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HCC to Host Degree Prep Workshops in June

June 1, 2016, 10:55 AM HST
* Updated June 3, 2:08 PM
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Hawai’i Community College – Pālamanui photo.

Hawai’i Community College – Pālamanui photo.

The University Center West Hawai’i at Hawai’i Community College – Pālamanui, will host two “Degree Preparation Workshops” at the new Pālamanui campus on Tuesday, June 7, and Wednesday, June 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Koali Building (A 101).

The University Center, West Hawai‘i, delivers over 50 degree and certificate programs from across the 10-campus University of Hawai‘i system through its distance learning technology.

West Hawai‘i residents can obtain degrees from UH Mānoa, UH Hilo and UH West O‘ahu, while living in West Hawai‘i.

The University Center, West Hawai’i provides the local student support for the distance learning degrees offered through the center.

At the “Degree Preparation Workshop,” students can learn what degrees are offered in West Hawai‘i; the necessary steps to move forward; key deadlines; methods of program delivery; what it takes to be a successful distance learning student; and more.


To learn more about options for higher education and to meet Education Specialist Carrie Kuwada Phipps, who helps students navigate their distance education journey, attend one of the classes at the new Hawai’i Community College – Pālamanui,


RSVP by contacting Phipps at [email protected] or 969-8808.

University Center campus is located at 73-1025 Kaiminani Drive, Kailua-Kona.

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