Ericson helps Danes with master's program
David P. Ericson
, a professor in the College of Education at University of Hawaii at Manoa, lectured and helped create a master's program on education in a multicultural society as part of a Fulbright Senior Specialists project in May. His services were requested by the University of Aarhus in Denmark through the Fulbright Scholarship
Board and U.S. Department of State.
Nathan Nakatsuka of Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu has been awarded a $20,000 National Coca-Cola Scholarship. He was one of 252 of the country's most outstanding high school seniors selected by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
Collin Siu, a Willamette University graduating senior, is one of 20 selected for the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a project of the Congressional Hunger Center. He will spend six months with community-based organizations involved in fighting hunger and poverty, followed by six months in Washington, D.C., working with national organizations. Siu will participate in a summer internship in Washington with the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies, an organization striving to involve Asians in the political process. He has worked for the nonprofit Hawaii Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development, and the nonprofit Alu Like Inc., which assists native Hawaiians in achieving social and economic self-sufficiency.
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