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Student Life Office Closures

The Student Life Office will be closed Friday, December 7 after 12pm (for a Student Life Office Retreat; Friday, December 14 after 12pm (for the Student Life Holiday Party) and December 17 – January 1. For questions during Dec. 17-Jan 1,  please email

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Test of Emergency Notification

The College will conduct the annual test of its Emergency Notification System on December 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.

Leeward’s Emergency Notification System alerts the college community in the event of a natural, health or civil emergency. It is used in urgent situations that may impact the health and safety of members of the college community or closures of campuses. The emergency notification system includes email and text notification through UH Alert, online messaging and on-campus notification.

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Take a Survey to help the UHCC System

Would you like to win a free Apple iPad or a $150 Amazon gift card? The UH community colleges invites students to participate in a survey about how you use social media and websites and spend your time. Your participation in the survey will help the college plan for the future. The survey is open until November 23…

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Talk Story with UH President MRC Greenwood

Students, the university community, and the public are invited to share their thoughts on the University of Hawai‘i and its future at a series of open public meetings with President M.R.C. Greenwood and her administration. Come and “talk story” with them at Leeward on Wed., Nov. 21 4–5:30 p.m. in GT 105.

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Java Jam Poetry Slam on November 15

Leeward Speaks! Java Jam Poetry Slam is presented by the Writing Intensive Focus Board and Student Activities Board on Thursday, November 15. The Student Lounge will be transformed into a contemporary performance space. More…

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Winter Studio Art Exhibition

The Winter Studio Art Exhibition showcases students from the Beginning and Intermediate Painting classes taught by Alan Leitner. The opening reception will be on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Foyer Art Gallery. Food, refreshments, and music will be provided at the opening reception.

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Shootz! Closes on Thursday

SHOOTZ!, the Intermediate Digital Photography Class Exhibition, closes on November 15 in the Foyer Art Gallery. The exhibit is an open window into the souls of aspiring photographers in ART 207D: Intermediate Digital Photography.

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Exit Report Bodes Well for Leeward

The 12-member evaluation team assembled by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) and headed by Dr. Erlinda Martinez, spent months reviewing the College's Self Evaluation report before their on-site visit last week. In their exit meeting, Team Chair Martinez spoke to the campus on what the team found--an overall assessment of the College with commendations for area in which we excel and recommendations for improvement. In the official report, which will be sent to ACCJC, the exact wording of the assessment, commendations and recommendations may change.

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Disney College Program

Attend the free Disney College Program presentation and find out about the internship possibilities with the world-renowned company. The presentation is scheduled for October 24 at 1pm in PS 201B.

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