ASCC-SBDC Announces Grant Recipients
Since the year 2000, the American Samoa Small Business Development Center (SBDC), hosted by the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) has been providing small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in American Samoa the practical assistance they need to grow and prosper in today's economy. An advocate for small businesses that delivers services in counseling, training, and technical assistance, SBDC is part of a close network of public and private business organizations, the major goals of which are the economic stability and growth of small businesses in the Territory.
ASCC Recognizes Outstanding Faculty Achievement
As part of its faculty orientation held at the beginning of every spring and fall semester, the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) held its 3rd Annual Faculty Recognition Awards Ceremony last week to highlight the achievements of both individuals and departments over the last twelve months. Fresh from a morning of orientation activities that included a detailed tour of the Agriculture, Community and Natural Resources (ACNR)/Land Grant facilities, the ASCC faculty were welcomed to the lunchtime ceremony by ASCC President Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato, whose opening remarks included the analogy of a teaching career being like an electrical battery, or in other words, something that needs to be kept properly charged.
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