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Chaminade University - 2016 Alumni Reunion
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2016 Chaminade Alumni Reunion
Mark your calendars and plan to join us during the Alumni Reunion March 31 - April 3, 2016
Thursday, March 31, 2016
60 Minute University + Cocktails & Conversation
Be a lifetime learner and participate in the 60 Minute University. Speakers will share some valuable information you can apply to your professional or personal life. Then join in the fun at the social networking mixer and meet prominent alumni and connect with your Chaminade community.
Choose one of the following.
Emerging Workforce - How do you stay competitive?
Learn hard facts about the "revolutionary" world of work. It's not career evolution or career management. What is the workplace and workforce revolution? How will it affect you, your careers or your lives? Don't miss this opportunity with Carleen MacKay, Author, Speaker, Emergent Workforce Expert.
The Art of Networking - Make it work for you!
Learn skills to help you build your network and maximize your circle of contacts. John Webster, Ph.D., the Director of the Hogan Entrepreneurs program at Chaminade University has connected students with a broad range of Hawaii's most influential business executives. Don't miss this highly interactive session.
Enjoy bite size conversation with three prominent alumni leaders, Daniel Goo, BS Criminal Justice '8, Chaminade Regent and Vice President of D & J Specialties, Anne I.W. Keamo, BA English '71, Realtor, Vice President Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, Sean T. Rostron, BA Management '03, MBA '05, Vice President & Private Banking Officer at Bank of Hawaii.
Cocktails and music by Ron Artis II.
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Henry Hall Courtyard
Saturday, April 2, 2016
'Ohana means nobody gets left behind. Don't miss this popular event. Alumni, spouses, guests and family are invited for an evening to come together as one 'ohana for a taste of Hawaii. Enjoy live entertainment, a chance to roam an exhibit that will take you down memory lane, take a souvenir photo in the photo booth, and get ready to have a whole lot of fun!
The following signature classes will be recognized:
1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011
Even if you are not a part of these reunion class years, everyone is invited back to campus each year.
Emcee: Sweetie Pacarro, BA '89
Entertainment: Nā Meha featuring Kaipo Leopoldino, BS '14, Teuila Tauaese, BA '13, and Baron Kaholokua, BA '13, Frank De Lima, BA '71, and Stacie Caires Band, BS '02, MED '10.
Time: 5:00 pm
Cost: $30, Children under 12: $10 Children under 6: FREE
Place: Henry Hall Courtyard
Sunday, April 3, 2016
10 a.m. Mass
Everyone is invited to attend the regularly scheduled Mass at the beautiful Mystical Rose Oratory. Light refreshments will be served following mass and give you one last chance to connect with your classmates and new friendships made with your Chaminade community.
Help us get ready
- Tell your classmates you're attending (Email, Call, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)
- Share photos & stories of your Chaminade memories (Facebook, Instagram)
- Post the Reunion Dates & link Alumni website www.chaminade.edu/alumni or https://www.facebook.com/cuhalumni
For information call (808) 739-8526 or email@example.com
Celebrating 50 years of educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University offers programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses.
The main campus is located in Kaimuki at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816, with 11 satellite locations around Oahu military bases and Catholic parishes and schools.
For more information, visit the Chaminade University website (link above) or call (808) 735-4711.
CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY'S MISSION
Chaminade University offers its students an education in a collaborative learning environment that prepares them for life, work and service. Guided by its Catholic, Marianist and liberal arts educational traditions, Chaminade encourages the development of moral character and personal competencies, and the commitment to build a just and peaceful society. The University offers the civic and church communities of the Pacific region its academic and intellectual resources in the pursuit of common aims.
CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY OVERVIEW
INSTITUTION: Chaminade University of Honolulu
PRESIDENT: Dr. Mary C. Wesselkamper
YEAR FOUNDED: 1955
SPONSORSHIP: Independent with Catholic, Marianist affiliation
DEGREE LEVELS OFFERED: Associates, Bachelors, Masters
CALENDAR PLAN: Semester, two summer sessions/four, ten-week evening sessions
FTE Student/FTE Faculty ratio: 10.97: 1
Students receiving financial aid -93.71%
Native Hawaiian ethnicity breakdown: 13.91 %
CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY -- DESCRIPTIVE OVERVIEW
Chaminade University of Honolulu is a small, Catholic, comprehensive university sponsored by the Province of the United States of America of the Society of Mary (Marianists). It is located on a hillside in suburban Honolulu, two miles from Waikiki beach. Chaminade's fall 2005 enrollment is more than 3,000 -- 1112 traditional day students, and approximately 2,000 students enrolled in graduate studies and the accelerated evening program offered at 11 sites on Oahu and via distance education. Chaminade currently offers three bachelors degrees in 21 undergraduate majors, six graduate degree programs, and several professional certificate programs.
