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UOG students host forum on bullying

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - University of Guam students hosted a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. conference on bullying today at the School of Business and Public Administration. According to UOG Professor Dr. Ron McNinch, the Student Driver Conference allows community discussion on the issue, which not only happens in schools, but out in the community as well.

"Bullying just isn't a school problem, it's a community problem," McNinch pointed out. "And bullying happens everywhere on all levels. We're getting a lot of good information to understand the problem to address the problem."

Over a hundred participants attending the conference to include Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Nerissa Bretania Underwood. "I commend them for this. I have a deep sense of appreciation. We have a lot of our principals and assistant principals, our counselors, our teachers who are participating here and, of course, our management team.

"This is very exciting and I congratulate the University of Guam," she said.

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