Entries by UHPA

Agreement reached over Covid-19 impacts on promotion, tenure and renewal.

Agreement reached with President and Governor over Covid-19 impacts on promotion, tenure and contract renewal  Last week the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) finalized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with President David Lassner and Governor David Ige on addressing the possible negative consequences and impacts the unanticipated switch to on-line instruction due to COVID-19 […]

Ethan Caldwell and Richard Rath Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: Name Ethan Caldwell and Richard Rath Campus, Dept Mānoa, Department of Ethnic Studies Category Dedication to teaching and their students Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination? Two Ethnic Studies faculty members, Prof. Ethan Caldwell and Prof. Richard Rath, have worked collaboratively with the students in their classes since late March […]

Dr. Richard Jones Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination:   Name Dr. Richard Jones Campus, Dept UH-West Oahu Category Create bio-based products to reduce the spread of COVID-19 Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination? Dr. Richard Jones, V.E.T.S. program director is collaborating with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to create 3D-printed face shield headbands and face masks in […]

Malia Nobrega Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: Name Malia Nobrega Campus, Dept Deanʻs office Hawaiʻinuiākea Category Producing a daily show called Lei Anuenue, organizing speakers and interviewing them on fb live. Creating Hawaiian language and culturally based lessons for eveyone. Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination? Malia Nobrega Olivera has risen to the position of Director of […]

Victoria Fan Nominated as Faculty Stepping up to the Challenge of COVID-19

Submitted Nomination: Name Victoria Fan Campus, Dept Manoa, Public Health Category Assisting the local response focusing on synergizing efforts on PPE Why is this faculty member worthy of your nomination? Victoria Fan has supported the Behavioral Health and Homelessness Statewide Unified Response Group (BHHSURG) which has:Tracking federal guidance and translating to clinical and operational guidance […]