Monday, October 26, 2015

Oct. 27, 2015: Announcements

Order Your Graduation Regalia and Announcements
The Herff Jones website is open and ready to take reservations for caps and gowns. Reserve your regalia online through Nov. 22 and pay at the bookstore upon pick up. Graduation announcements are also available to order. Go to the Herff Jones website here to place your order or click on the icon on the bookstore's website here. Questions? Contact the bookstore at (808) 544-0290.

2015 Fall Commencement is less than two months away: Volunteers Needed
The Fall Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Blaisdell Arena. There is no way the university could honor and recognize the achievements of its graduates without the help of dedicated faculty, staff and student volunteers. If you are available to help, please sign up for a shift here. For more information, please visit the commencement website or contact the Commencement Planning Committee at 

Science Fiction and Fairy Tales Presentation
Assistant Professor of English Christy Williams, Ph.D., examines the blending of science fiction and fairy tales in Marissa Meyer’s popular young-adult series, The Lunar Chronicles. “Cyborg Cinderella from the Moon: Narrative and Genre in The Lunar Chronicles” is on Wed., Oct. 28, 1-1:45 p.m. in MP 243 and is sponsored by the Department of English and Applied Linguistics.

Invitation to USS Missouri encampment: Deadline to register is Nov. 4
The HPU Association for Diplomacy and Military Studies and Diplomacy and Military Studies Program cordially invite the HPU ‘Ohana to join them aboard the historic battleship USS Missouri for an extraordinary overnight experience on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 13-14, 2015. The cost is only $35 and electronic payment is due Nov. 4. Click here to register. Questions? Contact

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 will be for the fall 2015 semester. Details here. Questions? Visit the Academic Advising Office (UB 123), call 808-544-1198, or email

Rockstar and Gatorade on sale
Need that energy boost for class, or working out and need hydration? Now you can get your favorite flavors of 16oz Rockstar on sale, 2 for $4.00, or 20oz Gatorade, just 2 for $3.00. Items must be purchased in multiples of 2 to receive the sale price. The sale runs through Friday, Nov. 27 and is available at both the Downtown and Hawaii Loa campus bookstores.

Leadership Education and Development Series (L.E.A.D.S.)
L.E.A.D.S. is a self-directed, leadership training program designed to help students learn more about themselves as emerging leaders, discover their leadership potential, and prepare their professional portfolio. Details here.

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