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Event Info

Nov 08, 2012 07:00
Education

UH’s responsibility as a land grant institution: A town hall meeting

in Food Security in Public education system

UH’s RESPONSIBILITY AS A LAND GRANT INSTITUTION: A TOWN HALL MEETING

Thursday, November 8, from 7-9 pm, at the UH-M Architecture Auditorium
Panelists:
Tom Apple (Chancellor, UH-M)
Scott Enright (State Department of Agriculture)
Maria Gallo (CTAHR Dean, UH-M)
Z ‘Aki and Brandi Eliloanaauikeakuamakalani Hyden (Students with Makawalu, UH-M)
Jon Osorio (Hawaiian Studies, UH-M)

Moderator:
Walter Ritte (Community Activist and off-the-grid fish farmer and hunter)

Event format: three questions to be answered by each panelist, followed (time permitting) by questions from the audience.

The three questions are:

1. What are the University of Hawai’i's obligations to the community as a land grant institution?

2. How can this university system help meet the needs of a society that imports 90% of its food?

3. The UH Strategic plan calls for the university to be “a Hawaiian place of learning.” What is the role of Hawaiian traditional knowledge in fulfilling the University’s obligation as a Land Grant Institution?

Co-sponsors: UH Food Sovereignty, UH GMO Education Project, Makawalu, UH-M English Department

This event is free and open to the public.

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