University of Hawaii System newsletter

UH Campuses Deemed Military Friendly Schools

West Oʻahu, Leeward, Honolulu and Kapiʻolani were named for inclusion in the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools 2012 List.

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.

UH Happenings This Week

Honolulu’s a 9/11 commemoration, Windward’s chemistry forum and Mānoa’s Bollywood film screening and more.

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.

West Oʻahu Offers Hawaiʻi’s First Insurance Certificate

This fall, West Oʻahu will offer the state’s first and only Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance program.

West O’ahu Honors Cynthia Vinluan for Service

UH West Oʻahu Secretary Cynthia Vinluan has been honored with the UH West Oʻahu Chancellor’s Award.

William Puette Elected Parliamentarian President

Delegates of the Biennial Convention of the Hawaiʻi State Association of Parliamentarians elected West Oʻahu Center for Labor Education and Research Director William J. Puette as president

West Oʻahu Gets Donation for Insurance Program

The Hawaiʻi Independent Insurance Agents Association made a $2,500 gift to West Oʻahu to fund student scholarships in their Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance program.

West Oʻahu Receives Support for Insurance Program

Insurance firms Dongbu Insurance and Farmers Insurance made a $15,000 gift to support West Oʻahu’s Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance Program

Hawaiʻi’s Role in Emergency Management Examined

West Oʻahu Professor Ross Prizzia examines the strategic role of Hawaiʻi-based government agencies in disaster preparedness and emergency management in the Asia Pacific region in his article “Disaster Management in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Role of Hawaiʻi.”

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