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  • Willard Wilson Distinguished Service Award :: University of Hawaii System
    for Distinguished Service to the University Wilson Award Winner Wayne T Nishijima Mānoa Associate dean and associate director for cooperative extension of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Wayne T Nishijima has served at the university for 27 years He is a noted authority on tropical plant diseases Nishijima been a contributing author on the most authoritative reference on tropical fruit diseases published by the American Phytopathological Society He is world renowned for his research on papaya diseases and for solving the serious bacterial blight of anthurium Although based at Mānoa Nishijima is often at CTAHR s Hilo facility on weekends and holidays researching information requested by local growers or doing maintenance on the facility A former lieutenant colonel Nishijima is active in the Hawai i Army National Guard Retiree s Association and volunteers for the Hospice of Hilo and the Waiakea Lions One colleague notes Dr Nishijima has worked tirelessly to strengthen CTAHR s image and increase its productivity and relevance to Hawai i s people The Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University recognizes exemplary service to the university by a UH employee It was established by the Board of Regents in 1969 to

    Original URL path: http://hawaii.edu/about/awards/wilson.php?award=nishijima (2016-02-15)
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  • Willard Wilson Distinguished Service Award :: University of Hawaii System
    accreditation reports University of Hawai i System 2444 Dole Street Honolulu HI 96822 808 956 8111 Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University Wilson Award Winner Annette Chang Mānoa Annette Chang is an administrative officer for the College of Social Sciences at UH Manoa She is a major contributor to the college s budget planning and management process and facilitated the restructuring of support staff Chang helped expedite the merger of the College of Social Sciences and the Social Science Research Institute in 1999 and assisted with the expansion of fiscal and administrative support for contracts and grants This problem solver also managed the automation of administrative and fiscal procedures in the dean s office Chang is an active member of college wide committees such as the Council of Chairs and Directors the Dean s Management Team the Research Council and the Support Staff Round Table which she established The Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University recognizes exemplary service to the university by a UH employee It was established by the Board of Regents in 1969 to honor the long time UH employee and secretary to the board Select a recipient for more about that

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  • Willard Wilson Distinguished Service Award :: University of Hawaii System
    Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University Wilson Award Winner Wilfred Arakaki Honolulu Wilfred Arakaki is the coordinator of the Apprenticeship and Journeyworker Training Program Transportation and Trades at Honolulu Community College Although other coordinators preceded him it is Arakaki s innovative leadership that nurtured the program through difficult times And it is his resourcefulness in working with representatives of business and industry that has made it evolve into a formidable workforce developer in Hawai i According to college records since fall 1987 more than 50 000 apprentices and another 11 000 journeyworkers have enrolled in programs at Honolulu CC It has been Arakaki s responsibility to register place into appropriate classes and track the hours of each of these 61 000 plus students and he has done so in conscientious fashion Arakaki makes things happen for the benefit of others For example when Honolulu CC held its first ever fund raising dinner on September 25 1998 he personally solicited and received large monetary donations from the college s business partners and secured numerous items for a silent auction The fundraiser was a tremendous success with a net profit of over 16 000 Arakaki also spearheaded an all volunteer project in December 1997 that has become an annual tradition Looking for a hands on experience for the apprentices to tackle Arakaki organized and unveiled plans for a huge lighting display With the assistance of various programs and volunteers the holiday lighting project continues to be a unified effort that is enjoyed by all who live work study and worship in Kalihi Palama and Chinatown The Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University recognizes exemplary service to the university by a UH employee It was established by the Board of Regents in 1969 to honor the long

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  • Willard Wilson Distinguished Service Award :: University of Hawaii System
    Steele System Erica Steele is coordinator of exchange agreements in the Office of International Affairs Since joining the UH System office in 1990 she has transformed what was once a mere collection of papers into a growing vibrant student exchange program A record number of UH students now attend partner institutions and UH welcomes students from Japan Hong Kong Thailand Tahiti France Germany Denmark and many other countries Steele works with colleagues here and abroad to arrange partner institution visitations and signing ceremonies She creates guidelines for establishing agreements and raises awareness of exchange opportunities for students and faculty members Steele draws on her experience as a former resident of Micronesia and Fiji A UH alumna BA 88 she used sabbatical leave to obtain a master s degree in international education administration and policy analysis from Stanford University Her efforts were instrumental in bringing the first two exchange students from the University of Otago to the University of Hawai i and in establishing agreements with the University of Auckland University of French Polynesia and Victoria University of Wellington among others The Willard Wilson Award for Distinguished Service to the University recognizes exemplary service to the university by a UH employee

