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WCC holds first blood drive of the year

WCC holds first blood drive of the year

  Last month, WCC worked with the Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi (BBH) to host the school’s first blood drive of the year, which was located in the Hale ‘Ākoakoa parking lot. The two groups have held blood drives on campus since 1978. The blood collected helps replenish the blood supply […]

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Uala Leaf Café offers local favorites and heart-healthy food options -Photo by Leighland Tagawa

Uala Leaf Café increases prices of menu items

  On Jan. 20, the Uala Leaf Cafe celebrated its one-year anniversary with complimentary cake for diners. It also increased menu prices. “We decided that at this point and time it would be good to increase the prices,” said Charlene Akina, WCC workforce development coordinator. “We are trying to become […]

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STAR GPS is part of the 15 to Finish program that was developed by the Hawai‘i Graduation Initiative - Courtesy of 15-to-Finish

STAR GPS earns mixed reviews

  Following the launch of STAR GPS last November, there has been a mixed response amongst faculty and students at Windward Community College. Alissa Leone, a psychology student who transferred from WCC to UH Mānoa last semester, found the new registration system to be helpful throughout the process. “I think […]

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UH Foundation: Sixty years of raising funds for the university and students

UH Foundation: Sixty years of raising funds for the university and students

  Ring … ring … The caller ID flashes a 956 prefix that looks familiar. Your curiosity piques, and you answer the phone. “Aloha! May I speak to Hanalei Ramirez?” a voice on the line says. “This is Laulima Pono calling on behalf of the University of Hawai‘i Foundation.” These […]

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WCC's emergency phone system has been broken for several semesters - Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Sexual assault at Windward

  How to stay safe on campus We don’t like to think about things like sexual assault happening here on our campus. But it did happen, the Friday before spring semester began. The UH community received a system-wide email alert stating that a sexual assault occurred at WCC and that […]

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from left) WCC Chancellor Doug Dykstra, UH Foundation Executive Director of Development for Community Colleges KC Collins, LKOC Scholarship Chair Claudia Webster and LKOC President Diane Harding mark the donation with a ceremonial check - Courtesy of Bonnie Beatson

Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle funds new WCC student scholarships in environmental studies

  The Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle recently awarded $6,000 to fund Environmental Studies scholarships at Windward Community College. This gift will be awarded to students during the 2017-2018 academic year. Since 1993, the Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle has funded more than 50 scholarships for students in agriculture and environmental studies at the […]

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The library staff (back from left): Faye Watanabe, Christy Lawes, Tara Severns, Jill Westover, Sarah Gilman Sur. Student assistants (front from left): Tianna Barber, Eli Haupu, Ihilani Gutierrez.

WCC library staff offers students many resources

    I remember the first time a librarian freaked me out. I grew up in the Midwest where it is unbearably hot and muggy in the summer and inside the house is no better than outside. So I went to the public library to escape the heat. It was […]

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