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American Samoa Community College

fire ants compared to the size of a dime
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Department of Agriculture and the American Samoa Community College’s (ASCC) entomology lab have detected a new ant pest on Tutuila. Dr. Casper Vanderwoude of the University of Hawaii Ant Lab has confirmed the new invader to be the little fire ant,...
(l-r) Leulynn Leifi, Miss Student Association For FaaSamoa; Emma Davenport, Miss Political Science; Aisavali Loloma Peters, Miss Fresh Print; Grace Lagai, Miss Family & Friends;  and Belinda Tiatia, Miss X Factorial
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) is proud to announce the return of its Miss ASCC Pageant, which will take place this Saturday, October 27th, beginning at 6 p.m. in the College’s Multi-Purpose Center Auditorium. Five young ladies representing the various ASCC...
Bruno Banani, a Tongan luger who qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In keeping with the component of its mission which promotes awareness of both Samoa and the wider Pacific region, the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) will once again host the “Deep Waters” film festival presented by Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC), a...
Tonya Tuigamala (center) and ASCC-PTK officers
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community College (ASCC)-based Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society held its induction for the fall 2018 semester last week, welcoming 11 ASCC students into the ranks of this nationwide organization which...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an effort to provide additional financial help to the American Samoa Community College, the Administration is proposing a 3-cent excise tax increase on cigarettes, cigars and smoking tobacco products, according to the proposed law submitted by Gov. Lolo Matalasi...
American Samoa Community College (ASCC) president Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato
Pago Page, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa Community College (ASCC) president Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato, has shared with lawmakers the financial challenges faced by the college, and recommended possible funding sources for a steady ASG subsidy, which is capped at $2 million for fiscal year 2019 —...
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...

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