Polytechnic State College of Antique, Philippines

Santiago Lotilla Street, Sibalom, 5713 Western Visayas, Philippines
Phone: +63 (36) 543 5626
Fax: +63 (36) 543 7956

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The Polytechnic State College of Antique, formerly the Antique School of Arts and Trades was established by virtue of R.A. 857 approved on January 19, 1954 the efforts of the late Congressman Tobias A. Fornier. The first Superintendent was Mr. Fermin Taruc, Sr., with a few men as his work force. He was the Superintendent without school site, building, equipment, and classrooms. Supt. Fermin Taruc and his few man temporarily stayed at Sibalom Elem. School where they borrowed a small office and classroom. A few months later in March 1954 was able to acquire a school site with the help of Sibalom Mayor Santiago A. Lotilla and other municipal officials. It is mandated to provide higher technological, professional and vocational instruction and training in science, agricultural and industrial fields, as well as short-term technical or vocational courses. It is also mandated to promote research, advanced studies and progressive leadership in its areas of specialization. The school gradually grew into a flourish school of Arts and Trades through the years through effective leadership of its various school superintendents.

Schols: College of Technology, College of Maritime Education, College of Computer Studies, Colelge of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Education, College of Engineering and Architecture.


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