Name Position/Designation
Dr. Patricia D. Bahian Dean of School of Arts and Sciences
Michille Aranjuez SAS Secretary

Program Chairs

Name Position/Designation
Arnold Canday BAELS Program Chair
Joie Mercybelle F. Capitanea BAPols Program Chair
Dr. Julito V Mandac Jr. BSHM Program Chair
Darlene Daryl S. Nayo BSSW Program Chair
Dr. Raymund A. Indangan BSM Program Chair
Mr. Marjo S. Malabanan BSN Program Chair

Laboratory In-charge

Name Position/Designation
Joesila P. Bautista HM Laboratory In-charge
Alfred Jomar B. Bongolan BSN Skills Laboratory In-charge

Teaching Staff – MAIN CAMPUS

Name Position/Designation Educational Background
Mila A. Samin Professor V Bachelor of Arts major in Philosophy
Master of Arts in Philippine Studies – Society & Culture
Ph.D. in Philippine Studies – Society & Culture
Julieta C. Cebrero Professor II Bachelor of Secondary Education
Master of Arts in Filipino
Ed.D. in Filipino
Patricia D. Bahian Associate Professor V Bachelor of Secondary Education
MA in English
Emelita C. Ta├▒ola Associate Professor I Bachelor of Secondary Education
MS in Mathematics
Nimshe M. Pastrano Associate Professor I Bachelor of Secondary Education
Master of Arts in Education
Trinidad C. Abapo Associate Professor I Bachelor of Secondary Education
MA in Filipino
Resna R. Garay Assistant Professor IV Bachelor of Secondary Education
MA in Filipino
Arnold P. Canday Assistant Professor II Bachelor of Secondary Education
Master of Arts in English
Edmarie P. Tabacolde Instructor III Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Arts in Nursing
Perlaida Norma B. Puno Instructor III Bachelor of Science in Social Work
Master of Teaching Social Work
Claire B. Bughaw Instructor III Bachelor of Secondary Education
MA in English
Llanevie Azel V. Zamora Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education – Food Technology
Masteral (On going)
Mercy O Caba-ong Instructor III Bachelor of Science in Criminology
Master of Science in Criminology
Ph.D. in Criminology
Rosanillo M. Yagos Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Computer Software Literacy
Master of Science in Environmental Science
Ph.D. in Biology
Maricar P. Rellon Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – HRM with units in Education
Master of Arts in Education – Educational Management
Charmagne B. Merontos Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management with units in Education
Master in Business Administration (30 units) – On going
Romy Liwagon Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Statistics
Master of Arts in Education – Mathematics (24 units) – On going
Kenn Mark M. Edulan Instructor I Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Master in Public Administration
Donna Mae R. Dumaog Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master in Nursing – Maternal and Child Nursing
Catherine Daniel Cabal Instructor I Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
Master of Arts in Guidance Counseling
Khenny B. Colocar Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Social Work with 24 units in Education
Masteral (21 units) – On going
Joei Mercybelle F. Capitanea Instructor I Bachelor of Laws
Julie R. Cabalog Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Hotel Restaurant Management
Master in Business Administration
Odessa S. Bugarin Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Arts in Nursing
Alfred Jomar B. Bongolan Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Arts in Nursing
Joesila P. Bautista Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
Master in Business Administration
Michelle S. Aranjuez Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Social Work
Master in Social Work – Clinical Social Work
Coleen Jean B. Templa Instructor I Bachelor of Arts in History
Master of Arts in Social Sciences (9 units) – On going
Kristine Mae B. Taripe Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology / Accountancy
Masteral – On going
Paulino R. Tagaylo Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Criminology
Master of Science in Criminology
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice
Suzon, Jose Dayo Instructor I Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Master of Arts in Education – Religious Studies
Master of Arts in Education – School Leadership
Althea Nicole A. Paradiang Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management
Masteral – On going
Mard A. Ornopia Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education – Biological Science
Masteral (On going)
Jastin E. Oniot Instructor I Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy
Master of Arts in Education
Moibe F. Olitres Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Arts in Guidance Counseling
Ph.D. in Psychology (On going)
Darlene Daryl S. Nayo Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Social Work with units in Professional Education
Masters of Social Work
Jovey P. Medina Instructor I Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Master in Public Administration
Marjo S. Malabanan Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master in Nursing
Homer T. Lao Instructor I Bachelor of Science in Biology
Master of Science in Environmental Resource Management

