AGSB Inaugurates a new home for its Sta. Rosa Satellite Campus
September 23, 2014
by: April May A. Gentica
The Ateneo Graduate School of Business recently inaugurated a new site for its satellite campus in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, and celebrated this milestone with a ribbon cutting and blessing ceremony on Monday, September 15, 2014. The ribbon cutting ceremony, pictured above, was led by AGSB Dean Rudy Ang, together with Dr. Ely Aurellado, AGSB Finance Cluster head; Ponci Lumanglas, outgoing AGSB-Sta. Rosa Student Council President; and Errol Bitera, incoming AGSB-Sta. Rosa Student Council President. The blessing ceremony was officiated by Fr. Lito Mangulabnan, SJ, Chaplain of the Ateneo Professional Schools.
“The first time I visited our Sta. Rosa satellite campus, I was pleasantly surprised to find a vibrant AGSB community, passionate about learning and strongly committed to the Ateneo vision of service to others,” Dean Ang said in his opening remarks. The commitment and passion of the AGSB student and alumni community inspired him to make his own commitment to increase the school’s level of support to the Sta. Rosa satellite campus, also called AGSB-South, so that it can grow to even greater heights.
He also expressed his hope that in its beautiful new home, “AGSB Sta. Rosa will continue to be a center of excellence for management and leadership training for the business community in the South”, while at the same time becoming more deeply and fully a part of the larger Ateneo de Manila University family.
Other highlights of the event were the awarding of certificates of appreciation to the outgoing Student Council officers and the induction of this year’s new set of officers. The audience was also treated to an audio-visual presentation of recent SC projects and activities.
The ceremony was well attended by AGSB administrators and faculty as well as students and alumni of AGSB-Sta. Rosa. Among those present were Dr. Lydia King, Chair of the AGSB Information Technology Cluster, Doms Carandang, President of the AGSB Alumni Association, Midi Gentica, President of the AGSB Student Council, and AGSB-South faculty members Arturo Zamora, Manuel Tenmatay, Marcial Balgos, Jr.; and Danny Barrenechea.
AGSB has been offering the MBA Regis Program at its Sta. Rosa, Laguna satellite campus since October, 1998. This program was developed in partnership with another Jesuit institution, Regis University of Colorado, U.S.A., and draws on their highly successful experience at running modular adult-learning programs. The program is targeted at senior managers and entrepreneurs who are highly motivated, able to keep up with an accelerated learning pace, and committed to manage their own learning with minimum intervention.
For inquiries, please call Bigette at (02) 898-5007, or Richard at (049) 541-2987. You may also visit our AGSB Sta. Rosa satellite campus, at Unit 2LS-7, 2nd floor, Paseo 3A, Paseo de Sta. Rosa Commercial Complex, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.