HawCC Grants 2011-2012

Honda International Opportunities Fund Grant (AY 2011 -2012)

  • Award of $616.50
  • “Brazil Night: A Historical and Cultural Perspective of a Developing Nation.” — A one hour power point presentation by John-Gabriel James, discussion panel of HawCC and Hilo community residents who are either from, have traveled to, or have taken residence in Brazil, along with a light dinner and music on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, from 6-8pm.
  • A night featuring a Brazilian film, titled “Brazil Film Night,” followed by discussion on Wed. November 16, 2011.
  • Culinary arts students food preparation and service.

Innovative Financial Aid Initiatives  (AY 2011-2012)

  • Award of $7,757
  • Project overtime request for APT

College Access Challenge Grant (CACGP) – West Hawaii (2011-2012)

  • Award of: $10,000
  • Goals and Objectives
    • Increase the number of underrepresented students who complete and submit a college application and financial aid application.

Activities and Services: Conduct a series of college and financial application weeks for high school seniors in the underrepresented regions of West Hawaii Community College.

  • Increase the number of underrepresented students who complete and submit a college application and financial aid application.

Activities and Services: Market, recruit and conduct college opportunity and financial aid workshops for adult learners.

  • Increase the number of underrepresented adult learners who complete a college degree.

Activities and Services: Provide career exploration workshop; provide job preparation training; provide placement testing, preparation class and college orientation; enroll adults into college courses.

Agriculture Project Modifications and Revitalization – Title 1 Career and Technical Education – Program Improvement (2011-2012)

  • Award of: $11,000
  • This project seeks to improve the technical education opportunities and expose students to the most current, sustainable, plant-production methods.

Community College & Career Training = C3T

  • Award of $24,653,118
  • C3T grantees has been announced and is available at http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/eta20111409fs.htm
  • University of Hawaii – Honolulu Community College
  • The Department of Labor announced nearly $500 million in grants to community colleges around the country for targeted job training and workforce development to help economically dislocated workers who are changing careers.

 



 

 

 

 

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