Each week the College of Business and Public Policy will be highlighting a mentor in the Leadership Fellows program with an interview conducted by their protégé. This week’s featured protégé/mentor pairing is Sierra Begich Slade, who is pursuing her BBA in management, and her mentor, Sara Fisher-Goad, who is the Executive Director of the Alaska Energy Authority.
Matt Williams, owner of Brown Bear Saloon at Mile 103 of the Seward Highway, and a fresh College of Business and Public Policy graduate with a new degree in global logistics and supply chain management. He's pondering a future that means eventually selling the saloon and moving into a new job.
BP has awarded several College of Business and Public Policy students with scholarships. We would like to take the time to congratulate these students and thank BP for their generous support of higher education.
A new 1 credit elective course "Shaping Alaska’s Future: Navigating Alaska’s Fiscal and Economic Challenges (PADM 671)" will be offered this spring. Led by Cliff Groh, chair of Alaska Common Ground, a non-partisan public policy organization. Subjects will include: The Alaska Permanent Fund and Permanent Fund Dividend, Oil taxes and the proposed natural gas pipeline project, and Alaska’s future economic prospects.
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