Be the change you want to see in this world

"Winning starts in the mind. Whatever the mind can conceive, it will achieve."
-Joaquin Nangauta Naputi

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, August 01, 2008

SURPRISE GUEST VISITOR: Kathryn W. Takara, Ph.D. an associate professor from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, made a surprise visit to the University of Guam. She was the keynote speaker in Saipan for the Martin Luther King Jr., national holiday celebration. Takara visited UOG’s School of Education (SOE), where she was honored with an evening fiesta sponsored by two SOE student organizations, Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and Future Educators of Guam Association (FEGA). She visited with students, faculty and friends, and spoke of her family and her personal experiences during the civil-rights movement.

Pictured seated L-R: School of Education professors Dr. Mary Jane Miller and Dr. Jacqui Cyrus; Takara; SOE professors Dr. Marilyn Jackson, Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, and Dr. Lou Ferrer. Standing L-R: Audrey Certeza, FEGA PRO; Vanessa Perez, FEGA President; Dr. Patrick Leddy, School of Education Executive Director; Anna Wignaraja, Harmon School of Montessori; Jovonne Aguon, ACEI President; Jennifer Blas, ACEI Vice-President; Myleen Ramos, ACEI Secretary; Melissa Hernandez, ACEI & FEGA member; and Veronica Ramirez, ACEI Treasurer. Back Row Standing: Fred Jackson and Jessica Candaso, FEGA Secretary.

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