Rowley’s work was selected based on her project entitled ‘Exploration and Systematics of Twilight Reef Gorgonian Corals at Pakin Atoll.’
“With the construction of Hawaiʻi Community College–Pālamanui underway, Dr. Fletcher joins us at an exciting time for higher education in West Hawaiʻi,” said Hawaiʻi CC Chancellor Noreen Yamane. “Dr. Fletcher’s talent and experience as an administrator will serve the college well as we continue to grow and provide opportunities for the people of Hawaiʻi Island.”
Fletcher spent much of his youth on Oʻahu and still has family there. Prior to joining UHCWH, he was the senior lecturer (online education) and program director for Open Universities Australia at Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.
“I feel truly blessed to be joining the West Hawaiʻi ʻohana of Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of Hawaiʻi System,” said Fletcher. “I’m excited to work with the college and the community to make sure we are delivering the excellent higher education opportunities West Hawaiʻi deserves.”
Read the Hawaiʻi Community College news release for more on Fletcher.