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Cora Lyon in labcoat.

What drew me to UAA was the ability to do undergraduate research.

Cora Lyon

Originally from Washington, Cora had her sights set on UAA as her top choice because of the opportunities to conduct undergraduate research. She hit the ground running her freshman year, when she was awarded an Office of Undergraduate Research Grant and went on to receive an Alaska Space Grant to conduct research.

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Green & Gold News

UAA rolls out exposure notifications, a COVID tracking tool for all Alaskans

January 19, 2022 / #Featured

UAA helped usher a tool into Alaska this month that aids in the fight against COVID-19. Alaska COVID Exposure Notification Express, or ENX, is a free, anonymous service you can use on your smartphone.

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Our Campuses

University of Alaska Anchorage

The Anchorage campus offers a full complement of programs and courses, including in high-demand fields such as engineering, health, business and education, as well as in the liberal arts and sciences. UAA career and technical education programs are closely aligned with Alaska’s core industries, such as aviation, oil and gas. Many courses are designed with flexibility to accommodate students who work or have a family, and the campus houses a range of student success and support centers.

Kenai Peninsula College

Kenai Peninsula College (KPC) is located south of Anchorage at two campuses in Soldotna and Homer and at extension sites in Anchorage and Seward. KPC delivers Associate of Arts and Associate of Applied Science degrees, as well as courses leading to vocational certificates. Some courses leading to baccalaureate degrees can be obtained entirely at KPC. A number of four-year degree programs are available at KPC via distance delivery through other UAA campuses. KPC has a robust e-learning program reaching students across Alaska.

Mat-Su College

Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College) is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The Mat-Su campus houses a comprehensive library; science, computer, career and technical labs; a student advising center that includes financial aid assistance, veterans services, and career and academic advising; a learning center; modern classrooms; snack bar; and art gallery for student and faculty shows.

Kodiak College

Kodiak College, located on the ancestral homelands of the Alutiiq/Sugpiaq peoples is 250 miles south of Anchorage on Kodiak Island. We serve the city of Kodiak, seven rural communities, and the nation’s largest U.S. Coast Guard base. Kodiak College provides in-person and distance education courses leading to occupational endorsement and undergraduate certificates, associate and baccalaureate degrees. Kodiak College also provides adult basic education, GED preparation, and developmental education courses.

Prince William Sound College

Prince William Sound College (PWSC) is a one-of-a-kind institution of higher education located in Valdez, Alaska. The main campus and its extension sites in Cordova and Copper Basin are set amidst some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery and rich cultural history. Besides a general studies degree, PWSC offers associate degrees and occupational certificates not readily available elsewhere, such as an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Millwright and Associate of Applied Science in Outdoor Leadership.