Southville celebrates its 31st Founding Anniversary as it gives birth to a new generation of technologically-savvy academicians and students in the pandemic. Amid the turn of events, Southville has consistently forged international alliances and partnerships worldwide. Concurrent with its international milestones are Southville’s perpetual efforts to ensure academic and employment opportunities as part of the institution’s resolute approaches to the crisis. The institution has ensured both livelihood and operations stability in the last two years, providing technological and financial support to staff, faculty, and students in need.
The institution actively supports the efforts of the Philippine government to recover from the pandemic. Southville oversees the upcoming pilot run of face-to-face classes in the country, in minimal risk areas which passed the readiness assessment for school reopening. Parents and students have been offered with diversified blended learning options following the successful launch of its Virtual Online Learning and Teaching (VOLT) program in 2020. The anticipated recurrence of face-to-face classes has made teachers and staff more adept in the days ahead in the event that the initial run of face-to-face classes succeeds and increase more schools, public and private, to officially welcome back learners to their respective campuses.
Southville congratulates its honorable alumni who have brought pride and honor to its community. They are Gen Mark Tanno – Software Engineer at Facebook and Microsoft, Mark Gonzales – Test Lead Vision Processor, MARS 2020 Rover: Perseverance, and Abegail “Abby” Arevalo – Newly Acclaimed Professional Golfer to name a few. Also on its 31st year, Southville launched the FLEX Global Campus for students who wish to learn online learning locally or abroad and have a world-class learning opportunity. Southville also became an official member of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP).
Southville has had a strong relationship with respected organizations across the globe such as the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) USA, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Investors in People (IiP).
WASC-USA has witnessed Southville’s integral advances to global learning since 2000. In its recent virtual visit, the assessors highlighted Southville’s mastery of virtual online education and its online academic operations citing the VOLT (Virtual Online Learning and Teaching) as “world class”.
Southville’s continued adherence to quality through ISO standards since 2004 has resulted in the institution maintaining the 9001: 2015 certification, issued in 2018. Compliance with quality standards for marketing, research, curriculum, security, systems, and efficiency. ISO also commended the institution’s best practices for leadership, the context of the organization, planning, support, performance evaluation, and overall improvement.
Southville has contributed to the battle against the pandemic through its innovative efforts and commitment to achieve. Be it online or physical, Southville’s growth has been unstoppable. In its quest for digital and physical diversification, Southville remains a respected academic institution; the Philippine’s top international school for its numerous global achievers, international recognition, and highest population of 21st Century learners.