Month: April 2017

Sen. Schatz Discusses Issues from North Korea to Obamacare at Town Hall hosted by Chaminade

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) fielded questions on a variety of topics – from the North Korean nuclear threat to the future of Obamacare – during a well-attended town hall session hosted April 17 by Chaminade University and Saint Louis School. Organizing the meeting was the Social Justice League, a newly formed campus group comprised of Chaminade students, faculty and staff. In introducing the senator, Chaminade President Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM, described Schatz as “a friend of education” who supports funding for student aid, student loans and Title III federal grants the university receives as a Native Hawaiian-serving institution....

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Rapid-Response Nursing Skills Reinforced at Crisis Management Boot Camp

The School of Nursing at Chaminade University hosted the Crisis Management Boot Camp (CMBC) for 24 senior nursing students during their NUR 499 Clinical Immersion course recently. Facilitated by registered nurses who practice in the acute care, intensive care, and rapid response team areas affiliated with the Hawaiian Islands Chapter of the American Association of Critical-care Nurses (HIC-AACN), the CMBC provided an educational simulation experience that facilitated recognizing a crisis and performing the necessary interventions promptly. Held in the E. L. Wiegand Simulation Suite on April 6, the boot camp provided essential practice in crisis management scenarios that the seniors...

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Bridges to the Future Campaign Nears $100 Million Goal

Bridges to the Future Campaign Nears $100 Million Goal With a shiny, newly renovated campus and more building blessings and dedications on the way, Chaminade’s $100 million “Bridges to the Future” comprehensive campaign has gathered serious momentum — some $95 million, in fact. With just eight months left to reach the total, the University is reaching out to alumni, friends and the community at large to join forces and propel the campaign successfully past its finish mark. Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., will complete his tenure as president in June. However, that has not slowed down the pace of fundraising...

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Chaminade Students Received the Sacrament of Confirmation at the Easter Vigil

At the footsteps of Eiben Hall, a fire burned brightly into the night as Chaminade chaplain Fr. George Cerniglia, SM began Easter Vigil. In the Roman Catholic Church tradition, the Easter Vigil, also called the Paschal Vigil or Holy Saturday, is the most important service of public worship and Masses of the liturgical year because it commemorates Christ’s rising from the dead. Traditionally at this Mass, people are baptized, and adult catechumens are received into full communion with the Church. This Easter Vigil at Mystical Rose Oratory four Chaminade students and six parishioners committed themselves to the faith and...

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Chaminade Marks Its 15-Year Anniversary of Na Liko Na’auao–The Celebration of Student Scholarship

More than 100 Chaminade students participated in the 15th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship – Na Liko Na’auao.  Held on April 21, the conference provided a place for the exchange of research ideas and afforded participants a time to celebrate a culture of diversity and scholarship. Open to students from all divisions, the event exhibited 62 projects which demonstrated student learning and research covering a range of disciplines. From Business to Russian politics, from the sciences to the fine arts, students explored in depth their fields of interests. Available to answer questions and discuss their projects, the students showcased their...

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