Maeda lands language scholarship
Jared Lane K. Maeda
of Wailuku received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the State Department. Maeda will spend two months over the summer in Suwon, South Korea, as part of a Korean language institute hosted by the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health in the Division of Health Policy and Administration.
The University of Hawaii-Hilo, celebrating its 60th anniversary, recognized the following for outstanding performance: Lynette N. Egusa
, a counselor in the financial aid office, received the Pulama 'Ike Award; Lorna Arita-Tsutsumi
, a professor of entomology, the Distinguished Service Award for Improving Student Life; Dr. Cheryl M. Ramos
, an assistant professor of psychology, the Taniguchi Award for Excellence and Innovation, in memory of the founders of KTA Superstores; and Neal Nagao
, supervisor, the Excellence in Building and Grounds Maintenance Award.
Recognized for 30 years of service to the university were Michael Tanabe, professor of plant science; Barbara Heintz, a counselor in the student affairs office; and Corinne L. Tamashiro, program coordinator for the College of Continuing Education and Community Service.
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