College of the Marshall Islands

‘One Island’ attracts ROC interest

‘One Island’ attracts ROC interest

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Commerce and the College of the Marshall Islands put out a great display of “One Island, One Product” under the Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sport Center Tuesday as part of the Marshall Islands program for ROC President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit this week. After speaking at Nitijela Tuesday morning, Tsai […]

Moi farm expansion set

Moi farm expansion set

REBECCA LATHROP Hilton Kendall speaks proudly about the moi fish farm project that Aquaculture Technologies of the Marshall Islands (ATMI) piloted in 2012 and which currently employs nearly 40 local workers. The company has six cages that house the moi until they reach at least one pound, when they are marketable at $4 per pound. […]

CMI students ready to cook

CMI students ready to cook

ISAAC MARTY No more cooking inside the marine science laboratory for College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) Nutrition 114 Class because a new kitchen fully equipped with cookware is now in place. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) provided funding for the new kitchen through its LDS Charities, the church’s humanitarian organization. […]

CMI steps up college prep

CMI steps up college prep

ISAAC MARTY A College of the Marshall Islands “Accelerated Program” to reduce the number of students in the developmental level has shown positive results as a majority of 40 enrolled students passed the summer mid-term test recently. The purpose of the new program is “to get them (students) up very quickly,” said CMI Executive Advisor […]

Secret panel selects float winners

Secret panel selects float winners

Prior to the 38th Constitution Day float competition last week, the Constitution Day Committee made an agreement to engage three judges — whose identities were kept secret from the public — to determine the winning floats. The identity of judges was kept secret even from the committee members to make sure there was no inside […]

You are what you eat

You are what you eat

ISAAC MARTY The next five to fifty years of our lives depend on nutrition. And nutrition is more than just the food we eat. It includes physical exercise on a daily basis. The Marshall Islands is facing the difficult challenge of high rates of diabetes. Diabetes is the number one Marshallese killer. Solution? Healthy lifestyle. […]

New era opens for CMI

New era opens for CMI

ISAAC MARTY New students entering College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) is but one of many new things happening at CMI. Narose Jorren shows that you need a new ID card. Without it, you can’t get your school materials at the bookstore, meals at the on-campus takeout, internet access with the IT Department, and other […]

Bikes new Baninnur Club donation

Bikes new Baninnur Club donation

Ten new bicycles, including helmets and rear flashing lights for the only bikers’ club on island, College of the Marshall Islands based Baninnur Club, were received from Do It Best last week. The items were purchased through a $2,000 grant funded by the Kiwanis Club of LaJolla, California. Baninnur Club co-founder Winder Loeak said there […]