UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYTEM DALTA
The University of Perpetual Help System Dalta (UPHSD) is a highly recognized institute offering higher education with its 3 sprawling Campuses in Las Pinas, Molino and Calamba. Over 20,000 students study in these campuses, complemented by over 1000 faculty and support staff. The university has an excellent alumni network in both Philippines and the United States.
On April 20, 1997, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), in its En Banc Resolution No. R 95-97, Series of 1997, granted university status to the University of Perpetual Help System Dalta (UPHSD) at Las Piñas, and the University of Perpetual Help System Jonelta (UPHSJ) at Biñan, as a single unit under the name “UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM”, with all the privileges, entitlements, and responsibilities appurtenant thereto, effective Collegiate Year (CY) 1997-1998.
Dr. Antonio Laperal Tamayo, founder and his wife Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo, co-founder together with their friend, Ernesto Palanca Crisostomo, established on February 5, 1975 in Las Piňas City the Perpetual Help College of Rizal, now the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA Las Piňas.
The first school building consisting of four floors (the present hospital) was constructed in a remarkable record-breaking period of only four months, which ordinarily takes one year to construct. The school building was created to house the College of Nursing. Around 700 nursing student were enrolled and a few were referrals from the Perpetual Help School in Manila. Perpetual was indeed on its way to becoming a premier university south of Metro Manila.
The organizational structure of the former Perpetual Help College of Rizal has interwoven within its fabric a closely-knit group of administrators and educators. The administrative expertise of Mr. Crisostomo, the educational and supervisory proficiency of former Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila acting President and the Perpetual – Biñan First Chancellor Benjamin L. Intal and former Bureau of Private Schools Regional Director Teofilo Gallardo were the forefront keys in the formulation of the institution. The other members of the founding group are the University’s First Chancellor Dr. Grace R. De Leon whose loyalty stood by and supported the founders in hurling the challenges of organizational growth; University Registrar Dr. Perla R. Sope, and consultants ADMU’s Emiliano Armas of the Ateneo De Manila University and the De La Salle University’s Oscar Bautista, Col. Jose C. Moran, father of Dr. Daisy, a Certified Public Accountant and former President of the Continental Bank, facilitated the needed funds of the project through his friends and the Development Bank of the Philippines, where he served as its first manager of branches and agencies.
In 1997, the Commission on Higher Education granted University status, thus the change of name to the University of Perpetual Help.
The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA is one of the subsystems complementing the University of Perpetual Help System.
The other subsystem is the University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA. University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA was founded and established by Dr. Jose G. Tamayo, as its first President and Chairman of the Board, with Co-Founder, Dr. Josefina Laperal Tamayo, as its Vice-Chairman and Treasurer. With both co-founders now deceased, the University of Perpetual Help System JONELTA is presently led by the first born of the founders, Dr. Antonio L. Tamayo. He is currently the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of UPH System JONELTA. Incidentally, he is also the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer the UPH System DALTA.
Dr. Tamayo earned his post-graduate courses in Hospital Administration at George Washington University in Washington D.C., supplemented with special studies on Hospital Management from Ateneo de Manila University, and a Ph. D in Organizational Development from the Southeast Asian Interdisciplinary Institute.
On June 10, 2003, the helm of leadership of the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA was transferred to, Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo as Second President.
Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Nursing from New York University, USA. She is also a doctorate degree holder in Organization Development from the Southeast Asian Interdisciplinary Institute.
Complementing the leadership and management functions of Dr. Antonio L. Tamayo and Dr. Daisy M. Tamayo are their two sons, Anthony Jose and Richard Antonio who are both outstanding cum laude graduates of the University of the Philippines.
Anthony Jose M. Tamayo assumed presidency of the UPHSD campuses on January 2010. He is a Certified Public Accountant, MBA degree holder from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and MA in Education degree holder from Harvard University.
Likewise, Richard Antonio M. Tamayo was appointed as President of the University of Perpetual DALTA Medical Center. He is currently finishing his Master of Business in Hospital Administration at Ateneo de Manila University.
