, affectionately known as Dr. Chit who has been graduating students of diverse ages ever since she got into the academe field.

Women are mostly represented in the teaching profession across all levels primarily due to their caring attitude and Dr. Chit had a clear vision … [Read more]

Nearing “Breakthrough” Amid PBA Delay Rookie & Southville Alumnus Carl Ravanes Is Almost There



Nearing “Breakthrough” Amid PBA Delay Rookie & Southville Alumnus Carl Ravanes Is Almost There

To make it to a national basketball league is most little boys’ dream. Yet, just when one thought that years of hard work will finally set forth, the waiting is more likely to be close to burning a time-out to set-up a play. 

The supposed PBA season kickoff usually held in April has been postponed until further advice on quarantine. The said league declared the third respite which is likely to keep its players in longer hiatus. For the veterans, it could be a relief to have longer days of preparation as they reflect from past performances. But for rookies … [Read more]

Southville Stamps of Excellence 2021



Southville Stamps of Excellence 2021

Undeterred by the pandemic and lagging industries worldwide, Southville has been successfully moving forward and has welcomed the first quarter of 2021 with stamps of excellence from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC-USA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP). Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrates a successful summer visit, maintained certification, and new membership respectively attained in the global arena. The institution has been a familiar name to local and international accrediting bodies and associations recognizing  its reputable image as an international school. It offers a wide-array … [Read more]

International Education: An Opportunity I Never Had – Andrew E



International Education: An Opportunity I Never Had – Andrew E

International curriculum is what I want for my kids because it’s an opportunity that I never had when I was young.

Southville celebrity parent Mr. Andrew E has always dreamed of putting his children into an international school for the main reason of setting the best starting point in their lives. 

As someone who came from a poor family, he took this experience as an inspiration to better himself as a person and eventually as a husband and father. Andrew E knew right away that to achieve this, he had to be serious about the way he viewed the value … [Read more]