Happy Birthday Dr Piyada, the STIC President
This is a message from the President on her birthday on July 18,2013
“When I was young, my mother said I was very shy, and then something is missing here. Thank You Mother for making me the person I am today. To my mother and father I would like to say I love you. I would like to say thank you all so much for helping and supporting me.”
“This morning I got up at five, opened my tablet, and saw a “HAPPY BIRHDAY” message which made me very happy…” she added.
She also thanked Ajarn Vipa and Ajarn Poonsuk for their dedication, their hard work, and their many contributions to the College (, and they take me as ones of my memories, ) “ They have been so kind to support me and encourage me . Thanks for all your support and I am honored to be the President of STIC.”
She promised that she would be acting as your friend and your family member. “Thanks for birthday celebration today, which was well prepared also by students for something special …for me – dancing to celebrate the today auspicious occasion.”
Moreover, from the podium she thanked everyone involved with arranging this special surprise for her.
She added, “ Many thanks to Ajarn Dario, all ajarns, team work members and MC for arranging this birthday event without my request and with the beautiful singing and dancing troupes .”
“Lastly, I am very appreciated with all presents / presentation today, God blessing you Wishing you all and guide you for the better life, and to be successful…Thank you enjoy eating ice-cream !!” said Dr Piyada.
Born in Bangkok on July 18, 1972, Dr. Piyada Wattanasan is currently the Rector/ President of St Theresa International College. She has more than 22 years of extensive experience working with the STIC in areas related to academic and administrative duties.
Beginning her job with the STIC as a teacher in 1990, she was subsequently promoted to Administration Assistant, Executive Director, Finance Director and Course Director before settling into her current position as the Rector/ President in 2001. She earned her Doctorate of Philosophy in Education from Adamson University, Philippines, a Graduate certificate of Advanced Studies in Education Sciences from Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Bradford, UK, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Assumption University, Bangkok.
In addition, Dr. Piyada is a member of the Public Relations Committee and the International Relations Committee of the Federation of Private Vocational Schools of Thailand. (Text & Photo by Phitsanu Thepthong)