Education Impact – Reaching Future Generations


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When: Sep 27 2017 - 6:30pm until Sep 27 2017 - 8:30pm
Where: Keoni Auditorium, Imin Conference Center, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

The East-West Center Education Program Presents 
Wednesday Evening Seminar
Fall 2017

Education Impact – Reaching Future Generations

Dawn Dekle, President of the American University of Nigeria

Mark Hines, Director of the Mid-Pacific eXploratory Program (MPX)

Wednesday Evening Seminar is an East-West Center student-led initiative supported by the Education Program and a generous gift from Richard H. Cox. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by presenters and participants at the Wednesday Evening Seminar do not necessarily reflect those of the East-West Center.

The seminar this evening is about how educational institutions can have an impact on the future well-being and prosperity of different communities. Speakers Mark Hines and Dawn Dekle will describe the unique challenges they face in directing innovative educational programs and discuss the far-reaching ways they hope to influence their students and communities for the better.

Dawn Dekle

Dr. Dawn Dekle is the president of the American University of Nigeria (A.U.N.). Before joining A.U.N., Dr. Dekle was president of Orkhon University in Mongolia, president of the American University of Iraq, provost at the American University of Afghanistan, and dean at the S. P. Jain School of Management in Singapore. As a scholar of psychology, leadership, law, and management, Dr. Dekle has published in academic journals, presented at international conferences, given keynote addresses for the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and has served as an analyst for television and radio regarding U.S. policy strategies in Asia and the Middle East. She earned her B.A. degree in psychology from Texas A&M University, Ph.D. in psychology from Dartmouth College, and J.D. from Stanford University Law School. Dr. Dekle will be joining us via Skype from Nigeria.

Mark Hines

Dr. Mark Hines is the director of the Mid-Pacific eXploratory (MPX) program at Mid-Pacific Institute. MPX is a grade 9 & 10 program that is grounded in integrated, community project-based learning. Students build authentic projects and work on community issues while integrating math, science, language, social studies, and art. Dr. Hines consults and presents locally and nationally on issues of deeper learning in schools, technology in education, and school transformation. He has taught science, math, and technology for 35 years. A National Tandy Technology Scholar, Dr. Hines is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching and Technology Educator of the Year from the Pacific Technology Foundation. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Hawaii, and a B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Name: Kuhio Vogeler