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The BIG THREE: Celebrating Southville’s MBA, MAP, and MIT Pioneer Graduates

The BIG THREE: Celebrating Southville’s MBA, MAP, and MIT  Pioneer Graduates

Among the highlights of this academic year’s graduation ceremonies were the PIONEER GRADUATES of “THE BIG THREE” –  Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP), and Master in Information Technology (MIT) degrees. Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) celebrates the success of its principal masters comprising of high-profile personalities furthering their education in their respective fields. It was in academic year 2016 – 2017 when SISC officially launched these graduate programs with a roster of noteworthy instructors spearheading the classes. SISC has proven excellence in the fields of Business, Psychology, and Information Technology hence leading to … [Read more]

STAR Summer Camp Excites Parents, Kids

STAR Summer Camp Excites Parents, Kids

Five days of learning and fun activities took place in STAR Campus attended by kids ages 2 – 5 years old. The Free STAR Summer Camp provided individual and collaborative exercises focusing on a variety of motor skills covering science, arts, and reading. These age-appropriate activities allowed the students to advance their scholastic competency in preparation for the next academic year. The STAR Summer Camp apparently gratified parents as they asses their children’s readiness getting schooled. Adding to the fun was a free access to the recently opened “SGEN LEARNING VILLAGE”, an interactive learning place that caters to children aged … [Read more]

“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered

“Save Thy Mother Earth,” the Little Monarchs Uttered

The Early Childhood Education (ECED) students from Munich and Star Campuses shine a light on the most pressing environmental concerns that affect us all during the 2019 Cultural Show. The little Monarchs from Nursery to Senior Kinder wore colorful ensembles and danced and sang their way into the heart and mind of their audience as a way of saving Mother Earth. In the process, they also displayed what they learn in school which is the 5Cs (Competence, Character, Collaboration, Commitment to Achieve, Creativity).C



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The students showed awareness and presented possible solutions to pressing environmental issues in their numbers.
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Monarchs Fit the Bill at Top Companies

Monarchs Fit the Bill at Top Companies

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) annually mounts an event which will help its junior and senior college students to foster professional growth and develop skills that will respectively land them an employment and internship with known companies both locally and internationally. SISC provides its students with technical and hands-on experiences that help determine their strengths and weaknesses and intensively prepare them for the “real world“.

Through a career fair attended by prominent companies such as Mega World, Placement International, and Up Skill MNL, students were provided with opportunities as they look forward to excel in their perspective … [Read more]

Southville Achieves Highest TOEIC Proficiency Rating in Eight Years

Southville Achieves Highest TOEIC Proficiency Rating in Eight Years

The College Division of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) posted the highest language proficiency rating for Academic Year 2018-2019 besting nine other higher education institutions in Metro Manila, Cavite, and Laguna. This is also its highest rating since 2011, the year when students first started taking the examinations. The average mean score for the 468 test takers was pegged at 819/990 or an equivalent of B2 Upper Intermediate Proficiency Level in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Languages. The CEFR is an international standard for measuring English Language Proficiency.

Four students have likewise shown outstanding achievements as … [Read more]

Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling

Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling


Southville Psychology Dean’s Lister and Acupuncture Detox Specialist, Ms. Jodi Sta. Maria facilitated a discussion on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling. The talk is one of the series of activities comprising Southville’s annual celebration of Psychology Week. Ms. Sta Maria shared her gained knowledge, personal experiences, and general insights on ACUDETOX which now plays a major part in her venture as a mental health practitioner.

ACUDETOX, a nonverbal treatment pioneered by Dr. Michael Smith in 1985 aims to primarily aid addiction. It also treats psycho emotional issues and physical pains such as muscle sores and migraine. Yet, Ms. … [Read more]

Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference

Reading and Library Strategies Revisited at Southville’s 2nd Reading Conference

In line with Southville International School and Colleges’ quest for reading excellence, the school hosted its 2nd Reading Conference with the topic Developing Successful Readers in a Diverse Community last March 14-15, 2019. The topics covered include Reading Gains through Read Aloud, Sustaining Mindful Reading Habits, and Recreational and Intentional Reading that aim to align diverse methodologies and practices to raise highly proficient readers in today’s digital age.


Developing Successful Readers in Diverse Communities
Hon. Lourdes T. David

CHAIR of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Council of Librarians – Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)


The event formally started with a refresher
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IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019

IB History Teacher and Environmentalist Joins YSEALI Spring 2019

Mr. Jude Russel Cuntapay made it to the list of bright young leaders set to leave for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Spring 2019, April of this year. YSEALI, an Academic Fellowship Program sponsored by the U.S. government was launched in 2013 merging Asian nations promoting diplomacy and stronger ties among Asiatic young leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Participants were chosen based on their respective advocacies and scholastic endeavors which primary objective is to shape a better community.

Currently, Mr. Cuntapay works with Southville’s top high school educators primarily teaching History, … [Read more]

On the Rise: Southville Institute of Tourism (SIT)

On the Rise: Southville Institute of Tourism (SIT)

The College of Tourism, now Southville Institute of Tourism or SIT celebrated the latter’s new identity catering to a broader and more diverse practitioners comprising the Tourism and Hospitality field. SIT represents quality Service which students master for a better customer satisfaction, Interpersonal Skills which students attain as they deal with all types of clients across the globe, and Training which focuses on a more practical approach advancing their knowledge on real situations that they will encounter when they officially get into the industry. The launch of its renewed brand  serves as a fresh grasp of its … [Read more]

Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest

Ninth Grader Aces Math Certification Contest

A Grade 9 student from Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) passed the Suken Certification Test administered by the Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan. Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion passed the 2nd Kyu level which is meant for Grade 11 students. The Suken exam has 12 certification levels called Kyus with the 1st Kyu for college graduates being the highest.

The test was divided into two parts: the “Section 1: Calculation Test” for measuring calculation skills, and the “Section 2: Application Test” for measuring applied mathematical skills. It covers topics on fractional expressions, higher-degree equations, various functions … [Read more]