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.

SOE Alumni Association Scholarship and Grant Forms

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

Saturday, November 14, 2015

2015 UOG Distinguished Alumni Winners Awarded

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 University of Guam Distinguished Alumni Award! They were honored with a special legislative resolution, alumni award & other gifts on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Lotte Hotel during the annual UOG Alumni Reunion. The reunion theme of "No Place I'd Rather Be" was a fitting one, as the audience were actively engaged throughout the night. The distinguished alumni include the following:

*Alpha Espina, School of Education
*Carmelita Gogue, School of Business and Public Administration
*Brigadier General Roderick R. Leon Guerrero, Military Award
*Attorney William Pesch, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
*Roy Tsutsui, College of Natural and Applied Sciences
*Zennia Cruz Pecina, School of Nursing and Health Sciences

 We applaud you for making a difference! BIBA UOG! Enjoy the following snapshots!

Friday, November 13, 2015

Triton's Call Celebrates 50 Years!

Congratulations to the University of Guam's Triton's Call for informing our UOG community for 50 years!  Being a journalist is no easy task! We applaud all former TC Editors, Assistant Editors, staff writers, and all who were instrumental in making Triton's Call a success!

Triton's Call celebrates 50 years!

TC Editors celebrate 50 years!  Pictured L-R:  John Mugol (2015); Maureen Maratita (1999-2000); Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera (1993-1994), SOE Alumni Webmaster; and Carlo Carino (1995-1997, 1999).

The oldest and newest TC Editors present at the ceremony received the honor of cutting the Triton's Call legacy cake.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera (1993-1994), SOE Alumni Association Webmaster; and John Mugol (2015).

TC Editors through the years!

TC Legacy Ticket

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Support to CNMI - Container for Relief Effort

Hafa Adai UOG Tritons,

As you are aware, CNMI has been declared an emergency disaster area due to the severe damages done by Typhoon Soudelor 13W.  We will be serving as a site for a container that will be filled with needed items such as water, non-perishable food items, and other supplies.  

The container that will be going to Saipan is scheduled to arrive at the UOG Calvo Field House on Saturday, August 8, 2015, sometime late morning.  Projected hours for donations are Aug 8, 12pm-5pm and Aug 10, 8am-5pm.  

We encourage our community to help by providing generous donations.  Donations can be taken directly to the UOG Calvo Field House. 

Thank you for your generous support in advance. 

Friday, August 7, 2015

For Immediate Release
The Search for the Recipients of the 2015 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards is on!
(Mangilao, Today) The University of Guam Alumni Association in cooperation with the University of Guam Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is excited to announce that nominations for the 2015 UOG Distinguished Alumni Awards will be accepted from August 10 to October 16, 2015, no later than 4p.m. A total of (6) awards will be given to deserving individuals. Five awards will be given to one individual from each of the University’s schools and colleges: (1) College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, (1) College of Natural & Applied Sciences, (1) School of Business & Public Administration, (1) School of Education and (1) School of Nursing and Health Sciences. (1) Award will be given to an alumnus/alumna who is currently serving or is retired from military service.
All recipients will be recognized at the UOG Alumni Reunion scheduled for November 14, 2015 at the Lotte Hotel from 6p.m. to 9p.m. They will each receive a plaque, a certificate of recognition from the President of the University of Guam; and will be featured in a news release distributed to all local media. Awardees will be featured on the University’s website and social media channels.
Any individual who has graduated earlier than 2008 is eligible to be nominated. The nominee must consent to being included in the selection process.
Nomination Process
Nominations may be submitted by any individual, independently or on behalf of a group or institution. Self-nominations will not be accepted. Requirements:
Submit an official Nomination Form highlighting the nominee's achievements, and explaining how the nominee meets the criteria for the Award.
Submit a CV/resume and two letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s work addressing the eligibility criteria (see below).
Supporting documents: depending on the nominee's field of endeavor, such documents could include notices and reviews of the nominee's work, sample publications, samples of media coverage, personal citations and testimonials, etc.
Nominees will be contacted as soon as the Nomination Form is received. If a nominee cannot be contacted and their consent is not given by October 16, 2015, no later than 4p.m., the individual will not be considered for the award.
Upon acceptance of the nomination, nominees may submit specific evidence of their accomplishments in the following areas, limited to five pages.
Judging Criteria
Professional accomplishment in the field. The nominee has 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.
Candidate exhibits a high degree of character and integrity.
Civic and University involvement, awareness and concern.
Nominee's achievements have local, national and/or international significance.
For Military Nominees:
Professional accomplishment in their field. The nominee held critical positions of responsibility and authority (i.e. command and key staff positions).
Nominee attained above normal promotion achievements.
Level of rank achieved or level of elected official capacity.
Awards that have been earned exhibiting exemplary performance.
Significant community service or civic involvements that have been achieved.
Submission of Forms
All nomination forms, CV/Resume and two letters of support (due October 16, no later than 4p.m.) may be transmitted through any of the three methods below. Submissions received after the abovementioned deadline will not be considered.
The form will be available for download soon. In the meantime, email nanalista@uguam.uog.edu to get the form.
Mail to/Hand Delivery:
University of Guam President’s Office – ATTN: Norman Analista
UOG Station 2nd Floor, Jesus & Eugenia Leon Guerrero Building
Mangilao, Guam 96923
For more information, please contact Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs at 797-3333 or email nanalista@uguam.uog.edu.