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 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

College is Open (8/11)


All college services will resume as usual Monday.  Thankfully, the storms have passed us (or are passing us) by.

Chancellor Helen Cox

Aug 7, 2014

NOTICE: Campus Closed Tomorrow (8/08)

Due to anticipated severe weather conditions, Kauai Community College will be closed on Friday, August 8, 2014. Please listen to local news for updates.

Aug 1, 2014

Fwd: Save Our Summer and Donate Blood on Kauai!

Service Announcement:

Please help Hawaii's patients by taking an hour out of your summer fun, to donate blood and save lives. 
Join us on the island of Kauai for the following blood drives:
Kauai War Memorial
  • Wednesday, August 6 from 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Thursday, August 7 from 7:30am - 4:00pm
 Grand Hyatt Kauai
  • Friday, August 8 from 8:15am - 2:00pm
 If you donate blood now through September 1, 2014 you will be entered to win a four-nights/five-day vacation to California's most popular theme park for two (2) adults and two (2) children under the age of 12.  The package includes:
  • roundtrip airfare on flights between Honolulu and Los Angeles
  • four (4) nights at the Anaheim Fairfield Inn or equivalent priced hotel
  • three (3) day park passes
  • roundtrip airport transfers
Bring in a family member and increase your chances to win.  First time donors get two entries!
To schedule your next donation, call us at 800-372-9966 or schedule online.  
See complete contest rules here.
Mahalo for your support,
Blood Bank of Hawaii

If you recently made or scheduled an appointment for a blood donation, mahalo for your life-saving gift! If you have been deferred from donating blood, please disregard this message.
To donate blood you must be at least 18 years of age (or 17 years with a signed BBH parent/legal guardian consent form), weigh at least 110 pounds, have a valid photo ID with birthdate, and be in good health.
Blood Bank of Hawaii
2043 Dillingham Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96819
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Spaces still available in the Kipaipai Program for Fall 2014

The Kipaipai Program at Kaua`i Community College is accepting new students for the 2014-15 school year. The Kipaipai Program is a First Year Experience Program that assists students during their freshman year through financial, academic, and social supports.

The program is open to first-time, degree-seeking students at KCC, who are beginning enrollment this fall 2014 semester.

Deadline to complete the online application is August 14, 2014

For more eligibility requirements, program information, and to sign up visit the Kipaipai Website at:

Posted for:
Rebecca Y.