|About||Developing Leaders in IT and Management|
|Mission||To educate and develop globally competitive future leaders.|
The Asian College first came to existence as the Asian Institute of Electronics (AIE), founded in 1972 by Dr. Constancio A. Sia and his wife, Gloria Durano Sia.
Back in the early ‘70s, the Sias were involved in the manufacturing and assembly of stereo systems. In those days, stereos were huges piece of furniture as big as cabinets. The company was called United Audio, Inc. Dr. Sia was no stranger in the manufacturing field, having held positions at companies like Mariwasa Manufacturing Inc., Honda Motor Co., and La Tondena Distillers, Inc.
Because of the constant need for skilled personnel to work at the United Audio manufacturing plant, the couple decided to establish a training center that offered technical and vocational courses. That’s how AIE first began.
Incorporated that same year, AIE tried to fill the demand in high-quality training and education in electronics and technology in the Philippines. It opened its doors to 300 students in 1973, in a few rooms of the Prudential Bank Bldg., in Cubao, Quezon City.
Within 15 years, it managed to expand to new AIE campuses outside Metro Manila. The Baliuag branch was opened in 1988, followed by Dumaguete in 1991, and then Cagayan de Oro City in 1994. Over the years, AIE experienced exceptional growth, with the opening of other campuses in strategic locations across the country: Novaliches, Caloocan, Alabang in National Capital Region; Masinag, Antipolo in Region 4; Baliuag and Cabanatuan in Region 3. Six (6) franchised campuses were subsequently established, namely Carriedo, Manila and Mandaluyong in National Capital Region; Sta Maria, Bulacan and Pampanga in Region 3; Calamba, Laguna in Region 4 and Sorsogon in Region 5.
During its time, AIE gained several honors and awards for its high standard of education and excellent quality of its graduates. AIE graduates consistently emerged as topnotch in various examinations administered by the National Telecommunications Commission. Its students have also won both loc
In July 2004, ACSAT bagged triple win by being the GRAND CHAMPION and the 5th and 6th runner up at the 2nd Annual SGETech Software Cup beating popular and bigger universities.
The Years 2004,2005 and 2006, gave ACSAT International Recognition by having an ECT Student as the Philippine Representative to the World Cyber Games International Championship in Italy. Regionally, ACSAT also won the Bronze medals in TESDA Skills on Electronics Application, both for the youth and open categories. It was also a Semi-finalist representing the National Capital Region (NCR) for the 2005 Globe G-nius search for Great G-Cash Idea. In the field of sports, dominance have been shown by the ACSAT's Lightings-Basketball Male Divisions as CHAMPION in the Governor's Cup Basketball Tournamnet in Dumaguete, CHAMPION, PRISAA Taekwondo in Cagayan de Oro to name a few.