News & Events

Special Orientation

When: Monday, January 11, 2016

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Place: PISC, Campus Center 307 (campus map)

Cost: Free

A special orientation for all new Pacific Islander students at UH Hilo to learn about the programs and services of the Pacific Islander Student Center (PISC) at UH Hilo.

Island Time

FSM: Celebrating the Diversity of Our Sea of Islands

Join our last Island Time social - cultural gathering for the 2015-2016 academic year hosted by the FSM clubs (Chuukese Student Association, Kosrae Hilo Organization, Pohnpei Kaselehlie Club, and WaŹ»ab Student Organization). Island Time is a monthly opportunity for the Pacific Islander student organizations to share our islands and cultures with the campus and Hawaii Island community.

When: Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - closing
Where: PISC, Campus Center 307
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3rd Annual Pacific Islander Youth Empowerment Day

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Place: Campus Center Plaza (campus map)

Cost: Free

In celebration of National Make a Difference Day, the Pacific Islander Student Center and other community partners are co-sponsoring this conference for high school students from the Pacific Islands. We are looking for volunteers to support the participants. >>Visit website

HELP Job Training

When: Upcoming Events

Time: various times

Place: PISC, Campus Center 307 (campus map)

Cost: Free

Students interested in a campus job MUST attend one of the HELP Job Training workshops to learn about the Highligh Engaged Learning

 

Upcoming Events

All events at the PISC (Campus Center 307) are free of charge unless otherwise stated. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to read the events description.

FALL 2015

August

  • 5 - 17: Pacific Islander Summer Bridge Program
  • 18: International Student Orientation, 9:00 - 4:00, CC 301
  • 19: New Student Orientation Program, varied locations
  • 24: New Pacific Islander Student Orientation, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 25: HELP Jobs: Info Session, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 26: HELP Jobs: Info Session, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 27: HELP Jobs: Info Session, 2:00 - 3:00, PISC

September

  • 3: HELP Job Training, Noon - 1:00 pm, PISC
  • 8: HELP Info Session, 11:00 - 12:00, PISC
  • 10: HELP Info Session, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, PISC
  • 22: Time Management, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, PISC

October

  • 1: How to Effectively Apply for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), 12:00 - 1:00 pm, PISC
  • 6: Micronesian Leadership Challenges in A Post-Colonial Environment, 2:00 - 3:15 pm, PISC
  • 13: Test-Taking Strategies, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, PISC
  • 24: Make a Difference Day: Pacific Island Youth Empowerment Day, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Campus Center Plaza
  • 29: How Students Succeed at UH Hilo, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, PISC

November

  • 4: Job Interviewing Skills: Practice Answering Common Job Interview Questions, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, PISC
  • 8: Island Time - hosted by T, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • TBD: Preparing for Finals, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, PISC

December

  • 7-13: O Hell Week Special QUIET Hours, 8:00 am - midnight, PISC
  • 14 - 18: Finals Week

 

SPRING 2015

January

  • 11: Pacific Islander New Student Orientation, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, PISC
  • 15: HELP Job Training, 3:00 - 4:00 pm, PISC
  • 16: HELP Job Training, Noon - 1 pm, PISC
  • 21: HELP Job Training, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, PISC
  • 22: HELP Job Training, noon - 1:00 pm, PISC
  • 28: How to Effectively Apply for Scholarships, 12 - 1 pm, PISC

February

  • 18: FAFSA Workshop,4:00 - 6:30 pm
  • 19 & 20: International Nights, 7:30 pm, Theater
  • 27: Ka Lama Ku Student Leadership Conference, 9 - 3 pm, Campus Center
  • TBD: Social Justice & Community Engagement, TBD

March

  • 9: HELP Summer Job Training, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, PISC
  • 10: HELP Summer Job Training, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, PISC
  • 19: Celebrate Micronesian Women Festival - Honolulu Museum

April

  • 4: TBD: Stress Management, TBD
  • 7: Navigating Success Workshop: Year-End Reflection

May

  • 2: HELP Symposium
  • 5-8: O Hell Week - Late Hours at PISC, 9:00 am - midnight

SUMMER 2015

June

  • TBD

July

  • TBD