Human Services News

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'It's nice to be able to help folks'

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UAA Human Services student intern Zachary Boyle serves lunch during the Project Homeless Connect event at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna on Jan. 26.

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Student Primrose Srisakphet featured in Kenai Senior Center newsletter

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Kenai Peninsula Campus HUMS student Primrose Srisakphet was featured in the Kenai Senior Center newsletter as a member of the team while she completes her practicum.

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Alumnus Benz Guillermo finds the right fit in human services

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Human Services alumnus Benz Guillermo talks about how he found the right fit in the Department of Human Services program at the College of Health.

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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

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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.