Monday, February 8, 2016

Feb. 9, 2016: Announcements

International faculty development seminar grant: Application due 2/19
The HPU Study Abroad & International Exchange Programs Office is excited to offer another $2,000 grant to participate in one of the Council on International Educational Exchange’s (CIEE) International Faculty Development Seminars. Full details, including the guidelines and application due on Feb. 19, 2016, and CIEE’s 21 international seminars to choose from, are posted here. (Christian Gloria, Ph.D., third from left, attended a summer 2015 seminar in Laos and Thailand, Approaches to Healthcare: Successes and Challenges.) 

HPU Preview Day: 3/12
Do you know a student whom you’d like to learn about HPU and its undergraduate programs and student services? If yes, invite them to Preview Day, which will be held at Aloha Tower Marketplace on Saturday, March 12. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and validated parking will be available. Prospective students will meet and speak with faculty, current students, alumni and staff through various activities. More information and RSVP link here.

Resident & Community Advisor applications due 2/15
Are you a “people person?” Do you enjoy helping your fellow students? Have you been looking for your niche in the university community? Maybe a Resident Advisor at Hawaii Loa or Community Advisor at Waterfront Lofts position is your answer. RAs and CAs are full-time students who provide support to the community and collaborate with Residence Life and Student Life. Applications available on HPU Connect are due: Monday, Feb. 15, 5 p.m., HLC Residence Life (top of the hill next to Academic Center) or Student Life at ATM. Questions? Email Katie Scott, Residence Life Coordinator,

Auditions for Da Freakshow: Confirm by 2/12
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.

Bookstore #CareerNow Sweepstakes to 2/12
Barnes & Noble College Bookstores has partnered with Why Millennials Matter to put together its first ever #CareerNow Contest. Five lucky winners from across the country will each get a 1 x 1 career boot camp session on campus plus $150 toward a work wardrobe refresh! To enter, students need to go here and submit a 150 character entry describing themselves and their career goals. Deadline: Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. More information at the Bookstore's Facebook page.

BOGO women’s apparel sale to 2/11
Want to get a fresh start to the New Year with a great look? Then come to the Downtown or Hawaii Loa campus bookstores and buy one women's apparel item at regular price and get the second (of equal or lesser value) at 50% off!* The entire stock of women's apparel from Jansport, Red Shirt and Under Armour is included in the sale, no exclusions. Sale runs through Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (*Sale price may not be combined with any other offers.)

YMCA PAC Leaders program
The program offers eligible students with exposure to professional development workshops and career mentorship. Application deadline: Friday, March 11. More information and application here. Questions? Contact Ryan Tin Loy, Career Services Center, or 544-0230.

Faculty Workshop: EndNote Basic
HPU Libraries are offering Faculty Workshop: EndNote Basic, a free reference management program. Sessions will be held from Feb. 29- March 3 on both campuses. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend. More information and registration link here.

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.

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