CCI Joins the 4th National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

Posted : November 12 , 2021

“We never consider this as just an exercise, because if we are not aware and incase it really happens, that will be the basis of our survival – especially of our students,” Mr. Jose Elex Gumban, Security Affairs Director, said in an interview after Columban College, Inc. (CCI) joined in the 4th Quarter Online Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) earlier today. Administrators, faculty, staff, and students present in the Asinan campus joined in the virtual pressing of the button for 2021’s last nationwide earthquake drill led by the National Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Office of the Civil Defense. Over 40,000 attendees from the general public, private corporations, industries and government offices, corporations, academes, DRRM and Civil Defense Practitioners Local, Regional, and National DRRM Council Agencies nationwide participated in the nationwide event.

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CCB Robotics Team Bags Major Awards in RVG Regional 2021

Posted : November 9 , 2021

The Robotics Team of Basic Education Department of Columban College - Barretto ( CCB ) recently bagged major awards in the
Philippine Regionals of the Robot Virtual Games ( RVG ) Championship 2021.
RVG Championship is a science , technology and educational event which aims to offfer promising
secondary and senior students an opportunity to expand their horizons through the exploration of robots and robotic systems in schools.

CCB Robotics Team coached by Mrs. Jennifer Abille is composed of the following students :
Junior Team Beginner Category: Elijiah Gabriel Yumang (Grade 8) , Isabela Bisset (Grade 8) & Leilani Landry (Grade 10)
Senior Team A Advance Category : Elmo Denise Abille (Grade 11) , Viancee Ivory Clark (Grade 12) & Isaiah Seifer Nicolas (Grade 12)
Senior Team B Beginner Category : Axel Jay Samson (Grade 11) , Lovely Shane Tenolete (Grade 12) & Donna Mae Villanueva (Grade 12)

Rev. Fr. Raymann G. Catindig , School President and CIO , led the Columban College Community in congratulating the CCB Robotics
Team for its outsatnding feat.

Columban College Alumnus - Ms.Alexandra Faith Garcia Wins Miss Aura International

Posted : October 15 , 2021

Alexandra Faith Garcia of the Philippines is the winner of Miss Aura International 2021, making her the 1st Filipina to win the title. Her runners-up include Miss Romania Alexandra Stroe (1st runner-up), Miss Ukraine Katerina Pidkopai (2nd runner-up), Miss Colombia Maria Del Mar Meza (3rd runner-up & Miss France Cassandra de Soussa (4th runner-up). The glittering coronation night took place at Rixos Sungate on October 3, 2021 in Antalya, Turkey.

"The feeling is still so surreal. This moment was just a dream for the longest time and now it is a reality. This was truly God’s plan. " exclaimed Ms. Garcia.

A thanksgiving mass and motorcade is being prepared for her homecoming.




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College of Business & Accountancy Levels Up in Accredited Programs

Posted : October 10 , 2021

The HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT and TOURISM MANAGEMENT programs of the College of Business and Accountancy of Columban College, Inc. has been granted LEVEL III FIRST REACCREDITATED STATUS by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation, Inc. or PACUCOA, Inc.

This recognition officially makes the said programs the FIRST LEVEL III ACCREDITED BSHM and BSTM programs in the area of Olongapo, Zambales, and Bataan.

" Truly, with FAITH in Jesus Christ, through the intercession of the Blessed Mother, and the guidance of our patron saint, St. Columban, we can achieve our vision of being a sustainable Catholic educational institution. The entire COLUMBAN COLLEGE, INC. community is truly proud of this achievement. CONGRATULATIONS! " , Rev. Fr. Raymann G. Catindig , School President & CIO said in his conratulatory message .

PACUCOA Conducts Remote Virtual Orientation for College of Nursing & Senior High School - Asinan & Sta Cruz Campuses

Posted : August 2, 2021

COLUMBAN COLLEGE, INC., Olongapo City gladly welcomed the Team of Accreditors from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) for the ORIENTATION ON ACCREDITATION (Remote Virtual Orientation Visit) of the BS-Nursing program of the College of Nursing - Barretto Campus on July 26, 2021 and the Senior High School program - Asinan Campus. on July 27, 2021.

CCI - Sta. Cruz also underwent Remote Virtual Orientation Visit on July 30 ,2021 - a first among schools offering Senior High School program in the Province of Zambales.

Columban College, Inc. remains true to its commitment of providing quality Catholic education through its continuous subscription to accreditatio