C3T Hawai'i is a $24.6 million dollar grant awarded to the University of Hawai'i Community Colleges (UHCC) through the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. The grant will fuel the development of education and training curriculum and student academic/career coaching, which targets certificate and degree programs specific to the needs of agriculture, energy and health industries. These industry-focused, employer driven programs are designed to increase college completion rates and provide job opportunities to the C3T participants. The grant period is from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2014.
The program is built around four key components to form the foundation of the UHCC approach:
- Career Pathways
- Student Support Services
- Credit and Non-Credit Program Options
- Online Educational Resources