College of the Marshall Islands

CMI sports roof comes off

CMI sports roof comes off

The large sheets of metal dangling dangerously from the roof of the SGT Solomon Sam Memorial Court at the College of the Marshall Islands for several weeks were in the process of being removed earlier this week. Workers were seen on Monday straddling scaffolding as they continued to work on the  problem, which many months […]

Intense school basketball championships

Intense school basketball championships

What stood out in the Sports and Extracurricular Program (SEP)-sponsored school basketball league championships last week was the intensity of the competition and the closeness of many of the final scores — which is to say that for the fans, these games were a roller coaster of emotion as the scores see-sawed from one team […]

CMI honors first in family

CMI honors first in family

WILMER JOEL In honor of college students who were the first ones to graduate from their families, the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) organized the first ever First-Generation College Celebration last week at the College’s courtyard. CMI’s event followed in the footsteps of the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and NAPSA’s Center for […]

CMI court closed until 2022

CMI court closed until 2022

GEOVANNIE JOHNSON Trying to play basketball? The College of the Marshall Islands basketball court was closed off to the public this past summer due to corrosion of the roof. The structure was built in 2013 by a visiting US Navy team and has served as a multi-purpose space for many events for sports, school fairs […]

CMI’s active media team

CMI’s active media team

Want to have a video filmed professionally? Turn your old black and white photos to look like new? These employees/work study students of the College of the Marshall Islands Media Center do all this and more. CMI went back to school for the fall semester earlier this month and the campus is hopping with students, […]

Boot camp team graduates

Boot camp team graduates

WILMER JOEL The College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) Youth Corps in collaboration with the RMI National Training Council (NTC) organized a closing ceremony at CMI last week Monday in honor of the 28 recipients who completed an eight-week summer boot camp. This summer boot camp is a collaborative milestone between CMI and NTC to […]

Jo-Jikum’s creative climate action

Jo-Jikum’s creative climate action

It’s the end of the summer semester for the College of the Marshall Islands and you know what that means? A new two-week program for Jo-Jikum to lead!The workshop is targeted to high school students who are learning songwriting, weaving or painting all related to climate issues.The Majuro-based youth organization just recently completed a film […]

Youth dive into film world

Youth dive into film world

WILMER JOEL Jo-Jikum is behind a two-week digital storytelling workshop for high school students at the College of the Marshall Islands that wraps up Friday.Facilitating this workshop are Kathy Jetnil Jetnil-Kijiner, Rosenet Timius and Jobod Silk, while instructing the workshop are freelance photographer/filmmaker Chewy Lin and CMI Media Club Member Kattil Kendall. A total of […]

Wettest graduation in history

Wettest graduation in history

WILMER JOEL College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) 28th commencement exercise will go down in the record books as one the wettest graduations that solidifies our traditional belief that rain is a form of blessing from God. The class of 2021 will also go down in history with a record-setting number of graduates in the […]

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