The University of Guam recognized the accomplishments of one of its largest graduating classes during the Fañomnåkan (Spring) 2017 Commencement Ceremony at the UOG Calvo Field House this afternoon. UOG conferred 325 degrees--262 undergraduate degrees and 63 graduate degrees.
The largest number of graduates came from the UOG School of Business and Public Administration, which conferred a combined 80 undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Public Administration, and Criminal Justice and 26 graduate degrees from its Master of Public Administration program.
In his welcoming remarks, UOG President Robert Underwood encouraged the graduates to understand their unique perspectives in approaching the challenges ahead through the lens of their island education.
“This is why you graduates are more special than any other university graduates in the world,” said Underwood. “Because you are prepared to build new economies; to develop new products; to write new books; to engineer new buildings; to make new laws; to struggle against injustice and unfairness. And you’re all doing it within the context of an island university fully aware of our challenges but fully energized by our potential
UOG conferred 325 degrees--262 undergraduate degrees and 63 graduate degrees
The University of Guam will recognize a record 336 prospective graduates at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the UOG Calvo Field House during its Fañomnagan / Spring Commencement Ceremonies.
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