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Film and Q&A: Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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The documentary film An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power will be shown Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in room 108 of the Sciences and Technology Building. The showing will be followed by a live 30-minute webcast with former Vice President Al Gore.

The event is made possible through a Title III Native Hawaiian Serving-Institutions Grant under UH Hilo Office of the Interim Chancellor, Hawai‘i Community College Office of the Chancellor, Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center, and the UH Hilo Sustainability Committee.

Summary

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) raised public awareness about the climate crisis, now comes the powerful follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world meeting with climate champions and influencing international climate policy as he pursue the inspirational idea that the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.

Trailer.

Professional Development: Two upcoming webinars on Summer Bridge Programs

Two webinars on developing and implementing Summer Bridge Programs will be offered to UH Hilo faculty and staff.

Two webinars on developing and implementing Summer Bridge Programs will be offered  by Innovative Educators to faculty and staff at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. The webinars are sponsored by the UH Hilo Professional Development Committee and the Office of the Chancellor.

UH Hilo seal, red lettering University of Hawaii and the state motto.Designing Summer Bridge Programs: Curriculum Development, Delivery and Results
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.
9:00 am – 10:30 am.
Student Services Center, room W-201.

This webinar will examine curriculum development implementation, and outcomes of two types of summer bridge programs: one-week skill building and test prep programs as well as a three-week co-requisite program that clusters a general education course, a developmental literacy course, and a student success course. Participants will learn how to design (or redesign) summer bridge programs to achieve outcomes that support and advance an institution’s strategic priorities.

Creating an Online Summer Bridge Program: Designing, Implementing and Assessing
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
9:00 am – 10:00 am.
Student Services Center, SC W-201.

This webinar examines the development of an online course designed to enhance the transition into higher education and enables participants to consider a framework for the course design. Practical strategies for incorporating online resources into an e-learning student success course will be highlighted.

Contact

Gail Makuakane-Lundin.

Employee tuition waivers available for professional development classes

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service is offering professional development classes that qualify for free employee tuition through the support of the Chancellor’s Professional Development Fund.

UH Hilo seal, red lettering University of Hawaii and the state motto.Basic Grant Writing: Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017.
Advanced Grant Writing: Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017.
Website Content: Mondays and Wednesdays, Nov. 13-29, 2017.

Waitlisting is available for the following courses that have yet to be scheduled:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Creating Business and Marketing Video Scripts.
  • DSLR Photography Application and Theory.
  • American Sign Language Level 1a and Level 1b.
  • Moving from Culturally Responsive to Culturally Sustaining Educational Practices.

Apply

Apply online for free tuition (limited seats available).

Call for professional development proposals

An announcement on behalf of the Chancellor’s Professional Development Committee.

UH Hilo seal, red lettering University of Hawaii and the state motto.Applications for the 2017-2018 Chancellor’s Professional Development Fund are now being accepted.

The application form, rubric and guidelines are available online. Please review the guidelines as instruction has changed from previous years.

The purpose of the Chancellor’s Professional Development Fund is to provide opportunities for continued professional growth and development for faculty and staff, with a special emphasis on development that will have far-reaching impacts on the UH Hilo campus.

The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, October 6, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

Applications and/or questions may be emailed to uhhilopd[at]hawaii.edu or dropped off at the UH Hilo Administration Building, attention to Kalei Rapoza, committee chair.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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.

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