Author Archives: Shannon Sakaue

Gen Ed Redesign – Faculty conversation!!

Happy New Year! 🎉

🗓  As you may be aware there are system wide meetings about the General Education Redesign. Please plan to attend one of the System wide Town Hall meetings to learn about the redesign. They are scheduled for January 6 and 26. Please add a date to your calendar that fits your schedule.

🗣  After you have had a chance to learn about the General Education Redesign at those meetings, on January 28th from 11 AM – 12 PM, the Kapiʻolani CC Faculty Senate General Education Committee will be hosting a virtual campus General Education Redesign Conversation (Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/5449185496). Please send any questions in advance to ensure we are prepared for the discussion, and allow us to structure the meeting for maximum efficiency.

🗒  Please read the General Education Redesign proposal, and pay attention to areas that will impact your work. Be prepared to discuss the implications and impacts the proposed redesign has on our students and the College.

-The Faculty Senate General Education Committee

ATTN FACULTY – Gen Ed Redesign Conversation for KCC

Hello, faculty! As you may be aware there are system wide meetings about the General Education Redesign. Please plan to attend one of the System wide Town Hall meetings to learn about the redesign. They are scheduled for: December 3, 13, January 6 and 26. Please add a date to your calendar that fits your schedule.

After you have had a chance to learn about the General Education Redesign at those meetings, on January 28th from 11 AM – 12 PM, the Kapiʻolani CC Faculty Senate General Education Committee will be hosting a virtual campus General Education Redesign Conversation (Zoom: https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/5449185496). Please send any questions in advance to ensure we are prepared for the discussion, and allow us to structure the meeting for maximum efficiency.

Please read the General Education Redesign proposal, and pay attention to areas that will impact your work. Be prepared to discuss the implications and impacts the proposed redesign has on our students and the College.

-The Faculty Senate General Education Committee

Win $100 Gift Card to the KCC Bookstore

Please share with your students, we are really needing more student participation to vet our candidates, thank you!!

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Aloha students of Kapi’olani CC,

Your 2021-2022 Student Congress needs your vote! Please see the following link to cast your vote for the incoming Student Congress Executive Team, and also share about your experiences and opinions in the survey. It should only take about 5 minutes to complete.

If interested, you can be entered to win a $100 gift card for the bookstore.

Please participate here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021KCCstudents

Mahalo!

FEEDBACK REQUESTED: General Education Outcomes

One last reminder that we are encouraging all faculty to watch the recording of the presentation and attend the upcoming Q&A Session on Zoom:
  • Zoom Meeting ID: 925 4809 2635
    • Wednesday, September 23rd from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Here is the recording of the first Q&A session.
  • If you are unable to attend, we also have a space for you to share your feedback by September 25th.
Thanks!
– The Faculty Senate AdHoc General Education Committee

Faculty Senate General Ed Outcomes

Hello Fellow Faculty Members,

Thank you to those of you who have joined our forum on General Education Outcomes.

We are encouraging all faculty to watch the recording of the presentation and attend one of our upcoming Q&A Sessions on Zoom:

  • Zoom Meeting ID (same for both sessions): 925 4809 2635
  • Thursday, September 17th from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, September 23rd from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Here is the recording of the first Q&A session.
  • If you are unable to attend, you can also send your feedback on our feedback form

Thanks!
– The Faculty Senate AdHoc General Education Committee

Win $100 from Student Congress!

Aloha Students,

Welcome to Fall 2020! Your student government on campus wants to hear from you about some topics, and would like you to cast your vote for the uncontested candidates for the Student Congress Executive Team. The election is happening now since we were not able to have an election in March due to COVID-19.

Please cast your votes and share your input here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ASKCC2020

There will be THREE (3) winners selected to receive a $100 gift card to the Kapiolani CC Bookstore. Please share your thoughts, we would love to hear from you!

HiSSI – FRIDAY. HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE. CORAL BALLROOMS.

HiSSI is here again! We will be at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Friday. If you did not register, there will be on-site registration that opens at 7:45 AM.

PARKING – Self-Park will be validated.

PRESENTERS – There is a special check-in table, just for you! Save some time, and please stand in the correct line.

ALL – It will be a great day, see you there at 8 AM!! Breakfast should be good! =)

Your campus HiSSI reps,
Cheri Souza & Shannon Sakaue

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Here is a message that was emailed to all participants from Kamu Chun:

Aloha,

The Hawai’i Student Success Institute 2020 is upon us, this Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu HI, 96815. Here’s some additional information for you.

Come Early. Registration and continental breakfast starts at 7:45 a.m. in the Coral Ballroom.

Check-in will be fast and easy with 12 lines. Presenters, please go to the presenters check in table.

You will be joined by more than 1,100 faculty, staff, administrators, and special guests attending HISSI this year.

Park in the hotel parking structure and take the elevator directly to the Coral Ballroom. Be sure to validate your parking stub at the registration table when you check in. HISSI will cover the cost of only validated self parking.

If a colleague wants to attend but didn’t register, let them know onsite registration will open at 7:45 the morning of the event.

Share your photos and thoughts on Instagram #hissi2020.

Celebrate with the Wo Learning Champions during lunch as they recognize their members.

Attire for the event is Hawai’i business casual, wear comfortable shoes.

There are 72 presentations to choose from. They will be held in the Mid Pacific Conference Center, Kalia Conference Center and Tapa Conference Center.
Kalia Conference Center and the Mid Pacific Conference Center are on either side of the Coral Ballroom.

Tapa Conference Center is a short two and a half minute walk across the street. Take the elevator or escalators to the ground floor and walk across the street using the crosswalk. Take the Tapa Tower elevator to the conference rooms.

Click on this link to read President Lassner’s update on the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), covid-19-update-uh-president/. We will take every precaution to ensure that the HISSI 2020 is conducted in a clean and safe environment.

Things you can do:
Modify your greeting using a fist bump or elbow bump. Don’t worry, no one will be offended if you don’t greet each other in our typical Hawaiian style.
Wash your hands often with soap and water or sanitizer for at least 20 seconds.
Bring a small bottle of hand sanitizer to use throughout the day.
For those who didn’t get the previous update, please see below for more information. Attached is an updated program you can view to better plan your day. Printed programs will be available when you check in.

We look forward to your participation at HISSI 2020 and hope you are ready to be engaged.

Mahalo,
Kamuela Chun

3-PEAT!! – BOSA’s Fuel for Finals Event

Once again, the Board of Student Activities (BOSA) would like to thank you for spreading the word about our Fuel for Finals event. We had over 60 students for the second night of our event! The Zippy’s Chili plate, with a side of mac salad was a big hit.

Please help us to encourage students to come to our last night of Fuel for Finals tonight (Wednesday) until 11:00 PM in ʻIliahi. We will be catering in Panda Express for dinner, and lots of snacks and coffee, so please encourage your tired and sleep deprived students to come by for dinner and some studying.

Thank you again for your support!