by Krystal Paco
Guam - It's the most ambitious fundraising effort our island has ever seen, as the University of Guam is looking to raise $30 million in the next five years. According to UOG president Dr. Robert Underwood, today's donations are the first $60,000 donors.
"They're not just contributing to a bunch of buildings at the university, they're investing into the future of the island, the future of our island," Underwood explained. "It's economic growth, it's social progress is tied up with the capstone of our educational system, and that is the University of Guam."
Paul Baron of GHD, Don Clark of ASC Trust Corporation, Lou Leon Guerrero of Bank of Guam, Kaleo Moylan of Moylan's Insurance Underwriters, Inc., and Mike Phillips of Phillips and Bordallo were honored today. The UOG Endowment Foundation is still looking for contributors as the school celebrates its 60th anniversary.
The physical master plan of the 21st Century campus is set for unveiling in April.