Siena College of Quezon City
is a private, sectarian, non-stock educational institution located in San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City
. It was established in 1959 by Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena
. The school offers tertiary education with degrees in Tourism, Business Administration
, Hotel and Restaurant Management
and Religious Education. It also offers pre-school, elementary, secondary education, and SPED
True to its mission to “participate in the evangelizing mission of the Church by proclaiming Jesus Christ and building the Kingdom of God,” the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena has zealously established schools throughout the country and abroad. In the mid-1950s, the idea of setting up another school within the compound of the Motherhouse located in the then rugged fields of San Francisco del Monte was conceived. It was in response to the education needs of the growing community in the area. At that time, the entire place was in disarray, and it took the unfaltering courage and foresight of Rev. Natividad Pilapil, O.P., the Superior General of the Congregation, to start the construction of the first building along Del Monte Avenue in 1958.
At the start of the school year 1959-1960, Siena College opened its doors to 500 students who enrolled in the grade school, high school and college departments. The courses offered then in... Read More