BRIEF HISTORY OF DON BOSCO COLLEGE
1963 Don Bosco Seminary College was established in order to respond to the need of training qualified religious personnel to take care of the different Don Bosco institutions in thePhilippines.
1967 The government recognized the offerings of the seminary as valid for graduation with a degree in the BSEd course. Two years later, the curriculum for the BSIEd course was approved.
1972 The college opened an outreach program known as the Don Bosco Manpower Training Center In answer to the growing need of qualified industrial workers. DBMTC catered to the need of giving quality education to poor young people of the area.
1991 The AB Philosophy course of the college, intended for the Salesian post novices, was officially recognized by the Department of Education.
1993 After an institutional reflection on the 30th anniversary of the institution, DBC adapted the current logo and motto, “Ad Maiora Natus.” This year also was the start of a series of renovation and construction all over the campus in preparation for the expansion of the seminary into a college open for externs.
1994 DBC opened the college to extern (non seminarian) students. A year after, the population of extern students increased as the Bachelor of Science in Technical Education course was recognized by the DECS.
1996 Two communities in Canlubang were formed due to restructuring: the Postnovitiate Community and Don Bosco College – the former focusing on the formation of young Salesians and the latter on education and on formation of young aspirants to religious life.
1998 Don Bosco accepted its first batch of high school students.
1999 The Srugi Building intended for the use of the TVET department was inaugurated with help from Agencia Española Corporacion Internacional (AECI).
2002 The first graduation of the high school department took place, with 47 graduates.
The College of Education began accepting females. Information Technology and Automotive Technology were offered as Bachelor’s and Associate Degrees.
2003 Don Bosco College celebrated its 40th anniversary.
2008 The Canlubang Community was restructured; the Carreño House of Formation (seminary community) and the Don Bosco College(school community) were formed.
2009 Don Bosco College opens the Preparatory & Grade School Department exclusively for boys.