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1 CAMPUS BULLETIN Spring 2008 Issue #9 Week of Mar 3 - 7 96-045 Ala `Ike Street, Pearl City Hawai`i 96782 (808) 455-0011 Calendar of Events 1B THIS WEEK’S EVENTS FUTURE EVENTS March 4, 2008 March 10, 2008 College Transfer Workshop Series Deadline for Wo Learning Champions UH Hilo Pharmacy Program Applications 12:00pm – 1:00pm DA-105 March 12, 2008 College Transfer Workshop Series SC Workshop: UH Manoa Information Computer Science How to Write Resumes and Cover Letters to Get the Job 11:00am – 11:50am 12:00-12:50 p.m. BS-107 PS 201B Transferring to a Four-Year College UH Hilo Nursing Program 12:00pm – 12:50pm 1:15pm – 2:15pm PS-201B DA-105 March 12-14, 2008 March 5, 2008 International Education Presentations Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills Workshop "Globalization: Issues and Perspectives" 1:00pm – 3:00pm DA-105 March 15, 2008 “One World” SC Workshop: International Education & Festival Online Tools fo Vocabulary Building 12:00-12:50 p.m. March 13, 2008 BS-107 College Transfer Workshop Series Kapiolani CC Nursing Information Sessions Stage Combat in Shakespeare’s Plays: 1:30pm – 3:30pm 11:00-12:00 noon & 12:00-1:00 p.m. BE-101 Theatre Mainstage March 17, 2008 Faculty Senate Meeting Campus Council Meeting 3:00pm 2:00-4:00, in LA-111 AM-209 March 18, 2008 March 6, 2008 Kapiolani CC Health Sciences & Strategies for Creating a Learning Community Emergency Medical Services Programs 2:00-3:00 pm. 12:00pm – 1:30pm, Information Session BE 106 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Advising Session in DA-105 March 7, 2008 WILD Day April 10, 2008 Career, College, & Job Fair at LCC LCC Bookstore 9:00am – 1:00pm CLOSED Open to the Public LCC BULLETIN: Send in your articles to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs by 4:30 pm each Wednesday via email to email@example.com. WORD documents are U preferred and please LIMIT your graphics. For a hard copy of the bulletin, please check with U your Division Secretary or go to <http://www.lcc.hawaii.edu/bulletin> 2 Student Health Center Open The Student Health Center at Leeward Community College is now open! The Center is operated as a satellite of the University Health Services Manoa. Nursing Services, which include TB (PPD) skin tests, immunizations (MMR, Tetanus, Hepatitis A & B, Meningitis, Flu and others), and minor nursing urgent care and referrals, are available 9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday. Physician services, which include care for illnesses and injuries and physical exams, are available 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. on Mondays. Women’s Health/Family Planning service is also available on Mondays by appointment. Charges and fees apply. For more information, go to http://www.lcc.hawaii.edu/svchealthcenter. ________________________________________________________________________________ Instructors, Please Announce to Your Students... Want to hear “You’re Hired”? Attend a Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills Workshop Malcolm Inamine of Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union. Wednesday, March 5, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m. in Halau `Ike O Pu`uloa, DA-105 This workshop is open to all students, faculty & staff. To reserve your space, call the Ho`oulu Project at 455-0245. Sponsored by: Ho`oulu, Native Hawaiian Career & Technical Education Program and LCC Job Prep Services. ________________________________________________________________________________________ SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring Service Now Available Please announce to your students that SMARTHINKING, a commercial online tutoring service, is now available. All LCC students can use SMARTHINKING; to sign on and begin using the service, they can link to LCC’s “etutor” page from any of the following LCC websites: • Learning Resource Center: http://emedia.leeward.hawaii.edu/lrc • Math