|This year marks the Golden
Jubilee of the founding of the Liceo de Cagayan University. Founded in
1955 by the late Atty. Rodolfo N. Pelaez of Cagayan de Oro City and his
wife, Elsa P. Pelaez of Cebu City, the Liceo offers a wide scope of faculties
and programs, among others: the College of Arts and Sciences, Education,
Commerce, Engineering, Law, Information Technology, Nursing, Criminology,
Radiologic Technology, Physical Therapy, Graduate Studies and Basic Education
Department. It was in 1997, after decades of its continual expansion and
development and after compliance with CHED regulations when Liceo was elevated
to become the first private nonsectarian university in Cagayan de Oro.
Its tireless commitment to
deliver quality education is evidenced by its having garnered academic
distinctions in both regional and national levels, the accreditation of
many of its curricular offerings and its Deregulated status granted by
Under the leadership of Dr.
Rafaelita Pelaez-Golez, the University has entered a new academic period
marked by further emphasis on human resource development, research activity
including those on environmental concerns, upgrading and additions of physical
facilities and offering of courses that meet the challenges of new technological
advancements of the era.