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SOE Alumni Association

The SOE Alumni Association supports SOE’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts. It serves as a connection for which SOE alumni can give back to their alma mater by sharing their talents, resources, etc. in different SOE events. It further serves as a source for developing alumni pride, spirit, and life-long commitments to the School of Education.


SOE Alumni Officers: Pictured L-R front row: Graziella "Grace" Griffin, President; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Martha Sudo, Secretary. Back row L-R: Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, Public Information Officer; Rose Marie Cruz Castro, Treasurer; and Dr. Lourdes Klitzkie, Advisor.
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SOE Alumni Association Scholarship and Grant Forms

Click on the following links to access the SOE Alumni Association scholarship and grant forms:

Friday, January 6, 2017

Triton Athletics Hall of Fame

Hafa Adai, Fellow Tritons! The University of Guam's Triton Athletics Department is looking for individuals to induct into the newly formed “Triton Athletics Hall of Fame." The organizing committee is looking to establish a list of potential awardees in the following sports: Football, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Baseball and two female student-athletes (any sport to include Cheerleading Squad). 

One award will be given to an athlete in each of the categories during a reception held on Sunday, March 26th beginning at 12:30pm at the UOG Calvo Field House. A total of (6) awards will be given. Individuals must have excelled in the abovementioned sports for at least two years and attended the University of Guam for at least a semester. 

For more information, please contact Doug Palmer, Director, Triton Athletics Department at T: 735-2861 F: 734-2170, or palmerd@triton.uog.edu.


PS. The nominations can be for players, coaches, administrators, even supporters of the program or department.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year from around the Pacific! May the year 2017 bring you many blessings filled with much love, joy, peace, and happiness!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! - English
Biba Añu Nuebu! – Chamorro
Feliz Año Nuevo! – Spanish
Peren En Parakapw! – Pohnpeian
Engan ke ya sasu! - Kosraean
Jeramman ilo iio in ekaal! – Marshallese
Pwapwan Ei Ier Mi Fo – Chuukese
Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu – Japanese
Ungil Beches Er Rak! – Palauan
Selsalan Ebéach e duw! – Yapese
Maligayang Bagong Taon – Tagalog
Hauoli Makahiki Hou – Hawaiian
Sehe Bokmanee Bateuseyo! – Korean
Gung Hay Fat Choy – Chinese
Cung-Chuc Tan-Xuan! – Vietnamese
Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layúi Luugh me raagh féé! – Carolinian

Image source: howtolearn.com

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

~Felis Pasgua (Chamorro)
~Maligayan Pasko (Tagalog)
~Peren en Krismas (Pohnpeian)
~Monono ilo raaneoan Nejin (Marshallese)
~Falang e Baynag (Yapese)
~Tok Tapeng (Kosraean)
~Ungil Kurismas (Palauan)
~Pwapwan Kirisimas (Chuukese)
~Mele Kalikimaka (Hawaiian)
~Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layi Luugh me raagh fee (Carolinian)

Friday, December 9, 2016

SOE Alumni participate at the SOE Convocation - Dec. 10

The SOE Alumni Association team were on hand to congratulate SOE graduates, as well as to assist candidates with SOE Alumni Association membership and plaques on December 10, 2016 at the Sheraton Laguna Resort. BIBA SOE!













Thursday, December 8, 2016

Congratulations Newly-Elected SOE Alumni Officers!

Congratulations to the newly-elected SOE Alumni Officers who were officially elected on December 3, 2016!  They include the following:

President:  Rose Castro
Vice President:  Margaret Beem
Secretary:  Martha Sudo
Treasurer:  Grace Griffin
Webmaster:  Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera

2016 UOG DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The University of Guam is excited to announce the names of the winners for the 2016 University of Guam Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards were handed out on Dec. 3, at the all-class annual UOG alumni reunion at the Lotte Hotel Club Lounge. Winners were selected by a panel of judges which included key UOG leaders, representatives of the UOG Alumni Association and notable community judges. One award was given to each graduate of the University’s schools and colleges as well as to an alum who is retired from the military or actively serving in the military. 

College of Natural and Applied Sciences 
Frank Ishizaki, Bachelor of Arts Chemistry, 1971 
Adjunct Faculty, School of Business and Public Administration, UOG 
Chief Criminalist Guam DPS, Retired FBI Special Agent, Senator, Chief of Police, Director of Corrections, and Homeland Security Advisor 

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences 
Maureen Maratita, Bachelor of Arts Communication, 2000 
Publisher, Glimpses Publications 

School of Business and Public Administration 
Sandra McKeever, Bachelor of Arts Marketing, 1999 
President/Financial Advisor, Asia Pacific Financial Management Group 

School of Nursing and Health Sciences 
Paul Pun, Bachelor of Science Social Work, 1989 
Secretary General, Caritas Macau 

School of Education 
Salvador Avilla, Bachelor of Arts Secondary Education & Sociology, 1973, Master of Arts Behavorial Sciences, 1975 
Department Chairperson – Social Studies, George Washington High School/Tiyan High School, former Principal, Agueda Middle School 

Military 
LTC(R) Renie “Rey” Llaneta, Army, Bachelor of Arts Psychology, 1984 
RE/MAX Asyenda Realty Corporation 

All nominees’ application packets were rated in the following areas: 1) Professional accomplishment in the field: has the nominee attained a high level of distinction and achievement through scholarship, research, teaching, creative contributions to the arts (comprising Humanities, Performing and Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Business) or sciences (comprising Science, Engineering and Health Sciences) and/or service to society? 2) Does the candidate exhibit a high degree of character and integrity? 3) Does the candidate show civic and University involvement, awareness and concern? 4)Does the nominee's achievements have local, national and/or international significance? 

The awards are expected to be given out in 2017 again. A call for nominations will take place starting in July of next year. 

For more information, please contact Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs, University of Guam at 797-3333 or email analistan@triton.uog.edu.