OVERVIEW

The School of Arts and Sciences had its simple beginnings. It was once a Department of Arts and Sciences that offered Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Mathematics and English. The viability of the programs: alternative choices of students who are dreaming to teach in higher education, to pursue legal profession and to work in offices that require the expertise of each specialization. It held classes in two vacant buildings, the Marcos type buildings which belonged to Mati, Elementary School situated in Barangay Mati, San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur.

In 1998, the first year of program offering experienced an influx of students who came from different barangays and towns in the province of Zamboanga del Sur. Resources like instructional materials, classrooms, chairs and other needed facilities were limited to cater the student-clientele. But such scarcity was never a hindrance to continue to serve the clientele. The first wave of Teachers along with the Local Officials like Mr. Helinito R. Sabal and Mr. Demetrio T. Superales, Sr. initiated initiatives to assist the Program in its operation and growth.

The Lead Person of the Program was Ms. Mila Amerol-Samin, a MSU-Marawi graduate and a resident of a nearby town, Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur. She laid down the foundation of the Liberal Arts along with new set of Teachers. While building constructions were ongoing in the new site now the Main Campus, this program started launching varied activities for student development. Presentations on socio-cultural activities through literary, dance musical, sports fests, and tutorial classes were initiated to discover and develop the talents, skills or abilities of students who belong to the tri-people of the province.

In 1998, a new set of Instructors came in to cater the increasing student population. Among them was Ms. Patricia de Jesus-Bahian, an MSU-IIT graduate whose documents were instrumental to the opening of the English Program in the Education Department and later in the Liberal Arts. Along with its new Instructors, the department continuously launched activities that developed the soft skills of the students through Literary, Musical and Dance Competitions. Cultural rebirth was gradually unearthed and sustained among the tri-people. The Mati environment became a haven of dreams-come-true.

Mati, which in the past was a depressed area and being one of the critical areas of Zamboanga del Sur now became a cradle of education for the poor and deserving students in the province. Later, town folks and clientele from other parts of the major islands in the Philippines came, settled and started to put up businesses.

The conversion of JHCPC to JHCSC led to transitions and another phase of its growth and development. Designations of teaching and non-teaching staff members were instituted to continuously house programs like Associate in Health Education (ASHE) now the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)- a consortium to WMSU, Zamboanga City, Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management (BSHM), BS Criminology and now a separate School.

In 2017, Bachelor of Science in Social Work was opened after complying the necessary requirements required and inspection by RQAT-CHED Region IX. The College acknowledged Ms. Perlaida Baang-Puno being instrumental to its opening. She was the first Program Coordinator. Her educational qualifications, trainings, documents and the like are among her significant contributions to the realization of BSSW Program.

With a new phase of management under the Deanship of Ms. Julieta Cebrero, Ms. Perlaida B. Puno, opted to relinquish her designation as Program Coordinator. At present, the BSSW has four (4) Permanent Instructors namely: Ms. Khenny B. Colocar, Mrs. Michille S. Aranjuez, Mrs. Perlaida B. Puno and at present Mrs. Darlene Daryl S. Nayo, the Program Coordinator. The Program expects for more BSSW Instructors to cater the increasing number of students in the Program.

The SAS, in its journey expects promising years ahead. The dreams of the Pillars- to educate, engage, innovate and sustain for global appreciation are annually celebrated in August, The Founding Anniversary.