HISTORY OF Goldenstate College
Demand for technical skills by the economic sector was growing. GOLDENSTATE INSTITUTE, aggressive to respond to this need, offered short term industrial courses.
When it opened, the institution was manned by only seven administrative officials, twenty nine instructors and 160 students. Five years after, the administrative staff and instructors increased to forty eight whose efforts and expertise are dedicated to meet the needs of the increasing student population.
In the year 1997, GOLDENSATE INSTITUTE occupies two building spaces which provide as venues for academic training and specific practicum and classroom instructions. The institution started its operation with only 7 vocational courses and 5 non-formal courses. The same courses are offered with two more additional courses: Computer Secretarial and Architectural Drafting.
With the increasing demand for supply of technically-skilled men and women here and abroad, GOLDENSTATE continues to upgraded and enhance its training program proficiency in order to produce graduates who can be productive and efficient in the professional world. This, along with fulfilling its educational mission in nation building, is the guiding philosophy of GOLDENSTATE INSTITUTE as it’s envisions a society where constituents live fruitfully and productively within the context of an economically productive society.In the year 2001, the Board of Trustees decided to change its organization’s name from GOLDENSTATE INSTITUTE, INC to GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE, INC and applied degree courses from the Commission of Higher Education and fortunately granted permit to operate Bachelor of Science in Tourism, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Bachelor of Science Commerce major in Business Management.
At present, 2006, GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE was fortunately granted permit to operate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Recognition # 013(4) BSHRM – 1 – IV and Government Recognition #012(4) BS Tourism – I – IV.
Goldenstate College seeks to transform lives, organizations and communities through instruction, research and community service thereby paving the way for a holistic development of productive, successful and globally competitive professionals and graduates and responsible members of the community.
The VISION of GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE which is the central inspiration of the organization is:
An economically, socially and morally developed human resource who can respond to the needs of the society locally, nationally, and globally. It is committed to giving the youth access to quality education whereby students are prepared to make better decisions in life, provided with fitting opportunities to advance, develop and benefit themselves and the society.
GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE is a Filipino, non-sectarian, educational institution established to serve the educational development needs of the society, locally, nationally, and globally.
We are committed to providing holistic education to our students to ensure their development as a responsible and globally competitive professional in their chosen fields of specialization enabling them to become responsible community leaders sensitive to global and national development issues and challenges. To do this, we make proactive decisions to support the career and personal development of our learners and ensure that our curriculum implementation, teaching and learning processes and school services demonstrate that we are passionate about our mission critical fundamentals:
- As a college, we seek to understand and communicate the Truth by inculcating it among our students and stakeholders in all their personal, school-related activities, social activism and professional pursuits.
- As a Filipino International HEI, amidst the rising challenges and opportunities of globalization and ASEAN integration, we seek to preserve and promote the Filipino culture by embedding in our curricular offerings, research and co-curricular activities a sense of passionate understanding of Filipino identity equipped with needed competencies required to work in a borderless world.
- As a Centre for Learning, we are committed to excellence in instruction, scholarly research and responsive community service.
Teamwork. Providing support to one another, working co-operatively, respecting one another’s views, and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.
Excellence. Always doing what we say we will and striving for excellence and quality in everything we do.
Professionalism. At all times we act with integrity, providing quality service, being reliable and responsible.
Honesty. Being open and honest in all our dealings and maintaining the highest integrity at all times.
MESSAGE FROM THE College President
Aa an institution, we have crafted our vision and mission statement – to be among the leading schools in the Southern Mindanao region and through our perseverance, we have largely achieved that objective. So for the future we have become more ambitious with a bigger dream on our mind and aimed to be among the leading College not only in this region but also the entire Phillipines.
In the fine land of abundance, the region of Southern Mindanao, there exists plenty of great schools that offer outstanding education with top of the line physical facilities with vibrant students' lives that are as adequate as the best universities in the country today and I am very proud to say that our College is one of those.
We invite all interested and prospective students to come and see for themselves our humble abode, our Goldenstate College and try to experience first hand our brand of education; to experience enexpensive yet world class and quality education; as well as to experience the flexible schedules that students enjoy which is m education.