Union Christian College at 107 years today is considered as the pioneer Christian Education Institution opened in the City of San Fernando, La Union purposely to service the spiritual and education needs of the people of the Ilocos Region and the Provinces of Cordilleras and Cagayan Valley North of Manila.
True to its Vision and Mission, Union Christian College offers in demand courses to meet the requirements of the local and global markets. Such in demand courses are: Nursing, Education, Business courses, Liberal Arts courses, Caregiving, Pre-elem, Elementary, Junior High School, Senior High School and Graduate Programs.
Through the years, UCC produced successful graduates gainfully employed locally in the Philippines and abroad practicing their careers in various capacities.
Today, under the administration and leadership of Dr. Geoffrey S. Tilan, as the new President, the school is expanding its local markets, thus, the school would be establishing international linkages as a way of globalizing our educational system, enhance our cultural exchanges for the betterment of the millennials.
Union Christian College commits itself to a democratic principle of an open admission of students from any nationality, race, and religious affiliation but with strict retention policy to ensure quality and excellence in education. Likewise, the new leadership is in active partnership with the UCC-Global Alumni Association with respect to the realization of their noble project to put up an Alumni building.
Finally, the top leadership will work hard to achieve an autonomous/Deregulated Status and Center of excellence/development in one or two qualified programs. These top priorities would be its best contribution in promoting excellence in education for the pride of the country.
© Dr. Jose P. Mainggang, 2018
Vice President for Administration and Finance/Article Author