Lab: http://emedia.leeward.hawaii.edu/mathlab • Distance Education Learner Support: http://emedia.leeward.hawaii.edu/de/Learner_Support/Learner_Support.html • Leeward Community College – Wai’anae (coming in April): http://www.lcc.hawaii.edu/lccw In addition to a sign-in link and instructions, the etutor page includes information on the hours the services are available and the subjects offered. Available subjects include: • Math • Economics • Writing • Finance • Accounting • Physics • Chemistry • Spanish • Biology • Statistics Students who need assistance in accessing SMARTHINKING can ask for help from staff members in the LRC or the Math Lab, or from Emi Chang at LCC-Wai’anae. Please note that SMARTHINKING online tutoring is intended to provide an additional support option for students; it does not replace existing tutoring services offered through the Learning Resource Center or Math Lab. Try it out: If you’d like to see what the service is like, you can get a faculty evaluation account that’s good for an hour’s worth of tutoring. To get one, contact Beth Kupper-Herr at ext. 413 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’d like to have an orientation session by phone with a SMARTHINKING representative, contact Beth. SMARTHINKING services are being funded through LCC’s Title III grant. The planning and implementation of this service at LCC has been a collaborative effort involving many people, including Randy Araki, Kaz Chambers, Emi Chang, Leanne Chun, Beth Kupper-Herr, Laurie Kuribayashi, Jim Ogg, Penny Uyehara, and Greg Walker. 3 Leeward Community College Wo Learning Champions 6th Generation (August 1, 2008 - December 31, 2009 Term) Application for LCC Campus Two new Wo Learning Champions (WLCs) will be selected in Spring 2007 to begin serving in Fall 2007. All full-time faculty and APT staff at Leeward are eligible to be nominated (including self-nominations). The 6th generation Wo Learning Champions (WLC VI) should fulfill all the responsibilities listed below. To apply, submit a one-page application narrative, demonstrating how the applicant meets these nomination criteria: • demonstrated leadership or a strong interest in developing leadership skills • commitment to putting learning first • commitment to innovations • commitment to sharing knowledge and expertise Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the following obligations: • to coordinate one campus wide professional development event (WILD) • to develop and conduct campus and system-wide professional development activities • to commit to mentorship • to network with previous generation WLCs • to attend monthly meetings on Fridays with WLCs from other campuses; neighbor island travel is required & funded • to collaborate with other UHCC professional development groups • to enhance their own professional development • to engage in collaborative, collegial campus and system activities • to be the ambassador of the WLC initiative on their campus The benefits of being a Wo Learning Champion (WLC) are personal and professional. WLCs are given grants of $2,000 to use to support their own professional development. They are also given opportunities to develop their leadership and organizational skills. Perhaps even more importantly, the system-wide network of WLCs is a supportive and inspiring group. You can learn more directly about the benefits if you talk directly with the previous generation of WLCs on your campus. Return this completed form and your one-page typed statement (250-350 words maximum) of why you are qualified to be one of the next WLCs from Leeward Community College to Yumi in LA 212 or Della in L-112 by 4:00 PM on Monday, March 10, 2008. Name: Division/Unit/Program: Email: Extension: For more information, please contact LCC’s 5th-Generation WLCs, Yumiko Asai-Lim (email@example.com, x359) or Della Kunimune (firstname.lastname@example.org, x677). 