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APU's English language training prepares students for successful transfer and graduation at US colleges and universities. Courses include ESL, mini academic courses, American culture and experiential learning.
Rainforest, coral reef and ocean resources provide a living classroom for visiting student groups. Local experts and family interaction offer research sites for long term scientific observation.
Certified NCLEX licensing and internship in American Samoa's LBJ Tropical Medical Hospital is a career path for US green card immigration and good paying job placement in US hospitals and medical institutions.
American Samoa's 1.2Gps satellite link from O3b delivers high speed global backhaul. Our new $85 million dollar FTTX broadband makes American Samoa one of the worlds fastest broadband systems. A US territory, American Samoa allows unlimited H1B engineers to work in the high tech industry.
Two 7.4 meter High Throughput Satellite (HTS) receiver dishes were assembled to carry ultra high speed broadband data and backhaul to American Samoa Telecommunications Authority customers. The total system capacity will enable "smart city" applications such as a smart power grid, mobile health monitoring, continuing education government network coordination.
The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency awarded BusyCorner Magazine, the on line publishing division of Calumet Industrial Services, a public service prize for environmental stewardship. John Wasko, the President of Calumet accepted the award from Mr. Ameko Pato, ASEPA Director. Busycorner has voluntarily maintained a public busstop in a heavily trafficked area close to schools, government offices and businesses. The award was presented at the ASEPA offices, a LEEDs Platinum Certified "Net Zero" building.
Visit BusyCorner Magazine On Line to learn more about American Samoa.
President Barack Obama is carving out a wide swath the Pacific Ocean for an expanded marine preserve, putting the waters off-limits to drilling and most fishing in a bid to protect fragile underwater life.
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument will cover 490,000 square miles and will become the largest marine preserve in the world. Millions of seabirds, sea turtles and marine mammals live in the bio-rich expanse included by the new monument. The islands sit between Hawaii and American Samoa and are divided into five regions. Click or tap to read more . . . .
Environmental study is coming to one of the world's richest marine and rainforest resources. The Manu'a group of islands in American Samoa is home to the world's only coral reef to cloud rainforest day hiking trails in the world. Visit all the Travel Study curriculum pages here. http://bc-travel-us15.businesscatalyst.com/
Visit the APU Coral Reef to Rainforest Boutique while you are at Study Travel
American Samoa's vision of their 21st Century Digital Economy is explained in this 4 minute video. $100 million US has been dedicated to a high speed fiber optic system and the O3b broadband satellite system. Broadband technology enables remote and developing nations to utilize their existing human, environmental and infrastructure resources to create new economic engines for sustainable growth.
The American Samoa Telecommunications Authority began installation of two 7.1 meter satellite tracking antennas. Working cooperatively with satellite broadband provided, O3b, the antennas have the potential to transmit data backhaul at the rate of 1.2Gps. Construction is setfor completion by January 1, 2015.
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