Category Archives: students

Studying with Cancer

Aki Summers
mp311/7/11 Studying with Cancer

MSgt Aki Summers, a single parent and UMUC student in Korea, was faced with a new challenge last winter when she was diagnosed with cancer in her small intestine. Hear how she educated herself about her cancer as she overcame it through treatment.

Read MSgt Summers’ article on the PACAF Web site

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Two Guam Students

mp33/18/10 Two Guam Students

Eric O'Neal Joshua Brownhill

Meet two UMUC students on Guam: Eric O’Neal and Joshua Brownhill.

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Elmendorf Troops become Guam Students

mp32/22/10 Elmendorf Troops become Guam Students

F22s

Troops from Elmendorf AFB, Alaska were recently deployed to Guam in support of the F-22 Raptor stealth fighters. What to do in their down time? How about continue their education? This episode reports on how the Elmendorf troops became Guam UMUC students, on a very quick turnaround.

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UMUC Students: Misawa AB Japan, pt 2

mp310/9/09 UMUC Students: Misawa AB Japan, pt 2

Crystal Jennings, a former Army National Guard member who is at Misawa as a military spouse; and Yuzo Narita, a Japanese student.

Crystal Jennings

Crystal Jennings

Yuzo Narita

Yuzo Narita

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UMUC Students: Misawa AB Japan, pt 1

mp310/2/09 UMUC Students: Misawa AB Japan, pt 1

Charles Artiles, a recent high school graduate in his first UMUC class session; and two military spouses, who are both former military themselves, Hebert Garcia and Waymon Whitley.

Charles Artiles

Charles Artiles

Hebert Garcia

Hebert Garcia

Wayman Whitley

Waymon Whitley

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The Bridge Program: Japanese students cross over to an American university

mp38/21/09 The Bridge Program

Bridge ProgramBridge Program Coordinator Jackie Cillizza explains how UMUC Asia’s Bridge Program is helping local national students in Okinawa and at Misawa AB get started on their degrees. Then, program participants Tomoko Kelley, Kazumi Maekouchi, and Yuko Matsukawa talk about the backgrounds they bring to the program and where they hope to go from here.

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UMUC Students: MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

mp38/7/09 UMUC Students: MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

We talk to some students at MCAS Iwakuni about their lives, their degree progress, and their impressions of UMUC.

Brandon Williams

Brandon Williams

Michiko Yasuda

Michiko Yasuda

Janina, Taeko, Vianca

Janina Narciso, Taeko Yokoyama, and Vianca Gomez

Romulus Dieujuste

Romulus Dieujuste

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