College of the Marshall Islands

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 […]

Climate battles in Majuro

Climate battles in Majuro

WILMER JOEL The two colleges in the country, College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) and the University of the South Pacific (USP), ignited a heated debate last week that was filled with facts and fiery exchanges. As a part of the Climate Change Week activities last Thursday at the Public School System the debate focused […]

Climate info delivered informally

Climate info delivered informally

EVE BURNS Jo-Jikum in partnership with the RMI Climate Change Directorate hosted its first climate webinar series earlier this month — the first in a series of weekly events that take place every Friday for one hour at Marshall Islands Resort at the Jemanin room. This webinar is funded by a grant from Unitarian Universalist […]

College celebrates its founding

College celebrates its founding

College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) celebrated its foundation day this week with a busy schedule. Monday opened with a walk-a-thon and the blessing of their three new buses. An academic and cultural showcase was the feature on Tuesday at the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Court. High school students enjoyed the booths, won prizes and […]

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