JOB OPENING: Coordinator of Asian American & Pacific Islander Student Involvement & Advocacy

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Jul 052016
 

University Human Resources at University of Maryland is seeking a Coordinator of Asian American & Pacific Islander Student Involvement & Advocacy.

Position Summary:

Responsible for fostering community among Asian American and Pacific Islander students and leaders, serving as an advocate for the needs of AAPI students in and out of the classroom, and promoting the intellectual, personal, social, leadership, and identity development of AAPI students. The Coordinator will advise AAPI student organizations and leaders and support their efforts in community and program development.

  • Opening Date: 06/30/2016
  • Closing Date: 07/21/2016

 

Apply here: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/43867

Pacific Environment Information Network [PEIN] Survey

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Feb 292016
 

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HELP US TO KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW

If you live in a Pacific island country or territory and you have three minutes to spare, we would love it if you could answer our very short survey by clicking on the link below.

Your answers will help shape an upcoming education and awareness campaign that is taking place across the Pacific region.

When you’re finished you can go into a draw to win a SPREP prize pack that includes a t-shirt, hat, USB stick, posters and stickers. And, regardless of whether you win a prize, you’ll get a great sense of satisfaction from knowing that you helped us out

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JRZF8XS

Click here to learn more: https://www.facebook.com/SPREP.PEIN/photos/a.180356718676305.38546.101762106535767/1123093304402637/?type=3

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Internship Program

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Feb 262016
 

White_House_WashingtonThe White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders offers full-time internships year round (spring, summer, and fall). Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week will be considered, although the Initiative prioritizes full-time applicants (32-40 hours a week). The following internship sites are available:

  • Washington, DC at the Initiative headquarters
  • Seattle, WA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Remote (for communications/multimedia intern)

Click here for more information: https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships2015-02-23-whiaapi_instagram-thumb

Marshallese Iakwe Club (MIC) Performing “Biit” at UH Hilo International Nights

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Feb 192016
 
MIC at UH Hilo's 2014 International Night (Photo Credit: Risa K. Myazoe / Marshallese Iakwe Club)

Marshallese Iakwe Club at UH Hilo’s 2014 International Night (Photo Credit: Risa K. Myazoe / Marshallese Iakwe Club)

One of the biggest nights of the year in Hilo is happening within hours.  The Pacific Islander clubs on campus are performing at UH Hilo 2016 International Nights tonight, Friday, February 19 and tomorrow night, Saturday, February 20.  They have all been practicing vigorously in preparation to showcase their culture. Continue reading »

Congratulations Pacific Islander Graduates of Fall 2015!!

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Feb 192016
 

DSC_1635Congratulations to all Pacific Islander graduates of Fall 2015!!

Please visit our Pacific Islander Alumni photo gallery here: http://www.pacificstudents.org/alumni/

Our list of graduates:

  • Elaine Chugen – Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Renee David – Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Lashay Masami – Republic of Palau
  • Ruby Tapuai – American Samoa
  • Keefe Techitong – American Samoa
  • Zachary Tman – Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Sale Fatu – American Samoa
  • Lynette Seigafo – American Samoa
  • Losalia Seumanu – American Samoa
  • Josephine Tupu – American Samoa
  • Siulepa Ulagalelei – American Samoa

Mahalo for being inspirations to us all and God Bless on your future endeavors!

Are You A Pacific Islander Musician, Artist, or Writer? Let Us Share Your Work and Create Your Music Video!

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Feb 102016
 

We are looking to promote Pacific Islanders’ creative and artistic works  to empower our youth and inspire others.

Eligibility:

  • All ages are allowed.
  • You must be a Pacific Islander residing in the state of Hawaii.
  • For music videos, you must be residing in Big Island, preferably reachable in Hilo.

Are you a Pacific Islander musician or singer?  Pacific Students Media is currently seeking Pacific Islander musicians to share their songs as well as create music videos for them.

Are You a Pacific Islander artist, poet or writer?  Pacific Students Media is currently seeking Pacific Islander artists, poets and writers to share their artwork, poems, essays, opinions as well as create slam poetry videos.

If you or someone you know fits these descriptions, please email us at pisc@hawaii.edu or message us on Facebook at Pacific Students Media.

Jan 292016
 
SaLvage Islanders thanks all its supporters and Pacific Islanders working to uplift their community in Hilo and Hawaii as a whole (Credit: SaLvage Islanders)

SaLvage Islanders thanks all its supporters and Pacific Islanders working to uplift their community in Hilo and Hawaii as a whole (Photo Credit: SaLvage Islanders)

A Micronesian and Christian youth network is hoping to extend its roots in Hilo.  Known for its popular clothing line, Sa[L]vage Islanders was launched on New Year’s Eve 2012 in San Jose, California by two Yapese-Pohnpeian brothers.

Texter Robester and his younger brother Vester Robester were both born and raised in Hilo, later relocating to San Jose, California where after prayer, Texter conceived the vision for what would be later known as SaLvage Islanders (also known as SLVG Island’R). Continue reading »

NAPIRE (Native American and Pacific Islander Research Experience) in Costa Rica

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Jan 292016
 

“The NAPIRE program introduces undergraduate students to scientific research by making them responsible for completing a research project. Students are supported to this end by giving them their basic living needs (travel, room and board), guidance by a Research Mentor, Home Mentor and OTS staff, a small budget for supplies, and a venue for presenting the Research results, the NAPIRE Symposium. All this takes place in Costa Rica, in the beautifully conserved biological stations of OTS.”

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“Sound The Alarm Music” Video Competition

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Jan 262016
 

“Sound the Alarm is a music video competition open to all Pacific Island youth between the ages of 18 to 35. The competition is not only searching for talent but also potential advocates willing to stand up to corruption and be the voice for anti-corruption messages through music. It is an activity supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with funding from the Australian Government. For more details on how to enter, visit the Pacific Youth Council or PYFAC 2015 Network on facebook.”

Click here to visit their Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/330998180433384/?hc_location=ufi

Click here to visit their website: http://www.pacificyouthcouncil.org/