The university has completed 7 of 10 campus public meetings on the proposed tuition schedule and will complete the last 3 and the HITS statewide transition by mid-October.
They meetings have been well attended and have generated some good discussion, which will be taken into account and will factor in to the administration’s final recommendation to the Board of Regents.
As part of the communications effort, President Greenwood, Chancellors Donald Straney and Gene Awakuni and Dean Maenette Benham appeared on the September 8 PBS Hawaii Insights program focusing entirely on the University of Hawaii and higher education.
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- Renewable energy experts to convene
UH Community Colleges News
Renewable energy experts to convene in Honolulu
The UH Community Colleges will convene top local and national solar energy experts for the first of a series of renewable energy training summits in partnership with Johnson Controls. The focus of this first summit, which will be held October 25–26 at Honolulu Community College, will be on technical trends in all aspects of the solar industry with an emphasis on technical applications and fundamentals of solar thermal and solar photovoltaic installation, design and operations.
This summit, coordinated by Johnson Controls, is part of a 20-year performance contract with the UH Community Colleges for infrastructure upgrades on Oahu campuses, as well as curriculum development for sustainability and renewable energy modules for community college students.