ACE Makes Major Donation to ASCC Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Program
The Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Program (AWD) under the aegis of the Trades & Technology Division (TTD) at the American Samoa Community College recently received a major boost in the form of a very substantial donation of construction supplies from ACE American Industries. AWD Coordinator Fred Suisala estimates the value of the donated materials to be more than $3,000.00.
ASCC-CNR Children’s Healthy Living Program Enters Intervention Stage
The Children’s Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations in the Pacific Region (CHL) is a partnership among remote US states and territories including Alaska, American Samoa, Common wealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. These jurisdictions, which have US Land Grant Colleges, are united in the Pacific Land Grant Alliance, and are combining efforts to train a public health nutrition work force; to conduct public health nutrition research; to develop a food, nutrition, and physical activity data management and evaluation system; and to communicate nutrition and health related information to the public.