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

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

Merry Christmas from around the Pacific!

~Minagof Nochebuena ~ Felis Pasgua (Chamorro)
~Maligayan Pasko (Tagalog)
~Peren en Krismas (Pohnpeian)
~Monono ilo raaneoan Nejin (Marshallese)
~Falang e Baynag (Yapese)
~Tok Tapeng (Kosraean)
~Ungil Kurismas (Palauan)
~Pwapwan Kirisimas (Chuukese)
~Mele Kalikimaka (Hawaiian)
~Ameseighil ubwutiiwel Layi Luugh me raagh fee (Carolinian)

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Ginen i Hila Brings Christmas Cheer!

Ginen i Hila i Maga’taotao Siha Association, a culturally-relevant NPO which focuses on literary arts/traditional storytelling, shared the Christmas spirit this Holiday Season! Kudos to the members who volunteered to sing a variety of Christmas songs at the Guam Memorial Hospital on December 22, 2015.


Sunday, December 20, 2015

Congratulations Fall 2015 Graduates!

The University of Guam celebrated the graduation of its 262 students on December 20, 2015 at the UOG Calvo Field House. The Commencement Ceremonies featured keynote speaker MSNBC and NBC News Anchor Richard Lui. Lui impressed upon the need for the graduates to tell their own stories and look for unique angles, as they write the chapter of their lives. Congratulations Fall 2015 graduates! God Bless, and we wish you the best in your future endeavors!

Lorenzo Naputi Reyes proudly holds his diploma

UOG's Dr. Rivera's 

Pictured L-R:  Jacqueline Naputi Reyes, Lorenzo Naputi Reyes, and Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera.

Lorenzo Naputi Reyes (center) is surrounded by family members 

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Birthday Snapshot

I’m so blessed to have a loving family, wonderful friends, and awesome colleagues!  Check out the amazing birthday cake I received from my ESL Team!  Hu guiaya hao!  

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Ginen Election, Membership Renewal & Recruitment - Dec. 3, 7:00 p.m. @ Foody’s Barrigada Shell Gas Station

Please join us this Thursday, Dec 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Foody's Barrigada Shell Gas Station, as we will be having an election of officers, membership renewals, and recruitment of new members. Kindly spread the word and share this with current, past, and prospective Ginen members. We hope to see you there!