Thursday, April 23, 2015

IMAGINE! Southern Class Shines

IMAGINE! Southern Class: The Math/Reading/Social Studies students of Geraldine Pablo, Connie Mallada, and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera take a pose. Pictured front row L-R sitting:  Pablo, 5:30 Math Instructor; Dr. Rivera, 7:30 Reading/Social Studies instructor; and Mallada, 5:30 Math Co-instructor.  Second row L-R:  Adrian Manibusan, Pauline Santos, Ana Mesa, Katie Lujan, Catherine San Nicolas, Maria Emanuel, and Leo Llegado, IT.  Not pictured are Robert Quintanilla and Peter Taijeron.

Guam Literary Arts Announces Its Informational Website

More information on the Guam Literary Arts Committee for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts can be found on its informational website at

Friday, April 10, 2015

Island Sustainability Conference - April 15-16

Thursday, April 9, 2015

GNN Starts April 10

Guam News Network launches on GTA Channel 17

Posted: Apr 09, 2015 5:17 PMUpdated: Apr 10, 2015 6:06 AM
 Beginning, Friday, April 10 GTA cable subscribers will be able to watch the best in local news and entertainment 24 hours a day on Guam's News Network (GNN), Channel 17 on GTA cable.  This 24-hour channel will offer an around the clock array of local programs from the stations of KUAM including rebroadcasts of the award winning top rated KUAM News Primetime, KUAM News Extra, special musical performances, KUAM's In The Mix, News Specials, community organization forums, classic KUAM episodes including the Malafunkshun Show, Island Focus and much more.

GNN sign on is set for 6am on Friday, April 10.

Source:  KUAM

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

2015 UOGFF - April 18

The following is the schedule of events for the 2015 UOGFF, Saturday, April 18:

11:00am DOORS OPEN

11:15am "GUAM: THE OCEAN OASIS" (Opening Film - documentary)

12:00pm "NOT FAR AWAY", "STRAY" (drama), "CHRONICLES OF TRE" (action)

1:20pm WORKSHOP - ACTING FOR THE CAMERA (by Jefferson Cronin)

2:35pm "PAKTO: I HINEKKA", "A PROXIMITY" (comedy)



6:40pm "INDIGO", "DAYS OF REVELATION", "UNVEIL" (music videos)

7:40pm "GRENDEL", "BITTERSWEET", "MOB", "LUTHER" (action/suspense)

9:20pm "MADAM" (Closing Film - drama)

Week of the Young Child - April 13 - 18

Sunday, April 5, 2015

G Factor IV - May 2

The G Factor IV, UOG Senior/Alumni Reception and Talent Showcase:
University seniors and successful alumni connect to engage in meaningful conversations about preparing for the workforce.
Saturday, 5/2, 6p.m. to 10p.m. Venue:  Tapanade in Hagatna
Review photos from previous events:

IMAGINE! Class Shines

IMAGINE! Class: The Reading/Social Studies students of Lois T. Gumataotao take a pose. Pictured front row L-R: Dawn Maka-7:30 Instructor, Brandon Ignacio, and Gumataotao-5:30 Instructor. Standing L-R: Shawn Lujan, Julie Arnaiz, Davante Perez, Melissa Pocaigue, Robin Pocaigue, Davina Jesus, and Dorothy Jesus. Not pictured is Regina Rapolla.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Introducing the IMAGINE! Team

As part of a GED outreach project, a group of Guam educators teamed up to make a difference in what is known as the IMAGINE! Soaring Towards a Diploma.  Kudos for all that you do!

IMAGINE! Team:  Pictured L-R front row:  Jimmy Terria, Reading/Social Studies instructor-Central region; Shane, IT-All regions; Lois T. Gumataotao, Reading/Social Studies instructor-Central region; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Reading/Social Studies Instructor-Southern region; Dawn Maka, Reading/Social Studies/Math instructor-Northern & Central regions; Bobbie Benavente, Reading/Social Studies instructor-Northern region; Marie DeLoach, Project Staff; Geri Pablo, Math instructor-Southern region; and Professor Rosa Salas Palomo, Project Director.  Second row L-R:  Leo Llegado, IT-All regions; Mye Ganan-Flores, MLI; John Castro, Math Instructor-Northern region; Liz Langas, Reading/Social Studies Instructor-Northern region; and Connie Mallada, Math Instructor-Central region.

FestPac Newsletter #2

Operation Maysak Relief

Our sister islands of Chuuk and Yap have experienced extensive damage due to Typhoon Maysak. UOG President Dr. Robert A. Underwood has initiated a University-wide campaign to assist our friends and neighbors who are in dire need of our help. Please be generous in your support.

Below are areas of support where you can make a difference:

*Food/Water and Clothing/Supply Drive.  Donations need to received by April 6 and April 10 in order to make it in time for the first two shipments going out to Chuuk and Yap.

*Fund Drive. The monetary goal is $3,000. If donating by check, make it payable to “University of Guam."

*Communications Services. TADEO is available for students and community members who need to make contact with family members in the impacted areas. Point of contact is Manny Hechanova at 735-2620/1 or

All donations will be consolidated and provided to the Ayuda Foundation. For more information, contact David Okada at 735-2902 or email