Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Pacific Islands University renews MOU with Palau Community College

IMG_1221Pacific Islands University, a U.S. accredited institution located in Mangilao, Guam, recently renewed its memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Palau Community College. The MOU outlines the working relationship between the two institutions, allowing a more seamless cross enrollment and/or transfer for PIU and PCC students. This agreement follows the recent signing of three other MOUs, one with Guam Community College, New Hope Christian College in Honolulu, HI, and Faithwalk IMG_1229Christian College in Tol, Chuuk, FSM. 

PIU President, Dr. David Owen shares “PIU has a long relationship with PCC that has been beneficial to both schools. We are happy to continue partnering with PCC in helping young people meet their educational goals.” PCC President, Dr. Patrick Tellei shares that he is “Looking forward to helping more people through this renewed relationship between our institutions.”

IMG_1226The MOU was signed on Friday, June 27, 2014 in the Palau Community College Board Room by PIU President Dr. David Owen, PCC President Dr. Patrick Tellei, and PCC Dean of Academic Affairs Mr. Robert Ramarui. Also present at the signing were PIU Administrative VP Mr. NiƱo Pate, PIU Executive Assistant Ms. Samantha Owen, and PIU Board Chairman Rev. Howard Merrell. PIU Provost Dr. Sam Mabini signed the MOU upon the group’s return to Guam this week. 

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