Alumni Featured Students

Featured Students

Our former students make us proud! Not only have they earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree, they usually have continued to work and support families while doing it. They’ve worked hard and have gone on to do great things.

Please enjoy the features and articles below, which highlight some of the many inspiring stories of our graduates.

05/13 – First MSW earned through distance learning at University Center Maui

October 2014

KAHULUI — University of Hawai‘i student Nakita Coelho-Villiarimo was awarded a master of social work degree on May 10 during ceremonies at the University Center Maui. This is the first Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work degree earned via distance learning by a Hana, Maui resident. “I am grateful I was able to earn… read more

05/10 – Graduates realize 'anything is possible' (Maui News)

October 2014

Read this Maui News article describing the academic achievements of a mother (MSW graduate) and daughter (Baldwin HS graduate).–anything-is-possible-.html read more