College of the Marshall Islands

Schools do packets, in-person

Schools do packets, in-person

WILMER JOEL Upward Bound Program is sticking to its traditional school calendar and is scheduled to start classes next week. This program is a college preparatory program that provides eligible high schoolers rigorous academic support and guidance toward post-secondary education. However, there will be changes in how students will enter the campus at the College […]

Covid is knocking on the RMI’s door

Covid is knocking on the RMI’s door

GIFF JOHNSON With the border opening looming, there is more talk in the community about the arrival of Covid in RMI. There are more questions than answers: Are we ready, will there be lockdowns, will schools be closed? Neighboring FSM opened its borders officially Monday this week — but Covid slipped into Pohnpei and Kosrae […]

Summer demand high at CMI

Summer demand high at CMI

The College of the Marshall Islands’ summer session enrollment was the second highest in CMI history, the college reported this week. This enrollment of 1,218 students set a summer enrollment record for CMI and came close to the highest-ever enrollment in CMI history, with the Fall of 2021 recording 1,267 students. This continues the trend […]

EPA gets dive certified

EPA gets dive certified

A team of RMI EPA staff took on the PADI open water dive course and passed with flying colors, according to the organization. In addition to this being a useful skill to have for people living on atolls, the effort raises capacity at RMI EPA for doing more comprehensive environmental assessments and responses to pollution […]

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation highlights around RMI

Graduation dominoes keep falling: The end of May it was Majuro Coop School,Assumption and SDA on consecutive days. Then a brief lull before the public schools launched, with Kwajalein Atoll High School Monday, Marshall Islands High School Tuesday and Laura High School Wednesday this week.These events “sandwiched” another set of graduations at Kwajalein Atoll. The […]

CMI plans new Ebeye campus

CMI plans new Ebeye campus

The College of the Marshall Islands 29th Commencement Exercises at the newly renovated SSG Solomon Sam Basketball Court featured 180 college-level graduates and the awarding of 217 certificates and degrees. President David Kabua and Minister of Education Kitlang Kabua were on hand to congratulate the graduates, along with keynote speaker Broderick Menke. Besides the awarding […]

Graduation time!

Graduation time!

Majuro Baptist Christian Academy seniors — pictured here — will be the first high school graduates in Majuro with their graduation set for this Friday May 20 at 3pm at the Rita school. The College of the Marshall Islands is next, graduating May 26 at its Uliga campus. Then comes Majuro Coop High School on […]

CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

CMI’s Solomon court upgrades

As part of its ongoing improvement project for the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Sports Court at CMI, the college plans to install a new sign honoring the only Marshall Islander to die in the US Armed Forces during a combat mission. The college earlier this month demolished the existing small stage next to the court […]

US supports Majuro blood drive

US supports Majuro blood drive

Red Cross held a three-day blood drive at College of the Marshall Islands old library last week. Funding for the activity was provided by USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs. US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral both assisted with the financial contribution and donated blood along with other representatives from the US Embassy. As a result of the […]

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