UH Hilo kinesiology and exercise sciences program receives national award for inclusive excellence and diversity

The American Kinesiology Association’s Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes academic programs that exemplify the core principles of inclusive excellence and diversity. The 2019-2020 award honors the commitment of the UH Hilo program to inclusiveness through its recruitment, retention, hiring, curriculum development, and administrative structure.

UH Hilo Quintessential University Citizen: Norman Arancon, internationally recognized horticulturalist and “triple threat” thespian

Associate Professor Arancon is 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).