UOG Alumni Association Officers

UOG Alumni Association Officers
2015-2016 UOG Alumni Association Officers, L to R: Chelo Paulino, President, Jose Untalan, VP/President-elect, Rowena Macaraig, Treasurer, Star Mercado, Immediate Past President. Not shown: Tasha Wade, Secretary.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Newly Elected UOG Alumni Association Officers Take Oath

Newly-elected UOG Alumni Association Officers take their oath for their new positions on May 25, 2010 at the PROA Restaurant in Tumon.

Pictured above: Dr. Robert Underwood, UOG President; Robert Paulino, Alumni President; Angelica Diaz, Alumni Vice President; Nathan Taimanglo, Alumni Secretary; and Yolanda Calvo, Alumni Treasurer.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

UOG Alumni Update - May 18

Small Business Development Center Workshop – May 19 "Introduction to Micro-Credit"Wednesday, May 19th (9:00am-11:30am) – see uog.edu scrolling news for details.

The Faculty Senate, Faculty Union and the Office of the Senior Vice President host an End of Academic Year Merienda on Thursday, MAY 20, 2010 at 3:00 PM in the LG BUILDING MULTIPURPOSE ROOM. Everyone is invited. See you there!

Friday Lecture – May 21
"Interglacial limestone and its geomorphic features on Guam: implications for the RELATIVE sea level Change" by Blaž Miklavič, UOG graduate student and research assistant Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific (WERI) on Friday May 21, 2010 at 4:00pm, Marine Lab Classroom.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony – May 21
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences hosts their annual pinning ceremony on Friday, May 21 at the Sheraton. Twenty-three students will graduate from the program on May 30.


Acting Chief Human Resources Officer
Elaine Faculo Gogue is the Acting Chief Human Resources Officer. If you need to contact her about HRO issues, please email: http://us.mc530.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=egogue@uguam.uog.edu.

Fresh Eggs on Sale Now
The UOG Triton Farm is selling eggs this week. Small size: $2.00 per dozen with deposit of egg carton; without $2.50. Regular size $2.50 per dozen with deposit of egg carton; without $3.00. Act fast, because these eggs sell out! Call Doris at 735-2100 and pick up at Agriculture and Life Science Building Room 204 (AES office).

CLASS Awards
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences presented their annual awards to the following individuals on May 14:
· Faculty Excellence in Teaching -- Michelle Bednarzyk
· Faculty Excellence in Service -- Seyda Turk Smith
· Faculty Excellence in Creative Activity -- Peter Onedera
· Faculty Excellence in Collegiality -- Velma Yamashita
· Part-Time Faculty Excellence in Teaching -- Mila Alcazaren
· Outstanding Graduate Student -- Jonathan Guerrero
· Outstanding Staff Award -- Doreen Fernandez
· CLASS Conference MVP Award -- Jenni Arceo
· Outstanding Sociology Student -- Myracle Mugol
· Cynthia Sajnovsky received a retirement gift/certificate
· Mary Spencer received an appreciation plaque for her service as Dean

UOG Cancer Research Center Seeks Breast Cancer Survivors
Dr. Rachael Leon Guerrero leads a study on breast cancer risk factors and seeks women who have survived breast cancer. The purpose of this study is to establish an understanding of breast cancer in the Mariana Islands in relation to lifestyle. If you were diagnosed with primary breast cancer in 2009 or 2010 and are a resident of Guam or Saipan , you may be eligible to be in this study. Please contact Dr. Leon Guerrero or Shelly Blas at 735-2023 or http://us.mc530.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=shellyblas@uguam.uog.edu.

2010 University of Guam Relay for Life Team
Order your Triton t-shirt today. Shirts are $15 each. Please submit your order to Joanne Avila ; http://us.mc530.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=joanne.avila2010@yahoo.com or call her at 735-2023 ( UOG CNAS/Agriculture & Life Sciences Building , room 112B). The funds raised from sale of the t-shirts will go to the American Cancer Society and the UOG Relay Team Triton. PLEASE SUPPORT YOUR UOG RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM BY PURCHASING A T-SHIRT!!! "Making a Difference Starts With YOU!"The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event will take place from 7:00pm, Friday, May 28th to 7:00am, Saturday, May 29th, at the George Washington High School Track field. UOG's tent is #62. Please join us for this event and help cancer survivors and their families.


UOG Green Student Internships Available
UOG Green is now offering up to 10 student internships to support sustainability efforts on Guam . Students will work in a team environment with the UOG community to support energy conservation and recycling. Positions held will work up to 20 hours per week beginning June 1, 2010. For more details, click here.
Congressional Internship for UOG Student - Deadline May 19, 2010The University of Guam Congressional Internship Review Committee is soliciting applications for the 2010 Congressional Internship. The Intern will work on his/her project during the internship at both the district and DC office of Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo. In order to qualify, applicants must be a University of Guam student with Junior Standing, a Guam resident, and have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0.

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Guam offers its Summer Research Apprenticeship Program in June. This program is open to high school students from both public and private high schools on Guam . Students with an interest in agriculture, consumer and family sciences, and the natural sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. The program will run approximately five weeks from June 28 through July 30, 2010. This will be a full-time employment working 40 hours per week and paying $7.25 an hour. Eligibility requirements are as follows:

(1) A resident of Guam ;
(2) A high school student in good standing who has completed his/her sophomore year and will be a junior or senior when the new school year commences at a local public or private high school; and
(3) Shows interest in science and mathematics.

Application forms may be picked up from the Dean’s Office, Room 206, located in the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building at the University of Guam from April 27, 2010 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Application forms will also be made available at most of the island’s public and private high schools to be disseminated to interested students (inquire at your Principal’s or Guidance Counselor’s Office). Submit your completed application form along with your most recent report card for the current school year to the office mentioned above no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 28, 2010.

Click here for the application.

For more information, please contact Ms. Annie Santos at 735-2000/1 or by email at http://us.mc530.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=afsantos@uguam.uog.edu

2010 School of Education Spring Convocation – May 25
The School of Education hosts its spring convocation for education majors on May 25, at 5:00pm in the Marriott Hotel’s Chamorro Ballroom.
Spring 2010 Commencement Ceremonies – May 30
Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 30 at 2pm in the Field House.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all of our UOG Alumni MOMS! God Bless you for all that you are and all that you do to care for your loved ones, being a special part of our alumni family, and so much more!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Newly Elected UOG Alumni Association Officers

Congratulations to the newly-elected UOG Alumni Association Officers! We thank all the candidates who ran for office, and we look forward to the leadership of the new officers. The induction ceremony for the new officers will be held by the end of May.


PRESIDENT - Robert Paulino

VICE PRESIDENT - Angelica Diaz

TREASURER - Yolanda Calvo

SECRETARY - Nathan Taimanglo

We thank the following officers who will be ending their term soon:

Pictured above L-R: Toni Aflague, Secretary; Jennifer Sanchez, President; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Vice President; and James Underwood, Treasurer.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

2010 Professional Leadership Conference

2010 Professional Leadership Conference Presentation: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera and Lois Taitano Gumataotao received a certificate for their workshop presentation titled Using Literature to Promote Healthy Habits during the Child Care Givers 2010 Professional Leadership Conference themed “Beyond Quality Care: Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Young Children.” Rivera also presented a technology workshop titled Using Digital Storytelling to Promote Healthy Habits. The conference was sponsored by the Guam Child Care and Development Association, Association for Childhood Education International, and UOG’s School of Education Early Childhood Program, on April 9 and 10 at the University of Guam’s School of Education and Lecture Hall.

Pictured L-R: Gumataotao and Dr. Rivera.