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UH West Oʻahu to hold commencement ceremony virtually

The University of Hawaʻi–West Oʻahu is conducting a virtual commencement to honor ALL 2020 graduates, replacing the traditional ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Given...

UH West Oʻahu ranks No. 1 in faculty diversity

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu ranked No. 1 in faculty diversity of four-year public institutions in the recently published Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac...

Student engagement survey findings ‘very positive’ for UH West Oʻahu

In a survey the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu administered this past spring semester, a majority of seniors reported positive experiences in areas related to...

UH West Oʻahu introduces new programs this fall

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is unveiling a new slate of academic offerings – including another STEM degree – to address the state’s workforce...

UH West Oʻahu joins inaugural cohort of ACE Learner Success Lab

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is one of 10 institutions nationwide selected to be part of a pilot cohort for a program that will...

UH West Oʻahu among 60 institutions recognized for excellence in educator preparation

The Division of Education at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is one of 60 providers from 29 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto...

Two graduating seniors find purpose, express mahalo to UH West Oʻahu

She grew up on the Waiʻanae coast, graduated as valedictorian of a class of 13 from a Hawaiian charter school, and was awarded a...

UH West Oʻahu student named 2020 Truman Scholar

The nation’s premier graduate fellowship for those pursuing careers as public service leaders has named a University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu student to be among...

UH West Oʻahu V.E.T.S. lab creates 3D-printed parts for protective equipment

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is doing its part to assist with the COVID-19 response with the help of 3D printers at the Veterans...

UH West Oʻahu graduate honored as a ‘Teacher of Promise’

As Naturalee ʻIlima Puou speaks at the start of her English Language Arts class to more than two dozen high school freshmen, she easily...

UH West Oʻahu to honor graduates at fall commencement on Dec. 14

Graduates, family, and friends will celebrate fall 2019 commencement exercises on Saturday, Dec. 14. More than 300 students will earn bachelor’s degrees and certificates...

UH West Oʻahu to honor graduates at fall commencement

Graduates, family, and friends will celebrate fall 2019 commencement exercises on Saturday, Dec. 14. More than 300 students will earn bachelor’s degrees and certificates...

Studentʻs sacrifice, then perseverance culminates with college degree Dec. 14

Taking a temporary hiatus from college turned into a three-year break that left Jo-Ann Payongayong feeling overworked, tired, and unfulfilled. She knew there was...

Creative Media supporters gather for “Sign the Beam” event at University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu

The Creative Media Facility at the University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu reached a milestone of the installation of its final beam, and to mark the...

UH West Oʻahu climbs in rankings on U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges list

UH West Oʻahu climbed one spot to number four in Top Public Colleges West in the recently released U.S. News & World Report Best...

UH West Oʻahu to grow with new degree programs, concentrations for Fall 2019

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu is unveiling a new slate of academic offerings – including degrees in Creative Media and Natural Sciences – to...

U.S. Surgeon General visits campus, learns about Health Science program

The U.S. Surgeon General visited UH West Oʻahu on Tuesday afternoon, taking a tour of the new Administration and Health Science Building and learning...

Regents, Presidential Scholarships awarded to UH West Oʻahu-bound students

Two incoming University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu students were awarded prestigious scholarships and were celebrated at an awards ceremony on July 18th. Kengo Raganit, a...

Puette receives two-year appointment to Hawaiʻi Civil Rights Commission

Dr. William Puette, director of the Center for Labor Education and Research at UH West Oʻahu, is now a member of the Hawaiʻi Civil...

Romine, Byrnes awarded $498,340 grant for three-year STEM education project

UH West Oʻahu received a $498,340 federal award for a program aimed at increasing Native Hawaiian student success in STEM coursework by providing students...