'College is a Family Affair' night offers campus tours, college information

April 17 at Windward Community College

Windward Community College
Bonnie J Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Mktg & Public Rel Dir, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Apr 5, 2013

Families invited to learn more about Windward CC
Families invited to learn more about Windward CC


Windward Community College invites families to learn more about the college's campus environment, new programs and support services at the "College is a Family Affair" event on Wed., April 17, 2013 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. in Hale ‘Akoakoa. This event is free and includes childcare and dinner. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 235-7454.
What to Expect
Come early! The event will begin with free trolley campus tours, an inspirational message by local personality and Windward CC graduate, “Lina Girl” Langi, as well as breakout sessions on the application process, financial aid, returning adults to college and Paipai o Ko‘olau, a partnership between Windward CC and Harold K.L. Castle Foundation encouraging and supporting education for the Ko‘olau communities.
Programs Showcased
Potential students will be introduced to Windward CC staff, faculty and new programs and degrees, including the associate in arts degree in Hawaiian studies and the associate in science degree in veterinary technology, agripharmatech certificate, iCAN, drama and theatre courses, TRiO student support services, service-learning opportunities, and more! We know you’ll want to join us!
"This event is not just for recent high school graduates or students planning ahead, but also for mom and dad, who are thinking that the time to attend college is now," said Carla Rogers, counselor for adult learners "We're here to support community members who want to make a college a part of their families' successful future."
Windward CC Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Ardis Eschenberg said, "As students enter into higher education, their success often depends on the support of their family. This event offers tools to empower the entire family to reach their individual educational goals, and at the same time supporting the needs of their family."