Saturday, November 1, 2014

GenSan’s Goldenstate College’s own building rises soon at Acharon Blvd!

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Golden State College Small Pix

One of the more successful schools in Gen. Santos City, the Goldenstate College has truly grown tremendously in the last three years. From its former student population of 2,500 in 2005 it has more than doubled to 6,300 students in 2007.

Credit goes to the husband and wife team of owners Warren and Sarah Manilay who, after the former leaving his job at the local government, strengthened their curriculum (to include health care courses), upgraded their facilities, and hired only the most competent instructors they could find. They also linked up with establishments in Singapore to give their Hotel and Restaurant Management students venues for training before they finally graduate. (My niece, the family cook Claudine will hopefully be one of them.)

Lately, their students have been winning competitions locally and elsewhere, a testament to their commitment to produce globally competitive and highly-skilled graduates.

I was not surprised then to see this billboard (above) along the Pedro Acharon, Sr. Boulevard (beside the gasoline station of the Royecas) announcing the construction of their own building. All along I knew that it was bound to happen considering their recent successes.

With this development, the students, faculty and staff of the Goldenstate College will now truly be proud to have a place they can finally call their “own home”.

And yes, since it’s along the beach line of Sarangani Bay… expect that area’s commercial life to perk up again soon!

(For a bigger view of the billboard above, click on the link below.)

Golden State College LINK

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26 thoughts on “GenSan’s Goldenstate College’s own building rises soon at Acharon Blvd!

  1. glengonz

    bongga! another proof that gensan economy is booming…. kudos to mayor jun acharon for always having the trust and confidence of the generals in investing their capital here. mabuhay ka warren at manay sarah! fly high GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE, university na in the very near future.

  2. epm

    Wow, that only means that Gen.Santos is becoming an educational center of Mindanao. Any news about University of Sto. Tomas in General Santos?

  3. ivy

    ..were comfortably and happy schooling at GOLDENSTATE COLLEGE!!!
    ‘more power to the staff, faculty and co-students of the said college….

    ..THANK you!!

  4. Mario Hormigos

    How can i get in touch with Mr. Manilay or anybody in authority at Golden State? I am the Recruiting Officer of a huge company here in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, although I come from GenSan. We are expanding our restaurant line (one of many, many businesses owned by the Al Nowaiser family) and we are looking to hire Filipino restaurant personnel. Hopefully I can get in touch with Mr. and Mrs. Manilay and we can check out Golden State products.

  5. Mike McClain

    Hello, thank you so much for your quick response to my question about whether Goldentstate College exsists. I now have peace of mind about my friend and her honesty, I just hope my sceptisism and doubt hasn’t damaged our relationship too badly.
    Thanks again, and hopefully I will be able to see your beautiful city in person soon.
    Sincerely,
    Mike

  6. annelg

    gud day! i heard about your school. i’d like to ask the complete address and HRD officer of your institution. thank you very much!

  7. bernadeth

    tns sa pagtitiwala nyo sa goldenstate college..atleast na improve din ng goldenstate college ang paaralan..sana sa pagdating ng panahon ay maging university ang goldenstate college..sa mahabang panahon ay dumami rin ang mag-aaral sa goldenstate..nakikita ko yon dahil isa akong mag-aaral sa goldenstate college..

    • bariles Post author

      Originally Posted By bernadeth
      tns sa pagtitiwala nyo sa goldenstate college..atleast na improve din ng goldenstate college ang paaralan..sana sa pagdating ng panahon ay maging university ang goldenstate college..sa mahabang panahon ay dumami rin ang mag-aaral sa goldenstate..nakikita ko yon dahil isa akong mag-aaral sa goldenstate college..

      Even my niece Claudine de Pedro studies there. She’s graduating now.

  8. lovely Jane B.

    hi sah mga taga Golden States..uR schooL is veRy nice as mY cousin told me.(She is Ian April Teleron a HRM student..)
    Hope that you continue teaching such good education to ur students…
    hehe..
    sayng im here in davao jn sna ako mag-aaral…

    sa lhat ng nakakkilala sa pinsan koh(name pose above)
    pakisay ingat sya & ilab Her so much..
    tnx tc and godbless

    • bariles Post author

      Originally Posted By lovely Jane B.
      hi sah mga taga Golden States..uR schooL is veRy nice as mY cousin told me.(She is Ian April Teleron a HRM student..)
      Hope that you continue teaching such good education to ur students…
      hehe..
      sayng im here in davao jn sna ako mag-aaral…

      Naks! May commercial pa for your cousin ha? :)

  9. catherine cababaro

    Good morning po…im a s2dent of NDTC..GUSTO KO PONG MAG PROCEED SA GOLDEN STATE AT GUSTO KO PONG MAGNG WORKING S2DENT…..ANO PONG MGA REQUIREMENTS?…

    • bariles Post author

      @catherine cababaro, hello. Sorry pero hindi po ito connected sa Golden State. Mas mabuting bumisita na lang kayo sa school nila. Thanks.

  10. cris

    hehehe! we’re also looking forward that goldenstate college will become a university. hahaha! wishing you all guys the lucks! tsk tsk tsk! frankly speaking, your college has the most productive talents or whatever! name it na lang.. harhar! swear?! stay on top of your FIELDS guys, have the spirit! above all, WE SALUTE YOU people of goldenstate..

    from MSUans…

  11. shinah

    ows goldenstate of gensan actually i came from baguio city
    magaling kayo peru di magpapatalo ang baguio hahahaha…

  12. marz..

    goldenState?.. hmnp..
    bkt po nag silipatn ang mga teachers nyo sa MINDANAO POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE?

  13. Nick Nicolas

    Could someone provide me please the current address of Golden Sate college’s Mailing address of its Registrar’s Office, phone, e-mail, or website.

  14. Angel

    gusto ko lang po sanang malamn kung ano ang present website ng goldenstate.. may titingnan lang po kasi sana kong blog about the intramurals pageant night.. thank you po.. ü

  15. Angel

    cnxa po kung natanong ko dito..
    always ko po kasi hinahanap pero dku tlga makita..
    i’m just wondering you might know it..
    thanks po..

    konting improvement lang po siguro ng classroom facilities, goldenstate would be much nicer than all people thought!

  16. jonalyn corceles

    gudlck guys….hopefully maging university na ang school natin..pnagmalaki ko ung school natin d2 sa bohol….more mprovments sa school..sana mkabalik ako jan at makita ko n ung bagong buildinh ng skul GOLDENSTATE….MORE POWERS sa lhat ng staff at kay mam josie yap-trador..tanx

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