The difficult decision was made in the continued interest of protecting the health and welfare of UH students and those from partner universities.
Professor of Chemistry Norbert Furumo acknowledges that online classes can be tough, but that it should not discourage students from continuing to pursue an education. “Students must treat online classes like they would a face-to-face class, stay the track.”
Guided by her commitment to “ʻaʻohe pau ka ʻike i ka hālau hoʻokahi,” a Hawaiian phrase meaning “one learns from many sources,” which also happens to be a part of UH Hilo’s mission statement, Prof. Ramos carries on a tradition of community-engaged teaching in her online classes this semester
Mini language lessons are available on demand on the International Student Association YouTube channel. Learn Sonsorolese, Uchinaaguchi, Japanese, Swahili, Turkmen, Swedish, Kosraen, Mandarin, Nauruan, Serbian, Korean, Palauan, and Kapingamarangi.
After a ten-month hiatus due to COVID-19 concerns, the PacWest plans to restart conference competition during the week of Jan. 18, 2021.
In transitioning her health courses to online platforms, Misty Pacheco made the decision to incorporate the pandemic into her teaching. “My students got a lot more out of the public health and health promotion course because we were living through what we were learning.”