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CMI students target drug use

CMI students target drug use

HILARY HOSIA The College of Marshall Islands is preparing to combat the spread of cocaine and methamphetamine following a survey indicating some college students are using illicit drugs. The survey of 326 students shows 12 percent have tried cocaine while 13 percent have experienced methamphetamine (also known as “ice”). One third of the students who […]

Jaluit CMI center takes off

Jaluit CMI center takes off

HILARY HOSIA One of the best developments in the Marshall Islands today is happening in Jaluit Atoll thanks to the symbiotic relationship between the College of Marshall Islands’ Jaluit Distance Education Center and the locals of Jaluit. Lately, the CMI extension program has hired locals only to work in the expansion of its campus, namely […]

Telphina makes Jaluit history

Telphina makes Jaluit history

Telphina Philimon graduated from the College of the Marshall Islands Distant Learning Center in Jaluit Atoll with an AA degree in Education Tuesday, the first person to graduate since the addition of CMI extension programs on Jaluit.Telphina graduated alongside 16 Adult Basic Education students as part of CMI’s many programs. Read more about this in […]

New budget gives CMI a huge boost

New budget gives CMI a huge boost

Journal 10/16/1981 P2 $24M budget for FY1982 The Nitijela Appropriation bill for FY1982 proposed by Minister of Finance Atjang Paul (Ailinglaplap) shows an anticipated $24.7 million for the fiscal year beginning October 14. Revenue comes from four sources: local revenues, US grant general funds, special US agency grants, and foreign aid from Japan. Paul commended […]

RMI uniqueness on display

RMI uniqueness on display

KELLY LORENNIJ A two-day film project on the internal migration of Marshallese youth highlighted culture, challenges, and solutions in the outer islands and atolls. A total of 12 participants from college and high school were recruited, with the help of CMI first-year and Ri-Majuro Molly Alik, for this International Office of Migration (IOM) and Okeanos […]

CMI Jaluit taking off

CMI Jaluit taking off

The establishment of the College of Marshall Islands’ Distance Education Center on Jabor has been beneficial to students living on Jaluit. The facility is equipped with state of the art equipment that allows college and Adult Basic Education (ABE) students on Jabor to engage with instructors at the main campus in Majuro. The air-conditioned school […]

Navigators creating, sharing art

Navigators creating, sharing art

KELLY LORENNIJ “Ettonaak,” CMI’s literary magazine, started off the new semester with a reading for its second issue, which comprised 11 poems and one short story. In addition to an open mic section, the reading featured writers who contributed to the first and second issues. The magazine, a product of the Liberal Arts Department at […]

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. […]

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