Thursday, May 30, 2013

Hafa Adai, to all our Alumni and University Citizens! Our 61st Anniversary Founders Day Gala is already next Saturday, 6/8 from 6p.m. to 10p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Guam, Grand Ballroom. The theme of this signature event is “An Evening of Excellence.” Enjoy an outstanding four-course dinner and exciting entertainment. Plus, when you a purchase a ticket, you will automatically be entered into our door prize raffle for the chance to win a roundtrip ticket for one to anywhere in Asia that United Airlines flies! Space is limited – please make arrangements to reserve your seat(s) today by calling Norm Analista at735-2586. You don’t want to miss this event!

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Congratulations Graduates!

UOG Commencement held May 26, 2013
SOE Faculty attend the UOG Commencement exercise in support of their graduates

Congratulations to all 295 UOG graduates and the countless graduates throughout the island! We are proud of you, and we wish you the best! BIBA UOG! BIBA GUAHAN!

Friday, May 24, 2013

NEWS RELEASE: 32nd Annual International Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference


The 32nd Annual International Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference will be held Sunday-Wednesday, July 21-24, 2013 at John F. Kennedy High School. The theme is "Indigenous Rights: Sacred and Secret – Direchon i Taotao Siha: Sagr├ąda yan Sikretu.” The Call for Presentations is due on May 31, 2013. and Early Bird Registration ends on June 28, 2013. Individuals and/or organizations are invited to exhibit their wares for a nominal fee or donation to the Silent Auction. You can also earn three (3) ED894 graduate credits or CEUs. You must register for the conference before you register for the graduate credits at the Professional International Programs Office, 2nd floor, MARC/Computer Center/PIP Building, Room #217, phone # 735-2601. A Photo Art Contest from May 22-June 8, 2013 is on-going to produce a 2-year calendar promiting pride in cultures and languages of the Pacific region. Interested contestants may submit up to 3 photos. All PIBBA Conference information and forms are available online at If you have any questions, email or call Peter R. Onedera at 477-4234,, PIBBA International President or Rosa Salas Palomo at 735-2193/1, or, PIBBA, Guam Chapter President and Conference Chair.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Micronesia Island Fair a Success!

 Hafa Adai!  The Guam Micronesia Island Fair is scheduled for May 17-19, 2013.   It is the annual signature cultural event of the Guam Visitors Bureau with presentations of the vibrant cultures of Micronesia. 

Participants were able to experience the culture and arts of Micronesia.  A special fireworks display was also a highlight of the event.  Delegations from the Federated States of Micronesia, Rota, Saipan and Tinian and the republics of Kiribati, Nauru, the Marshall Islands and Palau, gathered on Guam to commemorate the region’s largest cultural event. They had the opportunity to meet Micronesia’s master carvers, blacksmiths, traditional fishing experts, jewelers, weavers, dancers, musicians and chefs. 

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Guam Council IRA May 2013 Newsletter

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