College and Career Counselor » Events/Announcements


The TRiO program is federally funded and we offer a variety of free services to our students.  In order to qualify students must identify as one of the following:

  1. Low income according to Federal Guidelines

  2. First Generation to college (meaning neither of your parents have a bachelor’s degree in the US)

  3. Registered student with Disability Support Services Office.

Additional requirements:

  1. Be working on your first degree

  2. Be a US Citizen or permanent US resident

One of the services we provide is a tuition free Summer Bridge English 98/100 course.  The English 100 (3 credits) lecture course and English 98 (3 credits) as a support course.  By successfully passing these courses the Foundation Writing course will be completed. Allowing for more course options and ultimately graduate sooner.

This is an 8 week course starting on June 17 - August 8, 2019 with ENG 100 (3 credits) from 11:00am-12:30pm, meeting from Monday - Thursday and ENG 98 (3 credits) meeting Monday-Thursday from 12:45-1:45 pm.  Attendance is mandatory. The course tuition, materials, books, and activities associated with the Summer Bridge course is FREE!!

For more information please join us for a Summer Bridge 2019 Open House on either May 29, 2019 from 4:30-5:30pm in Iliahi 113.  Click on this Google Form link to RSVP, Summer Bridge 2019 Open House.

Please feel free to contact TRiO at 734-9553 or via email,, if you have any questions.

Medical Diagnosis and Treatment (July 8-12)

Considering a career in health care?  During this week-long summer program, take part in gross anatomy laboratory , clinical skills laboratories, computerized manikin simulations, and standardized patient interactions.  You’ll learn how to:describe the epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses common in Hawaii;

  • perform basic clinical skills such as measuring vital signs and listening to the heart and lungs with stethoscopes; and
  • interview and counsel patients.


For program and registration information, go to

See flyer in the sidebar for information and registration page.

Deadline to register is June 1st. 

Queen’s is providing PAID TUITION* for 26 Students who are accepted into Queen’s and Kapiolani Community College’s (KCC) new College to Career Program.

KCC and Queen’s College to Career Program

  • Paid Tuition* for 26 medical assistants will be awarded
  • Recipients enter KCC’s Medical Assisting Program
  • Learn & Earn as a Physician Practice Assistant intern at Queen’s for 16 hours/week
*Paid tuition does not include books, activity fee and liability insurance
Click on the logo to apply
The Job ID is 123500
For more information, call 808-691-8049
Email: Sally Pestana <>
Deadline - June 10, 2019
Campus Ready
Grads - get 20% off your ENTIRE purchase as you shop for college.
RSVP - Click on the logo.
Sunday, July 21, 2019 4:00pm-8:00pm, Pearlridge
See the flyer for more details.
Also, see their flyer for shopping ideas if you're moving to a dorm.

Hobsons and Kaplan Partner to Bring You Free Interactive Livestreaming and Video On-Demand Courses

College, Career, and Life Readiness

Includes PSAT Prep, ACT Bootcamp, and SAT Rapid Review


  • What's College Like? Live
  • Stress-Free (Almost) College Planning Live
  • Financial Aid & Paying for College Live
  • Mindfulness in Testing Live
  • ASVAB Rapid Review Live

Click on the graphic to learn more.


Dental Assisting; EMT; medical Assisting: Med Lab Tech; OT Assistant; PT Assistant; Radiologic Tech; Respiratory Care Practicioner; Mobile Intensive Care Tech; Community Health Worker


  • Information sessions are  designed to introduce you to the health career of your choosing. 
  • You’ll meet the program director, learn more about your career pathway, admission requirements and program curriculum, application requirements (prerequisite and support courses), selection criteria, preadmission exams (if any), program costs, financial aid, and counselor contacts. 
  • Attendance at an information session within one year of your application submission is mandatory.  Please be sure to sign in at the information session to record your attendance. You are responsible to remember when you attend an information session. Information session attendance is valid for one calendar year from the date of attendance. 

See the flyer in the sidebar.

For general questions, please contact the Health Careers Counseling Center Phone: (808) 734-9224 / Email: