Hawai’i Connections: RU Professor and Student Promote Marine Education and Research

Hoffman portraitIn recent student and faculty news, SUST adjunct professor Michele Hoffman Trotter, who is working on a documentary film about marine biodiversity and conservation entitled “Microcosm,” received an appointment as Director of Advancement of the Hawai’i Association for Marine Education and Research (HAMER). In this new position, Michele is charged with helping HAMER organize a funding campaign that will support critical research on imperiled manta ray populations. The funding campaign will go live in December 2014.

Jordan EwbankJordan Ewbank, a senior SUST major at Roosevelt and intern for the Microcosm project who presented an overview of the project to the RU community last spring, will also be contributing to the HAMER development effort and  is now recognized on their website as “Advancement Officer.” Congratulations to Michele and Jordan on these impressive appointments!

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