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Tanaka Receives UH Maui College Chancellor’s Award

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Georgette Tanaka, recipient of the UH Maui College Chancellor's Award 2011. Photo courtesy of UH.

By Sonia Isotov

Georgette Tanaka, an office assistant in Admission and Records, at the University of Hawaii Maui College, will receive the prestigious Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service.

The University of Hawai‘i Community Colleges Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Service recognizes a faculty member or civil service or administrative, professional and technical employee for outstanding demonstrated work performance, service, leadership and fostering of excellence in higher education.


Georgette Tanaka is an office assistant in Admissions and Records and handles multiple aspects of the student admission process, including assistance with New Student Orientation, international students and Veterans Administration. According to a written statement, she juggles many duties and responsibilities, yet completes each task accurately and with a smile on her face. She is enthusiastic, dependable, gets along with everyone, and always gives more than 100 percent.

Recipients from across the UH system will all receive their awards at the annual Convocation ceremony to be held September 27, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Kennedy Theatre on the UH Mānoa campus.

The ceremony is open to the public at no charge, and no reservations are needed.


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