CC students benefit from automatic admission to four-year universities; nearly 2,000 eligible for transfer.
Ultimate success will be largely influenced by the faculty’s involvement and campus environment.
Students enrolled in Semester at Sea anthropology class spend time with Native Hawaiian speakers at Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language.
Kaiulani Kamau, a kinesiology and exercise sciences major, and Raelyn Eckret, a geology major, join 629 international students for a 112-day educational visit to 15 cities in 12 countries on a voyage around the world.
The addition of the new course is vital because specialized drug preparation requires advanced knowledge and experience not typically taught in the curriculum.
Manulani Aluli-Meyer, former UH Hilo associate professor of education and world scholar-practitioner of Hawaiian and indigenous epistemology, will teach a course on Hawaiian health and well-being and another on cultural competencies.
UH Hilo’s permanent membership in the program will allow graduate and undergraduate students enhanced opportunities to take courses and conduct research in Costa Rica.
The class will focus on inhaled drug therapy, an important aspect of modern medicine.
The documentary was part of a film assignment that called for students to document someone with an interesting job or someone who came to New York from a unique place.
The course promises to immerse haumana (students) in a Hawaiian place-based course that will increase their understanding of Hawai‘i, Hawaiian culture, and self-identity and community responsibilities.