The President Mackey Prize

The President Mackey Prize

What is it?
In conjunction with the annual Na Liko Na’auao event, any day undergraduate student participating in Na Liko Na’auao may nominate a faculty member who exemplifies outstanding mentoring of student research and/or creative activities. The faculty member selected will receive the President Mackey Prize.

Who is eligible for nomination?
Any faculty member at Chaminade University of Honolulu with a record of student mentoring that includes:

  • A history of undergraduate student project mentoring that surpasses normal expectations
  • An ongoing commitment to providing students with research and/or creative experiences that go above and beyond the classroom experience
  • Promoting the value of active student involvement in research or the creative process
  • Supporting faculty‐student and/or faculty‐student‐community collaborations
  • Contributing to the professional development of students

Nomination Process

  • Any day undergraduate student participating in Na Liko Na’auao may nominate his/her mentor. The student should submit a letter of nomination describing in detail the nominee’s achievements in mentoring.
  • Any particularly pertinent documentation of mentoring activities that cannot be adequately described in the letter of nomination (e.g., community letters/news articles citing mentoring activities, pictures or descriptions of student project products) may be included.
  • Letters should be submitted to OHPAUR by Friday, March 15, 2019 by 4:00pm. Letters may be submitted in person in CTCC 256 or by email to A selection committee will choose the winner.