Digital Media

March 10, 2015

The Annual Leeward CC Spring Fair!


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.


When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Where: Library Concourse

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


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.


Source: http://events.leeward.hawaii.edu/event/spring_fair_2015

B.Y.O.B

“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!

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)

Career, College, and Job Fair

Job Prep Services needs volunteers for its annual Career, College and Job Fair. Various shifts, between 6:30 AM-3:00 PM, are available. If you are interested in volunteering to set-up, staff tables or clean-up, please email me.


When: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Library Learning Commons & Eucalyptus Courtyard

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.

(Courtesy of Job Prep Services)

To 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 hawaii.edu 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: http://myuh.hawaii.edu

  • 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

Need Assistance? Please do not hesitate to contact us:

If you you would like to submit article for the Newsletter, please do not hesitate to contact me, your DMED Peer Mentor Sonny Sanchez.