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TWO HAWAI‘I CC FACULTY MEMBERS EARN WO LEARNING CHAMPION AWARDS

Hawai‘i Community College is pleased to announce that two faculty members are the recipients of Wo Learning Champion awards for 2018.

Rebecca Jacobs, English instructor at Hawai‘i CC in Hilo, received the Change Agent award. Richard Stevens, Humanities lecturer at Hawai‘i CC – Palamanui, received the Community Building Award.

WITH NEW EQUIPMENT AND REVISED CURRICULUM, ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM UNDERGOES BIG CHANGES

The Electronics Technology program at Hawai‘i Community College is undergoing big changes. There is new equipment, a revised curriculum, exciting projects and renovation work has just begun on the Electronics classroom and lab. 

“So the emphasis in the program has been changed to be more industrial,” said Electronics Instructor Bernard “Chip” Michels. “So the whole idea here is to focus more on the telecommunications and on the process and controls arena, or automation.”

STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE 2018 UH SYSTEM STUDENT FOOD SECURITY SURVEY

All Hawai'i Community College students (18 years and older) are being invited to participate in a new research project entitled, 2018 UH System Student Food Security Survey. The purpose of the study is to understand food insecurity on campus and student perceptions and experiences around diet choices. Participation in the study will help inform programs, services, and policies aimed at promoting health and food security among college students in Hawai‘i and beyond.

NEW EMT COURSE ENHANCES FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM

Hawai‘i Community College has enhanced its Fire Science program by adding an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course to the curriculum, making the program even more valuable for students and employers.

HAWAI‘I CC HOSTING FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS TO HELP STUDENTS AND PARENTS COMPLETE THE FAFSA

Hawai‘i Community College will host financial aid workshops on the evenings of February 6 and 7 to help prospective students and their families apply for financial aid.

College staff will provide one-on-one assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will help students apply for grants and scholarships that can help pay for their education.

The event times and locations are as follows:

HILO

HAWAI'I CC ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 DEAN'S LIST

Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Fall 2018 semester.  The Dean’s List requires students to have completed 12 or more credits for a letter grade achieving a grade point average of at least 3.5 (B+) for the semester.  The attached 288 students have attained this distinction.  Please join us in congratulating them!

MAHALO FOR DECADES OF SUPPORT WITH "A TASTE OF HILO"

Aloha,

Happy holidays to all! This is a time of year for reflecting on the many things in life there are to be grateful for, and one of those is the amazing community support Hawai‘i Community College receives from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawaii (JCCIH).

ALL ABOARD! HOSPITALITY & TOURISM STUDENTS GET INSIDE LOOK AT CRUISE SHIP INDUSTRY ABOARD PRIDE OF AMERICA

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America cruise ship recently served as a floating classroom for 30 Hawai‘i Community College students who are enrolled in the college’s Hospitality & Tourism (HOST) program.

VISITING SCHOLAR TO TEACH TURKISH CULTURE CLASS AT HAWAI‘I CC

Turkey has been grabbing the headlines lately: the murder of a Saudi Arabian journalist in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a key role in the conflict in neighboring Syria, an attempted coup in 2016.   

But what’s the culture that provides the context for events in modern Turkey?

NURSING STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FROM KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AUXILIARY

Four Hawai'i Community College Nursing students received scholarships from the Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary in August. 

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