Alaska’s Largest University

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post secondary institution. It is comprised of the Anchorage Campus located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, as well as Kenai Peninsula College, Matanuska Susitna College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound College, all located in some of the most beautiful places in Alaska.

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Helen Dick

Visiting elders add student support at Kenai Peninsula College

At Kenai Peninsula College, septuagenarian elders live side-by-side with teenage students during parts of the school year, adding a taste of home and an extra boost of student support for the school's many Native and rural students.

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 English internship helps UAA student grow inclusive parks in Anchorage

English internship helps UAA student grow inclusive parks in Anchorage

English students at UAA do more than read books and write papers. Deborah Castillo's internship with Anchorage Park Foundation helped her earn work experience while making a meaningful impact on the lives, health and happiness of people in her community.

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Matt Childs

GCI analyst shares data of graduation

The first time around, Matt Childs graduation ceremony was an afterthought. This time, he was center stage. GCI's director of data analysis earned an M.B.A. this May, as well as the chance to address his classmates as student speaker.

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Jamie Elswick

Selkregg Award project reaches out to homeless

WWAMI anatomy instructor Jamie Elswick won the 2017 Selkregg Community Engagement & Learning Award with a mobile foot- and wound-care clinic idea inspired by a service-learning partnership UAA's Dr. Michele Burdette-Taylor launched at Central Lutheran Church. The project will help students gain valuable “street medicine” expertise while earning credit.

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Sierra Afoa

Seawolves rebound queen heads for graduation

School and sports are always intertwined for Sierra Afoa. So, now that's she's ticked off her graduation requirements (a yearlong internship, a 3.72 GPA), it makes sense to leave the team a season early and "take the next step forward" in her social work career.

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Summer Engineering Academies

UAA Summer Engineering Academies expand offerings, openings, venues

Openings are still available in UAA's popular Summer Engineering Academies, a BP-sponsored program that seeks to engage youth in various facets of engineering. This year, academies will be held in Mat-Su as well as in Anchorage, and sessions cost $100 a week per child (fee waivers available), with lunch included!

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