Recognition and Awards
Ruth Bingham was presented with the 2012 Outstanding
Academic Advisor Award for her leadership and work at the
Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center (PAC). Ruth was also recognized
at the national level for her work with PAC as the recipient of the
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Commissions and
Interest Group Service Award. The award "recognizes an individual
who has provided outstanding service, leadership, and commitment to
a specific commission, interest group, cluster, or the CIG
The Colleges of Arts & Sciences Student Academic Services received the Academic Advising Unit Award for Excellence/Innovation for their leadership and innovation in working with students.
Congratulations to this year's awardees for their exemplary leadership in promoting innovative strategies in academic advising and student success!
Megumi Makino-Kanehiro was given the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award for her work at the Manoa Advising Center. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Reed Dasenbrock commended Dr. Makino-Kanehiro for her leadership of the Manoa Advising Center and her work with the peer mentoring program and mandatory advising, which have been "major influences on student success."
The College of Education's Office of Student Academic Services (OSAS) received the Academic Advising Unit Award for Excellence/Innovation for their leadership and innovation in working with students. OSAS was recognized for integrating alternate modes of advising delivery like Skype, Facebook, and E-lluminate to make advising accessible to students who are not able to come in during normal business hours. Read more about this award on the UH System news site.