Welcome to SEED!
Hey SEED Fam, “the UH Manoa Department of Public Safety Toys for Tots donation drive has officially begun!
To donate, you can drop off a new, unwrapped toy at the DPS office at #UHManoa Campus Services Building (1951 East-West Road).
Mahalo for helping to brighten up the holiday season for our local keiki!”
- November 10: Veterans Day (Non-Instructional Day)
- November 23: Thanksgiving (Non-Instructional Day)
- November 24: (Non-Instructional Day)
Stay updated and follow our Instagram @uhmseed for more information!
Word of the Month
Things To Know
November is National Scholarship Month! Apply to these scholarships to help pay for tuition and books!
Apply to the UH System Scholarships!
Apply at: www.hawaii.edu/scholarships
We celebrate La Kü’oko’a, one of the first holidays to be observed annually in Hawaii. On November 28, 1843, Hawaii was formally recognized as an independent nation by the powerful countries of Britain and France.
Apply for the 2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Minority Health Research Training (MHRT) Program!
Scan the QR Code for the application!
Find more information here: manoa.hawaii.edu/tropicalmedicine/mhirt
Hey SEED Fam! Check out this upcoming event on anti-bias. On Saturday, November 4, 2023, featuring anti-bias expert, John Nimmo will facilitate a discussion after watching a film.
RSVP Here: https://tinyurl.com/6H427XFR
Celebrate LGBT History Month
We have a lot of exciting events coming up! Stay tuned!
American Filipino History Month
October is Filipino American History Month which “honors the history, pursuits, accomplishments, and legacy of Filipinos in the United States. It also serves to provide a link between Filipinos in the U.S. and Filipinos in the Philippines by showcasing their shared culture and heritage.”
Domestic Violence Month
October 30: Deadline to drop a course without a “W” gradeStay updated and follow our Instagram @uhmseed for more information!
The SEED office has organized three (3) Lunch & Learn sessions, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in the Queen Liliʻuokalani Center room 412 on:
September 28, 2023 – Using Gender Inclusive Pronouns & Language
October 05, 2023 – Supporting Student Veterans on Campus
November 28, 2023 – Going to Graduate School – For DSS Staff & Faculty
Please see attached flyer for more information. You may also contact SEED at (808) 956-4642 or by email to email@example.com
Fourth week of school and you already have papers to write?
For this week’s R&R (Resources & Recommendations), check out: Write On!–GA’s drop-in writing space.
Write On! is an opportunity to work on whatever projects you have and/or to collaborate, discuss, and solicit critique on your writing and ideas.
Important dates for September
QUEERIFY returns this September to celebrate Hawaiian History Month, Filipino History Month, and LGBT History Month. Sessions are open to the public and feature presenters and panelists from UH and the community.
You can view the program and register for sessions now at: https://queerifyhi.wixsite.com/queerifyhi/queerify2023
Are you interested in learning about ethnic identity? Consider checking out ES 301 with Racquel Raneses offered this Fall 2023.
In this course, students will have an opportunity to engage with storytelling as a way to instill a deeper critical understanding of who they are, and where they come from, and develop an action-oriented mindset to building a better society.
Hey SEED Fam, today is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). On the second slide, we have provided a list of resources and where to get tested.
Anyway, “National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995. This is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.”
For more info: https://go.hawaii.edu/xkF
Hey SEED Fam, Today is world blood donor day! “World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood.” If you can, please make time to donate blood.
Find your match! https://go.hawaii.edu/kxb
Here is a video clip of the Ho`okele Workshop produced by UHM SOEST featuring Kai`ulani Murphy, navigator of the Hokulea speaking on voyaging to faculty, staff and community. Check out this quick video and how SOEST has a commitment to develop a Native Hawaiian sense of place in their department and at UHManoa.
The Kaukau 4 Keiki program is accepting registrations for its summer meal box program on Oʻahu!
Kahumana is the sponsor for Oʻahu, offering a weekly box of locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and proteins for nine weeks starting May 30.
There are multiple pick-up locations across Wahiawa, Nanakuli, Waiʻanae, Waikane, Kualoa, Kaʻaʻawa, Hauʻula, Sunset Beach, Pupukea, Haleiwa, Waipahu, Ewa Beach, and Kapolei, with one distribution per week Link: https://www.kaukau4keiki.org
It’s finally the end of the spring 2023 semester! Have a safe summer 2023! Here is a small list of hikes on Oahu that you can do now that you finished finals!!