KANEOHE, HI – The Lani-Kailua Outdoor Circle (LKOC) recently donated $6,000 to fund scholarships at Windward Community College. This gift will be awarded to students during the 2015-2016 academic year.
HONOLULU – The UH Mānoa Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has been awarded a $24,650 grant from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) to support the Connecting Coral Reefs Worldwide project. This new award will build on the positive outcomes of their 2013 award.
UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business Awards 280 Scholarships totaling nearly $1 Million for 2014-2015
HONOLULU – The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa celebrated its successful scholarship program this week with business students and scholarship donors at the Waialae Country Club. For the 2014-2015 academic year, the College awarded nearly $1 million in scholarships to more than 280 business students.
Shidler College of Business Namesake Increases His University of Hawai‘i Foundation Gift to $100 Million
HONOLULU – The University of Hawai‘i (UH) and the University of Hawai‘i Foundation (the “Foundation”) today announced Jay H. Shidler, investor, philanthropist, and UH alumnus, has made an irrevocable commitment to increase his visionary gift to the Shidler College of Business (“College”) to a total of $100 million.
HONOLULU – Jared and Donna Murayama have pledged $100,000 to support the Wahine Sand Volleyball team and facilities at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Athletics Department. In recognition of the Murayama’s generosity, the Wahine Sand Volleyball Head Coach's office has been named "Murayama Ohana! Cara, Jaimie, Donna and Jared. Aloha and Go Bows!"
HONOLULU – Annie and UH alumnus Fred Chan have pledged $250,000 to assist fulltime undergraduate students transferring from any University of Hawai‘i Community College into the College of Engineering at UH Mānoa. Fred earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from the College of Engineering, and his MS in Information and Computer Sciences from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and attributes the education he received at UH for much of his success.
HONOLULU — The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has received a $1 million commitment from the Family Business Center of Hawai‘i (FBCH) to establish the Family Business Center of Hawai‘i Distinguished Professorship. The Family Business Center of Hawai‘i Distinguished Professor will help expand the College’s ability to recruit and retain faculty of the highest caliber in the area of family business who will serve as the FBCH faculty director, teach courses in family business, and conduct research in family business.
HONOLULU – University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Nursing has received two grants totaling $729,000 to support students in the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). Launched in 2008, the MEPN Program is an accelerated entry program leading to a Master’s of Science in Nursing, the only program of its kind in Hawai‘i. It is designed for students who have a baccalaureate or higher degree in a field other than nursing and who have not previously attended a registered nurse educational program. The purpose of this alternative entry program is to equip students with entry-level professional nurse competencies as a foundation for advanced practice roles. The program consists of an intensive pre-licensure year transitioning into one of several specialty nursing pathways.
HONOLULU - Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC) is honoring its first CEO Robert L. Dove, Jr. by funding an endowed scholarship with a $230,000 gift. The Robert L. Dove, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Insurance Excellence, sponsored by HEMIC, will provide four-year renewable scholarships to incoming freshmen who are graduates of a Hawai‘i high school and pursuing a business degree at the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. A preference will be given to students who express an interest in finance with a concentration in insurance and risk management.