(Hilo, Hawaiʻi) - Dr. Rose Y. Tseng, chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, today announced that the UH Hilo has received a $2.4 million cash gift from Alec and Kay Keith of Hilo to establish an endowed scholarship fund for graduates of Hawaiʻi and Pacific Island high schools. The gift is the largest private donation ever made to any institution in the University of Hawaiʻi system by an individual.
Roy and Hilda Takeyama Establish Fund With the UH Foundation for the University's Academy for Creative Media
$100,000 Fund to Support Development of World Class Creative Media Program for Students Across all 10 Campuses
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (January 21, 2004) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from Roy and Hilda Takeyama, local business and community leaders, to establish a fund to provide direct support for students enrolled in the university's Academy for Creative Media (ACM).
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Receives Grant from the Starr Foundation to Build Scholarship Endowment
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The C.V. Starr Foundation of New York, N.Y. recently awarded a $200,000 grant to the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF) to be used for scholarships for students at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus. The funds will augment the C.V. Starr Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment originally established in 2001.
UH Foundation Welcomes New Director of Development for the College of Business and the School of Travel Industry Management
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation is pleased to announce Terry Wells as its new director of development for the College of Business Administration (CBA) and the School of Travel Industry Management (TIM).
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has hired Kevin Takamori as associate vice president of alumni relations.
Takamori will be responsible for guiding the university's efforts to provide a program of alumni relations that generates goodwill and support for the University of Hawaiʻi's mission of excellence in research, teaching, and scholarship and enhances the life-long relationship between the university and its alumni.
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has hired Lori Abe as associate vice president of marketing and communications.
Abe will be responsible for marketing, public relations, and strategic communications for the Foundation. Her responsibilities include helping to market the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation, including its alumni relations division. Abe will also be responsible for providing overall strategic communications direction and planning to the Foundation.
Annual Award Recognizes Outstanding University of Hawaiʻi Alumni
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) — The University of Hawaiʻi Alumni Association (UHAA) announced today that nominees are being sought for its annual University of Hawaiʻi Distinguished Alumni Award. Established in 1987, the UH Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding University of Hawaiʻi alumni who have used their university education to excel professionally, provide inspirational leadership to others, and provide service for the benefit of the community.
Members of Graduating Class of 1953 Honored
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - More than 10 seniors — all University of Hawaiʻi graduates from the class of 1953 — and 30 previous Golden Scholar graduates were honored at a special luncheon presented by the University of Hawaiʻi and its Alumni Association and organized by the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation.The following members of the class of 1953 were inducted as the newest UH Golden Scholars and were presented with medals of recognition:
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation is pleased to announce Kathryn Nelson as its new associate vice president for major gifts.