Pro Patria et Jure (For Country and Law); the motto where the people of MLQU live by.
MLQU is eponymous to former Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel Luis Quezon. Since the founding of the MLQU School of Law, its graduates gave nothing but pride to their alma mater by passing the bar exams with flying colors. Being officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Higher Education, Philippines, also made this higher education organization an averagely selective institution. Note that some of the MLQU graduates found success in government services such as Alberto Romulo (Former Foreign Affairs Secretary) and Blas F. Ople (Former Labor Secretary and Senate President).
The school year 2015-2016 was a fruitful year for the Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) as its law enrollment rate has risen. This year (MLQU) reached another milestone by a move to Quezon City on August 19, just in time for the celebration of the 138th birth anniversary of the city’s visionary and former Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel Luis Quezon.
Dubbed “Quezon ls Home”, the event featured MLQU’s symbolic move to continue its legacy from Quiapo. Manila, to Quezon City with the unveiling of the late portrait done by National Artist In Painting Fernando Amorsolo. Just like the school, the city was named after the former president and it celebrates Quezon Day every August 19th in accordance with Republic Act 6741.
Quezon City ofﬁcials joined in the celebration led by MLQU and New San Jose Builders’ chairman Dr. Jose Rizalino Azucar and MLQU president and NSJBI co-chairman Dr. Isaganl Germar. The event was held at the MLQU School for Professional Advancement and Continuing Education (MLQU SPACE) located near MRT-Kamuning in Quezon City.
Pioneering programs to mark the QC expansion
MLQU has also commenced its partnership with distinguished groups to introduce pioneering programs, signaling its entry to QC’s roster of esteemed academic institutions.
Chamber of Real Estate and Builders‘ Associations INC.
University ofﬁcials forged the deal with Chamber of Real Estate and Associations, Inc. (CREBA), the largest real estate umbrella organization in the country, a memorandum of understanding signing.
Under the MOU, CREBA will provide students in MLQU who wish to attain a career in real estate management. Moreover, CREBA and MLQU will create training modules that aim to acquaint students with real estate law in relation to commercial, rental and private property.
BLOOMBERG and East West Educational Specialists, Co. Inc. (EWES)
Bloomberg and East West Educational Specialists, Co. Inc. (EWES) are collaborating on several initiatives such as the Bloomberg EWES Certiﬁed Financial Markets Program, Bloomberg EWES Faculty Development Programs, and Bloomberg Professional Service Practicum Program, which includes international trips exposures to integrate the Bloomberg terminal application Into EWES course curriculum. In collaboration with MLQU, East-West shall conduct certiﬁcation programs and review classes for courses and programs for all students and graduates of MLQU in accordance with requirements and standards of the Commission on Higher Education, Bloomberg LP Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and Securities and Exchange Commission.
American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP)
In its plan to beef up its Architecture and Engineering programs, MLQU partnered with American Concrete Institute ~Philippine Chapter (ACI) and Association of Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP), programs aiming to develop both the student’s professionals’ knowledge and practice in structural engineering. ACI has been in the Philippines since 1995 and advocates for concrete quality and the upliftment of the industry.
“We aim to provide students, academe, practitioners and professionals the advanced in solving and upgrading the quality of the construction industry in the country. Our MLQU shall focus on training and certiﬁcation of professionals for them to be equipped standards allowing them to be on top,” said Elen Chua, president of ACI-Philippine Chapter.
Meanwhile, ASEP is respected as an authoritative leader in the practice of engineering. Established in 1961, ASEP has been in existence for more than 55 solid years. “The main objective of the program in partnership with MLQU is to explore and impart the actual applied practice in the industry: how to do the actual design and how to use the proper tools in the design. I’m talking about software, the actual design procedure that has been done in the practice,” said Danilo Domingo, ASEP vice President.
NSJBI supports MLQU in helping Filipinos achieve their dreams
In October 2014, property developer New San Jose Builders, INC. (NSJBI) acquired ownership of the 69-year old Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU). Since then, NSJBI joined MLQU’s dream of helping Filipino students achieving a better life through by improving and upgrading the school’s facilities as well as expanding its opportunities.
In 2015, MLQU opened the School for Professional Advancement and continuing Education (SPACE) in the Victoria Sports Tower along EDSA. Developed by NSJBI, Victoria Sports Tower boasts of 5 ﬂoors or a total of 34, 180 sq m. of sports and social club replete with the most advanced indoor sports complex, business amenities, wellness ﬁtness centers, residential facilities, and luxurious hotel-like lobby tailor-ﬁt for business appointments and meetings. The site also offers MLQU students an accessible and conducive learning environment.
MLQU continues to expand as another campus will soon rise in Timog Avenue to open up more college courses in the coming years.
Visit MLQU SPACE for more information and inquiries about the latest programs and certiﬁcation offerings or contact 683-2327 local 122 or 129. Visit the website at mlqu.edu.ph or its ofﬁcial Facebook page at MLQU Official.
Thank you MLQU for the invitation to be part of this momentous event.