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Reaching out to military and veteran students

Reaching out to military and veteran students

WCC is bringing together the military as well as veterans to participate in “Talking Service,” a new pilot program with the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH). “I think this country wants to show that we appreciate and that we are grateful for the service that you offer,” said WCC […]

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Hui teaches sustainability

Hui teaches sustainability

Students in WCC’s Sustainability Hui are working together to pave the path toward a sustainable environment through extra-curricular education and activities. According to club president Kalanikapu Copp, sustainability is to “do things to make sure that our grandchildren will be able to survive on the planet.” The club conducts many […]

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Students manage the split-campus shuffle

Students manage the split-campus shuffle

If you have enough credits to transfer to UH Mānoa but still have classes at WCC that fulfill course requirements for your chosen major, you might end up doing the split-campus shuffle. Mānoa requires students to take six credits to declare it their home campus. But students can also enroll […]

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Test out your global knowledge at World Quest

Test out your global knowledge at World Quest

Students interested in international affairs are encouraged to participate in the World Quest Fall 2015 competition scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. in Hale ‘Ākoakoa. This informative and fun event is sponsored by the college’s International Education Committee and the Associated Students of the University of Hawai‘i – […]

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Hawaiian Studies blessed with new hale

Hawaiian Studies blessed with new hale

On July 24, WCC’s new hale for the Hawaiian Studies program received a traditional blessing. The 19-by-40 foot thatched wooden structure located next to Hale A‘o near the campus entrance is now part of the mahi‘ai kalo (kalo cultivation) class taught by Hawaiian Studies lecturer Liko Hoe. Hanalei Marzan, a […]

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WCC’s new Journalism instructor Kimberlee Bassford - Photo by Jessica Crawford

Journalism takes a new direction

Storytelling isn’t just a bedtime ritual—it’s a tradition deeply rooted in human civilization that traverses all mediums from speech to print to visual. Set to debut a video journalism course fall 2016, WCC’s journalism instructor and Ka ‘Ohana adviser Kimberlee Bassford believes in good storytelling. “Students will make their own […]

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MJ Lewis (1997-2014), who died unexpectedly in May 2014.

Language Arts raises funds for ‘Cat Castle’

Last year, the language arts department raised more than $4,200 for WCC’s vet tech program to honor colleague and speech instructor MJ Lewis (1997-2014), who died unexpectedly in May 2014. “It was heartwarming to see so many WCC members open their hearts and wallets and generously donate to this worthy […]

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