Human Services News

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BHS student George Grays recognized by NOHS for his service

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , , ,

A Bachelor of Human Services student at the College of Health received recognition by the National Organization for Human Services for his service and dedication to the human services field.

Volunteer and dog watching child snowboard in snow Read More

Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Big Impact

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Harris is the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, matching adult volunteers with youth across the state in one-on-one relationships that change lives. It's the latest step in her community-focused career, and it all started at UAA.

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UAA alumna ignites community enthusiasm in Mat-Su

 |  Tracy Kalytiak  |  , , , ,

The one-day, one-stop event provided people experiencing homelessness with access to a range of services: health and wellness screenings, legal services, employment assistance, toiletries, and a fresh, hot lunch. In the midst of the crowd walked Staci Manier, a UAA alumna (B.A. Human Services '13, with minors in psychology and history) who became community impact director for United Way of Mat-Su in 2014.