Jose Maria College welcomes its new President Dr. Jose Maria Sta Elena Gonzales. Dr. Gonzales is a Mindanaoan having his roots from Zamboanga city. He was with the Lyceum of the Philippines University prior to accepting his post as President of Jose Maria College. In the Investiture ceremony held today, January 31, 2020, Dr. Gonzales accepted the challenge to hold the helm of a very promising educational institution in Mindanao, the Jose Maria College. Present during the event were special guests from the academe, industry partners and line agencies of government who warmly welcomed Dr. Gonzales as new JMC President. Despite his very hectic schedule, CHED Commission Dr. Perfecto Alibin graced the occasion to personally send his congratulatory remarks to the Jose Maria College and its Founding President Pastor Apollo C. Quiboloy and Dr. Jose Ma. Sta Elena Gonzales, the newly installed College President. Commissioner Alibin expressed that he will give full support to the institution’s programs especially its recently opened College of Medicine and recommended for the school to offer a Dentistry program to which he assured that scholarships will surely be made available by the Commission. On a closing note, the good Commissioner expressed his happiness on knowing about the future direction of Jose Maria College evolving into ACQ Global Resort University. He said that ACQ GRU is a fresh concept in Education which he will fully support.