MCC CHANCELLOR’S ADVISORY
COUNCIL HORIZONS COMMITTEE MEETING
November 29, 2004
Attendance: Scott Broadbent,
David Cole, Dorvin Leis, Clyde
Sakamoto, Steve Williams,
Meeting called to
order by Dorvin Leis.
– Scott gave a presentation to the
committee showing income and expenditures during the past
year. Unit summary reports were presented showing this year’s
Goals – A goal of $580,000 has been set for this fiscal year. Scott
explained the UH Centennial campaign which is currently in the “Quiet
Phase” and will become public this summer. Dorvin
has made a generous pledge to lead this
Institutional Advancement Goals:
and Operational Program Support – Proposals were submitted to
the UH Foundation by campus units to
support academic programs. Approval was sought by Horizons Committee
members and Bill Wong moved to support
the programs. The motion was seconded by David Cole.
EPSCOR grant was written to support
2006, MCC will host the 9th annual Islands of the World
conference where the theme will be sustainable development.
Nattrass and Mary Altomare
are presenting a “sustainable development” lecture. Windpower is one step MCC is actively pursuing.
Bill Wong mentioned that we need to get
the information about the Nattrass presentation
out to the community. Clyde
indicated that his presentation will be aired on MCC’s
Channel 55 KeAo newsletters were
distributed and the recommendation was made to
use recycled paper with soil based ink on the next newsletter.
Maui Oral Care Center – There is a need in the community for a new
facility to serve the poor of Maui
County. Over $160,000 has come in to
the existing center through Medicaid since March and the program is
becoming self-sustaining. Currently there is a Dental Assistant
program but MCC hopes to also offer a
Dental Hygienists program in the future. The Weinberg Foundation
will be approached to gift the land and
facilities construction for the new Oral Health Center; $100,000 has been
received from the Strong Foundation for design work.
– New scholarships are being sought as we examine new means of helping
Maui residents fund a college education. The Culinary
Department has been quite successful in getting community support. A
suggestion was made to contact the MLP
fleet manager to brainstorm
about the local automobile dealers
working on a focus group to find
resources for auto scholarships.
Maui has a problem with low wages and high home prices; student housing
needs to be affordable for students to
suggestion was made by the committee to
tie into the county fair parade
members would like a formal calendar of
fundraising events so they can plan their year.
of a college town feel needs to
Mayor is in support of MCC but support is needed from the county council
backing up our four-year degree offerings.
committee members were encouraged to
bring guests to the Class Act to
share MMC with the community.
should begin with Mary Ann Fitch and Rob Merriman to
work with the realtors on getting MCC
information to new home buyers.
Upcoming Activities: Next Meeting is February