UH Hilo Happenings (March 8-14, 2020)

UH Hilo Happenings (March 8-14, 2020)

Aloha Students,

This Wednesday, we welcome 54 employers to the UH Hilo Career Fair on both the Library Lānai and Campus Center Plaza. Be sure to check out the fair this Wednesday to meet local and national employers like Hawai’i Volcano National Park, Hawaiian Airlines, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and many more! Learn about positions in their organizations and what they’re looking for in employees, like education, experience, skills, and knowledge. Be sure to dress professionally and have updated copies of your résumé. Check out the complete list of employers.

Have you had an opportunity to meet Chancellor Bonnie Irwin? You’ll have 2 opportunities this week. She’ll be holding a Brown Bag on Wednesday and will also be delivering the State of the University address on Thursday. Details are listed below.

Have a great week and for more details about these events, be sure to visit our website.

Monday, March 9, 2020

News and Brews by Ke Kalahea
10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Campus Center room 202-A
Come talk story with Ke Kalahea! We are your student newspaper! For more information, contact: uhhkk@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7372

Spring Your Best Voice to Karaoke
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: CC 301
Join your Student Activities Council for a night of singing, music, food, and polaroid-taking in our photobooth! If you were here at our last Karaoke in February, you asked and we listened! We will be featuring a different menu! Come on over to CC 301 and Spring your best voice! Food and refreshments available while supplies last. Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 UH Hilo Student ID. For more information, contact: uhhsac@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7374

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Mindfulness w/ Devi
11:00am – 11:30am
Location: Student Services Center, Counseling Center Room E-203
This weekly session will help students learn simple practices to relieve stress, increase focus, and experience peace in your everyday life. Free to all students, faculty and staff. Hosted by Devi Stone, certified mediation teacher for 6 years. Drop-ins welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow or mat (if available). Hope to see you there! For more information and disability accommodations, contact: shwp@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7460

Celebrate Sleep Week Tabling Event
11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Library Lānai
Getting a good nights sleep is so important to every aspect of life. Learn tips and tricks for making the most out of your sleep time. Student Health & Wellness Programs invites you to get a better night’s sleep with helpful sleep tips, an understanding of why sleep is important to many factors in life and receive a free sleep mask to get you started on the journey to better sleep. For more information or disability accommodations, please contact Student Health & Wellness, (808) 932-7460 (V), (808) 932-7002 (TTY) or email shwp@hawaii.edu.

LinkedIn or Left Out?
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: Multipurpose Room 101
UH Hilo students, find out how to network using social media, and discover the biggest do’s and don’ts for job seekers. UHHSA will be hosting the event to teach students how to network with social media and market themselves to employers. The event is the day before the UH Career fair and a perfect time for students to polish their profiles before connecting with potential employers! Please RSVP by 3/6/20 at tinyurl.com/UHHSALinkedIn For more information, contact: uhhsa3@hawaii.edu (808) 896-2660 or contact: htien@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7272

Mindfulness Meditation
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Campus Center, Room 306
Practicing Mindfulness offers ways to calm our mind and reduce stress, enabling us to enjoy life more fully. Hosted by Michael Donenfeld who has practiced meditation with and received training from Vietnamese poet and Monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. For more information, contact: forlife@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7458

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

UH Hilo Career Fair
10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Library Lānai and Campus Center Plaza
Meet local and national employers. For best results, dress appropriately and bring an updated resume. For more information, contact: htien@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7272

Pride Hilo Club Meeting
11:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Student Services Center E-215
Snacks provided, while supplies last
Remaining Meetings
Friday 03/27
Wednesday 04/08
Friday 04/24
Wednesday 05/06
For more information, contact: pride@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7380

Brown Bag with Bonnie
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: DKICP Lecture Hall
Join Chancellor Bonnie Irwin for “Brown Bag with Bonnie.” Bring your lunch for this informal, talk story gathering. For more information, contact: alyson@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7339

Haumana Hou Lounge – Hosted by FYE
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: SSC W-201
Stop by the Student Services Center room W-201 every Wednesday for a relaxing place to study! We’ll be open from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The Haumana Hou Lounge (HHL) also hosts the HH Cafe which always offers free refreshments with a Starbucks-like experience by providing various coffee and tea options, as well as delicious snacks! HHL offers comfortable indoor & outdoor seating, a clean environment, and even AC for the occasional hot and humid Hilo evening. It’s all you need to study comfortably, so come on by! Special Restrictions: UH Hilo with validated student ID. For more information, contact: uhhfye@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7384

