The skill set I've used to find success was developed in me through the university, through the community, through my professors and through the coaching staff — it really does take a village to develop someone and to set them up for success.Lauren Magiera, B.A. '09
Journalism and public communications alumna Lauren Magiera’s life has always been about the present moment. When she was a Seawolf gymnast, thinking too far beyond the maneuver at hand during high-pressure and physically demanding situations could lead to a detrimental slip-up. And when she was the first female sports anchor for Chicago WGN News, every second counted when a passionate fan base was eagerly waiting to hear updates on their favorite team.
UAA’s School of Social Work $1.2 million Department of Education grant will fill school social worker shortage in Alaska
UAA's School of Social Work received a $1.2 million grant from the Department of Education for the School-Based Social Work Education and Network Development Program, also known as SSWEND. The three-and-a-half-year program will graduate 31 scholars to fill a high-demand need for school social workers in the Anchorage School District and schools throughout the state.