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by Patricia Blessy Gonzales

Rev. Fr. Nemesio D. Tolentin, OAR began his new role as the President of San Sebastian College – Recoletos Manila by leading the entire Sebastinian community in welcoming the new students to the institution. The Diego Cera Hall was filled with excited new students and their parents who attended the College Orientation last June 13. The program started with Rev. Fr. Gaudencio L. De Mesa, Jr., OAR, the new Dean of Religious Education Department leading a prayer, followed by the National Anthem led by Ms. Louise Daphne L. Valeras and Mr. Jay Merwinson Madrid. Ms. Aisa P. Arlos, M.A.Ed and Mr. Giovanni Carlo L. Atendido, M.S. served as Masters of Ceremony.



SSC-R Manila Religious Administrators


Dr.Winston Sirug, CAS Dean

Rev. Fr. Emeterio D. Buñao, OAR
, the new Vice President for Administration and Human Resources Development Center (HRDC) Director delivered the opening remarks. Fr. Tolentin then presented the School’s Mission and Vision. Dr. Winston S. Sirug, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences then gave a presentation regarding Academic Policies, followed by Atty. Ernesto C. Salao, Director for Student Affairs, who reviewed and discussed the other School Policies and Student Services. After said presentations, the San Sebastian Recollect Dance Troupe delivered a performance that served as intermezzi. The dance performance was followed by the introduction of Religious Administrators, Lay Administrators, Student Services, Deans, Area Chairs and Faculty Members.


San Sebastian Recollect Dance Troupe

An Open Forum ensued allowing the students and parents to raise their concerns. For the closing remarks, Fr. Tolentin shared his insights and gave thanks to everyone who attended the activity. Assisted by members of Supreme Student Government the  the incoming students had a Campus Tour immediately after the orientation.


SSC-R Manila Lay Administrators

SSC-R Manila Lay Administrators

CABACS Area Chairpersons

CABACS Area Chairpersons

CAS Area Chairpersons

CAS Area Chairpersons


Prof. Teresa Valeroso, HRM Chaireprson, CIHM








11425098_10153385560629814_2130825628844551536_nTwo days later, June 15, ABS-CBN’s morning show Umagang kay Ganda, with field host Robie Domingo, featured the institution as it began the current school year. The San Sebastian Recollect Dance Troupe and the San Sebastian Jammerstags performed during this television feature. This opened an opportunity for Ms. Arlos, the newly-appointed Senior High School Coordinator, to talk about the beginning of SSC-R Manila’s Senior High School Program. Fr. Tolentin was also interviewed as the new School President.