Author: University Communications and Marketing

Alumna and CEO, Martha B. Smith ’91 to Speak at Commencement

Chaminade University will celebrate its 2016 Fall Commencement on Monday, Dec. 12, starting at 7 p.m. at the Neal Blaisdell Arena, located at 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814. Approximately 260 students will graduate this semester. Family and friends will cheer them on with lei and aloha. Estimated to last for two hours, the free event does not require tickets. Parking at the Arena is $7. The keynote speaker will be Chaminade alumna and Chief Executive Officer of Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women and Children, Martha B. Smith ’91. Smith serves as a member of Chaminade’s Board of Regents and is an alumna of the University....

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School of Nursing Alumni Return to Network

One evening in late November, nearly 50 Chaminade graduates and seniors gathered at Henry Hall Courtyard for School of Nursing’s second annual alumni mixer. Alumni from the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016 along with seniors from the class of 2017 met with representatives from seven clinical sites including Ka Punawai Ola Rehab Facility, Hawaii Pacific Health, Navy Nurse, Leahi and Maluhia Hospital, the Hawaii Department of Health, Express Healthcare Professional and Hale Nani. Attracted by the job networking opportunities, the participants listened intently to the descriptions and needs of each of the sites. All sites offered job possibilities for the graduates...

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2016 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Expanded Wrap-up

Fourth-ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels captured its fourth Maui Jim Maui Invitational title after defeating 16th ranked Wisconsin 71-56 on Wednesday, Nov. 23, the final day of the tournament. After three days of substantial wins, North Carolina looked like a national title contender. Its first game on Monday was against the Silverswords with a final score of 104-61. Though that was a tough game for the Silversword men’s basketball team, Chaminade was able to hold its own in the two games that followed. On Tuesday, the UConn Huskies barely squeaked by Chaminade 93 to 82. The game was...

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Nursing Students Gain Cultural Competency through Ho‘okuikahi I Pu‘ukohola Cultural Event

Thanks to a grant from HMSA Foundation, 12 students and four faculty members from the Chaminade University School of Nursing were able to  again participate in providing health screenings and wellness education at the annual  Ho‘okuikahi I Pu‘ukohola Cultural Festival held on the island of Hawaii at Pu‘ukohola Heiau. The Chaminade team partnered with representatives from the ‘Ahahui o na Kauka and from the Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). The overall mission and purpose of Chaminade’s participation was to deliver health screening services and to learn how to carry out...

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