President Wheelwright encourages devoted discipleship

Leilani Miller | University Relations | 05 September 2008

President Wheelwright to usher in new semester at devotional

Leilani Miller | University Relations | 25 August 2008

As is tradition at Brigham Young University Hawaii, President Steven C. Wheelwright is scheduled to usher in the upcoming semester at the first campus devotional scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2. Speaking in the Cannon Activities Center, Wheelwright will address new and returning students, faculty, and staff with a message of inspiration and encouragement as they embark on a new school year.

Ohana meeting starts 'Make a difference' year

Mike Foley | University Relations | 25 August 2008

With the theme The Power to Make a Difference, the Brigham Young University Hawaii President's Council thanked the faculty and staff ohana [family] who filled the McKay Auditorium on August 20 for past achievements and reviewed the changes and initiatives in the coming school year.

Lucero encourages personal development and BYUH identity

Leilani Miller | University Relations | 21 August 2008

David Lucero, the director of Student Leadership at Brigham Young University Hawaii, encouraged BYUH students and employees to become "genuine gold" by developing personal identities consistent with the ideals put forth by the university and LDS Church General Authorities at a devotional held on August 12.

BYUH interns research Filipino lifestyles

Ryan Anderson | University Relations | 19 August 2008

Cebu City—Ten BYU-Hawaii students spend their summer studying the lifestyles of the not so rich and famous among nearly 700 returned missionaries living on dozens of islands here.

August 20th Tuition Deadline

Arly LK Enesa and Lianna Quillen | Ke Alakai | 13 August 2008

This 2008 Fall semester the deadline for tuition and other outstanding student charges is August 20 (7 days before the start of classes). Brigham Young University Hawaii students who do not pay in full by the deadline will not be able to add their chosen classes. If there are still charges to be paid after September 4, all the students’ classes will be dropped and will not be reinstated.

Anticipated financial aid for fall semester will be considered payment if the following criteria are met:

1. The aid is seen on the student's account

2. A Federal Authorization form is signed and on file at the Financial Aid and Student Accounts Office.

Student Mentoring Program: Reaching Your Potential

Leilani Miller | University Relations | 11 August 2008

During the week of July 26th to August 2, The Hal and Barbara Jones Foundation completed its first annual Student Mentoring Program, a subset of the annual "A New You" women's retreat at Brigham Young University Hawaii. After 12 years of the "A New You" retreat, director Barbara Barrington Jones organized a similar program for BYUH students and community members geared toward younger interests.

Barbara Barrington Jones [pictured below] is a former professional ballet dancer, fashion designer, businesswoman, author, speaker, and image consultant.  She explains that both her women's program and student mentoring program are the fulfillment of a dream to create a camp "where women could come and feel better about themselves" and to find "more of the balance in life."

Alumni office merges into Student Development & Affairs

Mike Foley | University Relations | 11 August 2008