All-College Assessment Retreat

March 1st is the All-College Assessment Retreat here on campus.  Everyone is asked to participate in the Assessment process.  Check your e-mail for the day’s agenda and activities.

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Data, data, data

There was a lot of data given at the All College Breakfast.  Did you guess some of the correct answers or just one or two?  What is the Hawaii Graduation Initiative and Achieving the Dream all about?  Check out Vice President John Morton’s OVPCC Beta website to learn more: .  This is a very vibrant website packed with a ton of good information.

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Happy New Year!

It’s the first day of instruction for Spring 2013!  Happy 2013 to all faculty, staff and lecturers.

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Happy Holidays from College Council

May your Holiday be filled with joy and good cheer and the New Year bring you peace and happiness.

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WH NLRC visit

On November 9th, Chancellor Noreen and Council Chair Monica toured the WH NLRC with Nursing Instructor Hazel Reece.

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In West Hawaii for Council Meeting

Chancellor Yamane and Chair Monica Burnett will be West Hawaii for the November 9th Council meeting.

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Thank you to Helen Nishimoto and Tony Kent for volunteering to serve on the Beverage Rights Contract working group.

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Committees on Committees

Assignments have been made for Committees.  Members will be informed by the Administration in charge of their Committees.

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Strategic Outcomes

The Council is reviewing and updating the Strategic Plan: 2008-2015.  This is a collective effort for continuous evaluation and documentation of the strategic outcomes and performance measures.

Council Members are asking their constituencies to reflect back to academic year 2011-2012 and document any additional efforts done to fulfill the actions strategies.

Click here to see more about the Council’s work on the Strategic Plan.

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E ‘Imi Pono Outcomes

Attendees worked on an assessment activity – creating a haiku or acrostic poem. Everyone was a winner who shared their poem, but honorable mention when to Aunty Sandi’s table for the saimin noodle mustaches worn while the poem was read.

-Sandi Claveria, Instructor – Human Services

Here is an example of a wonderfully creative haiku:

Working together
Creating waves of success
Assessed with outcomes
-Melissa Yamanaka, Outreach Specialist

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