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SMCC MILESTONES

1947 - Fr. Martin Westeide, a Dutch MSC and Fr. Atanacio de Castro put up a secondary school as a response to the need of the growing population of nasipit.

1948 - July 1, 1948 permit to operate was granted with Fr. Francisco Van Dyke as its First Director . Mr. Gregorio E. Orais was the principal , cashier and librarian all together at the same time.

1949 - 1952 -Fr.Gerard Cruijen, one of the subsequent directors converted the nipa-wooden structure into a two - storey concrete building with 16 classrooms.

1961 - 1963 - School quadrangle was constructed through the effort of Fr. Cruijen who was reappointed School Director for the second term.

1975 - Filipinization Law was implemented and Mr. Gergorio Orais became the first layman school director until he retired in 1977.

1977 - Mr. Antonio L. Suarez became the second layman Director / Principal in concurrent position.

1978 - Mr. Faro Gatchalian became the Director / Principal until 1985.

1985 - Mrs. Necita Lim took at the helm of the administration and became the last layman director until she was replaced by Fr. Achilles Ayaton in 1991.

1994 - Msgr. Cesar L. Gatela was installed as new director and parish priest . In here he bought 19 computer units and offered computer classes in high school . The Pre - School Department was opened with Sister Minah B. Hijada as the administrator .

1997 - Roofing of the quadrangle making it the SMI mini gymnasium through the effort of the alumni , teachers , parents and Msgr. Gatela

        -Teatro , Sayaw, at Awit Production (TESAW Production), Center of the Michaelinian Performing Arts was establish with Dr. Dennis P. Mausisa as the Founder and Artistic Director.

1998 - Golden Jubilee Celebration attended by prominent personalities . A week-long celebration worth remembering.

1999 - Msgr. Juan de Dios Pueblos, the Bishop of Butuan appointed Msgr. Bienvinido A. Betaizar , PC as the School Director who was later promoted as the School President.

2000 - The Elementary and College Department opened with Grades I-VI and Technical Courses as starters. HRM Department won in the provincial , regional champion, and national finalist in restaurant services category of the TESDA Skills Competition.

2001 - February 16, 2001 was the launching of the new school name, from Saint Michael's Institute to "Saint Michael College of Caraga". Academic courses opened such as Bachelor of Elementary Education, Bachelor of Secondary Education major in English , Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Financial Management , and Bachelor of Arts in English Language.

The planning and Development Center was established.

2002 - The Planning Center unfolds the SMCC's Vision 2020 with the "Magbayanihan Tayo"as the flagship program.

College Department was awarded as one of the Top Three Performing Schools in the Caraga for the Kabalikat Awards 2002 of TESDA .

The Planning Center introduces the Speech Subject in all departments complete with the state of the arts speech facilities, one of its kind in the country.

2003 - Accounting Department was established.

2004 - HRM became the Third Placer in the Kumbira Festival Table Setting Category Mindanao - Wide HRM Competition in Cagayan de Oro City.

2005 - June 10, 2005, blessing and inauguration of the Three-Storey SMCC Mgbayanihan Center . This building houses the different academic and administrative offices as well as laboratories and classrooms.

Commission on Higher Education granted the permit to operate Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

2006 - College Department became the Over-all Champion in the Butuan City-Agusan del Norte TESDA Skills Competition with gold awards in the categories of Restaurant Services, Computer Technician, Computer Electronics, and Cookery.

SMCC Angel Festival was introduced by Dr. Dennis P. Mausisa to the Michaelinian community.

2007 - launching of the SMCC Web site www.smccnasipit.edu.ph

2008 - College Department awarded by TESDA Region XIII as MODEL TVETProvider School in Agusan del Norte-Butuan City.

New school logo was implemented.

2009 - Bureau of immigration granted the school the accreditation permit to accept Foreign Students from Restaurant Management.

TESDA granted the permit to operate One Year Seafarer with specialization in Stewarding.

2012 - Commission on Higher Education granted the permit to operate Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management , additional majors in Secondary Education in Math and Science.

TESDA granted the permit to operate Housekeeping NC II. Bundled programs were opened the Two Year Hotel and Restaurant Technology with qualifications in Food and Beverage Services NC II and Housekeeping NC II, Two Year Information Technology with qualifications in Computer Hardware Servicing NC II and Computer Programming NC IV, and Two Year Computer Electronics Technology with qualifications in Computer Hardware Servicing NC II and Consumer Electronics Servicing NC II.

New school's visions and missions statement adapted from the Diocese of Butuan Educational System's Visions and Mission Statement (DBES) as agreed by the DBES Board.

2014 - SMCC was granted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) the Certificate of the Compliance on General Labor Standards, Occupational Safety and Health Standards, and Child Labor-Free Establishment.

New Vision and Mission statement was implemented after the Medium-Term Strategic Planning Workshop duly approved by the Board of Trustees.

2015 - Opening of the One Year Ship's Catering Servicing nc I (formerly Seafarer) and the Senior High School offering Grades 11 and 12.

At present , SMCC is getting Bigger, Better, Stronger, and Holier.