Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi and Senator Stanley Chang were on hand to recognize the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Counseling & Student Development Center (CSDC) Counselors-in-Residence (CIR) Team at a ceremony in the Executive Office of Governor Ige.
The CIR team was honored with a proclamation for the impact the residents of this innovative program has had over the years. Initially starting from one CIR to now five, they live on-campus and are responsible for a plethora of duties, including providing counseling and support to residents and housing staff during emergency and crisis situations. Additionally, the CIR program also won the Region VI Innovative Program Award at the National Association Student Personnel Administrators 2016 Western Regional Conference.
The Governor and Lieutenant Governor will also proclaim April 10-14, 2017, as "UH-Manoa Mental Health and Wellness Week."