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Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences Fall 2016 Convocation Remarks

James Goodman, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Convocation Remarks for Fall 2016

With the new UHCC system policy that all students must take their math and English in the first year, the divisions responsible for those classes have increased their course offerings to meet the demand, in particular those classes associated with the acceleration initiative

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Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences Spring 2016 Convocation Remarks

James Goodman, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Convocation Remarks for Spring 2016

Last semester a number of system-wide meetings took place that discussed the design and implementation of “Co-requisite" models of remediation for students who do not place into college level math and/or English.  Our campus was well prepared to meet this challenge as our English and math faculty had been developing such courses for years. 

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Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences - Fall 2015 Convocation Remarks

James Goodman, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Convocation Remarks for Fall 2015

During the spring and part of the summer, I served as the acting VCAA while Mike Pecsok was on leave. In addition to taking on the PI role on a number of our campus’ grant activities, day-to-day operations, and system-wide meetings, I was invited to attend the Complete College America “Corequisite at Scale Institute” in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 12.

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Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences - Spring 2013 Convocation Remarks

Convocation Remarks, Spring 2013
James Goodman, Dean of Arts & Sciences

Welcome back everyone to a new year and new opportunities; opportunities made possible by the achievements of the past. During the fall of 2012, among the activities of Arts & Sciences were the following:

The Interstate Passport Initiative

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Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences - Fall 2012 Convocation Remarks

Convocation Remarks, Fall 2012
James Goodman, Dean of Arts & Sciences

The big news from Spring 2012 is that the Board of Regents approved a provisional Associate in Arts in Hawaiian Studies (AA-HS) for all community colleges in May.  Tracie Kuʻuipo Losch was the campus representative to the system and worked with Momi Kamahele and faculty from Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian Language, and the Hālau ‘Ike o Pu‘uloa to develop Leeward's AA in Hawaiian Studies. 

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