New Tritons welcomed to campus
Seventy-five new students were introduced to the next chapter of their lives at the University of Guam New Student Orientation held Jan. 16 on campus. The morning started with warm welcomes and tips for success from Student Government Association President Marc Bituin and university administrators.
President Thomas W. Krise offered a few words of wisdom as the students start their college journey:
“Make it a point interact with your professors, and do it early to make some kind of connection. Go to office hours,” he said. “And when you’re in class, make sure that you ask questions … come prepared with a question. It’s important to speak in class, and it’s important to speak early in class.”
Senior Vice President Anita Borja Enriquez encouraged students to avail of the many opportunities and programs throughout their college experience to add value to their personal portfolio.
“Every experience you have counts as experience that you can add to your resume,” she said. “What you build up along your journey could qualify you for different types of opportunities.” She said those opportunities may include graduate studies, fellowships, employment, field research, and off-island competitions.
Following the morning introductions, the students had a chance to meet with advisors and explore UOG’s different schools and majors as well as the various student support services available.
For more pictures from the day, visit UOG’s Flickr page.