Making a Difference
Her commitment to higher education enabled more than 130 students to complete their college educations at University of Hawai‘i campuses.
With the University of Hawai‘i’s unique location in the Pacific, the Department of American Studies has built areas of special expertise in Indigenous Studies and U.S. relations with Asia and Pacific.
2018 was a difficult year for many Hawai‘i residents. In April, historic rains brought landslides and flooding to Kaua‘i, wiping out homes and shutting down the main highway leading to the island’s north shore.
“I was terrible at talking to people,” says UH Mānoa junior Maria Ena Rose Bartolome, a student fundraiser in the University of Hawai‘i Foundation’s Student Calling Center. “I wasn’t connecting with people over the phone, and I was awkward. It took me two weeks to get my first pledge.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded $150,000 to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene (SONDH) to support the Future of Nursing Scholars program at UH.
Ways to support the University of Hawai‘i
There are so many ways to give to the University of Hawai‘i. Every gift counts, no matter how small!
Learn more about how individuals, groups and businesses can give: