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Governor releases $39M for UH facility improvements

MEDIA RELEASE As the fall semester kicks off, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $39 million to the University of Hawaii (UH) System for capital improvement projects (CIP) at various campuses. “These projects, at campuses from Lihue to Hilo, are long-term investments in our state university system, an anchor of our island community,” […]

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The fall 2011 opening enrollment for the University of Hawai‘i System reached yet another high in the institution’s history with 60,519 students. It surpasses fall 2010’s record enrollment of 60,231 by 288 students, or 0.5 percent. UH’s fall opening enrollment has increased for a fifth straight year and has grown by 20 percent since 2006.

UH System enrollment for Fall 2011 reaches record high of 60,519

The fall 2011 opening enrollment for the University of Hawai‘i System reached yet another high in the institution’s history with 60,519 students. It surpasses fall 2010’s record enrollment of 60,231 by 288 students, or 0.5 percent. UH’s fall opening enrollment has increased for a fifth straight year and has grown by 20 percent since 2006.

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The University of Hawai‘i announces its recipients of the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes a faculty member or civil service or administrative, professional and technical (APT) employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and fostering of excellence in higher education.

UH Community Colleges honors Chancellor’s Award recipients

The University of Hawai‘i announces its recipients of the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes a faculty member or civil service or administrative, professional and technical (APT) employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and fostering of excellence in higher education.

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ConnectEDU will collaborate with the State of Hawaii to develop the first statewide college- and career-planning web portal that utilizes student academic performance data. Portal users will gain access to innovative tools that support student performance and make the college application process more efficient, such as longitudinal data reporting and analytics, as well as an electronic student transcript and application exchange system.

Web portal for Hawaii college and career info to be launched

ConnectEDU will collaborate with the State of Hawaii to develop the first statewide college- and career-planning web portal that utilizes student academic performance data. Portal users will gain access to innovative tools that support student performance and make the college application process more efficient, such as longitudinal data reporting and analytics, as well as an […]

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U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye announced via video message at the UH Higher Education Summit that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the University of Hawai‘i System two broadband stimulus grants totaling nearly $36 million that will allow the university to dramatically enhance Hawai‘i’s educational broadband capabilities, modernize and expand the UH distance learning network, and improve the public’s access to broadband throughout the state.

University of Hawaii awarded nearly $36M to expand educational broadband

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye announced via video message at the UH Higher Education Summit that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the University of Hawai‘i System two broadband stimulus grants totaling nearly $36 million that will allow the university to dramatically enhance Hawai‘i’s educational broadband capabilities, modernize and expand the UH distance learning […]

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The University of Hawai‘i has selected six faculty members from campuses across the university system as the recipients of the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In memory of the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for 19 years, the award recognizes UH faculty members who demonstrate outstanding dedication and excellence as teachers of undergraduate students.

UH faculty honored for excellence in undergraduate teaching

The University of Hawai‘i has selected six faculty members from campuses across the university system as the recipients of the Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In memory of the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for 19 years, the award recognizes UH […]

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Governor Linda Lingle has released $62,792,000 to the University of Hawai‘i (UH) to finance capital improvements to campuses statewide, as well as to construct the university’s first information technology center.

Governor Lingle releases $62.8M for UH System campus improvements

Governor Linda Lingle has released $62,792,000 to the University of Hawai‘i (UH) to finance capital improvements to campuses statewide, as well as to construct the university’s first information technology center.

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Twelve University of Hawaiʻi faculty members have been selected as recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. This award recognizes faculty who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity, and personal values beneficial to students.

Twelve UH faculty honored with Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Twelve University of Hawaiʻi faculty members have been selected as recipients of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching. This award recognizes faculty who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity, and personal values beneficial to students.

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Hawaiʻi Community College is pleased to announce that Trina Nahm-Mijo has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship for the spring 2011 semester. The scholarship will allow her to teach dance and expressive arts therapy at Tallinn University in Estonia, which is located on the Baltic coast about 60 miles from Finland.

Hawaiʻi Community College professor receives Fulbright Fellowship

Hawaiʻi Community College is pleased to announce that Trina Nahm-Mijo has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship for the spring 2011 semester. The scholarship will allow her to teach dance and expressive arts therapy at Tallinn University in Estonia, which is located on the Baltic coast about 60 miles from Finland.

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The University of Hawai‘i announces its recipients of the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes a faculty member or civil service or administrative, professional and technical (APT) employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and fostering of excellence in higher education.

UH Community Colleges honors recipients of the Chancellor’s Awards

The University of Hawai‘i announces its recipients of the University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes a faculty member or civil service or administrative, professional and technical (APT) employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and fostering of excellence in higher education.

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A second faculty member/physician has been hired at the Hawai‘i Island Family Health Center, which is gearing up to launch the first neighbor island medical residency training program in the state.

Just over a year ago, Dr. Lucy Bucci began seeing her first patients at the center. She has been joined this month by Dr. Junedale Nishiyama. Since it opened on April 1, 2009, 634 patients have received care.

Second full-time physician hired at UH medical training clinic

A second faculty member/physician has been hired at the Hawai‘i Island Family Health Center, which is gearing up to launch the first neighbor island medical residency training program in the state. Just over a year ago, Dr. Lucy Bucci began seeing her first patients at the center. She has been joined this month by Dr. […]

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The University of Hawaiʻi’s 10 campuses will be officially closed to the public from December 21 – 31, 2009. The closure is in accordance with the collective bargaining settlement and to reduce energy costs to meet the budget shortfall.

UH campuses closed Dec. 21 – 31

The University of Hawaiʻi’s 10 campuses will be officially closed to the public from December 21 – 31, 2009. The closure is in accordance with the collective bargaining settlement and to reduce energy costs to meet the budget shortfall.

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The University of Hawai‘i has been awarded two grants totaling $23 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help stimulate the research enterprise in Hawaiʻi and create more educational opportunities for students throughout the state.

National Science Foundation awards $23 million to UH for EPSCoR program

The University of Hawai‘i has been awarded two grants totaling $23 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help stimulate the research enterprise in Hawaiʻi and create more educational opportunities for students throughout the state.

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"We are disappointed that UHPA leaders are recommending that its members reject the university's best and final offer. We are experiencing a record increase in enrollment. At the same time, we face at least a $154 million shortfall in our budgets over the next two years. We believe that our offer is reasonable and look forward to a resolution of our bargaining efforts that best serves our students and the mission of our university."

Statement from University of Hawaii administration on collective bargaining

“We are disappointed that UHPA leaders are recommending that its members reject the university’s best and final offer. We are experiencing a record increase in enrollment. At the same time, we face at least a $154 million shortfall in our budgets over the next two years. We believe that our offer is reasonable and look […]

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