ASCC-SSI Reps Attend Tahiti Polynesian Festival
Te fare Tahiti Nui (also known as the Maison de la Culture) hosted the first edition of their Polynesia Festival from September 12th – 17th in Papeete. The event brought together delegations from throughout the Polynesian Triangle to showcase and share their culture. Highlights included native language classes, traditional dance workshops, storytelling sessions, craft exhibitions, a musical concert, and more. Organized around the theme of “Transmission,” the diverse cultural activities offered during the week mirrored what the event organizers believe needs to be transmitted to the people of Polynesia.
ASCC Phi Theta Kappa Holds Fall 2016 Induction
The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Alpha Epsilon Mu chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society held its fall 2016 induction ceremony on Thursday, September 22, welcoming 15 new members who took the oath of allegiance into the prestigious nationwide organization. Family and friends of new and existing PTK members and representatives of the ASCC administration all gathered to help celebrate this prestigious event, which was themed “Good as Gold”. Honored guests included ASCC Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Rosevonne Makaiwi Pato, Dean of Academic Affairs Mrs. Letupu Moananu, Director of Curriculum and Assessment Mrs. Evelyn Gibbs Fruean, and Keynote Speaker Miss Marietta Lafaele.
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