Vice Provost for Research and the Graduate School,
Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, was a Finalist for the 2013 Gold Pan Awards
The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Gold Pan Awards is one of the organization’s longest running civic programs, established in 1957 as Anchorage's No. 1 premiere business awards event. This year on September 13, 2013, the UAA Vice Provost for Research, Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski was a finalist for the Chamber of Commerce Gold Pan Awards for Entrepreneurial Excellence. The Gold Pan Awards are given to members, organizations and businesses for their commitment to community service, business and entrepreneurial excellence. Awards are given in four categories and Dr. Wisniewski was a finalist in the category of Entrepreneurial Excellence. In this category the individuals must have started, organized, and managed a successful business, exemplifying creative vision, talent and innovative thinking that creates business opportunities. The awards were presented on September 13, 2013, at the “Casino Royale" - 56th annual Anchorage Chamber Gold Pan Awards? at the Dena'ina Center.
The following photos were taken at the event.
Left to right: Megan Olson, UAA Vice Chancellor for Advancement, Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, Vice Provost for Research and Gold Pan Finalist, UAA Chancellor Tom Case
First row left to right: Dean Tien-Chien Jen, Dr. Joey Yang, John Wanamaker, Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell, Gold Pan Finalist Dr. Helena Wisniewski, Hon. Arliss Sturgulewski, Dean Heather Ryan, Alexis Wisniewski-Chesson, Dr. Jerzy Maselko, Dr. Kenrick Mock, Khristy Parker
Second row left to right: Alan Johnson, Dr. Don Spalinger, Dr. Eric Noble, Lois Rockcastle, Dr. David Yesner, Cheryl Spalinger, Kristine Crossen, Dean Ron Spatz, Dean John Stalvey