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
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Attorney General of Hawaii Douglas Chin is the Commencement Speaker.
The University of Guam will recognize a record 336 prospective graduates at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the UOG Calvo Field House during the 2017 Fañomnagan / Spring Commencement Ceremony.
The 336 total graduates represent the single largest graduating class in the University’s history. Of the expected graduates, 270 will receive undergraduate degrees and 66 will receive graduate degrees.
“The University continues to showcase the wonderful achievements of its students,” said UOG President Dr. Robert Underwood. “We will also have the opportunity to hear from a speaker who has made national headlines for challenging a Presidential Executive Order and upholding the U.S. Constitution.”
The honorable Douglas Chin, Attorney General of the State of Hawaii is the commencement speaker. Chin was cast into the national spotlight in March for his challenge of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban which suspended travel from seven Muslim countries and halted the US refugee program.
"I am happy to go to the University of Guam to share my experiences and to encourage UOG Tritons to prepare for the challenges they will face,” said Chin. "This is a time of uncertainty, but with that comes opportunity. I look forward to speaking with the graduates who will be working to make positive change in the coming years."
Attendance to the UOG Fañomnagan / Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies is by ticket only. Graduating students are encouraged to pick up their tickets at the Admissions Office and to call 735-2214 for more information.
UOG Fañomnagan / Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017.
Pictured L-R: Joann Diego, SOE Program Coordinator; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, SOE Alumni Webmaster; Martha Sudo, SOE Alumni Secretary; Rose Castro, SOE Alumni President; and Dr. John Sanchez, SOE Dean. Not pictured are Margaret Beem, SOE Alumni Vice President; and Grace Griffin, SOE Alumni Treasurer.
The SOE Alumni Association held its executive meeting with the School of Education Dean, Dr. John Sanchez, on April 11, 2017 at the UOG's School of Education. Various alumni issues and activities were discussed, and the executive officers were pleased that Dr. Sanchez showed his support for the association's goals. We look forward to future meetings with him, as we collaborate to ensure that we are making a difference, to give back to our Alma Mater, and so much more!
The University of Guam will celebrate its 49th Charter Day on Tuesday, March 14,2017! Opening Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. in the Center Courtyard, and activities run throughout the day until 5 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Each year, Charter Day is the largest public event at the University with nearly 5,000 people visiting the campus. This year’s theme is "Tritons United."Be on the lookout for the Trident, the University’s official hand sign, which helps unite us as a campus community.
The entire campus will have activities and events for the whole family including food, games, live entertainment, campus tours, presentations at the Marine Lab and WERI, the CHamoru Language Competition, agricultural displays, Isla Center for the Arts annual Art-A-Thon, President's Cup finals, and more!
It is with great sadness that we bid Adios to one of UOG School of Education's finest employees. Anita was wise, witty, amazing, and a hard worker who had the heart of gold to help fellow colleagues and ultimately the students. God bless, and rest in peace our dear friend. You will always be remembered.
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.
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
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In memory of our beloved alumni members, who have since passed away, we dedicate this web site to you. Click on this link: http://soememoriam.blogspot.com/ to view our Memorium dedication page.
ALUMNI STORIES - Where are they now?
Visit this site - http://soemembers.blogspot.com to find out what some of our SOE Alumni Association graduates are doing. If you are a member and would like to be featured here, please e-mail the Web Master at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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●To have the opportunity to purchase a $100 plaque, so that your name will appear on the wall of the SOE building for years to come
●To have the opportunity to be selected as the SOE Alumni of the Month. This is a special award, and your picture & name will be featured in the SOE Alumni Association website, and at the School of Education.
●To help support SOE’s mission of effectively preparing educators and other education personnel for professional performance in diverse cultural contexts
●To enhance your relationship with the School of Education by sharing your talents, resources, etc. in different SOE events
●To develop alumni pride, spirit, and life-long commitments to the School of Education
●To receive special member updates. You will be contacted regarding alumni activities, SOE Alumni of the Month update, donations, and other alumni news that positively impact the School of Education.
●To be celebrated as a valuable educator! Members are encouraged to provide information about themselves, or their accomplishments, for possible inclusion in the association’s website.
Thank you for your contribution, and we look forward to working with you to continue to benefit the School of Education!