Information & Computer Science

March 10, 2015

Leeward Community College Spring Fair

The Spring Fair features a unique opportunity for student clubs, student entrepreneurs, and local small businesses to market their business and promote sales. Come and see the products and services available.

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Learning Commons Concourse

The PBL (Phi Beta Lambda)/Enactus Business Club is a student organization who is committed to community service, leadership development, professional networking in preparing their members for skills and success in the “real” business world. Some events they have been involved with are the Small Business Fair, Career Dynamics Week, Dress for Success, and Spring Fair.

Manoa is Looking for an IT Specialist

  • Work 3-4 hours at Manoa Heritage Center, 2859 Manoa Rd. - 5 mins drive from campus - (no off-site tasks) at $15.00 per hour

  • Priority #1 - Work with Mary Cooke

Manage PastPerfect system (museum application) including importing/exporting Excel lists to generate reports/mailing labels and schedule software back up, upgrades and maintenance.

  • Priority #2 - Support five staff members

Provide hardware/software support for 3 MAC computers, 1 PC, laptop, 3 printers, and 2 wireless modems.

Conduct monthly back up and maintenance for all computers and printers.

  • Priority #3 - Work with Margo Vitarelli and Aloha McGuffie
Complete the new MHC website in Wordpress, train 3 staff members on how to update content and perform back end administrative tasks. Hopefully, we will be able to manage the new website ourselves once trained and seek consultation from you (or your referral) as needed. We are a small non-profit, resources are limited and it is understood that hiring one person to handle technical support and another to work on the new website may be an option to consider.

Thank you again for sharing this with your students. If they are interested, please email Margo Vitarelli at: or call: (808) 988-1287.


“Be Your Own Boss”

An Awesome 2-Part Workshop on Starting and Promoting Your Own Business

Presented by:

Sonny Sanchez, Digital Media Peer Mentor

Keahi Selhorst, Information and Computer Science Peer Mentor

(a.k.a. "Entrepreneurs Extraordinaire")

*April 7th / 10:30 - 11:45 in LC 102 (How to Start your Business)

*April 21st / 10:30 - 11:45 in LC 102 (How to Promote your Business)

If you're thinking about starting your own clothing brand or company, then you stay tuned...

More info to come!

Career, College & Job Fair

Wednesday, April 8th, 9am-12:30pm

96-045 Ala Ike Street

Pearl City, HI

The annual Career, College & Job Fair offers more than 70 employers and 30 college programs, and attendance of nearly 2,000 job seekers. The purpose of the job fair is to provide access to college programs and employment opportunities from local businesses for both students and the general public.

Register yourself or your business in the UHCC Job Center Online to stay informed of future job fairs at UH Community Colleges and for additional employment resources.

Financial Aid 101 Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 18
When: 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
Where: LC 102

You could be eligible for $5730 to help pay for school...ask us how. Come to this workshop to find out about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), including important deadlines, filing status, and documents needed to make the application process smooth and easy. Presented by Leeward CC's Financial Aid Officers.

(Courtesy of Financial Aid)

For Those About To Graduate

The Commencement Ceremony is on May 15, 2015. To make sure you take all the steps necessary, do the following:

  1. Set up a “Degree/Certificate Check” appointment with your counselor, Amy Amper

  2. Submit an “Application for Degree/Certificate”

  3. Know the deadlines!

    1. To have your name printed in the Commencement Ceremony Program and to participate in the Ceremony: Pay fees at the Cashier’s Office by Friday, April 17.

    2. Any “Applications for Degree/Certificate” received after April 17th are not guaranteed to be listed in the Commencement Ceremony Program. However, you are still eligible to participate in the Ceremony.

    3. Deadline to participate in the Commencement Ceremony (no name in the program): Pay the fees at the cashier’s office by Wednesday, May 6th. Any applications after May 6th are not guaranteed to participate in the Ceremony.

  4. Pay the fees at the Cashiers Office by the deadlines

  5. After you complete Steps 1-4 you will receive a postcard in the mail and an e-mail to your account with instructions on how to RSVP (sign up) for Commencement.

You can ONLY RSVP (sign up to participate) online and the link will be included in the postcard and the e-mail.

Set up a "Degree/Certificate check" appointment now!

The easiest way to make an appointment with your counselor, Amy Amper, is through MyLeeward:

  • Login with your user name and password to MyUH:

  • In the center of the screen where all the tabs are, click on the “MyLeeward” tab

  • Go to My Success Network, click on Amy Amper's “See available appointments”

  • Click on the day in the calendar and click on the available time slot

  • Select a reason for your appointment and description. Submit

ROC Chinatown Launch Party

Thursday, March 19th, 6pm

2 N Hotel St

Honolulu, HI

The Hawaii Venture Capital Association is a community partner for the launch of ROC -- the newest collaborative workspace based in Chinatown. :) We hope you can make it to celebrate a great addition to the innovation sector on Oahu!

RSVP Here (limited space):

Amy Amper, Counselor

An awesome counselor and human being!

Lynn MacLaren, Academic Specialist

Campus Resources, Academic Skills Assistance and Newsletter Ninja

Keahi Selhorst, Peer Mentor

Googleriffic and Yahooligan