Monday, February 1, 2016

Feb. 2, 2016: Announcements

Noted sustainability experts featured at Presidential Lecture Series: 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 on Feb. 9 and Neal Lane, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Rice University Baker Institute, on Feb. 18. Details and RSVP links here.

Summer study abroad in Thailand 
Earn 3 hours of college credit for INTR 3933. Join the summer study abroad  voyage to Thailand  this May and tour  Bangkok, take a  boat  ride  on the River Kwai, visit the old Capital  of Ayutthaya, spend a  quiet  weekend  on  the beach  at Hua Hin, travel to Chiang Rai and spend  two  weeks in a  mountain  village teaching English and helping with construction  projects. To gain a glimpse of what lies ahead, watch this short video here. Application deadline: March 1. Contact: James Primm, Ph.D.,, 228-1212

Campus Activities Board (CAB) 5th Movie Theater Rent-Out: 2/12
Join CAB on Friday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., at Dole Cannery Theater! The $6 cost per student includes admission, transportation, popcorn and drink. Students may register here for tickets, which are first come, first served. Questions? Email

Future teachers: Scholarship opportunity
The vision of the Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship Fund is “helping present and future teachers fulfill their quest for excellence as educators by playing a vital role in the development of their students into knowledgeable and responsible members of communities worldwide." Scholarships of up to $5,000 each are available. More information here and the deadline to apply is Feb. 29.  

Petition to graduate (PTG) due 2/22
For graduating students: All students who are completing their program requirements by the end of Spring/Summer 2016 must submit a PTG by Monday, Feb. 22. More information and form here. You are required to submit a PTG whether or not you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 12.  A confirmation receipt of your PTG will be emailed within 2-3 weeks from the date submitted to your advisor. If you do not receive a confirmation in your HPU email, contact the Registrar’s office at

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.

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.

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