OUAA News & Announcements


New Alutiiq Language Occupational Endorsement Certificate Approved

UAA will begin offering an Alutiiq Language Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in the fall 2015 semester. This certificate will help prepare students for entry-level jobs that use the Alutiiq language. The program was created in response to demand for certified paraprofessionals with Alutiiq language proficiency.

To see all recently added programs, visit our Academic Program Development page.

 

Special Guest Speaker for 2nd Annual Academic Assessment Seminar Announced

We are delighted to announce Dr. Susan Hatfield, Senior Scholar at the Higher Learning Commission and Professor of Communication Studies at Winona State University, as the guest speaker for the 2nd Annual Academic Assessment Seminar on September 12, 2014. Dr. Hatfield has served as Winona State University's Assessment Coordinator for 14 years, has presented at numerous national and international conferences on assessment and student learning, and has worked with many two-year, four-year, and professional schools on developing assessment plans and interpreting assessment data. Read Dr. Hatfield's complete resume and bio here

Please join us at the Annual Academic Assessment Seminar on Friday, September 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Library 307. 

To read more about assessment activities, visit our Academic Assessment page.

 

Kaytlyn Church Joins OUAA Team

Kaytlyn Church has joined the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs as an Administrative Assistant. Kaytlyn will support the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and her office. Kaytlyn brings over 5 years of administrative assistant experience, including experience with the Anchorage School District. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Political Science from UAA.

New Alaska Native Business Management Minor Approved

UAA will begin offering a minor in Alaska Native Business Management (ANBM) in the spring 2015 semester. The minor will help prepare students for careers in Alaska Native organizations and businesses. It will focus on effective leadership and management of Alaska Native organizations.

To see all recently added programs, visit our Academic Program Development page.

 

NWCCU Fall 2014 Mid-Cycle Review

UAA is scheduled for an accreditation evaluation in fall 2014. The evaluation will include a report focused on assessment of institutional, program, and student learning outcomes and a peer review site visit on October 29 & 30. UAA will be asked to provide a few excellent models of programs which have used assessment to inform improvements.

To find out more about accreditation at UAA, visit our Institutional Accreditation page.