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Brief History

  • 1996

    The institution has initiated a 15 unit computer laboratory which was also utilized as internet café as a means of income generating project. This laboratory was located at the Campus 3 Building

  • 1998

    Opening of the Program Associate in Computer Technology, recognized by TESDA by the year 2000

    During this year, the following programs under TESDA has also been offered:

    PC Operations

    Associate in Computer Technology

    Computer Hardware Servicing

    Computer Secretarial

  • 2006

    With the New Don Mariano Matugas Building being in placed, the Computer Laboratory was transferred to a one (1) classroom size Computer Laboratory in this new building. By December 2006, an additional units were purchased which totals a 25 units Computer Laboratory.

    It was also during this year, the program Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology were offered which CHED granted permit to operate for the program.

  • 2009

    With the increase in enrollment and the re-alignment of the curriculum, another 25 computer units were added to the computer laboratory which comprises a 50 unit workstations for a regular class size.

    The new Dean of the College of Information Technology, Mr. Chester Clark B. Yee, MIT was installed.

    During this year, the Regional Quality Assurance Team of CHED Caraga conducted the evaluation of the program for Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

  • 2010

    The Pioneering Batch for BSCS and BSIT graduated during this year. It was also during this year that CHED Granted and Recognized the programs BSCS and BSIT.

    It was also during this year when the construction of the new Main Campus Building has started.

  • 2011

    The new Main Campus building which houses Admin Office, Registrar, Accounting, & the Library has 2 New Computer Laboratory and 1 Electronics Technology Laboratory. It was during this year when the Computer Laboratory was transferred to the new Main Campus.

  • 2012

    By this year, the 2nd Computer Laboratory was equipped with 40 Computer Units which can accommodate more classes for the growing population of the school

  • 2018

    Platinum Group Metals Corporation (PGMC) through its Chairman Joseph Sy donated 1.6Million pesos worth of computer equipment and software to Siargao Island Institute of Technology (SIIT) in Dapa, Siargao Island.  PGMC chairman Joseph Sy turned-over the donation to SIIT. The College was renamed to Joseph Sy School of Information Technology in his honor.