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CARPENTRY PROFESSOR HONORED FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO HAWAI'I CC

Hawaiʻi Community College Professor Gene Harada has been recognized with the University of Hawaiʻi Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service. He is a proud Hawaiʻi CC alumnus and has taught at the school for almost 27 years. He is described as a true mentor to his students, training them to be professional, to show up on time and to do things right the first time.

HAWAI'I CC UPDATES: MANY EVENTS ON TAP THAT BENEFIT CURRENT AND FUTURE STUDENTS

chancellor-rachel-solemsaas.jpgAloha,

As we enter February, we enter the heart of the spring semester and a very busy time of the academic year. It's a stretch of months filled with events, culminating in our commencement ceremonies in Hilo and at the Pālamanui campus in Kona. Here's a snapshot of what's happening in the next few weeks.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES VISIT LEGISLATORS IN HONOLULU FOR START OF SESSION

Representatives from Hawai'i Community College's Student Government traveled to O'ahu on January 17 to meet with Hawai'i Island legislators and talk about issues affecting community college students. Their visit coincided with the start of the legislative session.

GET HELP TRANSFERRING TO A FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY DURING UH TRANSFER DAY, FEBRUARY 20

Are you a Hawai‘i Community College student interested in or curious about attending a four-year university?

If so, make plans to attend “UH Transfer Day at Hawai‘i CC” on Tuesday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Manono Campus in Hilo.

Representatives from many academic programs and student services departments from UH Hilo, Mānoa and West O‘ahu will be there to talk with students about options for earning a bachelor’s degree after attending Hawai‘i CC.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM LAUNCHING ʻGIRLS WHO CODEʻ WORKSHOPS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Hawai'i Community College is hosting a series of free computer science workshops designed for girls in grades 6 through 12. The workshops are being led by Carrie Butler, an instructor in Hawai'i CC's Information Technology program, and are affiliated the national nonprofit organization "Girls Who Code."

HAWAI'I CC AND PISCES LAUNCH NEW CREDIT-BASED INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES) – a state-funded aerospace agency – in partnership with Hawai‘i Community College has launched a new credit-based internship program to offer college students high-tech learning opportunities while earning classroom credit.

The collaborative program will provide hands-on experience in computer programming and robotics work to develop Hawai‘i’s skilled labor workforce.

FIRST EVER SUMMER ENGINEERING ACADEMY SPARKS INTEREST IN ENGINEERING FIELDS

At Hawai‘i Community College’s six-week Summer Engineering Academy, middle and high school students learned to think and solve problems like engineers — while also having fun.

In the process, they tackled subjects like computer programming, electronics, and architecture, which sound complex and intimidating even to many adults. But the program is designed to demystify these subjects through hands-on projects like creating Rube Goldberg machines, light and sound meters, and self-driving model cars.

STUDENT HEALTH AIDES RECEIVE SCHOOL HEALTH AIDE LEVEL II CERTIFICATES

Student Health Aides received their School Health Aide Level II Certificates at a ceremony on August 3, 2017.  The SHA Level II Certificates is a curriculum from Kapi'olani Community College.  Classes were also held at Ka'u High School and Kohala High School via Polycom.  Pictured with the students are Public Health Nurses and Instructors for the SHA Level II class.

Pictured: Jonette Gaston-Lovell, Ralphielyn Gaston-Lovell, Malia Bolos, Renee Katada, Robin Iwahashi, Charmain Strong, Gerlinde Troy and Shelly Vallispin.

HAWAI'I CC ANNOUNCES SPRING 2017 DEAN'S LIST

Hawai‘i Community College proudly releases the names of the following students who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2017 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 284 students have attained this distinction.  Please join us in congratulating them!

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