Monday, January 18, 2016

Jan. 19, 2016: Announcements

Presidential Lecture Series launch: 2/9 & 2/18
The University’s inaugural Presidential Lecture Series on Global Leadership and Sustainability will launch, featuring Inger Andersen, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Neal Lane, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Rice University Baker Institute. Free, public lecture. Details and RSVP here.

Extended hours to finish Spring registration business
The faculty and staff are excited to welcome students back to campus. If you have not already done so, please take immediate action to get registered for your classes. The last day to register for Spring term classes is Monday, Jan. 25. Register here. If a class you want is full, electronic waitlist information here.

·         The following departments will be open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. from Tuesday, Jan. 19-Friday, Jan. 22: Admission, Academic Advising Center, Business Office, Downtown Military/Veteran Center, Financial Aid, ID Card Services, and Registrar.
·         The Downtown Bookstore hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19-Friday, Jan. 22; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. 
·         The Hawaii Loa Bookstore hours are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19-Friday, Jan. 22; and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. 

Deadline for spring internships: 1/25
In some cases a general petition may be required. Check with the Career Services Center prior to starting any internship for academic credit.

Spring 2016 UPass and distribution
Undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled full-time during the Spring 2016 semester and are taking at least one class on the Downtown or Hawaii Loa campus are eligible to receive a UPass. A UPass is a sticker affixed to a student's HPU ID, which entitles the student to unlimited use of TheBus (Oahu’s public transportation system). For more information including the UPass distribution schedule, see The Transportation Fee (UPass) Website.

Fleece sale at the Bookstore
The entire stock of regular-priced fleece is on sale at 25% off, no exclusions! Need that hoodie to keep warm in class or have a friend or family member dealing with the snow, then visit the Downtown or Hawaii Loa campus bookstore and pick up what you need. Sale ends Friday, Jan. 22.

Resume writing workshop: 2/3
Learn useful tips to create and enhance your resume at this workshop hosted by Career Services in conjunction with Robert Half Hawaii Staffing on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. in the Career Services Center. Call 544-0230 or email to RSVP.

Library Orientation sessions: 2/1-2/4
Session to cover the basic uses of the Library catalog and getting familiar with the Library’s print and electronic resources. Various dates, times, locations and sign-ups are available here.

Auditions for Da Freakshow
Start preparing your act NOW for Da Freakshow, HPU’s 11th annual talent show, which will be at Hawaii Theatre on Tuesday, March 22, 7 p.m. Winners are eligible for a cash prize!

·       Auditions by appointment only and must be confirmed by Feb. 12 with Katie Scott, Aloha Tower Marketplace, 2/16, noon-2 p.m.; 2/18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m; HLC Dining Commons, 2/17, 10 a.m.-noon; 2/19, noon-2 p.m. Applications posted here. Bring completed application to the audition.
·         Call for Volunteers: students needed to help with auditions, rehearsal, front of house, production/stage management. Email with your name and HPU email address.

Federal Work Study (FWS) Communications jobs
You will earn some money and build your resume while making a positive contribution to your university! University Communications Spring 2016 FWS positions #10153  and #10300 on HPU Connect.

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