In subsequent years, the UPHSD established two branches as well as several agri-businesses which later incorporated into the DALTA Group of companies. The units of DALTA Group are located in Las Pinas City; Molino, Cavite; and Calamba City in Laguna. It also has a Medical Center in Las Piňas City.
The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA– Molino was established and inaugurated in May 1995 with an initial enrolment of seven hundred students. Just a year after, the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA – Calamba was established in inaugurated initially with 360 enrollees.
Administration of UPHSD
Complementing the leadership and management functions of Dr/BGen Antonio L. Tamayo and Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo are their two sons, Anthony Jose and Richard Antonio, both cum laude graduates of the University of the Philippines.
Anthony Jose M. Tamayo assumed presidency of the UPHSD campuses on January 2010. He is a cum laude graduate of Accountancy in University of the Philippines-Diliman, a Certified Public Accountant, MBA degree holder from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and MA in Education degree holder from Harvard University.
Likewise, Richard Antonio M. Tamayo was appointed as President of the University of Perpetual DALTA Medical Center. He is also the president of other DALTA companies including Dalta Builders, Inc., Health Care and Development Inc., Dalta Jonelta Foundation Inc, and A8 Travel and Tours. He is the Executive Vice President for Administration for DALTA Group of Companies Central Office and Executive Director of DALTA Group of Companies, Zero Waste Management Committee. Richard Tamayo was a cum laude graduate of Business Economics in University of the Philippines-Diliman. He is also a graduate of Squadron Officers’ Course (SOC) of Air Force Officers’ School-Philippine Air Force, and a Master in Business Administration-Health at the Ateneo de Manila University Graduate School of Business. He is currently enrolled in the Owner/President Management Program (OPM) of Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) Las Piñas Campus
The biggest Campus of Perpetual Help System DALTA is located in Las Piñas city has a student population of around 12,000 students and employs about 1,500 teaching and non-teaching staff. It offers more than 70 undergraduate and more than 10 postgraduate academic programs in addition to its primary and secondary academic offerings.
As an active member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Philippines, it continuously seeks and trains young athletes to compete in NCAA and to represent the entire system DALTA.
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) Molino Campus
The 2nd University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) campus, the Molino campus was established and inaugurated in May 1995. Currently, the UPHSD caters to a student population of 4,000 – a dramatic increase based on its initial 700 enrollees. Standing tall in a pristine land area of 6 hectares, the Molino campus is now the most notable educational institution in Bacoor, Cavite and its neighboring towns.
University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) Calamba Campus
The 3rd University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD), the Calamba campus was established in 1996 with only 360 students. To date, its enrollment has dramatically increased to 2,500 enrollees. Strategically located in Barangay Paciano Rizal, Calamba City, the 4-hectare campus has an impressive line of state-of-the-art educational facilities conducive for learning.
With an extensive network of national and international linkages in higher education and business, UPHSD Calamba Campus is preparing the globally competitive Filipinos by providing venues for the pursuit of excellence.
Accreditations & Academic Programs of UPHSD
Commission on Higher Education (CHED): The University of Perpetual Help System DALTA is duly accredited by the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to accept foreign students from all over the world in all its degree programs in the undergraduate and graduate levels, due to the high quality, relevance, and efficacy of its instruction, curricular content, highly qualified faculty, community involvement, research, and infrastructure, based on the three pillars of education: academics, research, and community service. It has attained the coveted stature of a world-class institution of higher learning
Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA): UPHSD is also recognized by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) as the only institution south of Metro Manila to have the most number of Level III Accredited programs in Liberal Arts (Psychology, Political Science, Communication), Education (Bachelor in Elementary Education and Bachelor in Secondary Education), Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
The university has a vast array of academic programs, namely: medical and health sciences, liberal arts, business and accounting, engineering, information technology, international hospitality management, tourism, criminology, maritime, aviation, customs management, law, technical vocational education, continuing education for professionals, Corporate Executive Master in Business Administration, masteral, and doctoral programs in Education, Business, and Nursing