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Owners oppose STI’s move to foreclose PWU campuses

via rappler.com – Owners of the beleaguered Philippine Women’s University (PWU) are strongly opposing the move of STI Holdings, Incorporated to seek the foreclosure of the university’s Manila campuses, arguing it has no basis. STI has asked the Manila Regional Trial Court to allow the takeover of two campuses of Read more »

5 Phl universities make Asia’s best list

By Helen Flores/The Philippine Star – Five universities in the Philippines made it to the Top 300 Asian universities list of the London-based education and career network Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The state-run University of the Philippines-Diliman remains the country’s top school after it was ranked 63rd in the 2014 Read more »

Nursing exam topnotcher: ‘When you dream, dream big’

By Nestor Corrales via INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—A graduate of the New Era University who topped the 2013 nurse licensure examination is sharing this formula for success: “When you dream, dream big.” Kristine Joie Azarcon Danan, fulfilled this promise last Wednesday by topping the 2013 nurse licensure examinations, besting 35, Read more »

Sheila Coronel named Academic Dean at Columbia Journalism School

New York, NY, January 21, 2014 —Dean Steve Coll announced today that Sheila Coronel will become Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia Journalism School, succeeding Bill Grueskin, who has served in the position since 2008. Coronel will assume the role on July 1, 2014. Also look into the elementary Read more »

PHL universities begin shift to international school calendar

By Howie Severino/GMA News – Philippine universities will no longer be out of step with the rest of the world. Adamson University will begin the next school year this August, with other Philippine colleges and universities expected to follow suit in moving their academic calendar by 2015, in order Read more »

Philippine School of Business Administration shutting down

By Jeannette I. Andrade/Philippine Daily Inquirer – A business college in Quezon City is shutting down next month due to financial losses and its students may transfer to a sister campus in Manila, according to an announcement made earlier this week by its top officials. However, the lawyer heading the Read more »