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UH-Pacific University transfer partnership breaks new ground

The deal will let isle community college students go to Oregon for a bachelor's degree

By Mary Vorsino

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2013

~~<p>Under a novel partnership signed Friday, Hawaii community college students will be able to transfer &quot;seamlessly&quot; to Pacific University in Oregon after completing two years of coursework, retaining all of their credits and getting on track to earn a bachelor's degree from the private institution.</p>
<p>Observers said the agreement &mdash; between a public community college system and a private university in another state &mdash; may be unprecedented.</p>
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Under a novel partnership signed Friday, Hawaii community college students will be able to transfer "seamlessly" to Pacific University in Oregon after completing two years of coursework, retaining all of their credits and getting on track to earn a bachelor's degree from the private institution.

Observers said the agreement — between a public community college system and a private university in another state — may be unprecedented. Login for more...



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