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HAWAI'I CC STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Hawai‘i Community College student Sean Kirkpatrick has received the prestigious University of Hawai‘i Presidential Scholarship award that is given each year to students with a record of outstanding academic achievement.

PHI THETA KAPPA STUDENTS RECEIVE AWARDS AT CONVENTION

Hawai‘i Community College’s Alpha Psi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently attended the Pacific Regional Convention held at Leeward Community College where members received awards for service completed in the 2015 calendar year. The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, particularly community colleges and junior colleges.

Student leaders Desiree DeCanto-Gardner, Nicholas Eisen, Sean Kirkpatrick, Piadora Mana and Candace Wharton received the 2016 Distinguished Chapter Officer Team award.

COLLEGE PROGRAMS ON DISPLAY DURING 3RD ANNUAL HAWAI'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAY

On February 26, 2016, Hawai‘i Community College hosted dignitaries and middle and high school students at the Manono campus in Hilo for the 3rd Annual Hawai'i CC Day.

The day will begin with a kīpaepae welina, and visitors then spent time at the interactive exhibits presented by the college’s academic programs and student services.

FREE, FLEXIBLE ONLINE TUTORING AVAILABLE FOR HAWAI‘I CC STUDENTS

Free online tutoring is available for Hawai‘i Community College students who want help with math, science or writing. Offered through the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s Online Learning Academy(OLA), the tutoring sessions are available during the day or after normal business hours.

Students can log into OLA’s online tutoring room as late as 10 p.m. and even on the weekends. The free one-on-one tutoring sessions use easy audio and text chat tools as well as interactive white board tools for drawing and writing.

WOMEN’S CENTER TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY WITH FLASH MOB DANCE AND OTHER EVENTS, FEB. 17-21

The Hawai‘i Community College and University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Women’s Center is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a series of special events scheduled for February 17-21, including the “One Billion Rising Flash Mob Dance” and other performances.

ELECTRONICS STUDENTS HELP REBOOT SPACE SHUTTLE FLIGHT SIMULATOR

During the past several months, a group of community partners, including Hawai‘i Community College Electronics Technology students, restored a space shuttle flight simulator that had been sitting unused and in disrepair at the Pacific Aviation Museum on O‘ahu.

On Thursday, January 28, which was the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, the flight simulator was unveiled during a ceremony at Kea‘au High School.

FIRE SCIENCE AND DIESEL MECHANICS STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM DONATED FIRE TRUCK

Students in the Fire Science and Diesel Mechanics programs at Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) will have new opportunities for hands-on learning thanks to the generosity of the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) and Young Brothers, Limited.

HFD has donated a surplus Type I fire engine that previously served the Pearl City community on O‘ahu. Now the engine will serve Hawai‘i Community College students, who will be able to use it during their coursework.

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FIRST ENDOWED MARINE SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP FOR HAWAI'I CC – PĀLAMANUI STUDENTS

Thanks to an anonymous donor, West Hawai‘i Island students pursuing marine sciences at the new Hawai'i Community College – Pālamanui campus now have more scholarship support. A $50,000 gift established the West Hawai‘i Marine Science Endowed Scholarship.

$245K GIFT SUPPORTS CULINARY PROGRAM AT HAWAIʻI CC–PĀLAMANUI

HAWAI‘I ISLAND – The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association of Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i has donated $245,000 to establish the ACF Kona Kohala Chefs Association & Jean Hull, CCE, AAC Culinary Endowment. This fund will support the growing culinary program at the soon-to-open Hawai‘i Community College - Pālamanui campus.

This is the largest endowment of its kind to support either campus of Hawai‘i Community College in its 50+-year history.

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