In the News: For these three UOG grads, no barrier is insurmountable
By Myracle Mugol of Pacific Island Times
Age doesn't matter. The distance can be shortened. The gap can be bridged. For three graduates of the University of Guam, there were no challenges that couldn't be overcome.
Makisimino Veimau, 57, went back to school to earn a degree in civil engineering. Despite limited internet connectivity, Beverly Ilemangilish took an online course. After a six-year hiatus, Christian San Nicolas completed his bachelor's degree.
Veimau, Ilemangilish and San Nicolas were among the 300 UOG graduates who received diplomas on May 22. Each one of them is armed with a unique story for their journey in completing a monumental chapter in their lives. [...]