APIC President Presents Major Gift To College of Micronesia-FSM

APIC COMFSM 2TOKYO, Japan – The Association for Promotion of International Cooperation has presented a check for $20,000 to the College of Micronesia-FSM to acquire learning resource materials for the college’s Kosrae Campus Learning Resource Center.

            “Our financial support will help the College of Micronesia-FSM prepare for its pending application to offer a four-year undergraduate degree in education,’” said APIC’s President, Ambassador Peter Yoshiyasu Sato. “We are pleased to support the college as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.”

Ambassador Sato recently led a delegation from Tokyo to Pohnpei, capital of the Federated States of Micronesia, which included Dr. Yoshiaki Terumichi, President of Sophia University in Tokyo; APIC Directors Yoshito Honda and Megumi Araki, who also serves as APIC Gecretary general; Chie Kato, Senior Associate Dean at Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ); and, Dr. Alistair Howard, Chief Academic Officer of TUJ.

            While on Pohnpei, Dr. Terumichi signed a Basic Agreement regarding Sophia University’s Entrance Examination for the Graduate School of Environmental Studies with the Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT) and APIC to provide people in the Micronesian region with an opportunity to get higher education in the field of environmental studies.

“APIC has played a key role in expanding Sophia University’s activities and role in the region,” Dr. Terumichi said.