4 ISLAND FLEX OPEN ENROLLMENT MARCH 10, 2008 – APRIL 30, 2008 If you currently have dependent care expenses, such as pre-school tuition, A+, adult day care, and/or babysitter expenses or pay medical, dental, drug or vision expenses because your health insurance does not pay 100% of the cost, the “Island Flex” program may be for you. Island Flex is an employee benefit program that provides you with a way to pay for you eligible health care expenses (Medical FSA) and dependent care expenses (Dependent Care FSA) with TAX FREE money. By directing “before tax” money from your paycheck into one or both of these accounts, you can put up to 41% of the money you are spending on eligible expenses back into your pocket. Coverage is effective July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009 There will be 2 sessions at Leeward Community College on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in PS-201B. State employees may use up to 1 ½ hours (includes travel time) of work time to attend a session. If you are a current member of Island Flex, your enrollment will end on June 30, 2008. You must re-enroll if you wish to continue. Please call the LCC Human Resources Office if you have any questions. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Faculty & Staff – Please announce to your students: COME ONE COME ALL! ANNOUNCING LCC’s Annual Career, College, & Job Fair Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:00am – 1:00pm In addition to employers, there will be college representatives from UH Manoa, UH West Oahu, UH Hilo, UH system community colleges, HPU, Chaminade Univ., Argosy Univ., Wayland Baptist Univ., & more! Come and learn more about other colleges! (colleges subject to change) NOTE: To prepare students for the event, Ho’oulu and LCC’s Job Prep Services will be holding a resume writing and interviewing skills workshop on March 5, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, in DA-105. Call 455-0245 to register to attend. For more information on the Career, College, & Job Fair: www.lcc.hawaii.edu/jobs/events For more info contact Counselor Laurie Libarios 455-0233/455-0234 email@example.com 5 Learning Resource Center Announcements Success Connection Workshops SC Workshops are free and are open to all LCC students, faculty and staff. No signup is required. All workshops are held from 12:00 – 12:50. This week’s workshops are: Tues., March 4: HOW TO WRITE RESUMES & COVER LETTERS TO GET THE JOB – presented by Melanie Van der Tuin in PS-201B Wed., March 5: ONLINE TOOLS FOR VOCABULARY BUILDING -- presented by Eileen Cain in BS-107 Copies of the full SC schedule are available on our website or in the LRC. ________________________________________________________________________________ Leeward Community College th 15 International Education & Festival Globalization: Issues and Perspectives March 12-15, 2008 Program Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at the LCC Theatre 9:00-9:50 a.m. Opening Ceremonies Choral Number featuring the Kanikapila Singers Welcome by Manny Cabral, Interim Chancellor Awarding of Winners (Writing, Art, and Geography Contest) Ukulele Number by Kalei Gamiao 10:00-10:50 a.m. “Globalization Issues & Perspectives,” Walden Bello 11:00-11:50 a.m. “Globalization and Human Rights,” Jon Van Dyke 12:00-12:50 p.m. “Impact of Globalization on the Hawaii Economy,” Howard Dicus Thursday, March 13, 2008 at the LCC Theatre 9:00-10:15 a.m. “ABCs of Globalization,” Huia Richard Hutton 10:30-11:45 a.m. “Globalization: A Simulation,” Pacific & Asian Affairs Council 12:00 noon Lunch Friday, March 14, 2008 in GT 105 9:00-9:50 a.m. “Globalization and the Environment,” Josh Cooper 10:00-10:50 a.m. “Conflicting Narratives of Globalization,” Deane Neubauer 11:00-1:50 a.m. “US Globalization and the Palestine Conflict,” Jess Ghannam 12:00-12:50 p.m. “Effects of Globalization on Traditional Culture and Arts,” Diane Letoto 6 Leeward Community College 2008 INTERNATIONAL festival ÂbÇx jÉÜÄwÊ March 15 (Saturday), 2008 9:00am – 2:00pm LCC Eucalyptus and Tuthill