Celebrating 50 years of educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University offers programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. The main campus is located in Kaimuki at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816, with 11 satellite locations around Oahu military bases and Catholic parishes and schools. For more information, visit the Chaminade University website at www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711.
CHAMINADE AT A GLANCE
- Students and faculty at Chaminade have a very wide range of backgrounds and beliefs. The values-centered education at Chaminade is universal and ecumenical.
- Students and faculty at Chaminade have a very wide range of backgrounds and beliefs. The values-centered education at Chaminade is universal and ecumenical. Chaminade is ranked nationally among the top colleges in its category for diversity by U.S. News & World Report.
- Chaminade offers significant financial aid to assist underrepresented minority students.
- Chaminade University of Honolulu (CUH) is the only Catholic University in Hawaii. Founded by the Society of Mary under the leadership of Father Robert Mackey in 1955, Chaminade has been educating students in the Catholic Marianist tradition for nearly 50 years.
- Chaminade is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
- Intimate in size with an excellent student teacher-ratio (11:01), CUH students and faculty enjoy a spirit of ohana supporting each other ensuring their future success.
- Chaminade has been producing teachers who serve in the state for nearly 50 years; the state's first online Masters in Education was offered in 2004. The University also offers degrees in early childhood development and elementary education. It is also the only Montessori teacher preparatory program in Hawaii.
- The award-winning Interior Design program is the only one in Hawaii offering a four-year degree in interior design.
- Business is one of the most popular areas of study, and the Hogan Entrepreneurial Program, led by a group of successful business advisors, prepares undergraduate students for entrepreneurial work in a wide range of organizations.
- Chaminade's basketball team earned worldwide acclaim in 1982 with its 77-72 victory over the number-one ranked University of Virginia, still known as one of the biggest upsets in sports history.
CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY - A BRIEF HISTORY
The University is named after the founder of the Society of Mary, Father William Joseph Chaminade, a French Catholic priest who survived the political turmoil and religious persecution of the French Revolution. Father Chaminade believed that the rebuilding of the Church in France in the aftermath of the French Revolution would best be accomplished by the engagement of the laity in small communities of faith, dedicated to prayer, education and acts of service to the larger community. After two decades of work with those communities, and the founding of the Daughters of Mary in 1816, the third part of his vision of the Marianist Family materialized when he founded the Society of Mary, a religious community of priests and lay brothers in 1817.
The Marianists realized that education provided the means for passing on their distinctive vision of the Christian life to future generations, and, central to their educational efforts, was an emphasis on liberal education. In this sense, they understood that education was not merely a means for imparting a religious vision, but also an intellectual formation valuable in itself. This educational tradition and spirituality of the Society of Mary also embodies the ideal of service and an abiding respect for the complementary nature of a liberal education, on the one hand, and professional and technical education on the other. As the only Catholic university in Hawaii, Chaminade affirms a commitment to the integration of intellectual skills, Marianist values, social responsibility and cultural awareness.
In 1849, members of the Society of Mary came to the United States to minister to immigrant populations. As an outgrowth of their ministry, they founded first what grew to the University of Dayton and, shortly thereafter, what became St. Mary's University of San Antonio. In September of 1883, eight Marianists arrived in Honolulu and assumed the leadership of what is now St. Louis School. After many years of encouragement by the alumni of St. Louis, the decision was made by the Marianists to establish a Catholic college in Honolulu and, as a consequence, St. Louis Junior College opened in 1955. In 1957, the college became a four-year coeducational institution and the name was changed to Chaminade College. Chaminade expanded its services to the community in l967 with the establishment of an evening session to serve adults with business, family and military responsibilities who desired to pursue a college degree. In l977 Chaminade added graduate programs, and the name was changed to Chaminade University of Honolulu.
In 1996, Dr. Sue Wesselkamper became Chaminade's eighth president and the first woman to serve in such a post in Hawaii's history. The University is guided by a 40-member Board of Regents and 25-member Board of Governors representing a wide spectrum of business, government and education leaders from throughout Hawaii. Chaminade employs 291 full time faculty and staff and has approximately 300 adjunct professors on its active list.
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