EVENTS THIS WEEK
Colloquium with Dr. Carlyle Corbin, Political Self-Determination Expert – Nov. 30
Dr. Corbin will present, "Recent Developments in Small Island Governance: Implications for the Self-Determination Process" on November 30 at 6:00 p.m. in the CLASS Lecture Hall. Dr. Corbin is a United Nations advisor and expert on political self-determination. The event is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the University of Guam ’s Division of Social Work and the Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice.
Go Green Guam Recruitment and Awareness Drive – Dec. 1
The UOG Green interns will be recruiting new members to the green movement on December 1 10:30 -2:30 in the student center rotunda. Encourage your students to attend and become a part of the Green Army!
Joint Student Recital – Dec. 1
On December 1 at 7:00pm the UOG Music Students will perform their Joint Student Recital at the UOG Fine Arts Theater. The performance is free.
Professional MBA Information Sessions – Dec. 3
Find out about the Professional MBA program on Friday, December 3, 2010 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the IT&E Lecture Hall, School of Business and Public Administration. Classes begin June 3, 2011.
The United States Secret Service Virtual Info Session at UOG – Dec. 1 and Dec. 10
The University of Guam Career Development Office will host a virtual information session and employer presentation by the United States Secret Service (USSS) on the UOG campus on December 1 and December 10, 2010. The United States Secret Service is looking to fill positions for special agent, uniformed division officer, special officer, administrative, and professional and technical support positions. Representatives from the US Secret Service will conduct the session and explain the mission, career, and employment process. The sessions will be held on the following dates:
· Wednesday, December 01, 2010- 10:00am-12noon- and 2:00 pm to 4: 00pm
UOG Cancer Research Center House # 7 Deans Circle.
· Friday, December 10, 2010 – 10am to 12noon and 2:00pm to 4pm
Science Bldg, Room 120
Interested individuals must reserve their seats by emailing their reservations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants must bring their own laptops to participate in this virtual information session. This session is open to the first 100 participants. For more information and to reserve your seat please contact Leah Beth Naholowaa, Career Development Office, at 735-2228.
University of Guam Cancer Research Center and Cancer Research Center of Hawaii Present a Community Research Update - Dec. 2
The UOG Cancer Research Center and the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii will present updates on various research projects on Dec. 2 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the CLASS lecture hall. Project updates include the Cancer Registry; the Development of Protocols for Studying Oral Precancerous Lesions and Other Health Risks Among Betel Nut Users in Micronesia; Development of a Breast Cancer Risk Model of the Pacific; Community Outreach to Reduce Health Disparities (Youth Tobacco Use) Among Pacific Islanders Living in Guam; and an overview and update on the Cancer Center partnership between UOG and the University of Hawaii. This event is funded by a National Institutes of Health Cancer Institute Grant.
University Music presents “Winter Wonderland” - Dec. 2 and 3
University Music will present “Winter Wonderland” Family Holiday Concerts on December 2-3 at 7:00pm at the UOG Fine Arts Theater. The University Singers and the UOG Jazz Ensemble will perform holiday favorites. The concerts will be visited by Frosty the Snowman, the Grinch and Santa himself! Admission is $7.00 adult and $5.00 for children and students. UOG students are free with UOG student ID card. On Thursday night, December 2, the whole family can get in for $20!
Career Majors and Minors Fair – Dec. 3
The Career Majors and Minors Fair is scheduled on Friday, December 3, 2010, from 9 am to 6:00 p.m. at the UOG Field House. This event is open to all UOG undergraduates, undeclared majors, and high school seniors. The colleges and schools will feature their various programs.
REVITALIZING THE HEART OF GUAM – Dec. 3
BA480 Business Strategy & Policy Capstone Students Present REVITALIZING THE HEART OF GUAM for their capstone presentations. Discover what UOG’s business students have in store for the future of downtown Hagatna on Friday, December 3, 2010 at 9:00am to 2:30pm in the IT&E Lecture Hall, School of Business and Public Administration.
EVENTS NEXT WEEK
Biofeedback for Gamers – Dec. 6
Dr. Dorcia Tucker is a Navy psychologist who specializes in bio-feedback. She will present during a College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Colloquium on December 6 at 4:00 p.m. to demonstrate how biofeedback works to reduce stress, anxiety and other psychological problems. “Biofeedback for Gamers" will be held in College Professional Development Room, Dean’s Office, HSS 3rd Floor
TEACH GRANT AND YEC INFO SESSION – Dec. 7
The School of Education and the Financial Aid Office host an information session both the TEACH grant program and the YEC program and how residents may use these grants to fund their educations as they pursue their teaching degrees.
UOG PCEI LAUNCHES CONSUMER CONFIDENCE SURVEY – Take it by Dec. 18
The University of Guam-Pacific Center for Economic Initiatives (UOG-PCEI) is conducting its fourth semi-annual survey to find out how Guam consumers assess current and future business and economic climate on Guam . Voluntary participation is appreciated. You will be asked to complete one survey instrument and will take approximately 5 minutes. The consumer survey consists of 11 questions. Questions are rated on a Likert Scale. In addition, you will be asked questions pertaining to gender, age, ethnicity, household income, household size, and employment. This survey is part of a series of projects designed to begin and maintain updated and reliable data that will be useful for planning by policymakers, businesses and the local community. To take the survey, please visit http://www.keysurvey.com/survey/337230/1442/ by December 18. For more information contact Maria Claret M. Ruane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, UOG School of Business and Public Administration, at email@example.com or 735-2575.
Planetarium Shows – Dec. 9, 10 and 11
So join us on 9, 10 and 11 December at 6:30 p.m. when we'll present "Sky Legends of the World 18", the show where little kids tell us stories about the sky. Plan to stay for the 7:00 p.m. show where you'll hear the greatest story ever told. Every December we have "The Star," the Planetarium Christmas show. "The Star" is a look at what scientists think the Star of Bethlehem might have been. The show begins with a reading of the Christmas story. Don't miss this wonderful show!!
Early Registration for Continuing & Returning Students
Continuing and returning students may register early for Spring semester 2011 on the following days: Graduate Students, Seniors, Regent Scholars, National Student Exchange students Nov. 5–Dec. 3; Juniors Nov. 9–Dec. 3; Sophomores Nov. 12–Dec. 3; Freshmen, non-degree students and post-graduates Nov. 16–Dec. 3. For more information call 735-2202.
STUDENTS IN ACTION
Business Woman of the Year Scholarships
Roselyn Carino, Suzanne Bernardo, Lisiel Ignacio, and Eileen Calleja received scholarships ranging $2,280 to $2,850 from First Hawaiian Bank and Guam Business Magazine on Nov. 26. Funds for the scholarships were raised during the annual Business Woman of the Year event.
FACULTY IN ACTION
Dr. Mary Fegurgur
Dr. Mary Fegurgur, Principal Investigator for Guam’s Family Support 360 for Military Families Project, which is one of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities initial four projects funded to serve military families who have children with disabilities was recently asked to lead a national “360 Exchange” webinar on September 23. This 360 Exchange Webinar included the development of a presentation and overview of outcome research currently being conducted on Guam in the area of Military Family Supports. Project staff from around the nation, families, and federal officials called in and logged on to be able to view slides and learn from how Guam’s 360 has utilized the Parent Stress Index as a tool for assessing baseline, for identifying areas to be included in family support plans, and to measure impact and outcomes of the project.