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Leeward Food Drive 2022

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Nourish our ‘ohana.

We have come a long way during this pandemic but 1 in 6 of our local residents still struggle with food insecurity. This alarming number includes our kupuna and more than 81,000 keiki.

Last year, UH employees raised more than $90,000 (which provided food for 204,374 meals). This effort helped support the Hawaii Foodbank's distribution of over 18 million pounds of food. Let us do even more this year, and give to those who need it most.

Free job training through Hana Career Pathways

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A free training and employment program is gearing up to serve more than 1,000 unemployed or underemployed Hawaiʻi residents in 2022. The University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges are offering short-term trainings statewide that lead to industry credentials in the resilient sectors of healthcare, technology and skilled trades through the Hana Career Pathways program. More than $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education is available for tuition this year.

Begin your journey at Leeward CC for FALL 2022!

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Think you are ready for college? Applying for Fall is easy. Our Outreach and Enrollment Office is offering several FREE sessions to assist you in getting started with us. Choose one of the sessions below:


Talk Story Thursday

Even during a pandemic you can work toward a lasting career. If you're concerned or undecided about choosing a career, or what the local job market might look like, come talk story with us and explore your options at Leeward CC!

Leewardʻs Hidden Gem

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Leeward Garden Provides Space To Experience, Reconnect

Nestled in the back of Leeward Community College’s Pearl City campus sits a garden that preserves the beauty and rich history of Pu‘uloa, providing a safe space for students and faculty to reconnect with the land. With views extending out to Pearl Harbor, the Leeward Garden is utilized to practice ‘āina-based learning, providing students with an opportunity to experiment, to grow and to refocus.

Leeward students – your voice matters!

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CCSSE 2021 ONLINE SURVEY

What is the CCSSE (Community College Survey of Student Engagement)?
The CCSSE asks about your college experiences related to how you spend your time and what you feel about your classes and interactions with faculty, counselors, and peers. This important survey helps Leeward Community College to be a better place of learning.

Student Services Welcome Center Opening

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As we welcome you back to Leeward for our Spring 2021 semester, we are excited to announce the opening of our new Student Services Welcome Center. Despite most of our classes being offered online we have created a space, on campus, where students can get access to key services all in one place.

Continue your education in Spring 2021!

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Leeward students – you're almost there! Just one more week of class, then finals, and you'll have made it through the Fall semester. Now, it's time to set your sights on Spring 2021. Don't let the challenges of a pandemic stop you from continuing your education. We're here to help you every step of the way, and we'll start by dispelling some of the common myths that might prevent you from continuing at Leeward in Spring 2021.

Get Help with Your College Application

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Ready for college? Need help applying? Our recruitment office is offering several sessions between now and the December 29, 2020 application deadline, to assist you. Choose from a session below:

Think Local Tuesdays

"Think local" – stay home, stay safe, get a quality education. Our Recruitment & Outreach office will guide you through the application process and next steps. Future Fridays - Even during a pandemic, you can work toward a lasting career. Our Recruitment & Outreach office will guide you through the application process and next steps.

Faces and Places of Leeward CC

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This December marks the one-year anniversary of the project, Faces and Places of Leeward Community College, a website created by and for Leeward CC students.

The site features profiles of students, faculty, and staff, in addition to videos of students’ speeches about their experiences studying at Leeward. The goals of the project are to showcase the work of students in English as a second language (ESL) courses and to foster connections among students, faculty, and staff.

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