Who We Are

Central Philippine Adventist College is a private educational Christian college in Alegria, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system, the world’s second-largest Christian school system. The college is fully accredited by the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities-Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI), the Adventist Accrediting Agency (AAA) of General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and by the Department of Education of Southern Asia Pacific Division.

Philosophy

God is the Creator and Source of all knowledge, revealed in the Bible, and conveyed in full through His Son, Jesus Christ, whose plan of salvation is the aim of true education.

Mission

Changing lives – to be globally competent, service-oriented, and winsome ambassadors of Christ.

Vision

To be holistic institution of international academic excellence exceptionally responsive to dynamic global demands.

Core Values

The core values, using CHRIST as an acronym, unite CPAC community despite its varied personal preferences, values and priorities, beliefs and practices into one corporate commitment towards accomplishing its mission and vision. These core values define “who we are as an institution” and the principles every employee, student, and alumnus/alumna should demonstrate in all his/her undertakings inside and outside the institution.

COMPETENCE is the state or quality of being capable of doing one’s task in a skillful manner that exceeds the minimum standards, not in haphazard way but faithful to the kind of training and labor upon which the worker is called upon by God to His field of labor.

HUMILITY means being modest, willing to serve others that which demonstrates self-abasement, lack of pride, and having self-respect that renounces haughtiness or arrogance.

RESPECT feels or shows esteem and politeness, with willingness to demonstrate consideration or appreciation on another’s behalf.

INTEGRITY shows a unified life in which one’s beliefs and convictions match with one’s actions, he be in the dark or in the light. Whether one is being seen or unseen his true color is WHITE. Integrity encompasses honesty, authenticity, and trustworthiness of a person.

SELF-SACRIFICE signifies the quality of work or labor that is rendered to God or to the institution established by God, exercising thus, as a prerogative not counting the time and effort nor overlapping over personal vested interest.

TEAM WORK is the cooperative effort by the members of a team to achieve a common goal. “Godliness, godlikeness is the goal to be reached.”

By the grace of God, CPAC aims to produce graduates who are: (Institutional outcomes)

C = Christ-Centered
Disciplined
Prayerful
Trustworthy

P = PRODUCTIVE
Professionaly (as a professional)
Personally (as an individual)

A = Altruistic
Selfless service

C = Competent
Professionally (professional skills)
Personally (personal skills)

Objectives

In harmony with the educational program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church ad the goal of true education, the College aims to achieve the following objectives:

1. Teach Christian love through acts of kindness, helpfulness, and compassion to fellowmen.
2. Point students to the power of the Word of God as a shield against evil and as rule of conduct in all the affairs of life.
3. Equip students with knowledge and practical skills to establish and maintain a home that is like a little “heaven on earth.”
4. Teach obedience to the laws of one’s country when such laws do not conflict with the laws of God.
5. Stress the dignity of labor and its values in preparing the students to faithfully discharge the duties of life.
6. Provide recreational activities which will increase bodily vigor, elevate the mind, and enrich the soul.
7. Awaken thought and motivate interest as a prerequisite of learning.
8. Encourage participation in outreach programs intended to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the surrounding communities.
9. Help prepare the students through a strong spiritual emphasis for citizenship, not only in this world, but in the world to come.
10. Promote vocational learning of each discipline.
11. Instill the culture of excellence in whatsoever one finds to do.
12. Foster the relevance of study programs and research for the improvement of the quality of life.
13. Produce efficient, effective, qualified, and globally competitive but locally responsive graduates for optimum service to God and humanity.