Weekly Newsletter for Faculty and Staff, Jan. 19, 2021

Featured in this week’s issue of Ha‘ilono o UH Hilo (News of UH Hilo): Alumna Nikki Erece, College of Pharmacy, DataCamp, Vax Facts Webinar, and more!

In fall and spring, this newsletter is a weekly e-blast of news and information for faculty and staff, produced by University Relations, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.

UH Hilo Vulcan V.I.B.E. – Alumna Nikki Erece


Laptop with screenshot of career portal.Pharmacy college launches online portal into the world of pharmacy careers

Inaugural online DataCamp launches first Pacific-wide STEM learning community

Kilohana: The Academic Success Center resumes operations Tuesday, January 19. Information about this semester’s available services and links to the individual center availability can be found here. Students can email a request for assistance to justasc@hawaii.edu.

Last day to Register or Add a class, Tuesday, January 19.

Complete Withdrawal Not Owing Tuition deadline, Tuesday, January 19.

Covid Updates

ax Facts UH: Science, Safety & Society, Wednesday, January 20, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Register and submit questions.Faculty and staff are invited to join a live conversation on Hawai‘i and UH’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. Vax Facts UH: Science, Safety & Society, Wednesday, January 20, 3 p.m., via Zoom. Register and submit questions or comments here.  Find out how and when to get vaccinated, how to communicate accurate information to your students, and get answers to other questions you might have.

UH faculty, staff and students who wish to be vaccinated are asked to complete a short questionnaire. This is needed to help the state and UH with the planning and implementation of vaccine distribution. Updates to the UH community will be provided on a regular basis as well as posted on this UH website. Email COVID19@hawaii.edu with any questions.

Continue to stay informed through our UH Hilo COVID-19 webpageUH Hilo Quarantine FAQ page, and Employee FAQ for up-to-date information and advisories. Information can also be found on the UH System COVID-19 page.


“The Value of Hawaiʻi: Hulihia, the Turning” with Jonathan Osorio, Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, and Presley Ah Mook Sang, Tuesday, January 19, 12:30 – 2 p.m., via Zoom. Pre- registration is required. This is a virtual Spring 2021 Eia Hawaiʻi presentation sponsored by Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center.

For more events, see UH Hilo Calendar of Events.


Sodexo Dining Services reminds customers to enter the Campus Center Dining Room through the Bookstore-side door to order food. For picking up GET orders or to see the Dining Office, enter through the elevator-side doors only. Everyone exits through the Library-facing doors. For hours and services, see Campus Center Dining Room reopens for spring semester.

The Deja Brew Coffee Cart is closed until further notice.

Vulcan Athletics

Vulcan games to be streamed