The University of the East (or Pamantasan ng Silangan in Filipino and commonly abbreviated as UE) is a private nonsectarian university located in University Belt Area, district of Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines. The university was founded in 1946 as a coeducational institution. Once labeled as the "Largest University in Asia" in terms of population, UE became the first university in Asia to have an enrollment of over 60,000 students.
University of the East is one of the most financially stable universities in the Philippines in terms of assets. Dr. Lucio C. Tan bought the University of the East in 1990, which he considers his biggest feat and had heavily invested in promoting quality education in the country.
In over 65 years of existence, the University of the East has grown into a respected private university in the Philippines. The university is granted by the Commission on Higher Education with an Autonomous Status that was given to few tertiary institutions in terms of High Quality Education.
University of the East has several colleges and degress that are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education as Centers of Excellence and Centers of Development and also has level II and III accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) and Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU).
At present UE offers degree programs in commerce and business administration, law, dentistry, engineering, arts and sciences, fine arts, education, computer technology, nursing, physical therapy, medicine, hospitality management and graduate studies. University of the East has two extension campuses, namely UE Caloocan and UERM in Quezon City.
Other articles related to "university of the east":
... Aside from surpassing the 9 - 0 start of the 1986 UE squad bannered by Jerry Codiñera, the Warriors clinched an automatic finals berth and matching the 14 - 0 record accomplished 14 years ago by the UST Growling Tigers, which automatically claimed them the 1993 title ... The Red Warriors however lost to the De La Salle Green Archers, which swept the Warriors in their best-of-three Finals series in a score of 73-64 victory on Game 2, October 7, 2007 at the Big Dome. ...
Famous quotes containing the words university of, east and/or university:
“Cold an old predicament of the breath:
Adroit, the shapely prefaces complete,
Accept the university of death.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life.”
—Irving Berlin (18881989)
“One can describe a landscape in many different words and sentences, but one would not normally cut up a picture of a landscape and rearrange it in different patterns in order to describe it in different ways. Because a photograph is not composed of discrete units strung out in a linear row of meaningful pieces, we do not understand it by looking at one element after another in a set sequence. The photograph is understood in one act of seeing; it is perceived in a gestalt.”
—Joshua Meyrowitz, U.S. educator, media critic. The Blurring of Public and Private Behaviors, No Sense of Place: The Impact of Electronic Media on Social Behavior, Oxford University Press (1985)