Author: University Communications and Marketing

Chaminade University Receives $1.5 Gift for Student Leadership Development Program

A signature, four-year program for undergraduates — made possible with a $1.5 million gift from the Marianist Province of the United States — is slated to launch at Chaminade in fall 2018. The Marianist Center for Leadership Development will stress learning and community building opportunities aimed at helping students grow as lifelong learners, civic-minded members of society — and leaders. And it will be uniquely place-based, incorporating Marianist, Catholic and Hawaiian values and the principles of ethical leadership. Dr. Lynn Babington, Chaminade president, noted that the university already counts it as its mission to teach ethical leaders today. To accomplish...

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They Put the Student in Student-Athlete

Chaminade University placed a record-93 Silverswords on the Academic All-Pacific West Conference Team, the conference announced Monday. It’s the second straight year and the third time in the last four that Chaminade has broken its record of academic all-conference honorees. All 10 of the department’s athletic teams had at least 57 percent of their rosters attain Academic All-PacWest honors.   For large roster sports (11 or more student-athletes), women’s volleyball placed 13 of its 14 rostered players eligible for academic all-conference kudos on the team while women’s soccer had 18 of its 23 eligible players make the list. For...

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Spring Commencement Celebrates the Accomplishments and Futures of the Class of 2018

On May 14 over 350 students took the stage at the Blaisdell Arena for Chaminade University’s 2018 Spring Commencement.  President Dr. Lynn Babington summed up the event for the graduates during her commencement speech, “Today is one of the high points in your education and in our academic year.  We come together as a community to celebrate your achievements, your dedication and your growth.” The evening event was a chance for students to celebrate their latest achievement with family, friends, and faculty. The evening was not only a celebration of an achieved dream, an accomplished goal, for the Class...

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Chaminade Brings Lesson into the Classroom for Teachers to Shine

Melodie Tafao lives the saying “busy as a bee.” She just earned her Master in Education (MEd) in Instructional Leadership from Chaminade University and also received the university’s prestigious “Outstanding Graduate” award. Her newly earned degree strengthens her role as a third grade teacher at St. Anthony School on Maui, where she’s been teaching for the past 11 years. Educating her students while receiving her own education isn’t the only feat Tafao’s been tackling the past several years. She’s a wife to her husband, Mosi Tafao, and mother to Melia, 8, and Mosiah, 6. She also has a second...

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Dr. Scott Schroeder Elected to Board of Commissioners of the IACBE

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2018) – At its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on April 17-20, 2018, the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) elected new members to its Board of Commissioners. The IACBE is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Schroeder, Dean, School of Business and Communication at Chaminade University in Hawaii, was elected as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the IACBE. The Board of Commissioners of the IACBE is the independent accreditation decision-making body of the Council and is responsible for advancing the accreditation mission of the Council.   About the IACBE – The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) was founded   in 1997 and is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world. The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,500 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America. The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line...

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