BYUH business conference offers spiritual, temporal insights

Mike Foley | University Relations | 29 October 2008

The Brigham Young University Hawaii International Business Conference from November 10-15, 2008 — entitled "Venture Capital and Private Equity: Building Wealth in a Declining Economy" — provides students, community members and other participants a unique opportunity to mingle with top Latter-day Saint business leaders and share both spiritual and temporal insights.

Pineapple icon depicts BYU-Hawaii objectives

Mike Foley | University Relations | 26 October 2008

Because many people associate pineapples with Hawaii, Dr. Max L. Checketts, BYUH Vice President for Academic Affairs, used the imagery to create an easy-to-remember representation initiatives and objectives derived from the university's two-fold mission and imperatives:

At the outset of his tenure, President Steven C. Wheelwright stated the two-fold mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii is:

A successful life, guaranteed

Ryan Anderson | University Relations | 22 October 2008

Much better than a promise, James Ritchie gave a guarantee for a successful and happy life during his devotional address October 21. Ritchie, the director of the BYU-Hawaii Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship, said following his six-step formula—which includes working hard, getting up early and preparing for Church service—is secured by scriptures and prophets alike.

Three functional areas emerge from CITO

Mike Foley | University Relations | 22 October 2008

As part of Brigham Young University Hawaii's ongoing reorganization, the former Center for Instructional Technology and Outreach (CITO) has split into three functional areas:

Councils to play a bigger role at BYUH

Mike Foley | University Relations | 21 October 2008

The Brigham Young University Hawaii administration has adapted the counsel of Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to rely more on councils in planning and decision-making at the university.

Talkin' Story: unique students, diverse perspectives

Chase Barlet & Karuna Chetty| University Relations21 October 2008

Johnston devotional: assistance required, we can't make it on our own

Ryan Anderson | University Relations | 14 October 2008

Part of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is helping those around us who are in need, and we must help them to obtain our own salvation, taught Judge Robert Johnston, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Nevada, during his devotional address at BYU-Hawaii on October 14. His thoughts were centered on the idea that students should “reach out that we perish not.”

Judge Johnston used the words of King Benjamin to teach about spiritual death: “But this much I can tell you, that if ye do not watch yourselves, and your thoughts, and your words and your deeds, and observe the commandments of God, and continue in the faith of what ye have heard concerning the coming of our Lord, even unto the end of your lives, ye must perish. And now, O man, remember, and perish not.

Q&As continue in October 2008 forum

Mike Foley | University Relations | 14 October 2008