Alumni Stories

For over 35 years of education for real life, STI has helped students nationwide turn their dreams into reality. The combination of holistic development and real life training ensures that every graduate is nurtured and developed to be life-ready , job-ready here and abroad.

Prince Jefrey Hernandez

Business Owner | Royal Prince Aesthetic Slimming Center
STI College Balayan | Batch 2009
The Prince who Reigns in Aesthetic
Read how Prince Jefrey Hernandez makes his way to success by having his own aesthetic clinic....


Yusop Dimaporo

Owner | Greatea Smart Café
STI College Cotabato | Batch 2015
The Entrepreneur and His Six Businesses
Here's how an alumnus from STI College Cotabato became a successful entrepreneur with six business ventures....


Michael Favila

Associate Director, Head of Product Engineering 2 | Maya Bank, Inc.
STI College Sta. Mesa | Batch 2009
E2E System Becomes Gamechanger for an STI Graduate
An STI E2E advertisement on the radio became the life-changing push Favila needed to pursue his dream. ...


Divine Tingzon

Senior Analyst Programmer | iTac MSC Outsourcing
STI College Fairview | Batch 2010
STI Alumna Divine Tingzon's Journey to Success
Read how this student assistant became a Software Engineer for a multinational company...


Mary Grace Jedaver Pancho Opingo

Executive Director | Let's Talk Entertainment Inc.
STI College Cotabato | Batch 2009
The Woman Behind the Crown and Sash
Find out how Jedaver Opingo became the first Filipina Miss Progress International 2017 through hard work and determination....


Mary Clare Inonog

Cabin Crew | Quatar Airways
STI College Taft | Batch 2010
Reflections from 22 Rejections
Here's what you can learn from an international flight attendant, Mary Clare Inonog...


Arielle Jazmine Llanes

Owner | Natureals Bath and Body Products
STI College Santa Rosa | Batch 2015
The Artisan Soap Maker with a Cause
More than being an artisan soap entrepreneur, AJ Llanes believes that sharing her blessings with others is her business....


Anthony Ang

Commis Chef | Carnival Cruise Line
STI College Novaliches | Batch 2015
Chef Ang Galing!
From a galley steward to a commis chef in 7 months, Chef Anthony Ang shares his recipe for success in the culinary world....


Renen Tipontipon

STI College Caloocan | Batch 2016
Priorities in Order
Renen Tipontipon was raised to become a dreamer. As the eldest of two sons, he knew he had to be the first one in his family to finish school....


Michaela Mendiola

Technical Support Representative | SPI Global
STI College Ortigas-Cainta | Batch 2016
Upgrading Her Game
The unica hija of an OFW and a businessman, Michaela "Ella" Mendiola was among the 850 graduates of STI Senior High...


Michael Cunanan

ICT Coordinator | Living Stone International School, Angeles City
STI College Angeles | Batch 2008
A Scholar's Venture to Robotics
Grateful for the Gift of Knowledge scholarship granted to him by STI, Michael John D. Cunanan has definitely made the most out of the opportunity to finish college despit...


Felix Emradura

IT Network Administrator | Henkel's Asia Pacific and North America
STI College Calamba | Batch 1996
A Champion of Education
Raised in a rural area in Lucena, Felix Emradura went a long way from being a sari-sari store helper to a successful IT Specialist....


Janice Lagundi

IT Software Development Manager | Oberthur Technologies
STI College Sta. Cruz | Batch 2006
One-woman Venture
There is nothing more rewarding than living the life you have always dreamed of after striving for it. Take it from Janice Lagundi, a goal-driven career woman from Laguna...


Jose Agostinho Salvador

STI College Recto | Batch 1991
Master of His Own Empire
In view of his exceptional competencies and extensive experiences in the field of Information Technology, Jose Agostinho Salvador, or ?Jojo? as he prefers to be called, i...


Mildred Deboque

Customer Service Manager | SM Aura
STI College Global City | Batch 2009
The Ticket to the Road to Success
An eight-year college education is time well-spent for Mildred Deboque whose qualifications earned her a ticket to fast track her career....


Edward 'Poy' Aquino

Assistant Director of Nursing | Silver Ridge Health Care, Las Vegas, Nevada
STI College Global City | Batch 2008
What Happened in Vegas: An STIer's Quest Towards Success
Get to know Edward Czar V. Aquino one of the awardees of the 2015 STI Distinguished Alumni and now CEO/Founder of Saint Therese Learning Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada...


James Olarte

Dynamics Development Manager | Gurango Software
STI College Shaw | Batch 2003
Going for the Goal
Never-ending learning - this is how you can describe the life of James Olarte. In college, James would often find himself hanging around school and studying, since ther...


Hernan Alar

Database Programmer | International School of Manila
STI College Global City | Batch 2010
Strong Will, Endless Ways
Hernan's life in in the computer industry started as early as high school when he enjoyed basic programming projects. Always joining (and winning) IT-related competitions...


Josephine Ramos

IT Project Manager | Sun Life Financial Philippines
STI College Southwoods | Batch 2003
Fuelled by Her Passions
Having a huge interest and knack for computers, Josephine (or "Phine") took up Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) at STI College - EDSA-Crossing (now ST...


Marlon Fernandez

Consultant | Thomson Reuters
STI College Southwoods | Batch 2005
Strong Heart
In the choices that Marlon has made in his way to a better self, he always took the path that would make him grow wiser, braver, and above all, stronger....


Raquel Gamboa

Project Team Leader | Ayala Land
STI College Shaw | Batch 2003
Pride of the Family
Determined. Competitive. Loving daughter, sister, and leader. This is how other people would describe Raquel Gamboa. And having a financially-strapped upbringing, Raquel ...


Richard Gadin

Vice President and COO | Go! Go! Pinoy Systems and Technologies, Inc.
STI College Muñoz-EDSA | Batch 2004
To Excellence and Beyond
As a child, Richard wanted to be an astronaut and explore new things in the vast outer space. When he grew up, he became an IT Consultant, spending his time identifying v...


Janina Jayme

Leasing Supervisor | SM Supermalls
STI College Novaliches | Batch 2011
Tough Life, Bigger Dreams
"Below the poverty line" was how Janina described the earlier years of her life. Born in a family of survivors, she turned those circumstances into her advantage and buil...


Jojo Calpito

Senior Supervisor of Technology | Smart Communication
STI College Global City | Batch 2009
Winning in the Game of Life
During the time of his calling, he was taking Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) at another university. One of the factors that convinced him to transfer was the dis...


Raymond Borromeo

Senior Vice President of Technology | Citibank Asia and Europe, Singapore
STI College Shaw
Thinking IT Forward: The visionary who saw the Future of Technology
During the younger years of the computer industry, Raymond Borromeo already saw its potential to grow and decided to take up programming courses which he knew would tak...


Rodhil Sabay

STI College Ormoc | Batch 2011
Meet the King of the Palace Kitchen
There was a time when dreams are yet to be made, ambitions realized, and a young boy who will make these things come true. He was that kind of boy who would fish with h...


Herbert Victor

STI College Shaw
Mr. STI Makes It Big
Everyone has a big childhood ream. Some children may dream of becoming knights and princesses, others want to become doctors,lawyers, engineers, astronauts, and scientist...


Gilyn Abordo

STI College Baguio | Batch 2006
Conquering the World
If you were born in a simple family where the priority is to provide for you and your siblings' basic needs, how would you fulfill an immense desire to travel the world...


Rosalie Reyes & Robert Alim

STI College Paraaque
Rosalie Reyes & Robert Alim
They were classmates in college. Then, they became the best of friends. Now, they are husband and wife....