UOG Alumni Association Officers

UOG Alumni Association Officers

Thursday, September 29, 2011

UOG Alumni Update - September 29


Open Enrollment Period: September 13, 2011 through September 30, 2011. Last day to sign up, or make any changes is Friday, September 30, 2011. Contact: 735-2344/50, Pacing Leon Guerrero, Human Resources Office.

UOG Theatre Presents Twelve Angry Men Beginning Sept. 29
University Theatre presents Twelve Angry Men on Sept. 29-Oct. 1 & Oct. 5-8 @8pm in the Fine Arts Theater. Actors include theatre majors and two UOG professors Mike Stoil and PK Harmon. Tickets are available at the door.

CPA Review Courses Begin Oct. 1

Click here for the schedule and to download the registration form.

College Night - Oct. 5

High school seniors and their parents are invited to College Night on October 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Center. Learn about UOG’s academic programs, the admissions process, and how to apply for financial aid. Admissions and financial aid staff, faculty, and administrators will be on hand to talk to high school seniors and their parents about enrolling at UOG. For more information contact 735-2271.

Call for Nominations for the Faculty Senate Palulap Medallion Award – Deadline: Oct. 3
The Palulap Medallion Award is a prestigious award presented by the Faculty Senate of the University of Guam to a member of the community of Guam who has made extraordinary contributions to the protection and promotion of the fundamental principles of the academy for the University of Guam. The nomination deadline is Oct. 3, 2011. For more information visit
www.uog.edu scrolling news or http://www.uog.edu/newsDtls.aspx?id=853.

Meet with University of Hawaii Faculty - Oct. 7
Faculty are invited to attend a Cancer Health Disparities overview and meet with research faculty visiting from the University of Hawaii Cancer Center n Friday, October 7, 2011 from 12 Noon – 1:30 p.m in the Multipurpose Room, Leon Guerrero School of Business & Public Administration Building. Please RSVP by Thursday, 9/28/2011 gsuguitan@uguam.uog.edu

Cancer research update – Oct. 7
A research update on the UOG Cancer Research Center and UH Cancer Research Center projects will be held at the CLASS lecture hall on Friday, October 7 from 3 – 5 pm.

University Music presents "Glee! Season 2"
Oct. 13, 14 and 15 at 7:30p.m. in the UOG Fine Arts Theatre. Tickets available at the door. Save the date! Last year's Glee performances were jam packed!

At Home in the Field: The 2011 University of Guam Archaeological Field School in San Remigio, Cebu, Philippines – Oct. 12

As part of the Spring 2011 CLASS Colloquium Series, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Guam and the University of Guam Anthropology Club invite you to: At Home in the Field: The 2011 University of Guam Archaeological Field School in San Remigio, Cebu, Philippines on October 12, 2011, from 5-8pm, in the Professional Development Room, CLASS Dean’s Office, HSS Building, 3rd Floor.

Political Decolonization – Oct. 19
The Division of Social Work, in partnership with the Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice sponsor a Public Forum examining Political Decolonization on October 19th (5:30-8:30PM) . Speakers include Dr. Carlyle Corbin, United Nations Advisor and Internationally Recognized Expert on Decolonization, "The Role of the United Nations in the Self-Determination Process" and Attorney Julian Aguon, Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice, "Defrosting the Self-determination Imagination: The Trajectory of Right Under International Law"


UOG’s 60th Anniversary Launch – November 3
The University of Guam’s Commemoration Committee invites you to participate in the roll-out of the University’s 60th anniversary activities on November 3rd at the UOG Fieldhouse from 11a.m. to 1:30p.m. The UOG community will see major initiatives for campus expansion and improvements, recognition of business partners and individuals who have pledged to support UOG’s fundraising efforts, An plans to energize and galvanize our alumni, and the unveiling of the commemorative “Big G”. Students, staff, faculty, administrators, and alumni are invited. A fiesta lunch and entertainment will be provided. Contact co-chairpersons: Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs at 735-2586 or Elvie Tyler, Sustainability Coordinator at 735-2976 for more information.

