The Cebu State College of Science and Technology The Cebu State College Of Science and Technology started as one of the earliest vocational schools established in the country.
Founded in 1911 as a Manual Arts department of the Cebu Normal School, it was called the Cebu Trade School. Under Proclamation No. 180 of August 20, 1928, the school acquired its present at M.J. Cuenco Avenue, Cebu City. On June 9, 1938 by virtue of Commonwealth Act. No. 313, Cebu Trade School was change to Cebu School of Arts and Trades.
Being one of the leading vocational institution in the country, CSAT, has always done its best to preserve quality to help achieve national goals. It opened the Graduate School with the degree of M.Ed and MAVED in 1969, to develop leadership and stimulate research in vocation education. The MEC-CSAT Scholarship Program was lunch in 1976 and 1982 the Master of Public Administration Program commenced. Then in 1990, the MTE or Master in Technician Education was added ti the Graduate School Program.
In 1977 a big fire gutted down the academic and administration building and destroyed eighty per cent if its physical facilities. However, a new nine-million peso Academic and Administration Building was constructed in 1978.
On June 10, 1983, the most historic event happened to CSAT, Batas Pambansa Blg. Entitled “AN ACT CONVERTING THE CEBU SCHOOL OF ARTS AND TRADE INTO A CHARTERED COLEGE TO BE KNOW AS THE CEBU STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXPANDING THE JURISDICTION AND CURRICULAR PROGRAMS”
The conversion of CSAT into a chartered college to be known as CSCST which include nine other vocational school in Cebu Province namely: CSCST-ACAT, Osmeña Blvd., Cebu City, CSCST-CIT, Danao City, CSCST-PC, Tuburan, Cebu, CSCST-CFT, Carmen, Cebu, CSCST-CF, daanbantayan, Cebu, CSCST-CF, Moalboal, Cebu, CSCST-FIC, San Francisco, Cebu, CSCST-CA, Sudlon, Lahug , Cebu City and CSCS-AIFC, Argao, Cebu commence in SY 1983-84.
Its charter has outlined the philosophy of providing higher technological, professional, vocational instruction in science and technology, agriculture, fishery, and industrial fields as well as short-term vocational-technological courses. It has promoted research, extension, advanced studies and progressive leadership in its areas of specialization.
Like other chartered institution of the country, the college system has encountered both fiscal and resource constraints which adversely affect the performance of its function. But despite financial constraints however, the College continue to fulfill the mission mandated by its objective, as it seeks to realize its objective which are in line with the development goals of the nation, especially with the new government thrust with is to be the NIC in the year 2000.
Cebu Technological University On July 27, 2009, Philippine Congress passed into law Republic Act No. 9744 which was subsequently signed by President Glorial Macapagal Arroyo on November 10, 2009. Republic Act No. 9744 converted Cebu State College of Science and Technology into a university and renamed it Cebu Technological University.
The university is primarily mandated to provide advanced professional and technical instruction for special purposes, advanced studies in industrial trade, agriculture, fishery, forestry, aeronautics and land-based programs, arts and sciences, health sciences, information technology and other relevant fields of study. It is also mandated to undertake research and extension services, and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization.
Provides advanced professional and technical instruction for special purposes, industrial trade, teacher education, agriculture, fishery, forestry, engineering, aeronautics and land-based programs, arts and sciences, health sciences, information technologyand other relevant fields of study. It shall undertake research, production and extension services, and provide progressive leadership across the areas of specialization for global empowerment.
The center of excellence and development in research, instruction, production, and extension services for progressive leadership transcending global technological, business and industry-driven education.
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