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Annual Scholarship Fair Set for Jan 23

Leeward CC has partnered with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, GEAR UP Hawaiʻi, the Native Hawaiian Education Association, Kamehameha Schools, and the Pacific Financial Aid Association to present the 2013 Scholarship Fair on January 23. The afternoon offers a series of free presentations for high school students, parents, teachers, current college students, adult students, counselors or anyone interested in learning about the resources and financial aid available to students.

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Language Arts Announces Student Winners

The Fall 2012 Language Arts Discipline awards were coordinated by Tara Rojas and Andrzej Dabrowski for the Spanish Awards; Tomoko Akemoto, Yumiko Asai-Lim, Mamiko Kosuge, Kazuko Nakamitsu, and Kei Stocklin for the Japanese Awards; Pat Hurley and Kepa Badis, for the Hawaiian Awards; and Melanie Van der Tuin and Jeremiah Boydstun for the Poetry Awards. Congratulations to all…

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Leeward Student wins Statewide Drawing

Leeward student Delilah Benjamin, of Waikele, won the drawing for a new iPad presented as part of the statewide survey on Media Preferences conducted by Interact Communications. The iPad was generously donated by the UH Federal Credit Union.

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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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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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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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The Pearl Wins Second Ilima Award

For the second year in a row, our fine dining restaurant, The Pearl, was recognized as a critics’ choice favorite for the Honolulu Star Advertiser’s annual ʻIlima Awards, the annual guide to Oʻahu’s top restaurants.

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Bathroom Renovations

The GT restrooms will be renovated starting Monday, October 15, and are scheduled to reopen in January, 2013. The restrooms will be shut down during the project. The Campus Center and BS Building restrooms are available.

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Earth to Table Special Events Dinner

The Culinary Arts Special Events Class presents "Earth to Plate" on Friday, November 9 at 6 p.m. The dinner is planned and executed by student chefs who worked alongside local farms, ranches, and fisheries to create dishes featuring local ingredients.

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