Typrina Kasimiro (2010)
My First Generation Story
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About the Student
is a junior at the University of Guam majoring in Business
Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources.
Typrina’s family is from Chuuk, a small island chain in
Micronesia. Typrina is the first in her family to finish high school,
and the first to attend college. In 2011, she will be the first female
of Chuukese decent to be commissioned as a second
lieutenant from the University of Guam’s Army ROTC program.
She admits she had to break several cultural barriers to get where she
|Name: ||Typrina Kasimiro (2010)|
|Year in School: ||Junior|
|Major: ||Business Administration|
|Favorite Course: ||International Tourism & Hospitality|
|Dream Job: ||To become an Army Officer and later a CEO of a corporation|
About the School
Ina, Diskubre, Setbe
To Enlighten, to Discover, to Serve
The University of Guam is a U.S. accredited, regional
Land-Grant institution. It is dedicated to the search for and
dissemination of knowledge, wisdom and truth.
The University exists to service its learners and the
communities of Guam, Micronesia and the neighboring regions of the
Pacific and Asia.
The University prepares learners for life by providing the
opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities
through the core curriculum, degree programs, research and outreach.
At the Pacific crosscurrents of the East and West, the
University of Guam provides a unique opportunity to acquire indigenous
and global knowledge.