Guam – In celebration of its 60th Anniversary, the University of Guam is hosting Founders Day activities beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, June 29, on the UOG Campus. The all-day event is open to the public and includes the rededication of the Presidents Grove, the renaming ofthe street to Presidents Lane, an exhibition of UOG’s colleges, schools, and units, and a recognition ceremony honoring the “Founders” of the University. The event is co-chaired by Flo Sanchez and Dr. Lorraine Yamashita, the spouses of the University’s first two presidents.
Founders Day – Friday, June 29th
9 a.m., Presidents Grove and Presidents Lane – Rededication of the Presidents Grove will take place in a canopy set up in the grassy area to the right of the Field House entrance to campus. The street which goes past the Presidents Grove will be renamed Presidents Lane, with the unveiling of the new street signs as part of this ceremony.
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Founders Day Displays – View the histories and development of UOG colleges, schools, and units at UOG Field House.
10:30 a.m., Founders Day Recognition Ceremony – The University will officially recognize its Founders – the individuals who contributed to the start of the Territorial College of Guam and its development during the founding years, 1952-1968.