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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. 

HAWAI‘I CC STEM STUDENTS GAIN EXPERIENCE IN ASTRONOMY SECTOR

Three Hawaiʻi Community College students put their science and technology skills to use in the astronomy sector this summer as part of the Akamai Workforce Initiative. The student internships culminated in community presentations of their projects on August 9 and 10 on Hawaiʻi Island.

HAWAI‘I CC SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT DURING ACCREDITATION

Aloha, Hawai‘i Community College is proud to be an institution of higher learning that is accredited through the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC).

AT UPCOMING WORKSHOP, SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI TO DISCUSS EXPERIENCES IN ONLINE UNIVERSITY DEGREE PROGRAMS

West Hawai‘i residents interested in earning a college degree online from a University of Hawai‘i campus can get the inside scoop from successful alumni during a workshop later this month.

The workshop, hosted by the University Center, West Hawai‘i, is titled “Getting Your Degree Online? YES, it’s Doable!” and takes place Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Koali 107 at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus in North Kona.

BAMBOO RIDGE POETRY READING: WHAT WE MUST REMEMBER

Poets Christy Passion, Ann Inoshita, Juliet Kono and Jean Yamasaki Toyama will read from their work that revisits the 1932 kidnapping and murder of Native Hawaiian prize fighter Joseph Kahahawai and the events surrounding it, commonly known as “The Massie Case.” The poetry reading will be followed by a Q&A.

This event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

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NEW LAW MAKES HAWAI'I CC AND ALL OTHER UH CAMPUSES TOBACCO FREE

A new law signed on July 10 (SB 134, Act 160, SLH 2018) makes all University of Hawaiʻi campuses and properties tobacco and smoke-free locations. The law includes, but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, vaping apparatus, chewing tobacco and pipes.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE DAYS GIVES COMMUNITY CLOSE-UP LOOK AT THE HAWAI‘I CC – PALAMANUI CAMPUS

West Hawai‘i residents got to “test drive” the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus March 21 and 22 during College Experience Days. Visitors were able to take tours of the campus, participate in daily activities and even sit in on classes that were underway.

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