Meet UAA’s new Multicultural Student Services director Sara Caldwell-Kan and learn how she aims to bridge the gap between student success with student wellness.
Keep calm and macaron
Despite several career changes, finance alumnus James Strong was able to find his calling as the co-founder and owner of Anchorage's first macaron patisserie, Sweet Caribou. And despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing businesses to stall or close completely, Sweet Caribou found a way to succeed.
Listen to the fifth episode of Seawolf Voices
Human services alumnus and founder of the Authentic Beginnings counseling service and Queen’s Guard youth charity Vincent Feuilles talks about the challenges faced by the LGBTQ community that he’s working to address, what led him to pursue human services and social work, and how to create an inclusive environment.
Shaping the student experience
Allie Hartman, student organization coordinator in UAA’s Student Life and Leadership, was recently recognized by the University of Alaska Board of Regents with the Staff Make Students Count award.
A healthy investment: Pat McAdoo’s giving shapes a flourishing future for Alaska
Physical therapist and UAA scholarship donor Pat McAdoo first encountered the university after moving to Alaska in 1985 to work at the Alaska Native Medical Center. A colleague there told her that one really needs to have some structured activities in the winter, so McAdoo signed up for a class at UAA in the evenings: Alaska, the Land and its People.
At the intersection of community and agency
Since last year, important conversations on accountability in law enforcement have occurred across the country. It’s a topic close to justice alumnus Kenneth McCoy, deputy chief of operations and new acting chief of police for the Anchorage Police Department.
Listen to the fourth episode of Seawolf Voices
In our fourth episode, finance alumnus and co-founder of the 77Nation podcast Geser Bat-Erdene talks about the political impact his podcast has had on his home country of Mongolia, his approach to enact governmental change through his financial education, and his experiences as an international student attending UAA.
UAA sociology major is the university’s first Beinecke Scholar
For Beinecke Scholarship recipient Christina Hailperin, the award is a pathway for her to help Indigenous students successfully navigate their own education.
Paving the way in problem-solving diseases
UAA junior and recent Goldwater Scholarship recipient Cora Lyon hopes her love of puzzles and problem-solving will help her continue her undergraduate research in decoding the mystery of diseases.