University of Guam

Typrina Kasimiro (2010)

My First Generation Story

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About the Student

FGV: Typrina Kasiiro

Typrina Kasimiro 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 is today.

Student Stats

Name: Typrina Kasimiro (2010)
Age: 21
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

FGV: University of Guam

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.



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