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74th ASCC Commencement Ceremony To Take Place May 21st

Saturday, 15 May 2021, 4:17 pm | ASCC

Local attorney Lornalei Meredith will give the keynote address at the American Samoa Community College’s 74th Commencement Ceremony, which will take place this Friday, May 21st, beginning at 10 a.m. Meredith, herself an ASCC alumnus, Class of 2005, ... More >>

ASCC-TED Hosts Spring 2021 Educators Night

Saturday, 15 May 2021, 4:16 pm | ASCC

Lt. Governor Talauega Eleasalo Ale (right) was one of the special guests at the American Samoa Community College – Teacher Education Department (TED) Educators Night earlier this month. Talauega, seen here with TED Program Director Shirley De ... More >>

ASCC Nursing Department Issues Caregiver Certification

Saturday, 29 August 2020, 2:12 pm | ASCC

ASCC Nursing Department Director Lele Ah Mu (3rd right) and fall 2020 Nursing students prepare for a class session. The Nursing Department recently concluded a Caregiver Training which resulted in ten participants earning certification to care for the ... More >>

Local Artists Unveil Tank Farm Murals for Community

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 3:20 pm | ASCC

The inclement weather drenching Tutuila over the weekend cleared up long enough for the participants to stay dry as the unveiling ceremony of the Lalolagi o le Sami (World of the Sea) Tank Farm Mural Project took place on the morning of Saturday, ... More >>

ASCC Assists Students in Need After Cyclone

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 12:58 pm | ASCC

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Marketing Committee, in collaboration with the Student Government Association (SGA) and student clubs on campus, last week concluded an a food drive to provide assistance to students at the College whose ... More >>

ASCC Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members for Fall 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 1:58 pm | ASCC

The Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) held its fall 2017 induction ceremony this past Thursday, September 14th, to induct 16 new members. As is traditional, ... More >>

Coral Reef Researchers Share Insights with ASCC Students

Friday, 19 February 2016, 11:29 am | ASCC

As a component of its Mission, the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) seeks to foster student learning that contributes to the environmental well-being of the Territory. With our coral reefs playing a crucial role in the environmental health ... More >>

ASCC Co-Sponsor Workshop on Domestic Violence

Sunday, 1 November 2015, 11:55 am | ASCC

Member of the American Samoa Alliance Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (ASADSV), along with representatives from local social service agencies, took part in a workshop on domestic violence co-sponsored by the Social Science Department and Psychology ... More >>

ASCC Fine Arts Dep’t. Events to Focus on Film, Jazz

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 5:07 pm | ASCC

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Fine Arts Department is sponsoring a series of upcoming events to celebrate the creative mediums of filmmaking and Jazz. First, ASCC will be the venue for “Deep Waters – A Pacific Film Showcase” on ... More >>

ASCC Library and German PhD Candidate Collaborate

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:07 am | ASCC

Two of the Core Values held by the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) are Respect for Diversity – which includes an appreciation of global perspectives and viewpoints, and Collaboration and Teamwork – which involves creating a sound environment for ... More >>

HOSA Offers Opportunities to ASCC Health Students

Sunday, 7 June 2015, 10:49 am | ASCC

HOSA, short for Health Occupations Students of America, is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education. HOSA's two-fold mission ... More >>

ASCC Science Students Selected for Summer Internships

Monday, 4 May 2015, 10:34 am | ASCC

Three students at the American Samoa Community College recently received the good news that they have been selected to spend eight to ten weeks off island this summer as interns through two programs under the aegis of the National Science Foundation ... More >>

ASCC-CNR EFNEP Takes Healthy Cuisine to Community

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 10:50 am | ASCC

The Community & Natural Resources (CNR) Division of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) offers a number of regular classroom courses for students, but its staff also makes regular excursions into the community to make learning available ... More >>

Former Congressman Faleomavaega Speaks at ASCC

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:45 pm | ASCC

This past Tuesday, April 14th, former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin accepted an invitation from the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Social Science Department to participate in a forum on the subject of American Samoa’s political status. ... More >>

ASCC Music Instructor Published in NZ Literary Journal

Sunday, 14 December 2014, 11:17 am | ASCC

Poe Mageo, music instructor at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC), can now add “published author” to his already impressive list of credentials, after having a short fiction piece published in SPAN 64: Journal of the South Pacific Association ... More >>

ASCC Invites Public to Christmas Concert this Thursday

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 3:34 pm | ASCC

The Fine Arts Department at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) invites the public to join them for an early-evening concert of Christmas and other music this Thursday at 6 p.m. in the College’s Lecture Hall. Under the theme of “Let Christmas ... More >>

WASC-ACCJC Team Completes ASCC Site Visit

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 11:49 am | ASCC

An 11-member team representing the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), a division of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), completed a site visit to the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) this past Friday. ... More >>

“Campaign Nonviolence” Symposium at ASCC on Tuesday

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:41 pm | ASCC

September 21st -27th has been designated as the kick off week for the national movement of "Campaign Nonviolence.” Initiated by the California-based Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, Campaign Nonviolence is described as a long-term movement to bring the concept ... More >>

Apprenticeship & Workforce Program Enrollment Rises

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 3:04 pm | ASCC

The Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Program in the Trades & Technology Department (TTD) of the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) began its second semester this past week with 72 participants signed up for its six classes, a rise ... More >>

Author L. Filloon to Speak at ASCC

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 3:08 pm | ASCC

A new voice in fantasy fiction appeared on shelves in the nation’s bookstores in 2011 in the form of a book titled “The Binding” by an author going by the name of L. Filloon. What few knew at the time was that the “L” stands for Logo, short ... More >>