Monday, September 21, 2015

Sept. 22, 2015: Announcements

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Save the date; Save the planet
HPU presents its first Sustainability Week at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Oct. 19-25. Find inspiration in presentations on issues like translating science into public policy, human-induced and natural climate change, and the future of fossil fuels. And don’t miss the Halloween FunFest (with a sustainability theme) on Friday, Oct. 23.

Petition to graduate due
For graduating students: All students who are completing their program requirements by the end of Fall/Winter 2015 must submit a PTG by Monday, Sept. 28. Students are required to submit a PTG whether or not they plan to participate in the commencement ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 17.  If a student submitted a PTG but did not receive a scanned copy of the PTG in their HPU email, they should contact the Registrar’s office at

Aloha Tower Marketplace (ATM) facility
The revitalized ATM offers many spaces for you to consider reserving as the venue for your next gathering. Go to Pipeline, under the @HPU tab, for ATM-related documents including ATM overview and facility use guidelines, space/room information, and the internal-use request form. 

Campus Recreation dance classes
Styles range from hip hop, R&B, modern, and more, and it's a great form of exercise, physically and mentally. Classes are taught by HPU students Roselle Bautista and Nicole Mendoza, experienced  dancers who were members of the HPU Dance Crew. Classes are every Monday 5 p.m.-6 p.m., LB, Penthouse. Join the Facebook group for announcements. Questions? Email

Vaughan Award for Poetry
The annual award celebrates local writers and the literary arts. This year's contest offers a $250 cash prize and publication in HPU's literary magazine Hawai‘i Pacific Review. Deadline: Dec. 30. More...

Cambodia Winter Study Abroad
Visit the temples of Angkor Wat and other ancient sites. Live and work in a remote village. Stay at an orphanage and teach English and other subjects to orphan children. Explore this beautiful country and make a difference! Class is INTR 3933 (3 credits). View details here. Deadline to apply: Thursday, Oct. 15. 

UGG Australia & Tommy Bahama jobs
UGG Australia will be at ATM, inside courtyard, Thursday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., to recruit for sales and stock positions for the Honolulu store. Tommy Bahama is hiring for its Waikiki location; information here.

BOGO women’s apparel
It's not too early to start shopping for Christmas! From Tuesday, Sept. 22-Thursday, Sept. 24, buy one women's school spirit apparel item at regular price and get the second (of equal or lesser value) at 50% off. Shop now for a wide array of colors, designs and sizes. Sale includes Under Armour! Shop at both the Downtown and Hawaii Loa stores or go online here and save!

Undergraduate Advising updates
If you are majoring in programs within the College of Liberal Arts (formerly College of Humanities and Social Sciences), College of Business or College of Health and Society (formerly College of Nursing and Health Sciences), there may be changes to who your advisor is for the fall 2015 semester. Details here. Questions? Visit the Academic Advising Office (UB 123), call 808-544-1198, or email

Student parking & shuttle schedule
Hawaii Loa:
Parking decals for vehicles and motorcycles or mopeds and a 10-day parking discount punch card available for purchase at the Bookstore. 
Aloha Tower:
Motorcycle or moped parking decals for Irwin Park available for purchase at the Bookstore. There is a secured area under the Aloha Tower Campus Eva Pavilion for about 20 mopeds; there is a parking fee for this area in addition to the cost of the parking decal.

More information and parking registration form here. Shuttle schedule here.       

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