UAA Community & Technical College
Today's assignment: Repair this snowcat
Arctic Valley is beefing up its hardware to change the ski scene in Anchorage, and UAA students are part of that vision. Bring on the diesel.
Last fall, a group of first-semester freshmen worked on a fault-prone snowcat for the volunteer-staffed ski area. That partnership not only saved the nonprofit significant money on repairs, but gave first-year students immediate career experience....
Alaska's superintendent of the skies
In most places, Americans can commute by road, rail, or even the second airport on the other side of town. Options like that, though, are rarely available in Alaska, where aviation is the most important (and often the only) source of transportation.
"The term that gets thrown around a lot is lifeline. That is aviation in Alaska," said Jeremy Worrall, B.S. Aviation Technology '02, who works as statewide airport operations superintendent for the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT).
The UAA Community & Technical College builds Alaska’s workforce and fosters student success through quality education and technical training.