Associate Professor Arancon has become well known on the south side of campus for his lively horticulture classes and his pioneering research in soil ecology. But on the north side of campus, around the old gym and the Performing Arts Center, he is better known for performing in campus musicals and events as a “triple threat” (accomplished singer, dancer, and actor).
Spring 2020 semester starts! At an ongoing event called Vulcan ‘Ohana Week, a wide range of welcoming committees have set up fun activities and informational tables at the Campus Center Plaza.
Orientation activities are designed for students to start long lasting connections with their peers, faculty, staff, and student support resources to ensure their academic success from day one to graduation.
Students and Families: Come enjoy a Thanksgiving feast on the campus of UH Hilo.
UH Hilo’s international students gathered Friday on the Library Lanai to share their countries—their achievements, characteristics, and challenges—and to get together as a community and highlight their presence on campus.
Celebrating National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, 2019, there were informational tables set up on the Campus Center Plaza, and a photo booth, games, food and “Coming Out Open Mic” fun inside the center.
Services of the Hale Pa‘i ‘Ai food pantry are available to any UH Hilo student in need of food assistance.
“We are proud to serve such a diverse group of students,” says UH Hilo Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin. “The assets they bring to UH Hilo enrich our community and help us provide an inclusive, high-quality education for all of our students.”
Goals of the new grant project are to reduce mental health disparities, educate students and campus community about substance use and abuse to prevent suicide, and decrease reported levels of student distress and suicidal ideation on campus.
Walk through the Library Lanai and enter Mookini Library this semester and find new seating areas with furniture made from local woods, tables shaped like rivers, fabrics adorned with images of ʻōhiʻa blossoms, and the aroma of fresh brewed coffee.