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May 2010

Trip to Washington, D.C.

I spent a week in Washington, D.C., earlier this month meeting and connecting with a number of different university constituencies.

The East-West Center is celebrating its golden anniversary this year, marking 50 years of success in promoting better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia and the Pacific. I had the opportunity to attend its 50th Anniversary Celebration, and I met and spoke with a number of East-West Center and UH alumni at a special event with the UH Alumni Association. It was a great experience to hear from these alumni about their affinity for the university and their ideas for how we can continue to engage them.

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UH Community Colleges

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Pestana

Outstanding Kapi‘olani Faculty

Congratulations to Sally Pestana, professor in the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Kapi‘olani Community College, for her induction into Alpha Mu Tau, the national honor society for the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.

The society honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the medical laboratory science field. Sally also begins serving on the prestigious Education and Research Committee in July.

Congratulations, too, to Kapi‘olani Community College Instructor Mae Dorado on her selection as the 2010 Post-Secondary Career and Technical Educator of the Year by the Hawai‘i Association for Career and Technical Education. The organization honored Mae for her exemplary contributions in educating prepared, adaptable and competitive classes of medical assisting students and for her work with the Health Occupation Students of America, a national health education leadership group.