5 Co-op students and supervisors! Ceridian Employer ServicesChristina Kanemoto, Marketing Co-op AlumniLisa Sakoda, Co-op Supervisor
6 Co-op students and supervisors! U.S. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance FacilityBrent Hashimoto and Laura Ha, Co-op Trainees Nuclear EngineeringWallace Kawaguchi, Supervisor
7 Co-op students and supervisors! L to R top - Katherine Nishida & Sandi Yamasaka, Student Nurse Co-opsL to R bottom- Carol Fujioka RN Kaiser Permanente and Norma Fujise, School of Nursing
8 The Student ShowcaseCo-op students presented their Co-op highlights and experiences to the group of Deans, faculty, employers, and students.Mahalo to:J. Brooke Bingaman and Eric LauMeteorology Graduate students, Co-op with the National Weather Service- Honolulu Forecast OfficeBrent HashimotoElectrical Engineer Undergraduate student, Co-op with the U.S. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMFJenelle WongArchitecture Graduate student, Co-op with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
9 Student Showcase presents: J. Brooke BingamanMeteorology Co-op
14 Special recognition- Faculty Award Dr. Tep Dobry- Interim Assistant Dean for the College of Engineering since 2000Engineering instructor for the Co-op course, ENGR 493 since 2000.Hi Chang Chae Excellence in Teaching Award in 1999 and 2001.Continued support and service as a mentor, guide, and liaison in the College of Engineering for students, employers and Co-op faculty.
15 Supervisor NomineesGreg Ahlstrom, Finance Manager with Parsons UXB Joint Venture Nominator Qin Guo, Accounting Co-opCarol Fujioka, Registered Nurse with Kaiser Permanente Nominator Katherine Nishida, Co-op Student NurseCarol Anne Hall, Registered Nurse with The Queens Medical Center *1994 Supervisor of the Year and nominated 3 x Nominator Sandi Yamasaka, Co-op Student NurseWallace Kawaguchi, Supervisor Nuclear Engineer U.S. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Nominator Laura Ha, Co-op Trainee – Nuclear EngineerAndrew Nash, Science Operations Officer with the National Weather Service- Honolulu Forecast Office Nominators J. Brooke Bingaman & Eric Lau, Meteorology Co-opsLisa Sakoda, Sales Associate with Ceridian Employer Services Nominator Christina Kanemoto, Marketing/Sales Co-op
16 Supervisors nominee awards: L to R: Lisa Sakoda and Wallace KawaguchiCarol FujiokaGreg Ahlstrom
17 Co-op Supervisor of the Year Andrew Nash“ Andy consistently shares insights from his experience and helps us achieve our goals.”– Eric Lau, Co-op student
18 Student Nominees: D. Brandon K. Braitwaite-Ahuna Co-op Nuclear Engineer with U.S. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMFMajor: Electrical Engineering“The Co-op program has been the biggest influence on my career decision. It has given me a head start at exploring the real career world.”Treena Loos - Co-op with National Weather Service- Honolulu Forecast OfficeMajor: Meteorology“The Co-op experience has greatly enhanced my career development and goals. It has allowed me to minimize the ‘entering the workforce blues’ by gaining experience while pursuing my degree. “
19 Student Nominees Erin Nakayama Student Nurse Co-op with Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and ChildrenMajor: Nursing“The experience I gained from the Co-op program was priceless. It allowed me to improve on my general nursing skills and build new ones.”Kieran SchaferCo-op Trainee Naval Sea Systems Command with U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare CenterMajor: Liberal Arts- Communication/Science“The Co-op experience has not only given me greater insight into the job fields of today, but has allowed me to apply and to better understand the material I learn in school.
20 Co-op Student of the Year Treena LoosHighlightsPut together a first of its kind, comprehensive, statewide database of rainfall dataCalculated precipitations frequencies for State of HawaiiConverted Hawai‘i State Dam Catalog to Access databaseCompiled Hurricane forecast error statisticsPresented for the Integrating Mentoring for Unlimited Achievement (IMUA), a diversity grant funded program with Student Employment & Co-op to promote and mentor high school girls into science, math, engineering & technology careers
21 10th Annual Co-op AwardsFrom left to rignt: UH Mānoa Chancellor Peter Englert, Treena Loos (Co-op Student of the Year, Andy Nash (Co-op Supervisor of the Year) Dr. Tep Dobry (Special Faculty Recognition) & Arleen Fujimoto-Ikuma.
22 Co-op thanks faculty, employers, & students for your support: Acknowledgements and donors for scholarship & awardsClock & Trophy- Waldo NakamuraSteven Nariyoshi Realty, LLCBishop MuseumIBM7-ElevenWallace TheatersWaikiki AquariumRainbowtiqueUHM- Office of Intercollegiate AthleticsUHM- Kennedy TheaterUHM- Parking Office- Elwyn WatkinsU.S. Forest ServiceStudent Employment & Cooperative Education – Craft Fair & Silent Auction fundraisingAwards Selection CommitteeEmployerSharon Nakamura, PersonnelState of Hawai‘i -Dept of Accounting and General ServicesFacultyDr. Kenton Kramer, Professor of Tropical Medicine & Medical MicrobiologySchool of MedicineAlumnusGarret Kojima, Graphic DesignerCrazy Shirts, Inc.Former Co-op with Walt Disney Imagineering
23 Cooperative Education- Recognizing 10 years of Excellence Co-op Supervisor of the Year1994 Carol Hall Queen’s Medical Center1995 Lydia Groom Queen’s Medical Center1996 Arnold Kameda Coopers & Lybrand, LLP1997 Gayle Arakaki Queen’s Medical Center1998 Brenda Maglasang Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children1999 Goro Sulijoadikusumo State Department of Transportation2000 Wil Chen Kapi‘olani Health Systems2001Jill Kurasaki Queen’s Medical Center2002 Brenda Pang Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women and Children2003 Andrew Nash National Weather Service- Honolulu Forecast OfficeCo-op Student of the Year1994 Denton Kort City & County H-POWER1995 Mary Medina Queen’s Medical Center1996 Katsuya Tasaki Kapiolani Community College Office of Community Services1997 Vivian Chiu-Yue Ho Castle and Cooke Properties Inc.1998 James Kwon U.S. Air Force1999 Yu-Ling Chang Tzu-Chi Academy2000 Harry Lake III Castle & Cooke Homes, Inc.2001 Shayna Dorris U.S. Army Audit Agency2002 Chad Kaanoi Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF2003 Treena Loos National Weather Service- Honolulu Forecast Office
24 The Staff Myrtle Ching-Rappa Director Linda Miyake Secretary Arleen Fujimoto-IkumaAssistant Director/Co-op CoordinatorAileen ChingCo-op Support StaffIris TakushiCo-op CounselorWendy SoraWendy OritaCo-op AssistantStudent recognition powerpointDavid LatoGraphic ArtistInvitation, E-invitation, & Program designsDavid NeelyWeb designerWebsite design & technical supportMichael Ni & Aimee MatsuuraAssistantSet-up
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