Historical Development


  • Cavite College of Arts and Trades (CCAT) was established by virtue of R.A. No. 5966 authored by Cong. Justiniano S. Montano and was approved on June 21, 1969
  • Benjamin C. Lorenzana acted ass the Officer-in-Charge for four years


  • CCAT was inaugurated on August 8, 1970 and classes started on August 12, 1970 with 27 students of Two-Year Trade Technician Curriculum


  • CCAT became a Training Center for National Manpower Youth Council


  • Implemented the Two-Year Trade Technician Education Curriculum and the Secondary Trade Curriculum as per Department Order No. 20, s. 1973
  • Leoncio Y. Manarang became the First Superintendent until 1976


  • Arturo P. Casuga served CCAT as Superintendent
    CCAT was classified as a Teacher Education School and offered degree courses leading Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education
    Opened evening classes on Short-term Vocational Courses


  • CCAT became a beneficiary of the Technical and Vocational Education Project (TVEP) funded by ADB


  • CCAT was selected as TVEP Research and Information Center for Region IV


  • CCAT started the Two-Year Diploma in Industrial Technology which was later replaced by the Three Year Diploma of Technology


  • CCAT was chosen as a recipient of the Philippine-Australian Technical and Vocational Education Project (PATVEP)


  • Revelino F. Apilado took over as Officer-in-Charge until 1993


  • Petronio N. Carrera became the third CCAT Superintendent until 2000


  • CCAT offered two-year courses in Hotel and Restaurant Management and in Associate of Technology


  • CCAT offered the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management


  • CCAT was intergrated with the Cavite State University (CvSU) by virtue of CHED Memo No. 27, s. 2000
  • Dr. Maria C. Yaba was designated Assistant to the CvSU President for CvSU Rosario Campus operation
    • Additional courses were offered:
      • BS in Business Management (BSBM)
      • Associate in Computer Technology (ACT)


  • CvSU Rosario offered additional degree courses: Mrs. Sally G. Sandoval was designated Officer-in-Charge until June 2003
    • BS in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering (BSME)


  • The first Campus Dean, Dr. Reynaldo E. Samonte was designated to manage the operation of CvSU Rosario Campus from June 18,2003 until July 2007


  • Dr. Isaias A. Banaag was designated as the new Campus Dean from August 2007 until August 2008
  • CvSU offered the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering


  • CvSU Rosario Campus offered the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
  • Dr. Lorna L. Penales took over as Officer-in-Charge of CvSU Rosario Campus until January 2009


  • Dr. Cecilia F. Genuino became third Campus Dean until February 17, 2013


  • Dr. Camilo A. Polinga was designated as Officer-in-Charge starting February 18, 2013


  • Jose P. Lisama was designated as Officer-in-Charge starting November 2, 2016