Reborn at 28: City of Malabon University now ready for global education

Malabon City University (CMU) celebrated its 28th anniversary with certifications and achievements that empower its students to become transformative leaders and innovative citizens of tomorrow.

Over the past few years, CMU has experienced phenomenal growth – improving its faculty, modernizing its facilities and infrastructure during the pandemic, and improving course offerings (some with industry partnerships) that put them on par with top universities. local to the country.

The Cité Universitaire de Malabon is reborn with a bolder identity as the institution celebrates its 28th anniversary of founding. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

Allaiza Mae Alamo

Allaiza Mae Alamo

Groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of CMU's five-storey multi-purpose building.

Groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of CMU’s five-storey multi-purpose building.

Allaiza Mae Alamo, a third-year student from the College of Teacher Education, recalled what school was like before.

“We didn’t have the advanced facilities needed to improve our skills and be updated with best practices. Now we have chemistry and computer labs, a podcast room and a criminology lab, which houses a state-of-the-art polygraph machine,” she shared.

Add to that, there is now a renovated student center building, which houses a canteen on the first floor, a student lounge and club offices on the second, and a media room on the third. He also recently held a groundbreaking event to kick off the construction of a five-story multipurpose building to provide 10 additional classrooms for CMU business administration students.

CMU President Melissa Grace Sison-Oreta is proud of the achievements as the school remains true to its vision of “being home to Malabonians of the world”.

“Today, CMU is now ISO certified when the United Registrar of Systems Philippines (URS) granted CMU the International Organization for Standardization or ISO 9001:2015 which means Quality Management System (QMS) of CMU has met international standards,” she said. noted.

Earlier this year, CMU also added another feather to its hat when nine of its programs were accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Association of Local Colleges and Universities. The accrediting agency has recognized CMU’s accounting program with Level 1 accreditation, while early childhood education, public administration, journalism, and management accounting have achieved “status candidate”. This makes CMU one of the leading accredited universities in the Camanava region.

Because CMU has received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), the school is eligible for specified privileges under Republic Act 10931 or the Universal Access Act to quality higher education.

Since last year, CMU, with the help of uniFAST, has been very enthusiastic in fulfilling the requirements for acquiring the said certification, so that all CMU students have access to education. free. This means that students like Allaiza can gain knowledge, improve their skills, and prepare for the future while studying for free at CMU.

Even amid the pandemic, CMU has ensured that students can still get the education they deserve. The institution launched a series of webinars on the use of new technologies, while providing free SIM cards with a charge allowance per month to be used for Internet connection.

This 28th year for the Cité Universitaire de Malabon is a year that is reborn with a renewed, more vigorous and bolder identity.

“I am just one of over 5,000 CMU students who have experienced this total improvement. I am now proud to announce to everyone that I am a CMU student because I know I could get the education of overall quality that I need to be successful in life,” added Alamo.

There is a saying that the hope of a nation lies in its youth, and with the quality education that CMU now offers, the future for the Malabon student is brighter and brighter than ever.

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