The Noʻeau Center will be closed for the upcoming 2018 spring semester recess but that doesn’t mean some of its staff won’t be busy. Two of them will travel to the Neighbor Islands to give tutoring sessions for UH West Oʻahu Distance Learning students and workshops.
On Wednesday, March 28, online services specialist Natalie Perez will provide in-person writing tutoring to UH West Oʻahu students who reside on Kauaʻi during one-on-one sessions at Kauaʻi Community College. On Thursday, March 29, learning and success assistant Rebecca Carino will provide writing and statistics tutoring at University of Hawaiʻi Maui College.
It wonʻt be the first time No‘eau Center staffers have traveled to the Neighbor Islands to tutor UH West Oʻahu students who do not live on Oʻahu. According to Carino, the Center has provided the face-to-face tutoring on other islands during the past two years, with students who sign up for an appointment receiving a half-hour of help.
“We want to support all students, and that includes our distance education students,” said Carino.
For the first time this year the staffers will also conduct workshops on writing research papers and citations. The one-hour workshops sessions will be open to all students, including Kauaʻi Community College and UH Maui College. The Kauaʻi workshop is scheduled for 11 a.m. to noon in OSC 206 on Wednesday, and from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday in Lau 102 on the Maui campus.
Most of UH West Oʻahu students come from Oʻahu, according to a Fall 2017 Semester enrollment analysis by the University of Hawaiʻi System Institutional Research & Analysis Office. Most of UH West Oahuʻs students with a permanent address on the Neighbor Islands come from Maui (165), while the second-biggest population is Kauaʻi (76).
|UH West Oʻahu Enrollment – Fall 2017|
|Listed by Permanent Home Address|
|Home Address||Number of Students|
|U.S. Related Areas||6|
Source: University of Hawaiʻi System Institutional Research & Analysis Office