Tanco expands STI footprint with new campus in Legazpi

Private school network operator STI Education Services Group Inc. of stockbroker-businessman Eusebio Tanco, has further expanded its reach with the inauguration of the P350 million STI Academic Center Legazpi.

Located on a 4,149 square meter property in Cabagnan, Legazpi, the educational institution can accommodate up to 2,500 senior high school and college students.

It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and simulation laboratories for hands-on learning such as commercial kitchen, a mock hotel suite, travel and tours front desk, bar and dining hall, computer laboratories, airconditioned classrooms with flat screen TVs, a basketball court and student activity areas with internet connection, among others.

The campus offers in-demand collegiate programs such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Business Administration, Accounting, Information System and Hospitality Management while programs on Retail Technology and Consumer Science and Tourism Management are still subject for application.

“As part of our lifelong journey in upholding world-class learning, we prioritize the refurbishment of our existing campuses to serve as our foundation in nurturing individuals to become competent and responsible members of society,” STI ESG president and COO Peter K. Fernandez said.

Aboitiz family gets US funding for 3GW wind power feasibility study

The Philippines’ bid to increase the share of renewable energy among its sources got a boost following the awarding of a grant by the US government to Aboitiz Renewable Inc. which is seeking to conduct a feasibility study to develop up to three-gigawatt wind power capacity.