University of Guam

University of Guam
Unibetsedåt Guåhan
Other name
U.O.G.
Former names
Territorial College of Guam (1952-1963)
College of Guam (1963-1968)
Motto
Motto in English
Ever Upward
Type Public, Land Grant
Established 1952
Endowment $13.5 million [1]
Chairman Christopher K. Felix
President Thomas W. Krise
Academic staff
180
Students 3,904
Location , ,
United States

13°26′N 144°48′E / 13.433°N 144.800°E / 13.433; 144.800Coordinates: 13°26′N 144°48′E / 13.433°N 144.800°E / 13.433; 144.800
Campus Rural area (about 161 acres)
Vision Ina, Deskubre, Setbe
To Enlighten, To Discover, To Serve
Colors    [2]
Green and white
Nickname Tritons
Website www.uog.edu

University of Guam (Chamorro: Unibetsedåt Guåhan) (U.O.G.) is a public land-grant university in Mangilao, Guam. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers thirty-four degree programs at the undergraduate level and eleven master's level programs. Of the university's 3,387 students, 94% are of Asian-Pacific Islander ethnicity and nearly 72% are full-time (fall 2012 figures). A full-time faculty of about 180 supports the university's mission of "Ina, Diskubre, Setbe"— which translates to "To Enlighten, to Discover, to Serve."

History

University of Guam was founded in 1952 as a two-year teacher-training school known as the Territorial College of Guam, established by Governor Carlton Skinner and Maryly Van Leer Peck.[3][4] In 1960, the college moved to the present campus in the central district of Mangilao. In 1965, the college was accredited as a four-year, degree granting institution. By 1968, enrollment had reached 1,800 students while staff and faculty totaled more than 130. It was designated as a land grant institution by the United States Congress in 1972.

Presidents

^ Indicates President Emeritus status conferred by UOG Board of Regents [7]

Facility

The U.S. Census Bureau puts the university into a census-designated place, the University of Guam.[8]

Colleges and schools

Eugenia Leon Guerrero Business & Public Administration Building

The University of Guam offers bachelor's degrees in thirty-four areas and master's degrees in eleven areas:

  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)
    • Division of Humanistic Studies
    • Department of English and Applied Linguistics (D.E.A.L.)
    • Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Division of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS)
    • Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Division of Natural Sciences
    • Division of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
    • Army ROTC
  • School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA)
    • Division of Business
    • Division of Public Administration
  • School of Education (SOE)
    • Division of Foundations, Educational Research and Human Studies
    • Division of Teacher Education and Public Service
  • School of Engineering
    • Civil Engineering Program
    • Pre-Engineering Program
  • School of Health (SOH)
    • Health Sciences Program
    • Nursing Program
    • Social Work Program

Notable alumni

Notable faculty

References

  1. ^ "UOG 2005 Annual Report". Archived from the original on 12 August 2007.
  2. ^ [1] Archived 29 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Fagan, Kevin (29 August 2004). "Carlton Skinner -- broke racial barriers in Navy". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 5 May 2009.
  4. ^ "SWE Pioneer -- Maryly Van Leer Peck". Society of Women Engineers. 28 August 2008. Retrieved 5 May 2009.
  5. ^ "Former UOG President Carter Dies". Pacific Daily News. 13 April 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  6. ^ "New UOG president starts next week". KUAM News. 30 July 2018. Retrieved 6 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Office of the President | University of Guam". index.php.
  8. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: University of Guam CDP, GU" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  9. ^ http://www.nga.org/portal/site/nga/menuitem.29fab9fb4add37305ddcbeeb501010a0/?vgnextoid=3707ae3effb81010VgnVCM1000001a01010aRCRD Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ a b In memoriam of the late Peter L. Sugiyama, former senator of the Republic of Palau, Palau National Congress, 13 June 2007, retrieved 24 November 2010 Cite error: The named reference "OEK" was defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  11. ^ http://www.prel.org/aboutprel/people/board-of-directors/board-of-directors/dr-judith-t-won-pat-bio.aspx Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ http://www.calvotenorio.com Missing or empty |title= (help)
  13. ^ http://www.senatorada.org/about/bio/ Missing or empty |title= (help)
  14. ^ "UOG's Dr. Dirk Ballendorf dies". KUAM. 3 February 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  15. ^ Sablan, Jerick (2 February 2013). "Former senator Palomo dies at 81". Pacific Daily News. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2013.

External links

Copyright