About Us

Vision

College of the Holy Spirit Manila is a Catholic learning institution that forms global change agents, stewards of creation and advocates for social good, grounded on faith-centered values.

Mission

Inspired by our founder St. Arnold Janssen, the College of the Holy Spirit Manila educates the youth of today through socially-relevant programs and technology-aided learning approaches for continuous self-renewal and positive transformation in the spirit of communion.

Goals

In living out the ideals of St. Arnold Janssen, CHSM aims at holistic formation of authentically Christian Filipinos who are:

 

  • Humane and committed to the care of creation
  • Professionally competent and dedicated to service
  • Advocates of inclusiveness, respectful of diversity
  • Motivated to proactively respond to the call of the times
  • Just and others-centered servant leaders

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1913 – Holy Ghost College (HGC) was established as a primary school by the Missionary Sisters Servant of the Holy Spirit (SSpS) in response to the invitation of the then Manila Archbishop Jeremias Harty.

1920 – Located originally on Legarda Street as a small grade school, Holy Ghost College expanded its operation to include high school students and opened up another site along Mendiola St. where it continues to stand today.

1926 – Holy Ghost College entered the tertiary level with a two-year Associate in Arts program.

1928 – Bachelor’s Degree for Liberal Arts, Preparatory Law and Education were offered.

1932 – Bachelor of Science in Home Economics and Bachelor of Fine Arts were added.

1936 – Bachelor of Science in Commerce was introduced.

1938 – Master of Arts in Education was offered.

1944 – Bachelor of Music

1955 – 5 major academic departments were formed namely, Liberal Arts Education, Home Economics (later changed to Nutrition and Dietetics), Fine Arts, Commerce and Science.

1957 – HGC became a member of the PAASCU (Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities)

1963 – Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Pre-Nursing and Pre-Med.

 

April 5, 1965 – Holy Ghost College was changed to COLLEGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT MANILA (CHSM)

August 9, 1975 – Signed an agreement with the Mendiola Consortium (MC) for academic cooperation along with Centro Escolar University Manila, La Consolacion College Manila, San Beda College Manila, and St. Jude Catholic School.

1979-1985 – Grade School and High School migrated to Holy Spirit, Capitol Hills, Quezon City.

1990’s – Established linkages and partnerships with other educational institutions abroad.

2003 -Opened Caregiver’s Program, BS Tourism, BS Psychology,BS Accountancy. CHSM was granted Autonomous Status by CHED.

2004 – Bachelor of Science in Nursing was offered. High-School Department was brought back in Mendiola.

2005 – CHSM became Co-Ed.

2010 – Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy; Graduate School Programs (Master of Arts in Special Education/Master of Tourism & Hospitality Management)

2011 – Master of Business Administration for Health Professionals.

2013 – Granted Level III re-accreditation status for Arts, Sciences and Business programs by PAASCU

2016 – CHSM went under new management by the Holy Spirit Management Alumni Corporation (HSAMC).

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Administrators

DR. WYNNA MARIE A. MEDINA

  • PRESIDENT

DR. LOURDES K. SAMSON

  • DEAN, COLLEGE and GRADUATE SCHOOL

MS. IDA GRACE S. BAYLON

  • PRINCIPAL, BASIC EDUCATION

MS. ANGELES MADRID

  • FINANCE DIRECTOR

SR. CORAZON B. GUIEB, SSpS

  • COMMUNITY LEADER

MS. ALLEN PESCASIO — COORDINATOR, STUDENT AFFAIRS 

DR. ZENY ABALOS — COORDINATOR, ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

MS. JOCELYN  M. FLORES — MARKETING OFFICER

MS. LEILANI TIO — REGISTRAR

MRS. ROSETTE E. NUERA, M.A.Ed — HEAD LIBRARIAN

MR. PETER DE GUZMAN  — GUIDANCE AND ADMISSIONS OFFICER, COLLEGE DEPARTMENT

MS. RACIEL STA. MARIA  — GUIDANCE AND ADMISSIONS OFFICER, BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

MR. REYNALDO D. CABALO — CAREER DEVELOPMENT & PLACEMENT OFFICER

MS. DIANAFE A. CASTILLO — STUDENT ACTIVITIES OFFICER

MS. FELICITAS R. VITO — CAMPUS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT OFFICER

MR. SAM RUSTIA — INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

FR. ANGEL M. MAGADA, SVD — CHAPLAIN

 

SSPS Institutions

SCHOOLS

  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, MANILA
  • COLLEGE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, TARLAC
  • SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, QUEZON CITY
  • HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL, CUBAO, QUEZON CITY
  • HOLY SPIRIT ACADEMY, MALOLOS
  • HOLY SPIRIT ACADEMY, IROSIN, SORSOGON

 

RETREAT HOUSES

  • ARNOLD JANSSEN SPIRITUALITY CENTER, QUEZON CITY
  • HOLY SPIRIT MISSION SERVICE CENTER, TAGAYTAY CITY
  • HOLY SPIRIT CONVENT, BAGUIO CITY

 

DORMITORY

  • HOLY SPIRIT LADIES DORM, SAMPALOC, MANILA CITY