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 as 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 Campus Dean starting February 18, 2013

Jose P. Lisama was designated as Campus Administrator starting November 2, 2016

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