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Cynthia Lee Sinclair

Windward students venture abroad next year

  Students from Windward Community College will go global next year through new study abroad trips to Aotearoa (New Zealand) and England (United Kingdom) as well as through student-initiated independent travel.   Aotearoa The trip to Aotearoa will take place during spring break from March 24 to April 2. Led […]

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WCC IT specialist Michael McIntosh (left) participates in traditional Scottish dancing during IEW – Cynthia Lee Sinclair

WCC celebrates cultures and people from around the world

  WCC joined hundreds of college campuses across the country in celebrating International Education Week (IEW) last month. IEW provides an opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity and international education and exchange across the United States, according to the U.S. Department of State’s website. Activities and events for WCC’s fifth annual […]

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STAR GPS: The new and easier way to register for classes

STAR GPS: The new and easier way to register for classes

  WCC has a new way for students to register for classes next semester. The STAR GPS registration system allows students to create, customize and track their educational journeys in an organized way. Sarah Akina, Paipai o Ko’olau project adviser and coordinator and social work lecturer at WCC who has […]

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Kaneohe Bay, Oahu – Patrick Hascall

Students compete to help save Kawa stream

  The Pacific American Foundation (PAF) issued a challenge to schools on the Windward side, including WCC, to help find or create solutions for the Kawa Stream, which is considered to be the most degraded stream in the area, and its watershed. “It (the challenge) was inspired by UH President […]

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Colette Higgins visits Pinebanks Tower that Queen Kapi‘olani climbed in 1887 – Courtesy ofColette Higgins

WCC’s dean follows the footsteps of Queen Kapi‘olani

WCC’s new dean Colette Higgins went on a 56-day trip of a lifetime last year to trace and better understand Queen Kapi’olaniʻs legacy. “It actually all started in 2002 when I was teaching Hawaiian history at Kapi‘olani Community College (KCC),” Higgins said. “All I could find about the queen was […]

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WCC students, your blood matters!

WCC students, your blood matters!

  The Blood Bank of Hawai‘i strives to save lives one pint at a time. According to its website, the non-profit organization has been the sole provider of blood to every hospital in the state for more than 70 years. It states that one pint of blood can save up […]

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Local authors share insight on the writing process and new works on family and loss

Local authors share insight on the writing process and new works on family and loss

  On Oct. 27, WCC had an Out Loud in the Library event featuring two authors from Bamboo Ridge Press, a Honolulu non-profit organization that publishes works by local emerging and established writers. “The idea is to bring in local writers,” said Susan St. John, WCC English instructor who helped […]

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