Super Smash Bros. Tournament
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Lava Landing
The UH Hilo Campus Center and Guild of Games invites you to participate in a Super Smash Bros. Tournament! If you are interested in playing, sign-ups will be in the Lava Landing-Gameroom. Food and refreshments will be provided while supplies last! Come have fun and connect with fellow gamers. Special Restrictions: Must present a valid UH Hilo student ID with current validation. “SP20UHH” For more information, contact: mmkk@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7365

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Speaker Command Sergeant Major (Ret.) Tom Raffipiy
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: Campus Center 307
Join us for an inspirational experience with an amazing man. Student Health & Wellness Programs Presents: Guest Speaker Tom Raffipiy, who will share his personal journey as a Pacific Islander and retired Army Command Sergeant Major. Tom is a retired Command Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army and a combat veteran with more than 32 years of service in the armed forces. His inspiring story will hopefully encourage others to know that they are not alone in managing difficult times and that reaching out for help is a true sign of strength. For motor information and disability accommodations, please contact Student Health and Wellness, (808) 932-7460(V), (808) 932-7002 (TTY), or email shwp@hawaii.edu. If accommodations would be helpful, please email 10 days in advance.

UH Hilo State of the University Address
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: UH Hilo Performing Arts Center
Join Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin for the State of the University Address on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center. For disability accommodations, contact (808) 932-7339 (V), (808) 932-7002 (TTY), or deneen@hawaii.edu for assistance. For more information, contact: urevents@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7339

Just Dance and Jamba Juice
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Hale Kehau Turnaround
Join the Student Activities Council and UH Hilo Residence Life on March 12 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Hale Kehau turnaround. Come with your friends and dance to your favorite Just Dance songs while enjoying some Jamba Juice. Scan the QR code on the event flyer to add your favorite Just Dance song to the playlist. While food and supplies last! Special Restrictions: Must have a validated Spring 2020 student ID to participate. For more information, contact: uhhsac@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7446

Friday, March 13, 2020

CAS Student Feedback Tabling
11:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Campus Plaza
Calling all College of Arts & Science (CAS) Students! Submit your feedback to your UH Hilo Student Association (UHHSA) CAS Senator on how we can improve our college! There will be free food and refreshments while supplies last! For more information, contact: uhhsa2@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7367

Conference: HICELLS 2020
Location: University Classroom Building, ground floor
The Department of English at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo organizes the Hawaiʻi International Conference on English Language and Literature Studies (HICELLS 2020) with its theme “Trends in Research and Pedagogical Innovations in English Language and Literature” at UH Hilo main campus on March 13-14, 2020. The conference aims to provide an avenue for research scholars in the fields of English Language and Literature Studies to share their expertise with other scholars, researchers, and students from various international backgrounds, and to discuss among scholars and educators the new trends in research and pedagogy in English Language and Literature. For more information, contact: fdumanig@hawaii.edu (808) 747-5086

Target Shuttles – Hosted by FYE
4:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: SSC W-201
FYE provides this round trip shuttle to Hilo’s Target. Join us Friday – except during spring break and good Friday. The shuttle meeting location is in the Student Services Center (SSC) W-201 at 4:30 PM. This service is free to all UH Hilo students with a valid ID! For more information, contact: uhhfye@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7384


-Mandatory Advising (Freshman ʻEleu)
-Summer Study Abroad Programs
-Haumana Hou – Hosted by Student Health and Wellness Programs
-UH Hilo Relay for Life Committee Positions Open
-Vice-Chairperson position open on BOSP for Spring 2020
-Treasurer position open on the BOSP for Spring 2020
-Publicist position open on the BOSP for Spring 2020
-Board of Student Publications recruiting for 2020-2021
-2020 Juried Student Art Exhibition Submissions Now Open
-SAC Game Night: In it to Win it 2.0
-2019-2020 RISO Registration Open
-HAPA (Hawaii Association of Public Accountants) Scholarships
-2020-21 FAFSA Available October 1st
-Walk-In Wednesdays