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Community Colleges Awarded $24.6 Million for Job Training

The UH Community Colleges will receive $24.6 million to partner with Hawaiʻi’s businesses and state agencies to provide pathways that lead to jobs in the agriculture, energy and health industries.

UH Honors Excellence in Teaching

Abby Collier, Ann Emmsley, Gene Harada, Nancy Heu, Yukio Kataoka, Chae Ho Lee, Roberta Martel, John Melish, Joy Nagaue, Kirstin Pauka, Roberto Pelayo, Stephen Taylor, Garyn Tsuru, Jenifer Winter and Christine Yano was awarded the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching.

Seven Honored for Undergraduate Teaching

Seven faculty members were honored with the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching–Windward’s Leticia Colmenares, Mānoa’s Erin Cozens, Maui’s Hiroko DeLeon, West Oʻahu’s Linda Furuto, Mānoa’s Tomoko Iwai, Kapiʻolani’s Susan Jaworowski and Hilo’s Sarah Marusek.

Community Colleges Recognizes Excellence

The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges honors Kauaʻi’s Leah Lei Agustin, Leeward’s Ron Felipe, Windward’s Susan Ma, Hawaiʻi’s Jodi Mine, Honolulu’s Zane Nedbalek, Maui’s Georgette Tanaka and Leeward’s Evelyn Wong.

OCET Receives Scholarship Fund Donation

The Alexander and Baldwin Foundation donated $22,500 to Maui’s Office of Continuing Education and Training.

Maui Culinary Academy Gets Cookbook Proceeds

Fairmont Kea Lani Executive Chef Tylun Pang is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from his newest cookbook, What Maui Likes to Eat, to the Maui Culinary Academy program.

Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program Awarded OHA Grant

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs has awarded the Liko Aʻe Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program a $100,000 grant.

Maui Awarded Learning Challenges Grant

Maui College has been awarded a major grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges, a new initiative focused on identifying and scaling technology-enabled approaches to dramatically improve college readiness and completion, especially for low-income young adults, in the United States.

UH Happenings This Week

The university celebrates spring 2011 commencement.

Board Approves New Programs for Maui and Kapiʻolani

The Board of Regents granted provisional status for a new bachelor of applied science in sustainable science management at Maui and approved an advanced professional certificate in culinary management at Kapiʻolani.

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