Courtyards 9:15am Hawaiian Chant Momi Kamahele Opening Remarks Manny Cabral, Interim Chancellor 9:30am-10:00am Chinese Lion Dance Gee Yun Int’l Martial Arts 10:15am – 10:45am Mediterranean Music and Dance Middle Earth 11:00am-11:20am Philippine Kulintang Ensemble Bernard Ellorin & Group 11:45am-12:15pm Japanese Taiko Hawaii Matsuri Taiko 12:30pm-1:15pm International Music in the Air Royal Hawaiian Band 1:30pm – 2:00pm Capoiera Capoiera Hawaii Academy Also enjoy the . . . International Food Lebanese Peruvian Thai Russian/Armenian Cultural Demonstrations Displays & Exhibits Hawaiian Children's Games Chinese Filipino Filipino Hawaiian Japanese Chinese Mediterranean . . . and others Japanese . . . and others Leeward Community College University of Hawaii in partnership with the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council Funded by the Diversity and Equity Initiative through the Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED), Leeward Community College, Pacific and Asian Affairs Council (PAAC), Pacific Telecard & Wireless, UNITE HERE Local 5, and the UHF Arts & Humanities (Ed Casey Foundation). For more information, call Raymund Liongson, 455-0614 [e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org] or Judy Kappenberg, 455-0284 [e-mail email@example.com]. 7 Leeward Community College Job Postings “The Human Resources Office has been requested to post those College positions that are under recruitment. However, rather than flooding the campus email accounts with the “Faculty-Staff” messages, we will be posting open recruitment notices in the weekly CAMPUS BULLETIN. We welcome you to spread the word to qualified individuals whom you may know, and direct them to these websites for more information: the Work at UH website (http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/) for Board of Regents employees (i.e., Executive, faculty, lecturers, and APTs), and the Rainbow of Employment Opportunities (http://www.pers.hawaii.edu/roe/vacancy.asp) for the internal University civil service notices. Executive Postings: • CHANCELLOR, #89110, General funds, excluded, posted 01/09/08, continuous recruitment Faculty Postings: • INSTRUCTOR (DEVELOPMENTAL & REMEDIAL ENGLISH), #74836, General funds, 9- months, LCC-W, posted 02/13/08, closes 03/04/07 (READVERTISED) • INSTRUCTOR (DEVELOPMENTAL & REMEDIAL MATH), #74837, General funds, 9-months, LCC-W, posted 02/13/08, closes 03/04/07 (READVERTISED) Lecturers: Continuously recruited by the semester for the following concentrations: Accounting, Biochemistry, Biological Science, business technology, chemistry, English (writing), information and computer science, management, mathematics, Spanish, and speech. Administrative-Professional-Technical (APT) Postings: • MEDIA DESIGN & PRODUCTION (GRAPHIC ARTIST), #80693, Pay Band A (PBA), General funds, Marketing, posted 02/13/08, closes 03/04/08 (READVERTISED) • SHADE HOUSE MANAGER, #78739, Pay Band A (PBA), General funds, Math & Sciences, posted 02/20/08, closes 03/17/08 Civil Service Postings: • CLERK TYPIST II, #39749, SR 08, Counseling, closes 03/12/08 • CLERK TYPIST III, #900449, SR10, Job Prep Services, closes 03/12/08 Remember: Job postings are updated “as time permits.” There are times when we cannot get last minute job postings included in the Bulletin’s close of business Wednesday deadline. All new UH BOR job postings appear in the Sunday Star Bulletin and on Monster.com. Hard copies are on the HRO bulletin board outside of the College’s Administrative Services Office. Civil service job announcements are also posted on the bulletin board on the 3rd floor of the Library. Call us if you have any questions x 326. 