Save the date: UOG Alumni Reunion Tuesday, Nov. 15
The UOG Alumni Reunion will be held at the Hyatt Regency Guam from 6p.m. to 10p.m. on Nov. 15. This “Novemberfest” themed event will feature “Speed Networking” and an epic fashion show featuring clothing styles from the 50’s to the present modeled by UOG alumni, students, administrators, faculty and staff. You can also sign up for the “Triton Privileges card” which will enable you to receive various discounts and offers at participating businesses. Plus: Free pupus, live music, chance to win great prizes and more! Tickets are now on sale for $30 and will be $35 at the door. Attire is dressy casual. Call Norman Analista, Director, Development & Alumni Affairs at 735-2586 or 797-3333 for more details.


Parsons Scholarship - Deadline to Apply Oct. 14, 2011
University of Guam pre-engineering students who have completed ES201 Engineering Statistics or who are enrolled in the course for the fall 2011 semester are encouraged to apply for a Parsons scholarship.

Parsons, a construction and engineering firm, generously contributed $15,000 in scholarship funds to support pre-engineering students at the University of Guam. There are several Parsons Scholarships available for the fall 2011 semester worth up to $3,750 each. The scholarships will be awarded in October based on academic performance and financial need. Scholarship amounts will vary depending on a student’s financial need.

To apply for the Parsons Scholarship you must be a resident of Guam or the region and submit the following documents:

1. Application form

2. A one-page personal statement about yourself and your academic goals. In the statement explain why you are pursuing a degree in engineering.

3. A copy of your official transcripts

All documents must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office located in the UOG Field House by 5:00 p.m. on October 14, 2011.

Apply for the Upcoming UOG AmeriCorps program year

Each year we are look for bright students who are interested in improving our community and leaving a positive imprint on society. Members are tasked with maintaining a healthy relationship with community and their satellite program locations. We offer incentives for individuals who are selected for this position, which requires interested individuals to graciously devote their time and effort toward tutoring, mentoring, and volunteering in the community. Individuals may apply at the University of Guam AmeriCorps Success Center Administrative Office at the UOG Student Center or at any of the UOG AmeriCorps Satellites. Members are contracted to serve their community for one service year and are given a monthly stipend of around $400.00USD for a half-time position and around $800.00USD for a full-time position. Members are additionally required to volunteer between 20-32 hours a week. An education award is given to half time members who meet or exceed 900 hours total in a program year and/or 1700 hours for full time members in a program year.

DEADLINE to apply is OCTOBER 17, 2011 @ 5pm. Click the following link for the application: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B1kQ7_DnG0OQZTkxYWIxNmEtYjE5OS00MDc2LTgyOWEtN2JhYmU0MjExZDQ3&hl=en&authkey=CKSkx48D

The 50th Council of the University of Guam Student Government Association is pleased to announce that Book Scholarships for school year 2011-2012 are now available to all enrolled students of the University of Guam. Applications for UOG Student Government Association Book Scholarships are now available. The scholarship will be awarded to deserving full-time or part-time University of Guam students, granting them store credit of $150 at the UOG Triton Bookstore, valid from Fall 2011 to Spring 2012. Applications are available at the SGA Session Hall, Financial Aid Office, and each school’s respective offices. The completed application (required documents included) must be submitted no later than 7:00 p.m. on September 30, 2011.


UOG’S Upward Bound College Prep Program Accepting Applications – Deadline 9/30
UOG's Upward Bound (UB) college prep program is now accepting applications for SY2011-12. High school students from 9th, 10th, and 11th grade may be eligible to apply for the following free services and benefits including tutoring, college and career prep activities, self-development workshops, a summer program at UOG, and more! Only students who attend GW, JFK, SSHS, and Southern High may apply. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30th. Interested parents/ students may call 735-1992/ 2245 or go to the main TRIO Office at the UOG Field House, first floor for applications and information.

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