With new facilities being constructed and with the planned New Media resources to be installed on campus, MCC has the opportunity to create long-term projects,
both local and statewide, which can contribute to the prosperity of
Joint research project
with the Maui Ocean Center and other marine organizations that produces
models and other learning materials in oceanography.
Joint project with the
state library system to build spatial and audio user-interface for
Hawaii and other states.
Projects with social
service organizations to build models and virtual realities or to
help study and solve problems like homelessness, mental illness, or
Develop a highly innovative
and valuable learning environment on Maui, unique in the world for
what it offers and how it is implemented.
Pioneer a curriculum
unique in its blend of research and development in new media technology,
the arts, the humanities, and the sciences.
Help establish a grassroots
research and development learning environment on Maui by encouraging
original and creative concepts for products, projects, styles, and
Enable students in the
competition of careers by providing a strong orientation in the arts,
sciences and the humanities.
Ensure that course content
remains valuable, creative, innovative, and culturally enriching to
the school and the broader community.
Create a learning environment
for students promoting research and development, self-expression and
with faculty and students of pre-K through graduate school initiatives
in to support student projects and skills that can be carried over
to the community college level.
Nurture and support
the continuing education and creative project development of all school
Support projects that
contribute to valuable innovations and that develop cross-subject
collaboration (such as renewable energy sources, environmental studies,
new media, modeling and simulation, special needs accommodation, agriculture,
learning environments, and telecommunication.)
Maintain a strong relationship
with community groups, businesses, and individuals concerned with
education and in improving educational opportunities for our community.
The goal of the program is to also contribute to community and economic
development by encouraging home-grown, grass-roots innovation, as
well as providing qualified graduating candidates to digital technology
corporations wishing to establish operations in Hawaii.