Oct 17, 2014

Week Without Violence (10/20 - 10/24)

Did you know that October is Domestic Violence and Anti-Bullying Awareness month? In observance of this national campaign, PAU Violence Kaua`i is hosting events next week Monday through Wednesday. Please come and support the events.

Clothesline Project -- Share your message to stop domestic violence and bullying by decorating a piece of clothing donated by concerned community members:

October 20 & 21, 9AM to 1PM at the Learning Resource Center

Open Mike -- Spread the awareness by sharing your talent! Singers, rockers, musicians, ventriloquists, stand-up comics, and others are invited:

October 22, 11:30AM to 1PM at the Learning Resource Center

Posted on behalf of D.Higa

Sep 18, 2014

(Deadline Extended to 10/03) Commercial Hydroponics Internship at the Hyatt

KCC and the Hyatt are partnering for students to gain practical hands-on introductory experience constructing and operating a commercial hydroponics system.
  • Approximately October 20-December 31, 2014
  • 10-20 hours/ week
  • 2 positions available: $2,300 stipend, paid in two installments
Job Description:
  • Take inventory of all components versus procurement documents, plans, etc.
  • Physical movement of the components as directed with the capability to carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Assembly/ construction works, with the use of power and manual tools
  • Site work such as cleaning, brushing and organizing the workplace
  • Drafting standard operating procedures and creating signage
  • Participate in the operations of the hydroponics unit including all aspects such as water testing, cleaning, planting, harvesting, etc.
  • Additional related work as directed
Email resume, cover letter, and statement of interest to: lauralw@hawaii.edu or bring in hard copies to OSC 201E.  Call 245-8386 or email lauralw@hawaii.edu with any questions
Application deadline: October 3, 2014 by 4 PM

Posted on behalf of:
Laura Williams 

Join Chancellor Cox for lunch!

Chancellor Cox would like to make herself more available to faculty/staff/students in a more relaxing & casual environment. She will be in the cafeteria from 12:00pm-1:00pm on the following days:

September 9th & 23rd

Stop by to share your thoughts or just to say "hi."  Bring your lunch or take this opportunity to try the new lunch items available at the cafeteria! Mmmmmm!

Hope to see you there!

Posted on behalf of:
Lana Spencer
Secretary to the Chancellor

Kauai CC Blood Drive (10/08)

Aloha Faculty and Staff!

Student Government and the Student Activities Council is hosting a Kauai CC Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 8 from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm at the Student Life Center (above the cafeteria).

Our appointment goal is 104 and we have about 45 more slots to fill. 

For appointments please call 1-800-372-9966 or bbh.org. You may also sign up with me at Rm. 210 located at the Student Life Center.  Please remember to bring a valid picture ID with date of birth.

Mahalo and thank you in advance!

John Constantino
Student Life Coordinator

Sep 15, 2014

Today at 12:00 Presentation by Students from Japan at LRC 124B (Pizza!)

Aloha everyone, 

I am writing this e-mail to let you know that the group from Toyama National College of Technology will be giving a short presentation about what they learned here on Kauai TODAY at 12:00 - 1:30 at LRC 124B.

Also, we will have a group of students from Oshima National College of Maritime Technology and 8 professors from 5 maritime colleges there. 

So, please join us in welcoming them! Pizza will be provided. 

Thank you!

International Education Coordinator
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Aug 18, 2014

Distance Education - Student Orientation (Aug. 21st)

Thursday, August 21st
12:00 - 1:00 P.M.
Kaua`i Community College
One Stop Center Room 103

Reserve your seat by contacting
Colleen Kaiminaauao
ckaimi@hawaii.edu or 245-8330

Aug 11, 2014

Now Hiring Student Peer Mentors with Backgrounds in Science, Technology and Math

STEM Peer Mentors are successful, outgoing, and caring students who have taken science, technology and/or math who want to help new students succeed, adjust and thrive as part of a community of learners! A rewarding job that looks GREAT on your transcript and resume!

What does a STEM Peer Mentor Do?

  1. Assists STEM or potential STEM students in understanding, adapting to and succeeding in STEM courses and degrees;
  2. Offers personal insights on college success based on experience and knowledge of Kauai CC;
  3. Shares information about resources and events at Kauai CC;
  4. Listens well and shares feedback and encouragement with mentees regularly;
  5. Attends training, as required; and
  6. Communicates with supervisor regarding the status of mentored students.

What is the location and schedule of a STEM Peer Mentor?

  • Location: Kauai Community College;
  • Duration of work: Fall 2014 semester with option to extend into Spring 2015;
  • Number of Openings: 2;
  • Pay rate: $10/hr.;
  • Minimum Work Hours: 3hrs/week;
  • Maximum Work Hours: 20hrs/week; and
  • Work Schedule: Flexible, but generally weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

You are Eligible to Become a STEM Peer Mentor if you:

  1. Completed at least one year of studies in STEM disciplines at Kaua'i Community College with a GPA of at least 3.0;
  2. Are enrolled at least half-time (6 credits) for the semester;
  3. Are an enthusiastic student with good verbal and communication skills;
  4. Are familiar with the student perspective;
  5. Are dependable, honest, and punctual; and
  6. Respect confidentiality of peers.

How to apply to become a STEM Peer Mentor

  1. Log-in to SECE and apply for the STEM Peer Mentor posting, get a reference #; and
  2. Submit your résumé and reference # to KCC’s STEM Coordinator Andrea Erichsen, OSC 206-H, phone: 245-8378. She will contact you to schedule an interview!

Flyer (pdf)

Posted for:
Andrea Erichsen