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UH Hilo Chancellor’s Awards

Chancellor’s Award Winner

Erlinda Walker, headshot

Erlinda Walker

Clerk Typist Erlinda Walker received the Outstanding University Support Staff Award for her work in the financial aid office.

Her primary responsibility is the administration of all student financial aid programs. Over the past six years, her workload has dramatically increased as the value of student loans processed each year soared from $3 million to $16 million.

She has also been credited with saving students more than $306,000 in loan fees by expediting the processing of loans. She has worked with graduating students to slash the university’s institutional student default rate, which has fallen from 7.9 percent in 2003 to 3.2 percent in 2009.

The Chancellor’s Awards honor outstanding service by UH Hilo employees.

Select a recipient for more about that individual.

2009

Phillipe Binder, headshot
Phillipe Binder
Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities
Keith Edwards, headshot
Keith Edwards
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation
Wesley Tanoue , headshot
Wesley Tanoue
Professional Staff Award
Erlinda Walker, headshot
Erlinda Walker
Outstanding University Support Staff

2008

Lorna Arita-Tsutsumi, headshot
Lorna Arita-Tsutsumi
Improving Student Life
Lynette Egusa, headshot
Lynette Egusa
Pulama ‘Ike Award
Neal Nagao Belog, headshot
Neal Nagao
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance
Cheryl Ramos, headshot
Cheryl Ramos
Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation
Nadine Wolff, headshot
Nadine Wolff
Excellence in Teaching

2007

Yolanda Belog, headshot
Yolanda Belog
Outstanding Support Staff
Karla Hayashi, headshot
Karla Hayashi
Teaching Excellence
Cheryl Ramos, headshot
Cheryl Ramos
Outstanding Advisor/Mentor

2006

Marilyn Brown, headshot
Marilyn Brown
Service
Gail Makuakane-Lundin, headshot
Gail Makuakane –Lundin
Improving Student Life
Dean Miyose, headshot
Dean Miyose
Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

2005

Samuel Gaison, headshot
Samuel Gaison
Teaching Excellence
Alton Okinaka, headshot
Alton Okinaka
Outstanding Advisor/Mentor
Deboraa Scott, headshot
Deborah Scott
Outstanding Support Staff
Jeff Scofield, headshot
Jeff Scofield
Outstanding Professional Staff