Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are specifically designed to address the latest developments and advancements in academic studies. The Arts and Humanities conference is dedicated to academicians and individuals from all disciplines to discover, to nurture, to create and to inspire, providing opportunities to discuss and explore recent findings in related fields of studies and research.
The HUIC will be hosted in the charming city of Honolulu on the island of O’ahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. O’ahu is also known as the “Gathering Place”, featuring the unique Aloha Spirit which complements the warmth of the people and the perfect temperatures throughout the year. O’ahu is the Jewel and the Heart of the Hawaiian Islands.
Many successful Educational and Business conferences are held in Honolulu’s hotels and the new Honolulu Hawaii Convention Center. This gathering place serves as a platform for academicians, researchers and professionals worldwide.
The Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are designed to inspire, engage, challenge and contribute to the growing field of knowledge. Join us in Hawaii for a comprehensive conference, and learn with us in the inspiring atmosphere our beautiful island provide.
Hotel Venue: Prince Waikiki (formerly Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki)
Ed.D., LMHC, NCC, MAC, LAC, CSAC, ICADC Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
California State University at Stanislaus
Suzanne Whitehead is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at California State University, Stanislaus and has taught for over five years. She has also taught as an adjunct instructor at three universities since 2004. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and a Masters Addiction Counselor, and holds a license and certification as a drug and alcohol counselor, as well. Suzanne has worked in the Human Services professions for over 40 years, and has work experience as a Respiratory Therapist, Program Director of a Drug Treatment Clinic, Director of School Counseling, and Chief of the Quality Assurance program for the Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division in Hawaii. Her research interests include various issues of social justice, working with disenfranchised youth, helping those afflicted with addiction and drug abuse, the health and wellness of counselors and clients, and equity disparities for DACA, DREAMers, and refugee populations.
Health Education and Promotion Department at California State University, Stanislaus California
Taylor Whitehead is a Health Educator in the California State University, Stanislaus Student Health Center, Health Education and Promotion Department. She focuses her program efforts on nutrition, physical activity, sexual health, and stress management. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies and a Master’s Degree in Education; she is also a California Certified Prevention Specialist through the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium. She is currently applying for an Educational Leadership Ed.D. program. Taylor’s work experience includes: tobacco prevention, working with high-risk adolescents, and serving in AmeriCorps. Her research interests are: health disparities within disenfranchised populations, social norms regarding tobacco use, and the correlation between socio-economic status and overall health and well-being.