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  • 2006-2003 Faculty Winners of the Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching :: University of Hawaii System
    Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching 2002 2006 Award Recipients Davis Award Winner Amy Donahue Mānoa A doctoral candidate in philosophy and teaching assistant at Mānoa Amy Donahue has taught several introductory philosophy courses and proved to be a stellar teacher Donahue s passion for philosophy enables her to challenge her students and provide them with tools to analyze and critique their beliefs and actions Her professor notes Her innovativeness of approach analytical acumen connecting the philosophical material to be taught with personal moral and political commitment and sheer dedication to the job set standards that even we senior and seasoned teachers can emulate The Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students It was established as a memorial to the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa for 19 years Select a recipient for more about that individual or view the most recent winners 2006 Amy Donahue Mānoa Grace Ihara Honolulu Kendall Inada Mānoa Lorelle Solanzo Peros Maui 2005 Anthony Kilberk Kaua i Michael Nassir Mānoa Mai Wong Hawa i Tasha Wyatt Mānoa 2004 Susan Dik Kapi olani Michael Hallstone West O ahu Susan Hirate

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  • Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching :: University of Hawaii System
    University of Hawai i System 2444 Dole Street Honolulu HI 96822 808 956 8111 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Davis Award Winner Victoria Mathis Kaua i Victoria Mathis is an assistant professor of nursing at Kaua i Community College Mathis was born and raised in Bolton Lancashire England until she emigrated to New Zealand at 17 with her parents She left home and went back to England at 19 and started her nursing training She had never really wanted to become a nurse but circumstances brought nursing to her and and she loved it from the minute she helped a patient She arrived in Honolulu on June of 1992 and earned a masters degree in the nurse practitioner program at UH Mānoa She will receive a doctorate in clinical practice from UH Mānoa in 2015 After completing graduate school and becoming a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner she then spent four years in Columbus Georgia and moved back to Hawai i and Kaua i in 2005 Mathis also established Kaua i CC s Medical Assisting Program where students earn a certificate of achievement She is the program s coordinator The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students It was established as a memorial to the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa for 19 years Select a recipient for more about that individual or view winners from 2007 2011 and 2002 2006 2015 Maria Guerriero Mānoa Victoria Mathis Kaua i Julie Powers Maui Norman Purves Hilo Chamil Rathnayake Mānoa Rex Troumbley Mānoa 2014 Corey Adler Leeward Anne Chung Hawai i David Garmire Mānoa Angela Haeusler Mānoa LaVache Scanlan Kapi olani Jacob Terrell Mānoa Lisa Tostenson Hilo 2013 Joshua Irvine Mānoa Ross Langston

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  • Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching :: University of Hawaii System
    Street Honolulu HI 96822 808 956 8111 Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Davis Award Winner Julie Powers Maui Julie Powers is an assistant professor of early childhood education and currently serves as department chair for social science at the University of Hawai i Maui College Originally from Tucson Arizona she has worked in the field of early childhood education in Hawai i Colorado Minnesota and Arizona and has consulted internationally Powers is passionate about supporting children and families by preparing her students to be nurturing knowledgeable committed professionals One student wrote From planning activities to building relationships I am truly inspired to emulate Julie s respectful and creative ways when engaging with children A faculty member noted Julie Powers lives and breathes student centered teaching and is an exemplar on our campus of service to undergraduate students She supports her community by serving on the Maui Economic Opportunity Board of Directors and providing workshops for local schools and conferences She is a resource that I will turn to for reflection guidance and support She has also taken leadership roles for the National Association for the Education of Young Children authoring Parent Friendly Early Learning The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students It was established as a memorial to the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa for 19 years Select a recipient for more about that individual or view winners from 2007 2011 and 2002 2006 2015 Maria Guerriero Mānoa Victoria Mathis Kaua i Julie Powers Maui Norman Purves Hilo Chamil Rathnayake Mānoa Rex Troumbley Mānoa 2014 Corey Adler Leeward Anne Chung Hawai i David Garmire Mānoa Angela Haeusler Mānoa LaVache Scanlan Kapi olani Jacob Terrell Mānoa Lisa Tostenson

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  • Frances Davis Award for Undergraduate Teaching :: University of Hawaii System
    and astronomy at UH Hilo Purves is described as an inspiring professor who devotes countless hours to assisting students He goes beyond what is required or asked of an instructor to ensure students get the best education possible He is always available for office hours easily approachable and most critically helps students discover answers on their own thereby boosting their self confidence in their ability to resolve problems and understand critical aspects of physics and astronomy Purves teaching style encourages students to feel comfortable speaking up and contributing to class discussions Others described how Purves inspired them to learn more and being driven to succeed in class That inspiration has led his students to participate in cutting edge experiments bringing them respect and recognition from the scientific community The Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognizes dedication and demonstrated excellence as teachers of undergraduate students It was established as a memorial to the late Frances Davis who taught mathematics at Leeward Community College and UH Mānoa for 19 years Select a recipient for more about that individual or view winners from 2007 2011 and 2002 2006 2015 Maria Guerriero Mānoa Victoria Mathis Kaua i Julie Powers Maui Norman

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