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Palamanui hosting free workshop to conquer the ‘Math Monster’ Tuesday (Oct 11)


The University Center, West Hawai‘i located at Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui is hosting a free workshop designed to help anyone who has trouble conquering the “math monster.”

Many current or incoming students have a fear of math that prevents them from pursuing and attaining the degree or certificate they are seeking. The workshop, titled “Slaying the Mental Math Monster for Good,” is designed to help them overcome their fears and frustrations and get on the path to success.

This workshop will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the computer lab at the Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui Library Learning Center. It is free and open to the public.

At the workshop, participants will learn: Valuable Tips to Overcome Your Negative Math Mindset; the New, Condensed Math Pathways at Hawai‘i Community College – Pālamanui that are now in place; and Valuable Resources to help you succeed in Math (both in placement testing and in classes).

The workshop is hosted and led by University Center Educational Specialist Carrie Kuwada Phipps, along with Pālamanui Math Student Peer Tutor Brad Levandowski. For More Information and to RSVP, contact Carrie Kuwada Phipps at or 808-969-8808.

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