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Nanette Napoleon gives a tour of O‘ahu
Cemetery to WCC students - Leighland Tagawa

WCC writing club takes tour of O‘ahu Cemetery

  On April 17, the WCC writing club went on a tour of O‘ahu Cemetery in Nu‘uanu. Club adviser and WCC English instructor Susan St. John took the students to the cemetery to learn and write about the people buried there. The tour group consisted of club members and students […]

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WCC theatre students set to test their skills abroad

WCC theatre students set to test their skills abroad

  This summer, WCC is offering a two-week intensive study abroad experience in the United Kingdom (UK) for theatre students. The first week will be in London where students will take workshops at the East 15 Acting School that focus on Acting, Voice, Movement and Shakespeare in Performance. The students […]

Windward Community College students experienced Maori culture during a trip to New Zealand over spring break - wikimedia.org

WCC students venture to New Zealand

Over spring break, a contingent from WCC made up of students, faculty and administrators traveled to New Zealand for an 8-day study abroad experience that included cultural learning as well as sight-seeing and adventure. Twenty-one students participated, most of whom were enrolled in Hawaiian studies instructor Makanani Salā’s HWN 296: […]

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Makana Tani is WCC’s student employee of the year - Patrick Hascall

Makana Tani honored as Student Employee of the Year

  During National Student Employment Week, Makana Tani was named WCC’s Student Employee of the Year. The Kāne‘ohe resident, who works for WCC Student Affairs, is a junior at UH West Oʻahu studying education. As a peer mentor, his primary duties include managing the Student Activity Center, planning and executing […]

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MJ Lewis was a long-time speech instructor at WCC. - Courtesy of Desi  Poteet

Language arts raises funds for Vet Tech in honor of colleague

In Fall 2014, WCC’s language arts department initiated a fundraiser for the Vet Tech program to honor long-time speech instructor MJ Lewis, who passed away in May 2014. “MJ loved animals and supported WCC’s Vet Tech program, so this seemed like a perfect way to honor her,” said language arts […]

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ASUH proposes increase to student activity fee

ASUH proposes increase to student activity fee

  For 20 years, every student at Windward Community College has contributed a $10 semesterly student activity fee that goes to the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i at WCC (ASUH-WCC). Also known as student government, ASUH-WCC uses the funds to plan and execute events on campus from festivals, […]

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ASUH collects shoeboxes for local homeless

ASUH collects shoeboxes for local homeless

  This semester, the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i-Windward Community College (ASUH-WCC) collected 100 boxes filled with donated goods for the homeless. The project came about in January at ASUH-WCC’s welcome back event when student life coordinator Kaahu Alo was approached by student Stephanie Castaneda with the idea […]

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