Education

    AAF-Hawaii College Connection

    AAF-Hawaii has developed an educational program with Hawaii's college and university professors that assists students with classroom instruction and job placement after graduation. Through the program, students will have exposure to a number of resources:

    • Guest Speakers - working professionals who volunteer to be guest speakers in classes

    • Industry resources – information about the advertising industry via publications, websites, research sources, survey measurement companies, etc.

    • Scholarships - Sources and help for student scholarships applications

    • Real-World Experience - AAF Hawaii Internship Program clearing house for instructors and students

    • Membership Opportunities - outreach for Ad2 membership

    • Mentorship - access to working professionals for job placement after graduation

    The following professors have agreed to act on behalf of their department and/or school to work with AAF Hawaii to bring information to students in their classrooms:

    James Whitfield, Ed.D, Dean
    College of Communication
    Hawaii Pacific University
    Honolulu, HI  96813
    Email:  jwhitfield@hpu.edu

    Joanne Gula, PH.D., Asst. Professor of Communications
    College of Communications
    Hawaii Pacific University
    Honolulu, HI  96813
    Email:  jgula@hpu.edu

    Vicky Seiler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communications
    College of Communications
    Hawaii Pacific University
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    Email:  vseiler@hpu.edu 

    Cliff Bieberly, Communications Professor
    Director, Communications Department
    Chaminade University of Honolulu
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    Email:  cbieberl@chaminade.edu

    Qimei Chen, PhD, Chair, Dept. of Marketing
    Shidler College of Business
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Honolulu, HI  96822
    Email:  qimei@hawaii.edu

    If you are a professor, instructor or teacher who would like to become a member of the AAF Hawaii College Connection Program, please email us at info@aafhawaii.com. Mahalo!