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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:

Sunday, November 18, 2012

SOE Alumni Officers Recruit New Members at the Language Arts Conference

Congratulations to our newest members who were recruited on the second day of the 25th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held 17, 2012 at the Guam Marriott Resort and Spa.  The literacy-filled presentations and inspirational keynote speech by CNN Hero of the Year, Efren Penaflorida, were memorable.  Enjoy the following snapshots taken at this meaningful event!



SOE Alumni Association's Newest Members!  Congratulations!
Pictured L-R:  Helen DeGuzman and Lucinda Barazan.




Efren Penaflorida says his keynote speech at UOG's 25th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference.




SOE Alumni Officers with UOG President, Dr. Robert Underwood. Pictured front row L-R: Martha Sudo, Secretary; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster and LAC Chair. Back row L-R: SOE Alumnus Dr. Jose Q. Cruz and UOG President Dr. Robert Underwood.



LAC Committee with IRA and SOE Alumni Officers.  Pictured L-R:  Jackie Guzman, LAC Administrative Assistant; Dr. Catherine Stoicovy, LAC Chair; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster and LAC Chair; Dr. Clarisa Quan, LAC Chair; Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President and SOE Alumni Member; and Debbie Respicio, LAC Administrative Coordinator.


Keynote speaker, Efren Penaflorida with LAC Committee, SOE Alumni and IRA Board Members.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Catherine Stoicovy, LAC Chair; Troy McVey, CLASS Associate Dean; Dr. Clarisa Quan, LAC Chair; Lou Hiura, IRA Historian; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni/IRA Webmaster and LAC Chair; Margaret Beem, SOE Alumni Vic e President; Lynn Arriola, IRA Corresponding Secretary; Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President; Debbie Duenas, IRA President-Elect; Efren Penaflorida, Keynote Speaker; Martha Sudo, SOE Alumni Secretary and IRA Recording Secretary; Young Adult, Carmen Paulino; and Therese Volsteadt, IRA Software Board Member.



Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President and SOE Alumni member.


Efren Penaflorida inspires the audience with his keynote speech at this year's Language Arts Conference.




SOE Alumni Officers during their presentation titled Digital Storytelling with Young English Language Learners.  They also presented Creatively Differentiating Instruction for Pacific Island Students.  Pictured L-R:  Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster and LAC Chair; and Lois Taitano Gumataotao, SOE Alumni PIO.
SOE Alumni Officers ready for recruitment at the LAC.  Pictured L-R:  Martha Sudo, Secretary; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster and LAC Chair.



SOE Alumni Officers pose with SOE Alumni.  Pictured front row L-R:  Martha Sudo, Secretary; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster and LAC Chair.  Back row L-R:  SOE Alumnus Dr. Jose Q. Cruz, and Jonathan Pilarca, IRA President and SOE Alumni Member.



Keynote speaker, Efren Penaflorida with Dr. Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster and LAC Chair.





Sunday, November 11, 2012

Happy Veteran's Day!

To all of those who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, so that we may have the freedom that we enjoy, we salute you! *HAND SALUTE* God Bless you all, and God Bless the USA! HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY!



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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Welcome Cathy Cardenas!

Cathy Cardenas
 
We would like to welcome Cathy Cardenas as one of our newest SOE Alumni Association members!  Cardenas, who serves as an adjunct professor for the Special Education program at the School of Education, became an official member on November 9, 2012.

Friday, November 9, 2012

UOG Alumni Reunion a Success!

The UOG Alumni Reunion "Celebrate Good Times!" event held Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel was memorable.  The SOE Alumni Officers also took a number of mini-studio photos to make a lasting impression.  Enjoy the following snapshots!

UOG ROTC Drill Tream Performance

SOE Alumni Officers strike a pose!
Pictured L-R:  Margaret Beem, Vice President; Grace Griffin, President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster.  Not pictured are Martha Sudo, Secretary; Rose Marie Castro, Treasurer; Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; and Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie, Advisor.

SOE Alumni Officers Take 2!
Pictured L-R left photo:  Margaret Beem, SOE VP; Rose Marie Castro, SOE Alumni Treasurer; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster.  Right photos:  Martha Sudo, SOE Alumni Secretary; VP Beem; Treasurer Castro; Webmaster Dr. Rivera; and Grace Griffin, SOE Alumni President.  Not pictured are Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; and Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie, Advisor.

SOE Alumni Officers Take 3!
Pictured L-R:  Margaret Beem, SOE Alumni Vice President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster.  Not pictured are Grace Griffin, President; Rose Marie Castro, Treasurer; Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; and Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie, Advisor.

SOE Alumni Officers Take 4!
Pictured L-R:  Rose Marie Castro, Treasurer; Martha Sudo,  Secretary; and Margaret Beem, Vice President.  Not pictured are Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie,  Advisor; Grace Grfiffin, President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster.

SOE Alumni Officers Take 5!
Pictured L-R:  Martha Sudo, Secretary; Rose Marie Castro,  Treasurer; and Grace Griffin, President.  Not pictured are Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie,  Advisor; Margaret Beem, Vice President; and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster.


SOE Alumni Officers Finale Photo!
Pictured L-R:  Margaret Beem, Vice President; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Webmaster; Rose Marie Castro, Treasurer; Grace Griffin, President; and Martha Sudo, Secretary.  Not pictured are Lois T. Gumataotao, PIO; and Dr. Lourdes P. Klitzkie,  Advisor.

Welcome to our newest SOE alumni members!

Christine Borja Mallari

Lou Meno Farfan

Marie Wessling


Saturday, November 3, 2012

UOG Alumni President with McDonald's Pal at the Family Expo

UOG Alumni President, Robert Paulino, poses with his McDonald's pal during the Family Expo held October 13, 2012 at the UOG Field House.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

UOG Alumni Reunion - Fri., Nov. 9 at the Hyatt Regency

Hafa Adai, to All Our Alumni and Friends of the University!
I hope all is well with you! See you at the UOG Alumni Reunion which is just 8 days away! This event is open to the public – all are welcome to celebrate with us, alum or not.
Don’t delay, purchase your tickets today to take advantage of special pricing. Tickets are available from any of the SOE Alumni Officers, as well as at Pay-Less and Primo Surf in the Agana Shopping Center and Pay-Less in the Micronesia Mall. $30 per person or $25 each for a pair (if purchased in advance), $35 at the door.