Alumni Newsletter

February, 2012
Spirit Week Banner

BYU–Hawaii celebrates Spirit Week on campus with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends from February 6-11, 2012, in honor of its founding on February 12, 1955. Click here to view a full list of events for the week.  

Alum Builds in PNG
Alum Builds Kingdom in PNG
350 people gathered to witness the groundbreaking of the first LDS meetinghouse in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. 
Cultural Picture
Culture Shock Workshop
On Thursday, January 5, the
Alumni Relations Office conducted a
Culture Shock workshop for all new
international and domestic students.
Book Blue
Alum Author of New Book 
Dr. Morris Graham focuses on "developing the capacity to think higher, wider, and deeper...".
Current Construction
Updates on Construction
Nearly a month has passed since the groundbreaking ceremony for construction of the new multi-use building on BYU–Hawaii campus.
Student Picture
An Inexpensive Education 
All BYU campuses (Hawaii, Idaho, Provo)  made the top ten for least expensive private schools, and were among the Best Colleges rankings.
President Wheelwright on Leadership
"Our unwavering purpose as a university is to help each of you become learners, leaders and builders..."
Young Blood
Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Youngblood
When Jennifer Youngblood walked across the stage to receive her diploma in April of 2009, it was truly a family affair. Her husband Patrick was walking beside her, also graduating, and their two sons, Auston and Cameron, stood in the audience, cheering them on. Jennifer’s affiliation with BYU–Hawaii began many years ago after she graduated from high school and then got accepted into BYU–Hawaii as a freshman. “I remember kissing my mother goodbye at the airport in Atlanta before boarding a plane to the unknown. I was scared to death, but I soon learned that The Spirit of Aloha is akin to Southern Hospitality...
In Memoriam
Upcoming Events 
    • February 6-11, BYU–Hawaii Spirit Week 
  • February 18, Washington State Chapter Aloha Event
  • February 20, BYU–Hawaii vs GCU Pre-Game Reception and Game
 New Chapter Chairs 
  • Ricky Mak, Indonesia Chapter
  • Junjiro Makise, Japan Chapter
  • Click here to see the full list of alumni chapters and chairs.
 Career Corner Job Postings