|From its humble beginnings as
Indang Intermediate School, first manned by the American
“Thomasites” in 1906, it became Don Severino
Agricultural College (DSAC) in 1964 with Mr. Vicente G.
Hicaro as its first dean and office-in charge. Degree
programs such as BS in Agriculture and Agricultural
Education were offered initially, with Certificate in
Technical Agriculture as a post-secondary course. It did
not take long for DSAC to build its name.
In 1983, Dr. Ruperto S. Sangalang became dsac logothe
College President. Agricultural Science curriculum, a
special research-oriented curriculum for deserving high
school students was implemented. Additional degree
courses, both in the undergraduate and graduate levels
were offered. Likewise, the College became the active
partner of the Department of Science and Technology
(DOST), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and
Department of Energy (DOE) which eventually intensified
the college’s agri-business projects ad augmented its
To address the changing needs of the clientele
brought by the agro-modernization and industrialization
in the CALABARZON area, and to serve as the stepping
stone to its universityhood, the College instituted four
schools in 1992, namely: School of Agriculture, Arts and
Sciences, Engineering and Education. Shortly after that,
the College was designated as the Regional College of
Agriculture (RCA) for Southern Tagalog region.
As an RCA, DSAC was entrusted to promote academic
excellence and leadership. Henceforth, Dr. Sangalang
motivated his constituents to be active sponsors/hosts
of short-term training courses and seminar-workshops for
farmers, mentors, entrepreneurs and government
personnel. Thus, paving the way to an Open University
System in January 1997.
Cavite State University is a milestone for the people
of Indang and province of Cavite as a whole. Dr.
Sangalang and his co-administrators are faced with the
challenge of continuing and instituting innovations to
the existing programs and projects of the University.
Recently, the Administrative Council led by Dr.
Sangalang adopted BI2FOR2CE as CvSU strategies.
landmard.jpgWith just, fair and honest governance,
CvSU is guided by its 9-point agenda in upholding the
legacy handed down by the predecessors, and still
propelled by all CvSUans – administrators, faculty
members, employees and all students.