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CHAMINADE CAMPUS E-NEWS — Thursday, October 24, 2013

October 25, 2013 · No Comments · Campus News, Event Information, Notables

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New!   “CREATED EQUAL: AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE”
The Chaminade History Center has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to program a series of films on civil rights in America.  This series is entitled “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.”  The History Center has partnered with the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH) to show the film series at the Kapolei Public Library.  Dr. Mitch Yamasaki, director of the Chaminade History Center, will introduce and comment on the film “The Abolitionists” on October 26, at 1 P.M.  The History Center and HCH are planning a conference on “America’s Civil Rights Struggle” to be held on the Chaminade campus in January of 2014.

New!  FALL CAREER FAIR
WHO:
All Chaminade students, alumni, staff, faculty
WHAT:
Explore your career options, meet representatives and develop connections with prospective employers at bi-annual Career Fair; more than 40 representatives; See a list of registered organizations at www.chaminade.edu/careers/events.php
WHEN:
Fri., October 25, from 11:30 am to 2 pm
WHERE:
Clarence T.C. Ching Conference Center
CONTACT:
Angela Coloretti at Career Services, angela.coloretti@chaminade.edu or (808)735-4787

New!  INTERESTED IN SUMMER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES?
WHAT:
An informational session on The Leadership Alliance, a program providing student summer research experiences for students across most disciplines
WHEN:
Fri., Oct. 25, from 12:30 TO 1:20 PM
WHERE:
CTCC #251
WHO:
Student Eligibility Requirements — Applicants must currently be enrolled full-time in an accredited public or private college or university in the United States or its territories, as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (i.e. CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY).
Applicants must also: Be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better; Demonstrate a committed interest to pursue graduate study toward a PhD or MD-PhD; Have completed at least two semesters and have at least one semester remaining of their undergraduate education by the start of the summer program; and Be a US citizen or have permanent resident status at the time of application
CONTACT:
Patricia Lee-Robinson [plrobins@chaminade.edu]

 New!  H.V.A.E. ANNUAL FALL CONCERT
WHO: 
Hawai`i Vocal Arts Ensemble
WHAT:
Fall Concert
WHEN:
Sun, Oct 27, at 4pm
WHERE:
Mystical Rose Oratory
HOW:
Tickets $25 general admission; $20 for seniors and military; $5 students, and $35 for preferred
CONTACT:
honoluluboxoffice.com OR 550-8457; Timothy Carney [maestrotim1@gmail.com]

New!  MORE FREE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN GOING TO LAW SCHOOL
Below are a number of recently offered webinars that may be of interest to students and staff who are exploring or planning for law school (freshmen through seniors and beyond).  There is no cost to view any of these webinars and each may be viewed at any time:

In the coming weeks there will be a number of additional webinars featuring comments delivered by experts in their fields, including current and former pre-law advisors and the vice president of the National Association of Law Placement:

CONTACT:  Wayne M. Tanna, JD, LL.M. at (808) 739-4606 or wtanna@chaminade.edu

AULAMA LOOKING FOR SUBMISSIONS
WHAT:
Aulama wants stories, poems, photography, artwork, and other creative pieces for publication
WHEN:
Deadline is Oct. 30
WHERE:
Drop submissions off at Henry 206E to Dr. Paynter, or send to Aulama@chaminade.edu
WHO:
Open to Chaminade community
CONTACT:
Aulama@chaminade.edu

New!  STAFF & FACULTY SPIRITUAL LUNCHEONS
WHO:
Staff and faculty invited, hosted by Campus Ministry
WHERE: Hale Malia
WHAT:
Monthly gathering for spiritual reflection; bring your own lunch–drinks provided
CONTACT:
Daniel O’Regan [Daniel.ORegan@chaminade.edu]
WHEN:
Lunch time, from 12:30 to 1pm on the following dates with topics–

  • Oct 30–Contemplation and relationships revealing who you are.
  • Nov 20-Thanksgiving Prayer Service
  • Dec 18–Asking the right questions: Prayer beyond ego.
  • Jan 29-Methods to Letting Go.
  • Feb 26–Boys II Men: How do we mentor young men into responsible leaders?
  • March 26–Keeping the heart open in hell – the challenges of spirituality.
  • April 30–Prayer as resonance.
  • May 14–Failure as our greatest teacher

New!  HALLOWEEN DANCE–MASQUE THURSDAY
WHAT:
Halloween Dance (DJ, Costume Contest, & Free Food!)
WHEN:
Thur., Oct 31, 8 to 11PM
WHERE:
Vi and Paul Loo Student Center
WHO:
Sponsored by CSGA and CSPB for students
CONTACT: bernardoequila@gmail.com or ashley.yadao@student.chaminade.edu

NEW!  PACIFIC ISLAND REVIEW
WHEN:
Fri, Nov 1, starting at 6 pm
WHO:
Sponsored by OSAL, students; entire campus community invited
WHAT:
 PIR, a long-standing fall tradition, opens with dinner followed by student performances.
WHERE:
In front of Sullivan Library
CONTACT:
Mak Porotesano, Director of Student Activities & Leadership at Makerusa.porotesano@chaminade.edu or 739-4688.

New!  OTHER OFFERINGS DURING PACIFIC ISLANDER WEEK (SEE PORTAL)–FILMS OPEN TO ALL

New!  AAP LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP: TIME MANAGEMENT
WHAT:
“Have Fun & Get It Done”
WHEN:
Mon. Nov. 4,12:30 to 1:30pm
WHERE:
Ching Conference Center
WHO:
Guest speaker Jenee Dana; co-sponsors AAP & Career Services; for CUH students
WHY:
If you’re struggling with managing your busy life schedule, attend this workshop and gain some tips on time management.  Learn the secrets to better grades and more fun from Productivity Expert Jenee Dana.  She graduated from UCSD in 3 yrs. and had a blast despite struggling with ADHD and an undiagnosed reading disability.  She will be sharing her insight, expertise, and personal experiences.  One lucky student will have the opportunity to win an autographed copy of her book at the workshop.
CONTACT:
Mata Tufele @ 808.735.4835 or faamamata.tufele@chaminade.edu

New!  GIFT BAG ITEMS NEEDED FOR WOMEN’S COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER
WHEN: Items collected between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm on Nov. 4, 6 & 8
WHERE:
In front of Sullivan Family Library
WHAT:
Items needed include shampoo / conditioner, deodorant, baby oil, eye liner, lip stick, toothpaste, baby powder, eye shadow, lip balm, bar soap, toothbrush, hair rubber bands, lip liner, scrub cloth, body lotion, hair gel, mascara, lip gloss, facial scrub, postal stamps, envelopes, composition books, pencils #2, cookies, trail mix, juice boxes, chocolates, granola bars, coffee sticks, chips/pretzels, pop tarts, cheese crackers, candies, tea/cocoa, peanuts
WHO: Drive coordinated by Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honors Society; Chaminade community asked to help; benefits 300 women in the Total Life Recover program at WCCC
CONTACT: Dr. Janet Davidson at jdavidso@chaminade.edu

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