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American Samoa Community College

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) — Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR) Division’s Forestry Program hosted the first phase of its Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) project with restoration activity for the watersheds in Nuuuli on May 19 and May...
Graduating with honors at last Friday’s American Samoa Community College Spring 2018 graduation ceremony with accumulative grade point averages (GPA) of 3.90 to 4.0 are Monalisa Sera Afoa and JunLin Du. The two graduates are Summa Cum Laude with the highest GPAs for the graduating class.  Afoa is among the 10 graduates who were awarded ASG scholarships. Afoa WAS accepted at Southern Utah University.  [photo: Leua Aiono Frost]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Community College’s Spring 2018 Commencement  Ceremony was held for the first time at its new Multi Purpose Center Building where graduates received certificates of proficiency, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Arts degrees, and Bachelor of...
Douglas W. Domenech (second left) US Department of the Interior (DOI) Assistant Secretary of Insular and International Affairs, visited ASCC last week, along with DOI Director of the Office of Insular Affairs Nikolao Pula (far left) and Lt. Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga (center). The visitors are...
Four of the five ASCC Business students who went on a field trip to Samoa in late April, celebrate their return with Business Department chairperson Dr. Faofua Fa’atoafe and instructors Lam Yuen Lam Yuen Jr. and Ioapo Taua’i.  [photo: J. Kneubuhl]
Apia, SAMOA — In late April, five students from the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) spent four days in the Independent State of Samoa, touring factories and other businesses to gain a firsthand perspective on the country’s economic climate. The students made the trip as a project for the...
 Environmental Protection Agency Director Ameko Pato (center) with members of his staff who successfully completed a Leadership Training held last week by ASCC. Seventeen participants from the EPA attended the two-day training which covered the principles and practices of effective leadership.  [photo: J. Kneubuhl]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A stated component of the Vision of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) is for the institution to have “an active impact in the development of the educational, social, cultural, political, economic, technological, and environmental well-being of American Samoa...
ASCC President Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi-Pato and Dean of Affairs Letupu Moananu presented Fine Arts Department chairman Kuki Tuiasosopo with a letter of recognition from the headquarters of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honors Society. The PTK has recognized Tuiasosopo for five years of service as an advisor to the ASCC Alpha Epsilon Mu chapter of the society.  [photo: J. Kneubuhl]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Community College (ASCC) president Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi-Pato recently received correspondence from the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society commending Kuki Tuiasosopo, advisor to the ASCC Alpha Epsilon Mu chapter of the PTK, for his five years of ongoing...
ASCC student Feliciamere P. Elisara, whose Vailoa home was destroyed by Cyclone Gita, receives food, water and clothing during the College’s assistance drive last week for students affected by the cyclone. The ASCC Marketing Committee organized effort, with assistance from the Student Government Association and the College’s student clubs.  [Photo: J. Kneubuhl]
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Marketing Committee, in collaboration with the Student Government Association (SGA) and student clubs on campus, last week concluded an a food drive to provide assistance to students at the College whose homes were damaged by...