$50,000 Grant Works to Stimulate Alumni Giving and Raise Profile of UH Annual Giving Program
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi -In an effort to encourage increased giving to the University of Hawaiʻi by its alumni, the McInerny Foundation recently renewed its Match Program with a grant of $50,000 to the university through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF). The goal of the grant is to encourage first-time alumni donors to give and established alumni donors to increase their giving, with the goal of significantly expanding fundraising levels to the university.
Gift From UH Alum Jay Shidler to Support ACM Master Class Series
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (March 19, 2004) - The University of Hawaiʻi Foundation has received a $100,000 gift from the family foundation of UH alumni and local businessman Jay Shidler in direct support of the university's Academy for Creative Media (ACM). Shidler's gift will fund the ACM Master Class series, a program which brings in a variety of local, national and international distinguished speakers from the entertainment industry.
2004 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Six Recipients to be Recognized at Awards Dinner on May 20, 2004
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - The University of Hawaiʻi and the University of Hawaiʻi Alumni Association (UHAA) announced the recipients of the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA). The six outstanding UH alumni will be honored at the annual DAA dinner on May 20, 2004 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.
UH Foundation President to Join Harvard Divinity School as Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
UHF VP for Development Donna Vuchinich Named as Acting President
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - University of Hawaiʻi Foundation (UHF) President Elizabeth "Betsy" Sloane has been named associate dean for development and alumni relations for Harvard Divinity School. Sloane will join Harvard in early April 2004 and Donna Vuchinich, vice president of development for UHF, will become acting president, effective April 1, 2004 .
Ecke Pledge Launches Campaign to Build Shi Wu Tea Lodge in Partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Cultural and Educational Exchange Facility to be Built at the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum Site
(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) - University of Hawaiʻi Professor Emeritus Dr. Tseng Yuho Ecke recently pledged $600,000 to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, through the University of Hawaiʻi Foundation, to launch plans to build the Shi Wu Tea Lodge at the site of the university's Harold L. Lyon Arboretum in Mānoa Valley. Dr.
(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.