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Relationship, self-satisfaction gained from Project SHINE
Written by Jasmine Cho, published in the Chaminade Silversword. In Chinatown, a room bustles with student volunteers tutoring elderly people each week as part of Project Students Helping in Naturalization of Elders, or Project SHINE, a program where college students teach immigrants basic English and civic skills necessary to become a citizen. Although targeted at Chinese immigrants, anyone who’s willing to learn English is welcome to join on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Read the full story.

Chaminade students perform day of community service

Chaminade University students yesterday toiled in streams and at schools, and aided the elderly and the homeless as part of the school’s annual community service day. Published by the Honolulu more

Spring 2009 Highlights: CUH Awards, Presentations

- Finalist: Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Awards

- Statewide Service-Learning Conference

- Students In Free Enterprise Competition

- Continuums of Service Conference in Seattle, Washington…read more


Explaining the cross-disciplinary transferability of best practices, Wayne Tanna, Peggy Friedman, Richard Kido, and Candice Sakuda presented Service-Learning in Business Courses: Innovations and Collaborations at the WASC Annual Conference in San Jose.

Chaminade Receives Presidential Award for Service

presidential awardThe Corporation for National and Community Service honored Chaminade University today as one as one of only three colleges and universities nationwide to receive its Presidential Award for Service to Youth from Disadvantaged Circumstances in its 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll... read more

Chaminade’s Service-Learning Shares Mana’o at Home and Across The Nation

sharing manaoService-Learning staff presented workshop at 82nd Annual WASC Meeting...students travel to Bellevue, Washington... read more

Sharing and Expanding

shineFollowing a Star Bulletin feature on Project SHINE, the program trained seven new student leaders and welcomed two new partner campuses. Chaminade, UH Manoa, and KCC will be joined by HPU and HCC in their efforts to engage college students as tutors for immigrant elders... read more

The Century Program Rises to the Challenge

centuryThe Foundation for Excellent Schools’ Century Program, TCP, continued to do great work mentoring at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School...four Chaminade Ethics and Criminal Justice students coordinated the first annual Farrington High School Challenge Day as a service-learning project through Chaminade... read more

If only commitment was contagious, there would be “no children left behind”

weisYou’ll find the Chaminade van in the parking lot of Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School everyday of the week because 37 students in Ethics 332 committed to mentoring students, who have committed to be part of The Century Program. The Century Program is one of the programs supported by the Foundation for Excellent Schools... read more

"ChaKaKai" Brings Together Chaminade, KCC and Kaimuki High

kaimukiIn a new effort, planned for Fall 2003, Chaminade and Kapi’olani Community College students will have the opportunity to serve the students at Kaimuki High by tutoring and mentoring. The goal is to significantly improve the graduation rate at Kaimuki High... read more

Chaminade Students, Staff, And Faculty Take on Palolo Stream Graffiti

palolo streamPublished by Chaminade Weekly in February 2007. “In a joint effort, Saint Louis School staff and faculty students teamed up with Chaminade University staff and faculty students for Father Chaminade Service Day on Thurs., Feb. 1.”...

SHINE Anniversary: A Service-Learning Road Show

Written by Candice Sakuda, published by Chaminade Weekly in December 2006. “SHINE is 10 years old! Without fanfare, the tutorial keeps doing what it does best – bringing together college students and immigrants for a two-way learning exchange. This 10th anniversary marks a year of sharing our model locally, nationally and internationally.”...

CUH Volunteers Help Fix Up "Mighty Mo"

mighty moPublished by Chaminade Weekly in November 2006. “Last Saturday morning, a group of Chaminade students, faculty, staff and family members kicked off the 2nd annual “50,000 Hours” community service campaign by scrubbing the decks of the “Mighty Mo.” The maintenance assignment which included sanding, scraping and painting duties on the U.S.S. Missouri.”...


Chaminade Awarded Two Marianist Sharing Fund Grants
Published by Chaminade Campus Report in March 2006. “Chaminade University was the recipient of two Marianist Sharing Fund Grants for 2005-2006. One $8,000 grant was presented to the Social Justice committee of the Humanities and Fine Arts Department to increase awareness of the Global Warming problem and promote practical responses. The other was for $1000 in support of a summer program at Palolo Elementary School involving Chaminade graduate and undergraduate students.”...

Service-Learning: Students Benefit When Teachers Practice What They Teach
Published by Chaminade Campus Report in February 2006. “The students in Richard Kido’s Intermediate Accounting course became FAFSA experts this semester. They teamed up with Peggy Friedman’s Marketing Strategy students this spring to implement a new Service-Learning program that fills a gap in Kaimuki High School’s counseling services.”...

CUH Adopts Palolo Stream Starting Extreme Makeovers

palolo streamPublished by Chaminade Campus Report in January 2006. “Chaminade University joined the City & County of Honolulu's Adopt-a-Stream program, a litter education and cleanup campaign designed to encourage citizen-based stewardship of our local streams and channels.”...