Summer Institute Director
||Dr. Patricia Sandberg, an Assistant Professor with UAA's Psychology Program, served as Summer Institute Director. In addition to teaching two courses (Cultural Diversity in Behavioral Health and Behavioral Health Practicum), Dr. Sandberg invited over 30 guest speakers to talk about cultural diversity and opportunities in the behavioral health field, coordinated the job shadowing sites, and provided endless academic and emotional support to Raven's Quest participants. Dr. Sandberg is looking forward to many more Summer Institutes!|
Peer Mentors provided support to the Raven's Quest participants by assisting them with methods of research, writing processes, and group presentations. Additionally, they helped the participants understand college level study skills and methods for successful completion of upper level course work.
||Janice Troyer, from the Alaska Center for Rural Health, serves as the Program Manager. In addition to recruiting and coordinating the selection of students for the Summer Institute, she also managed the logistics of the program, disbursed stipend checks, and provided support where needed in the daily activities of the Summer Institute. Janice especially enjoyed getting to know the students in 2003 and looks forward to meeting more students.|