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PĀLAMANUI EARNS LEED PLATINUM CERTIFICATION FOR SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS DESIGN

The Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui campus has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest rating possible in the sustainable building program.

HAWAI‘I CC WELCOMES NEW DEAN OF LIBERAL ARTS AND PUBLIC SERVICES AND NEW DIRECTOR OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH

Hawai‘i Community College hosted a kīpaepae welina welcoming ceremony on Thursday, June 1 to welcome Melanie Wilson, the new Dean of Liberal Arts and Public Services, and Laura Hill, the new Director of Nursing and Allied Health.

Hill and Wilson both bring many years of experience to their new positions at Hawai‘i CC.

HAWAIʻI CC AND UH HILO STUDENTS WIN A YEAR'S TUITION WITH BUSINESS PLANS

Students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College won a year’s free tuition for the business plans they submitted to the 2017 HIPlan Competition. Semifinalists in a competition between Hawaiʻi Island entrepreneurs pitched their business plans to judges on October 21. The 15 semifinalists competed for a $25,000 prize to use as seed money toward their vision.

PHOTO GALLERIES: HAWAI'I COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S HILO AND PĀLAMANUI COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Hundreds of Hawai'i Community College students celebrated their academic achievements during commencement ceremonies held May 12 in Hilo and May 13 at the Hawai'i CC – Palamanui campus in Kona. Congratulations to all the graduates and their families!

FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE AT HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE – PĀLAMANUI

Hawai‘i Community College (Hawai‘i CC) is pleased to announce it will begin delivering its Fire Science program at the Hawai‘i CC – Pālamanui campus in Kona starting in the fall 2017 semester.

Hawai‘i CC began offering an Associate of Science in Fire Science in Hilo in 2005. It has become one of the most popular academic programs with 110 Fire Science majors currently enrolled.

STUDENTS FROM SEVERAL PROGRAMS COLLABORATE ON TASTY PASTA GIVEAWAY PROJECT

The Arugula Pesto Pasta Giveaway on April 17, a unique collaboration between students in several academic programs, was a fun, healthy success that led to 60 students getting a free entrée.

The project sprouted from the Hawai‘i Student Success Institute after Agriculture Instructor Lew Nakamura, English Instructor Sharon Dansereau, Associate Professor of Art Meidor Hu, and Counselor Karen Crowell attended a workshop on seed sharing.

NEW HAWAI'I CC POLICY REVISIONS ANNOUNCED

Please see the updated Hawai'i Community College policies:

 

Haw 5.606 College Level Examination Program (CLEP) (Rev. April 4, 2017)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM HOLDS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Hawai'i CC Early Childhood Education (ECE) program hosted its 4th Annual Mary Goya Conference last month, named after retired professor and founder of the ECE program Mary Goya.

The conference provides an opportunity for members of the local childcare community to convene. Approximately 50 people attended this year. Current Hawai'i CC ECE students helped organize the conference as part of their service learning for their upper-level classes. The conference gives current students an opportunity to network with potential employers.

JCCIH DONATION TO BENEFIT HAWAI'I CC STUDENTS

At a mahalo luncheon last month, members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i presented a check for $10,000 to Hawai‘i Community College. This generous donation was made using proceeds from the 18th Annual “A Taste of Hilo” that took place in October 2016.

NATURAL SCIENCE DEGREE AVAILABLE AT PĀLAMANUI STARTING IN FALL 2017; SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Hawai‘i Community College is pleased to announce it will begin offering an Associate of Science in Natural Science (ASNS) degree at the Pālamanui campus in Kailua-Kona beginning in the Fall 2017 semester.

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