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ASCC students and DPS officers outside the Fagatogo police station
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Students at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) majoring in Criminal Justice had the opportunity earlier this month to observe firsthand the inner workings of the local law enforcement system when 14 of them participated in the first field trip by College...
Some of the jewelry made from stone flakes found
Alega Village, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tisa’s Tattoo Fest is reinventing itself and has become more than a promoter of The Sacred Tatau Art of the Samoans in 2019.  “This year was the most educational and informative celebration of the Tatau Art for me, and I am grateful to team up with our local health...
Derek Helsham (left) congratulates ASCC alumnus Alice Tausaga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Earlier this month, the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) provided a venue for the INSPIRE Research Symposium presented by the American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition. INSPIRE (Indigenous Samoan Partnership to Initiate Research Excellence) is a five-year program...
ASCC president, Dr. Rosevonne M. Pato
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Community College has recommended to the Fono to consider legislation that would regulate private institutions of higher learning opening up in American Samoa, as well as online college education programs. The verbal recommendation was made by ASCC...
Family members with Aofaigaimanu Ta’afua
Family members join ASCC student Aofaigaimanu Ta’afua at her induction into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society last week at the College. The PTK induction ceremony welcomed 16 new members into the prestigious honor society. Read story posted earlier this week. [photo: J. Kneubuhl]
Precious Ameperosa and her mother
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) holds an induction ceremony during each Spring and Fall semester to welcome some of the “best and the brightest” academic achievers into...
Some of American Samoa’s in-service teachers gather around Dr. Larry Purcell (back row, in white shirt)
Pago Pago, AMRICAN SAMOA — For their first public event of the Fall 2019 semester, the Teacher Education Department (TED) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) hosted an Educators Night at the end of August, which was open to all teachers from Tutuila’s public and private schools. At the...
Young dancers
O se va’aiga i le vaega laiti o i latou na fa’atinoa le Laumei ma le Malie. O i latou nei sa a’oa’oina fa’apitoa e le Pacific Islands Production ma sa faia le latou fa’atinoga lea o le Laumei ma le Malie i le ASCC MPC i le aso To’ona’i na te’a nei. [ata: foa’i]
Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Tuesday’s launching of a new digital platform 3D Hologram at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has been labeled a “historic” moment in the territory, with ASCC president, Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato saying it’s “history in the making as we move forward in the...
The livestream 3D hologram of University of Hawaii president Dr David Lassner
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA and Honolulu, HAWAI’I — American Samoa Community College on Tuesday switched on a ground-breaking new digital platform that will stream 3D holograms of UH academics to deliver classes and engage with ASCC students in real-time. Running on Hawaiki transpacific submarine...

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