ASCC-SSI Presents Lecture on Samoan Dance
Okenaisa Fauolo-Manila, director of the Samoan Studies Institute (SSI) at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) offered some new perspectives on a familiar subject when she gave a campus lecture on Siva Samoa last week. With its lectures in Samoan, of which Fauolo-Manila’s was the third in a series, and in alignment with the ASCC Mission which includes promoting awareness of Samoa and the Pacific, the SSI aims to provide information to topics of interest to students and the public, which may or may not be covered in an existing Samoan course.
DOE Director Matagi-Tofiga Speaks at ASCC Faculty Convocation
For the third Faculty Convocation of the spring 2017 semester, Department of Education (DOE) Director Dr. Ruth Matagi-Tofiga spoke before an audience of faculty members at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) on Thursday, March 30th. Known for her many years of public service, including a tenure as the Principal of Tafuna High School, Dr. Matagi-Tofiga has also maintained friendships with many in the local educational community, and could be found immediately prior to her talk exchanging greetings with many in the audience whom she has come to know over the years.
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