Where did Ateneo get its name?
James J. Meany, S.J. explains that the name Ateneo is the Spanish form of Atheneum, which the Dictionary of Classical Antiquities defines as the name of “the first educational institution in Rome” where “rhetoricians and poets held their recitations.” Fr.
What does the word Ateneo mean?
Name. The name Ateneo is derived from the Latin word Athenaeum, a temple dedicated to Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom. The closest English gloss is academy.
What was the old name of Ateneo de Manila?
Escuela Municipal de Manila
Ateneo de Manila University
|Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila|
|Latin: Universitas Athenaea Manilensis|
|Former names||Escuela Municipal de Manila (1859–1865) Ateneo Municipal de Manila (1865–1909) Ateneo de Manila (1909–1959)|
|Motto||Latin: Lux in Domino|
Is it Ateneo or the Ateneo?
You might’ve heard people—especially alumni—refer to Ateneo as “the” Ateneo instead of just “Ateneo.” Now before you dismiss it as Atenean grandstanding, the reasoning behind that is simple: Ateneo gets its name from the Greek word “Athenaeum,” which housed people who wanted to learn.
Why is Ateneo?
“Ateneo is the Spanish/Italian form of the Greek “athenaeum”. In ancient Greece, this was a building sacred to the goddess Athena, the Athenian temple that served as a gathering place for the learned. Today, it is defined as AN institution for the promotion of learning or the library of such institution.
How old is Ateneo?
161 years (December 10, 1859)
Ateneo de Manila University/Age
What are the values of Ateneo?
OUR CORE VALUES
- Commitment to Excellence.
- Love of Learning.
What is the motto of Ateneo?
Lux in Domino
To understand the soul of Ateneo de Manila University—what shaped it and where it came from, where it is going and where it can take you—it is essential to understand its motto, Lux in Domino, or “Light in the Lord.”
Does Ateneo have uniforms?
The Ateneo is a Catholic university; run by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Like some other universities have uniforms, although Ateneo doesn’t.
What is the oldest University in the Philippines?
University of Santo Tomas The University of
About University of Santo Tomas The University of Santo Tomas (UST) is the oldest existing university in Asia. The institution was established through the initiative of Miguel de Benavides, the third Archbishop of Manila.
What is Ateneo best known for?
Ateneo is formed by its rich and compelling history, its distinct character and heritage, its reputation for excellence in teaching, learning, and discovery, and its contributions to advancing human knowledge and society.
Does Ateneo have uniform?
Why is JSEC important to Ateneo de Manila University?
It gives students more opportunities since you’ll never know, one of the stalls that started out in JSEC might be the next big thing. The JSEC Challenge, which is held thrice a year, determines whether a stall can be one of the chosen stalls in JSEC.
How did Ateneo de Manila University get its name?
Fr. James J. Meany, S.J. explains that the name Ateneo is the Spanish form of Atheneum, which the Dictionary of Classical Antiquities defines as the name of “the first educational institution in Rome” where “rhetoricians and poets held their recitations.”
Is there a student entrepreneur mall in Ateneo?
WELCOME TO JSEC! World’s first student entrepreneur mall in the Ateneo? Yes, that’s right.