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January 2012

Coach Chow, Kuali and PACOM

New head football Coach Norm Chow hit a “home run” in his first speaking engagement to the Downtown Athletic Club, attended by an overflow audience at Executive Centre.

The Kuali Financial System project continues on schedule with go-live planned in July 2012. Interfaces for payroll and purchasing will be completed by the end of January, and the contract and grant billing module is being adapted. Integration test cycles are planned in the coming four months, and a training plan is being created.

Governor Abercrombie and Admiral Willard have agreed to expand efforts to involve the state in sustainability and resilience interests shared by the university and the U.S. Pacific Command, or PACOM. We had the signing ceremony for the memorandum-of-understanding on a public-private partnership to prepare for disasters in the Asia-Pacific region in November. UH is identifying partners in the PACOM initiative with an anticipated visit from Tohoku University officials from Sendai, Japan.

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UH West O‘ahu News

Schuler Family creates West O‘ahu scholarship

Two men holding giant check

Schuler Family Foundation representative and D.R. Horton–Schuler Division President Mike Jones, right, recently presented a $20,000 donation to UH West O‘ahu Chancellor Gene Awakuni to create the Schuler Family Foundation Scholarship.

This new scholarship will increase access to West O‘ahu by providing support to graduates of Campbell, Kapolei, Nanakuli and Wai‘anae High Schools who wish to attain a quality university college degree without having to leave their communities.