Kahua Hana & Kupuohi I Ka La, Title III - Increasing Capacity for Continual Growth, UHMaui College and Hawaiʻi CC

University of Hawai‘i Maui College Title III grant will continue to support the student success program: Muʻo Aʻe by implementing the following activities as part of a first and second year program focusing on School and Work

1) Develop a new student intake process that includes a needs assessment to mitigate student barriers.

2) Provide Instructional Designer (ID) services to incorporate culturally based training in various modalities for students that include training regarding: financial literacy, creative course scheduling, financing college, and financial aid planning.

3) Integrate academic and professional studies in real-world practice by providing career preparation activities in year one of the student success program, and in year two, work experience opportunities thereby confirming students career choice, or giving students an early opportunity to make career changes.