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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.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Call for Submissions

Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta
What We Own, What We Have

The Festival of the Pacific Arts (FESTPAC), Guam 2016 Literary Arts committee is currently accepting unpublished work from the original writer or artist for its inaugural publication, Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta until April 30, 2014. The publication will be the first in a trio of volumes whose purpose is to promote literary and artistic expression throughout the Pacific region. Volume one focuses on publishes and unpublished writers and artists who are currently residing in Guam. We are seeking quality poetry, fiction, and non-fiction written in English or any other Pacific language (with translations into English), as well as visual art that work within the theme, Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta, or, in English, What We Own, What We Have.

Submission Guidelines

Poetry: Submit up to 5 poems, a maximum of 10 pages.

Prose: Submit up to 3 prose entries with a maximum of 2,500 words each, double-spaced. Longer works may be considered; please query first.

Artwork: Submit up to 5 pieces of visual art.

Include your name, address, phone number, email address, and the title of the work on a cover sheet rather than on the work itself.

Please advise us if you are submitting the same work(s) to other publications, and let us know if the work is accepted by another publication. The editors will publish only previously unpublished work submitted by the original author or artist.

Submissions via email
• Send electronic submissions to this email address: pacificfestival2016@gmail.com
• Submit poetry and prose as Microsoft Word documents.
• Submit artwork in .jpg format (minimum 72 dpi). Artwork accepted for publication will need to be resubmitted in a larger format (minimum 300 dpi).

Works accepted for publication will appear in a print edition of Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta and may reappear in print and/or be archived online as part of the library exhibition during FESTPAC 2016.

Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta is published by the Guam FESTPAC 2016 Literary Arts Committee through a grant from Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL). The purpose of Håfa Iyo-ta, Håfa Guinahå-ta, and subsequent volumes, is to promote literary and artistic expression throughout the Pacific region.

TEAM 2014 CONFERENCE

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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION, ASSESSMENT and MANAGEMENT (TEAM)  


The 2014 International Conference on TEAM is an interdisciplinary forum that invites scholarly interactions among academics, researchers, practitioners, administrators and students.  This conference that is organized by UOG Research, Graduate Studies and Sponsored Programs in collaboration with partner institutions in the Philippines is scheduled for October 24, 25 and 26.  Deadline for submission of abstracts in the following sub-themes is on May 15, 2014.  The abstract of not more than 250 words will be peer reviewed and results will be emailed to senders after two weeks.  Email your abstracts to the contact persons below.

Contact Persons:
 
Main Theme: 

New Directions in Technology, Education, Assessment andManagement 


Sub-Themes: 
Technology
Assessment
Innovative uses of technology
Outcomes-based assessment
Computer mediated instruction
Multiple assessment strategies
Distance and blended learning
Cognitive and Affective assessments
Assistive technology
Assessment of critical and creative thinking
Social media platforms
Project assessment and evaluation
Technological advancement and challenges
Program reviews and evaluation


Education
Management
Best practices in teaching and learning
Management in higher education
Values education in school
School management
At-risk learners
Shared governance
Competency-based programs
Accreditation and Accountability
Language and culture studies
Leadership and management strategies
Environmental education
Project management



Important Information:
  • Early bird registration (on or before Aug. 15, 2014) is $200
  • After Aug. 15 registration is $250
  • Onsite registration is $300
  • Registration fee includes:
    • Conference reception on the first day
    • 2 lunches at the Hyatt
    • Morning and afternoon teas 
    • Conference bag 
    • Program booklet
    • Invitation letter for visa application will be provided after payment of registration fee

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Silent Auction Reminder

The University of Guam School of Education Alumni Association is holding a silent auction during the Guam IRA March 8 meeting. Proceeds will go toward the organization’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts. It also 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 members are welcome to join and attend the general membership meeting at Saint Paul’s, which will be held following the Guam IRA meeting.  

UOG Charter Day 5K

UOG Charter Day 5K on March 9
UOG President Underwood issues challenge to runners.

As part of Charter Day festivities, the University of Guam Charter Day 5K Walk/Run will take place on Sunday, March 9 at the UOG Field House.  Show Time is at 5:30 a.m. and Go Time is at 6:00 a.m.  T-Shirts will be given to the first 150 finishers. After the race, runners can enjoy refreshments and win raffle prizes.

Runners can register at the UOG Field House or at Hornet Sporting Goods.  Pre-Registration is $7.00 per runner and Race Day Registration is $10.00 per runner. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.uog.edu/charterday. For more information, contact the UOG Athletics and Recreation Office at 735-2863. 

"Beat the President"
Dr. Robert Underwood, UOG President will be participating in the 5K and has offered a special challenge to registered runners ages 45 and above.  "If you can beat my time, I'll give you a gift certificate for lunch," said Underwood.

Charter Day
The University of Guam celebrates its 46th Charter Day on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the UOG campus.  Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:00 a.m. and activities run throughout the day until 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.uog.edu/charterday.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

UOG SOE Alumni to Hold Silent Auction

The University of Guam School of Education Alumni Association is holding a silent auction during the Guam IRA March 8 meeting. Proceeds will go toward the organization’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts. It also 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 members are welcome to join and attend the general membership meeting at Saint Paul’s, which will be held following the Guam IRA meeting.  

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; Lois Taitano Gumataotao, Public Information Officer; Rose Marie Cruz Castro, Treasurer; and Dr. Lourdes Klitzkie, Advisor.