Feb 4, 2010

24th Annual ACF Breakfast - Sunday, 2/14/2010, 7am-11am

The Culinary Arts Program will hold the 24th annual ACF breakfast Sunday, February 14th, 2010, from 7am-11am here on the grounds of KCC. Tickets are $15 for adults ($18 at the door), $5 for children 5-10 years old, keiki under 5 eat FREE!!  Proceeds are used for culinary student scholarships and equipment for the culinary program. Tickets are available at the cafeteria cashier's station.

If you would like to volunteer to work a shift at the event please contact Mel Bacio, 245-8243 or bacio@hawaii.edu. Volunteers are provided breakfast at no charge!! (and it's FUN) Please click picture for details. MAHALO for supporting this event.

The Culinary team and Culinary students

Posted by
Martina C. Hilldorfer
Kauai Community College

SAVE THIS DATE: Friday March 5th WILD Day

Hi everyone,

This is a Friendly Reminder to Save this Date - Friday, March 5th, 2010 to attend KCC's WILD (Wo Innovations in Learning Day).  More details will be coming soon.

Preview:  8:00 am - Noon
                 8:00 am - Coffee and Lite morning refreshments
                 8:30 am - 9:45 All College Conversation coordinated by Chancellor Cox - she would like everyone to attend

Feb 3, 2010

Spring 2010 TALENT Workshops featuring Laulima

Do you know Laulima?  You may have heard of it from students or a colleague.  Learn more about this course learning system at our Spring TALENT* sessions presented over interactive television.  We'll show you how to use some of Laulima's tools to conduct a course entirely online or to enhance a face-to-face class.  We're also offering sessions on Halawai (Adobe Acrobat Connect) and using social networking tools as course enhancements.

The sessions are lecture-based and broadcast from Manoa; participants can also attend at various campus sites.  Sessions are Tuesdays from 11 AM - 12 PM (in LRC 122 for Kauai) and begin February 9:
  • Feb 09 - Overview of Laulima
  • Feb 16 - Laulima Resources Tool
  • Feb 23 - Laulima Modules Tool
  • Mar 02 - Laulima Assessment tools

How We Retain Students by Intervening Earlier

Free Webinar
Tuesday, Feb. 23 @ 9:00 am
Register at www.noellevitz.com/retention
During this free event, you will hear how you can:

  • Identify areas of challenge for incoming students, allowing you to proactively link them to relevant services

Feb 2, 2010

Master of Human Resource Management Information Session

University of Hawai'i at Manoa 
Master of Human Resource Management
Kaua'i Information Session
Thursday, February 25

Where: Kaua'i Community College, University of Hawai'i
               Learning Resource Center Room 123
               3-1901 Kaumuali'i Highway, Lihu`e

Please RSVP to:
Toni Mingo •
akruse@hawaii.edu • (808) 956-5774

Free Presentation regarding Agroforestry & Sustainability

You are cordially invited to attend an illustrated presentation regarding
"Agroforestry's Role in Perennial Food, Fiber, and Fodder Systems"
Thursday, February 4, 2010, from 4 - 7 pm
at Kauai Community College
Trade Technology Building, Room 114
in Lihue, Kaua'i

This presentation by Craig Elevitch will discuss traditional Pacific island and worldwide agroforestry and offer methods for establishing diverse agroforests in a garden or farm. In addition to planting methods, a range of useful perennial trees and shrubs will be suggested.

3/12 workshop: Motivation in the Classroom and on the Job

Here's an early heads up so you can mark your calendars:

Motivation in the Classroom and on the Job: a professional development workshop
Friday, March 12 @ 1:00

About the workshop:

All students have had hundreds of teachers in their lifetimes. A very few of these teachers they remember as being exceptionally good. What are the qualities that combine to create an excellent, memorable teacher? Why do some teachers inspire students to work three times harder than they normally would, while others inspire students to skip class?