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Faculty and staff professional development support offered

A message from the UH Hilo Diversity Committee 

UH Hilo seal, red lettering University of Hawaii and the state motto.Aloha UH Hilo Faculty and Staff,

The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo is a co-sponsor for the 7th International Conference on Education and Social Justice scheduled from December 1-3, 2017, in Honolulu.

Though the generous support of the Office of the Chancellor, the UH Hilo Diversity Committee is soliciting applications from faculty and staff interested in attending the conference for funding support to cover the conference registration fee of up to $300.

See the application to apply for funding.

The deadline for applications is Monday, September 25, 2017.

Mahalo.

Student success webinars scheduled

Two student success webinars are scheduled, offered by Ruffalo Noel Levitz, consultants for higher education enrollment management.

Both webinars will be held in Student Services Center W-201 and are open to university faculty, staff and administrators.

GROWING ENROLLMENT BY INCREASING RETENTION
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 8 a.m.

Key topics of the webinar will include: how a retention plan can benefit our university developing the right team to implement our plan, the best key performance indicators for retention, and the data we should know to inform our plan.

IMPROVING PERSISTENCE AND COMPLETION RATES OF SECOND-YEAR AND TRANSFER STUDENTS
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 8 a.m.

Key topics of the webinar will include: identifying the specific needs of at-riak, second year students, and transfer students, prioritizing sophomore and transfer student engagement by matching interest and concerns to campus service improvements, comparing students’ receptivity to assistance in the second year vs. their use of campus services in the previous years, and college completion plans for students.

Sponsor

The webinars are sponsored by the UH Hilo Professional Development Committee and the Office of the Chancellor.

Contact

Gail Makuakāne-Lundin.

Webinar on the top three unexpected reasons freshmen drop out

Webinar scheduled

MOTIVATING MILLENNIALS: 3 UNEXPECTED REASONS WHY FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS DROP OUT

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017.
Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am.
Location: Student Services Center W-201.

Open to university faculty, staff and administrators.

This webinar will discuss how to connect, engage, and motivate millennials. Discover the top three unexpected reasons freshmen drop out and learn how millennials think about college and how to motivate then with experiential learning.

Sponsor

The webinars are sponsored by the UH Hilo Professional Development Committee and the Office of the Chancellor.

Contact

Gail Makuakāne-Lundin.

UPDATE
For those of you who could not participate in the webinar, you can view the recording and download the powerpoint via the following links:

Tuition waivers offered for Advanced Excel Workshop

The one-day workshop will cover sophisticated Excel solutions such as multi-sheet linking, advanced formulas, dashboards, pivot tables, pivot charts, and basic macro functions.

To UH Hilo Faculty, Staff, and RCUH employees—

The Chancellor’s Professional Development fund is supporting a limited number of employee tuition waivers for an Advanced Microsoft Excel workshop offered through the College of Continuing Education and Community Service.

The one-day workshop will cover sophisticated Excel solutions such as multi-sheet linking, advanced formulas, dashboards, pivot tables, pivot charts, and basic macro functions.

Textbooks will be provided.

Prerequisite: Basic Microsoft Excel experience.

Claire Akau
Claire Akau

Advanced Microsoft Excel Workshop

DATE: Thursday May 18, 2017.
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
PLACE: PB-6.

Instructor: UH Hilo alumna Claire Akau, BBA, an instructor at the College of Business and Economics.

Application

Online.

Contact

Chris Nishioka.

Webinar on designing summer bridge programs, May 9

Professional development webinar will discuss a variety of summer bridge programs that have the purpose of getting students acclimated to college life and build their academic skills.

WEBINAR: Designing Summer Bridge Programs: Curriculum Development, Delivery and Results.
DATE: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.
TIME: 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
PLACE: Student Services Center, room W-201.

All UH Hilo faculty and staff are invited.

This webinar will discuss a variety of summer bridge programs that have the purpose of getting students acclimated to college life and build their academic skills before starting college from one-week skills building and test prep programs to three-week programs that cluster a general education course, a developmental literacy course, and a student success course.

Participants will also learn how to identify the high-level goals of their institution’s leadership and strategy, and how to design (or redesign) summer bridge programs to achieve outcomes that support and advance an institution’s strategic priorities.

For anyone unable to attend, a recording will be available approximately one week after the live webinar.

The webinar is sponsored by the UH Hilo Professional Development Committee and the Office of the Chancellor.

Group photo
Students from the Kupa ‘Āina summer bridge program gather for a group shot before the hō‘ike ceremonies, 2015. Courtesy photo from Kamehameha Schools.

Learn more about UH Hilo summer bridge programs

Contact

Gail Makuakāne-Lundin.

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