8 Office of International Programs BE - 109 96-045 Ala Ike Pearl City, Hawaii 96782 Phone: (808) 455-0519 Fax: (808) 455-0568 firstname.lastname@example.org STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS SUMMER 2008 SUMMER SESSION I: GREAT MUSEUMS OF EUROPE: Dates: May 19 to June 7 (+optional 3 days in London) Cost: app. $3900 + $543/1086 (3/6 LCC credits) + app. $1700 airfare (+optional London – app. $875) Course Credits: ART 176 – Global Art and/or ART 107D - Digital Photography Application Deadline: February 21, 2008 OAXACA, MEXICO: Dates: May 23 to June 20 Cost: app. $1700 + $543/1086 (3/6 LCC credits) + app. $1000 airfare Course Credits: SPN 102 – Elementary Spanish II, SPN 201 – Intermediate Spanish I, or SPN 202 – Intermediate Spanish II Application Deadline: March 14, 2008 NAGOYA, JAPAN: Dates: June 2 to June 27 Cost: app. $2400 + $543 (3 LCC credits) + app. $1200 airfare Course Credits: JPNS 199 – Japanese Language & Culture Application Deadline: March 14, 2008 SOUTHEAST ASIA: Dates: June 18 to July 5 Cost: app. $1600 + $543 (3 LCC credits) + app. $1200 airfare Course Credits: REL 150 – Intro to the World’s Major Religions, REL 207 – Understanding Buddhism, PHIL 102 – Intro to Philosophy – Asian Traditions Application Deadline: March 14, 2008 SUMMER SESSION II: SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA: Dates: July 7 to August 1 Cost: app. $1900 + $543/1086 (3 LCC credits) + app. $1100 airfare Course Credits: SPN 101 – Elementary Spanish I, SPN 102 – Elementary Spanish II, SPN 201 – Intermediate Spanish I, or SPN 202 – Intermediate Spanish II Application Deadline: March 14, 2008 9 LCC Spring 2008 College Transfer Workshop Series Everyone welcome and no sign up required UH Hilo Pharmacy Program Tuesday, March 4 12:00 – 1:00 pm Rm. DA-105 Presenter: UH Hilo Admissions Officer Maile Sing http://pharmacy.uhh.hawaii.edu/ UH Hilo Nursing Program Tuesday, March 4 1:15 – 2:15 pm Rm. DA-105 Presenter: UH Hilo Admissions Officer Maile Sing http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/academics/nursing/ UH Manoa Information Computer Science (ICS) Wednesday, March 12 11:00 - 11:50 am Rm. BS-107 Presenter: UHManoa ICS Representative Gerald Lau http://www.ics.hawaii.edu/ Transferring to a Four-Year College Wednesday, March 12 12:00 – 12:50 pm Rm. PS-201B Presenter : LCC Counselor Jonathan Wong Get information on transferring to pursue your baccalaureate degree Kapiolani CC Health Sciences & Emergency Medical Services Programs Tuesday, March 18 12:00 – 1:30 pm Information Session 1:30 – 2:30 pm Advising Session * *students to print and bring their MY UH portal transcripts to the Advising Session Rm. DA-105 Presenter: KCC Counselor Russ Kinningham Health Sciences/EMS Programs: Dental Asst, Massage Therapy, Medical Asst, Medical Lab Technician, Occupational Therapy Asst, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy, Physical Therapy Asst, Radiologic Tech, Respiratory Care Practitioner, EMT, & Mobile Intensive Care Tech. http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/page/programs Kapiolani CC Nursing Information Sessions Thursdays: Feb. 28, Mar. 13, Apr. 24, May 8 & May 22 1:30 – 3:30 pm Rm. BE-101 Presenter: KCC Nursing Advisor Wes Maekawa http://www.kcc.hawaii.edu/object/adn.html For current transfer workshop schedule information: www.lcc.hawaii.edu/ctw 10 Dear Friend~ Happy New Year! THE PEARL restaurant is now open through Friday, April 25, 2008. Lunch service is on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11:30am to 1:30pm. The Pearl will be closed for lunch service on March 5, 6, 7, 12, 21; during Spring Break on March 26, 27, 28; and on April 18 for program events and student activities. Chef Instructor Ian Riseley and his “Contemporary Cuisines” class students will once again delight you with their culinary artistry and distinctive style. Menus for the semester follow. The Pearl will feature student menus on February 20, 21, 22 and April 16 and 17th. Please call 455-0475 for reservations and information. We look forward to seeing you again! Also…Save the Dates! The Pearl Spring Buffet II April 23, 24, 25 L’ulu – Leeward Culinary Arts Gala (formerly Taste of the Stars) Saturday, May 10, 2008 6:00 – 9:00pm Call 455-0298 for tickets and information.