COVID-19


New Home, New Hope for Typhoon Odette Victims



New Home, New Hope for Typhoon Odette Victims

What Southville saw as the greatest need of Typhoon Odette victims is a home.

The Southville Global Education Network (SGEN) mobilizes once again its Southville for Others (SFO) Program to help rebuild a community in Bindoy, Negros Occidental devastated by super typhoon Odette. The SFO donation drive Help Rebuild a Home for Typhoon Odette Victims raised close to half a million pesos to purchase construction materials needed by affected families in Barangay Ilaya of the said town. 

SFO representatives on the ground reported, “The sight we saw was very grave. It was heart-wrenching to see residents stand on a spot [Read more]

Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day



Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day

In celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, we reached out to Southville alumni, parents, and partners braving communal responsibilities in the pandemic . We highlight five of the key industries battling the COVID-19 as we honor our worldwide frontliners rising in the face of adversity, the pride of Southville. 

Discrimination is heavily fought by practitioners in the primary care unit while people in the public service are on the lookout 24/7 to keep everyone provided with basic necessities indoors; ensuring safety and order in all communities. Monitoring information risk and hazard in all communication platforms has become more vital for … [Read more]

Matters of Mental Health in the #NewNormal



Matters of Mental Health in the #NewNormal

“BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), mental health has been an aspect that practitioners need to attend to,” said Mr. Ruel Cajili, Southville College of Psychology Dean. The progressing crisis stipulates a permanent impact on our psychological state; an impact that healthcare professionals will further gauge. These experts and practitioners join forces to track the varying factors that will challenge their lifelong campaign to tackle mental health as a fundamental requisite to overall wellness, especially in times of global adversity and our battle against the COVID-19. The present moment is crucial to weighing triggers and effects with … [Read more]

72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up in the Pandemic



72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up in the Pandemic

Gone are the days of passive learning when education was strictly teacher-centered and students heavily relied on pure lectures and direct instructions. Time and innovation have changed the course of the learning paradigm transforming one-way discussions into active learning, bridging teachers and students to achieve progressive education in the modern age.  The 21st century has become more challenging for traditional educators who are honing a completely different generation – the millennials and Generation Z glued to the fascinating technological advancements of today. Not to mention the game-changing consequence of the current pandemic transforming our old ways into the ‘call of … [Read more]

A Day in the Life During Online Classes



A Day in the Life During Online Classes

Illustration by Mia Pulanco | Southville Multimedia Arts Student

Being home quarantined does not completely change our usual morning routines. We still roll out of our beds early (commitment is key), do our bathroom rituals, make an effort to look our best, and indulge in a sumptuous breakfast. Yet, we have more time to prepare. We can sing longer in the shower, girls stay longer in front of their mirrors, and it’s guaranteed that our first meal of the day is freshly made. 

Illustration by Mia Pulanco | Southville Multimedia Arts Student

Now, this is where the apparent change takes … [Read more]

The Southville Response to the COVID-19 Health Emergency



The Southville Response to the COVID-19 Health Emergency

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is actively working with academic and health experts to implement a range of measures to ensure the health and safety of the Southville community of learners, faculty, and staff. With the declaration of a state of public health emergency and the suspension of classes throughout Metro Manila from March 10-14, 2020, Southville recognizes the urgency of the situation and is taking the following steps to address the situation:

  1. During the School closure from March 10-14, all Southville facilities will be disinfected following CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA) Novel Coronavirus
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