Month: December 2016

Chaminade Teacher Preparation Programs Receive CAEP Accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted accreditation to Chaminade University’s teacher preparation programs that lead to state licensure. The accreditation was given with no weaknesses or stipulations for a period of seven years, the maximum allotted time possible. CAEP accredited program areas, levels and specialties include: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with K-6 Licensure Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education 7-12 With Licensure in Math With Licensure in English With Licensure in Social Studies With Licensure in Science Master of Art in Teaching in Early Childhood Education PK-K  Master of Art in Teaching...

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Dean of the School of Business and Communication Recognized For His Volunteer Work

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Aloha Chapter recognized Chaminade’s School of Business and Communication dean, Scott Schroeder, PhD as one of its 2016 Volunteers in Philanthropy (VIPs).  Annually, AFP invites nonprofit organizations to honor a special volunteer and recognize their distinguished service. These dedicated individuals are called “Volunteers in Philanthropy” or VIPs by AFP. Schroeder was honored by Sacred Hearts Academy for having served faithfully as chair of the Academic Affairs Committee of the Sacred Hearts Board of...

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Chaminade’s Student Nurses Association Served More than a Side Dish at Thanksgiving

It was the annual Salvation Army Thanksgiving Lunch at Neal Blaisdell Arena on November 24, with 800 volunteers serving 2000 people in need.  Most of the volunteers served the holiday guests a traditional Thanksgiving meal — mashed potatoes, roasted turkey,cranberries, stuffing, rolls, cooked vegetables, salad and, of course, pumpkin pie. However, 30 of those volunteers, all members of Chaminade’s Student Nurses Association (SNA), were on a different mission. The student volunteers offered blood pressure screenings, serving more than 150 people before the door to the dining area even opened. Dressed in their Chaminade logo shirts, they shared on healthy lifestyle...

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Chaminade Business Students Score Well on National Exams

Chaminade University’s Business students did well on their national business exams.  The results for the Peregrine Academic Services national exams revealed some of the highest scores ever garnered by Chaminade students.  For accounting students, the high score was 91 percent (rated as very high nationally), and for business administration students, the high score was 83 percent (also rated very high nationally).  All students scored above the national average. Peregrine Academic Services is the globally recognized leader in providing online assessment services, online educational services, and higher education support services to institutions of higher education and academic organizations. Academic officials benchmark...

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Dr. Lynn M. Babington, 10th President of Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University’s Board of Regents has announced the selection of Lynn M. Babington to serve as its 10th President. She will begin August 1, 2017, and succeed Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM, president since 2009. Babington, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at Fairfield University in Connecticut, has held multiple leadership roles and is well regarded as an outstanding educator and academic thought leader. “I am honored and humbled to be chosen as the new president for Chaminade University at such a pivotal time,” said Babington. “I am deeply inspired by its heritage, holistic learning approach and dedication...

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