An Asian Graduate School
with a Difference
Asian in character,
Grassroots in orientation,
Global and cosmic in perspective.
Christian in inspiration;
Ecumenical and Interfaith in reality assessment,
action, reflection and celebration
Interdisciplinary in Approach,
Culturally and experientially grounded,
Humane, Creative and Liberating in process.
“Build Campfires of Hope for the Country and the World towards Integrity of Creation, Justice and Peace .”
Online Students General Orientation
Calling all ASI Students, Constituents and Personnel, you are invited to attend this year’s online Students General Orientation.
It will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM via Microsoft Teams and will be hosted by Dr. Alice Acejas.
Contact your respective Section Heads for more information.
See you there!
“Our richness is our love…
made genuine whenever we forget ourselves to give from our poverty to serve the poor…
We humbly beseech you, O God to become incarnate in us,
to give us more love for the poor, more love for our country, more peace in ranks!”
– FRANCIS SENDEN, CICM –
Source: “Humans of Pinas” asked the ASI President’s Executive Secretary to make a write-up of some distinguished Pinays. This was published in the ASI Facebook on March 28, 2021
One of the areas that women have excelled in the Philippines is education. Dr. Mina Ramirez is one rare gem excelling in this field. Dr. Mina Ramirez is the female successor of Rev. Fr. Francis Senden, cicm, PhD, founder of the Asian Social Institute (ASI), after his death in 1973.
Introducing Dr. Mina Ramirez in one of her public lectures, Dr. Sixto K. Roxas who is known as an advocate of Eco-System Based Sustainable Organizing and Management (ECSOM), stressed the point that the story of ASI is the story of Mina:
OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
An Asian Social Science Graduate School for Transformative Praxis towards Integrity of Creation, Justice and Peace (ICJP)
We, the ASI Community (BOT, Administrators, Faculty Students, Graduates and Associates and Circles and Networks of Friends) commit ourselves to the following Mission Elements: