San Sebastian College - Recoletos

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Motto Caritas et Scientia

Fr. Dionisio Cachero, OAR

Location Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Campus Urban

San Sebastian College Hymn

Colors Red and Gold
Nickname Stags sm.jpg San Sebastian Stags
Mascot The Golden Stag, Sebastinians, Baste, Sebastino

San Sebastian College - Recoletos de Manila (SSC-R) or Colegio de San Sebastian - Recoletos de Manila, is a Catholic institution of higher learning recognized by the Philippine Government. The school is a part of the Recollect schools in the Philippines, it is owned and operated by the Augustinian Recollect Fathers.

The College was given Level 3 accredition by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities in the Elementary department, High School Department and the College Department including the Graduate Studies and College of Law.


San Sebastian College School Chapter

REV. FR. DIONISIO C. CACHERO, OAR, heads the new set of Religious Administrators for SSC-R Manila as president. Following are the members of the new School Board:

Fr. Dionisio Q. Selma, OAR - Local Prior/VP for Administration

Fr. Jorge D. Peligro, OAR - VP for Academics

Fr. Nemesio D. Tolentin, OAR - VP for Business and Finance

Fr. Joel S. Naranja, OAR - VP for Student Welfare

Fr. Cristituto A. Palomar, OAR - Campus Minister

Fr. Lino H. Agunod, OAR - Asst. Campus Minister

Fr. Edwin G. Macmac, OAR - Property Administrator

Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR - Dean, Institute of Religious Education

Programs Offered

Basic Education

All are accredited as level three by PAASCU.

  • Pre-school

  • Elementary (first through sixth grades)

  • High School (first through fourth years)

Higher Education

All are accredited as one three by PAASCU.

College of Accounting, Business Administration and Computer Studies

  • BS Accountancy
  • BS in Commerce Major in Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • BS in Commerce Major in Business Management
  • BS in Commerce Major in Marketing
  • BS in Commerce Major in Legal Management
  • BS Computer Science

College of Arts and Sciences

  • AB Mass Communication
  • AB Political Science
  • AB English
  • BS Psychology

College of International Hospitality Management

  • BS Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • BS Tourism

Post-Graduate Education

  • College of Law
  • College of Graduate Studies
    • Master in Business Administration
    • Master of Arts in Theological Studies

San Sebastian College Facilities

  • Library
  • IMC Library
  • Internet Section
  • Auditorium
  • Little Theater
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Business Laboratory
  • Seminar Room
  • Tourism Office
  • HRM Main Kitchen
  • HRM Commercial Kitchen
  • HRM Front Desk
  • Canteen
  • Coffee Shop
  • Speech Laboratory
  • Basilica
  • MassComm Lab
  • Psy Lab
  • Biology Lab

San Sebastian College Official Newspaper

  • The Sebastinian

SSC-R Saints

  • Saint Sebastian - our patron saint
  • Saint Ezekiel Moreno
  • Saint Augustine
  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
  • Our Lady of La Consolation

Notable Alumni

  • Alice Dixon - actress
  • Rustom Padilla - Pinoy Big Brother(PBB)housemate, actor
  • Gladys Reyes - actress
  • Louis Alandy - actor, model
  • Zanjoe Marudo - Pinoy Big Brother(PBB) housemate, actor, model
  • Kyla - singer, QTV's Popstar Kid's host,
  • Marco Alcaraz - actor, model
  • Heart Evangelista - actress, MYX veejay, commercial model, ASAP host
  • Anjo Yllana - GMA Eat Bulaga host, comedian, actor
  • Roy Alvarez - actor
  • Rolio Golez
  • Hortaleza
  • Mayor Edward Hagedorn
  • Eduardo Zialcita
  • Elie Africa
  • Eduardo Gutierez - actor
  • Gov. Chavit Singson

San Sebastian College Sports

The San Sebastian Golden Stags (also SSC-R Stags) are the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Philippines) basketball team of the San Sebastian College - Recoletos.

Their 5 consecutive NCAA seniors basketball championships is the longest streak in the NCAA.

The other seniors varsity teams may also be referred to as the Stags. The juniors team are the San Sebastian Staglets, while the women's teams are the San Sebastian Lady Stags.

The Recollect fathers chose a stag for it symbolizes a Christian who, filled with moral ideas, runs fast to God swiftly yet quietly in pursuit of his goals.

The staple cheer is Bravo Baste. The supporters of the San Sebastian Golden Stags are known as "bronx warriors"

Their most prominent rival is the Colegio de San Juan de Letran

Notable Players

  • Paul Alvarez
  • Eugene Quilban
  • Brixter Encarnacion
  • Rodney Santos
  • Rommel Adducul
  • Michael Borlongan
  • Michael "Topex" Robinson*
  • Byron Narciso
  • Mark Macapagal
  • Leomar Najorda (NCAA MVP)

SSC-R Facts

San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Manila opened its doors to about 80 students in 1941 until the outbreak of war jolted its operation.

1946-47 conceded to be the first regular year of San Sebastian College, Manila.

In 1946, it had a combined enrollment of 200 pupils and students.

In 1947, a two-story edifice of gothic architecture was constructed.

Few years later the third building was constructed after the old convent was demolished.

In 1954, an annex was added to the second building consisting of four levels.

In 1959, an impressive and imposing building was constructed which houses the college auditorium, a 1200-seater equipped with modern technical facilities.

In 1966, a five-story edifice was inaugurated which is now shared by the elementary and collegiate levels.

Now, the elementary, high school, and collegiate departments both enjoy the “accredited” status from the “PAASCU

Satellite Campuses

External links

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