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Alumnus Christopher Helm establishes $100,000 endowment for leadership award at Shidler College

Shidler College of Business alumnus Christopher Helm and wife Debra have established a $100,000 endowment through the Helm Family Trust to endow the David Bess Leadership Award. Each year, the award is presented to a promising student leader during the college’s Business Night event.

Visionary gift from Hawaii businessman and philanthropist transforming education at University of Washington and University of Hawaii

An innovative gift from Honolulu-based real estate investor Jay H. Shidler to the Universities of Washington (UW) and Hawaii is being celebrated this week in Seattle. The gift includes cash, potential future leasing income and a transformational real estate gift to be realized a century from now.

Asian Field Study program merges education, culture and business

Shidler business students visit five Asian cities to experience global business first hand.

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik discusses human rights in the Asia Pacific at the Paul Chung Memorial Lecture Series

Dr. Tae-Ung Baik gave an insightful talk on the on-going battle of the International Human Rights Law and enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific region at this year's Dr. N.H. Paul Chung Memorial Lecture & Luncheon.

School of Accountancy Scholarship named for former accounting firm partner Manny Sylvester

Local accounting firm Accuity LLP and the Shidler College of Business accounting faculty joined forces to establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship in honor of Manuel (Manny) R. Sylvester, former managing partner of Coopers & Lybrand.

Shidler alumnus Kai Galli secures career with the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC)

Shidler alumnus Kai Galli (BBA 2017) joined the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) Miami region, as a financial institution specialist in March 2018. The FDIC is a federal agency that insures deposits in banks and thrift institutions in the United States and foreign countries.

Shidler graduates 32 students from its Vietnam MBA program

Donning their caps and gowns, a total of 32 students from the UH Shidler College of Business MBA for Executives in Vietnam (VEMBA) received their diplomas during two separate commencement ceremonies near their respective campuses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series returns this summer

The candid and lively fund manager and former securities executive Will K. Weinstein is returning to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to moderate his annual Ethics Conversation Series. Each year, Weinstein invites distinguished professionals to campus to address ethical issues that are making headlines around the world.

Shidler student receives dream internship with Stanley Cup champions

Shidler undergraduate student John Hewer received his dream marketing internship this summer with the Washington Capitals, a professional ice hockey team, thanks to Rick Varley and Patrick Stuart from the Shidler Internship and Career Development Office.

Parents honor their sons with a $2 million bequest

The Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa received a $2 million bequest from the estate of Clifford and Blanche Hee to expand their scholarship in honor of their sons, Thomas and Michael Hee. Both sons unfortunately predeceased their parents due to complications arising from Hemophilia.

Students and alumni volunteer to help Hawai‘i's homeless

The Shidler Alumni Association, Inter-Business Council and IBC senators from all of Shidler’s student clubs came together to organize a community service project benefitting homeless adults, children and families in the Kaka‘ako neighborhood.

Computer science students win UH Business Plan Competition for their software solution

HONOLULU, HI— On May 3, 2018, the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Shidler College of Business announced the winners of the 2018 UH Business Plan Competition at the Waialae Country Club. Four teams competed for prize packages totaling more than $40,000 in cash and in-kind awards.

Business Night connects business students with mentors

First Insurance Company of Hawaii returns as title sponsor More than 250 business professionals representing 45 local companies mentored business students at the 57th annual Shidler College of Business premier student event, “Business Night.” It was held on May 2 at the Sheraton Waikiki.

Shidler College of Business hosts opening reception at AACSB international conference

HONOLULU— More than 1400 business deans, educators and industry leaders from over 60 countries will be in Honolulu to the attend the AACSB International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) from April 22-24, 2018 at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Class Notes: Jarenn Nagaishi-Choi (BBA 2013) and Bryson Murakami (BBA 2013)

Best wishes to Jarenn Nagaishi-Choi (BBA 2013) and Bryson Murakami (BBA 2013) upon their recent marriage. Bryson and Jarenn tied the knot on February 16, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Events

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Sep 19

Professional-in-Residence: Gregory Kim

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Sep 26

Professional-in-Residence: Piia Aarma

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Sep 27

MIS Splash

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room A-101

Sep 27

PACE Kick Off

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Campus Center Courtyard

Oct 3

Professional-in-Residence: Scott Brewer

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Oct 4

Fall Internship & Career Expo

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Shidler Courtyard

Oct 10

Professional-in-Residence: Gregory Kim

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Oct 11

Hall of Honor Awards 2018

5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel

Oct 31

Professional-in-Residence: Piia Aarma

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Nov 5

Scholarship Luncheon

10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. By invitation only.

Nov 6

Holiday: Election Day

Holiday Observed: Election Day

Nov 7

Professional-in-Residence: Scott Brewer

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Nov 12

Holiday: Veteran's Day

Holiday Observed: Veteran's Day

Nov 14

Professional-in-Residence: Tanna Dang

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Nov 22

Holiday: Thanksgiving Day

Holiday Observed: Thanksgiving Day

Nov 28

Professional-in-Residence: Gregory Kim

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Dec 5

Professional-in-Residence: Piia Aarma

2:00 - 4:15 p.m., Shidler College of Business, Room E-402

Dec 6

Last day of Fall 2018 instruction

Fall 2018 instruction ends

Dec 10

Fall 2018 Final Examinations

Fall 2018 Final Examination Period

Dec 14

Shidler 2018 Fall Commencement Celebration

5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Shidler Courtyard

Dec 15

UH Manoa Fall 2018 Commencement

Commencement, Fall 2018 semester ends

Dec 25

Holiday: Christmas Day

Holiday Observed: Christmas Day

Jan 1

Holiday: 2019 New Year's Day

Holiday Observed: 2019 New Year's Day

Jan 3

Hawaii Accounting Research Conference 2019

January 3 - January 5, UH Mānoa

Jan 7

First Day of Spring 2019 Instruction

Beginning of Spring 2019 Session

PACE: Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship

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