June 2017 Archive
I am UAA: Carol Swartz, founder of Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference
Carol Swartz accepted the director's job at UAA's Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College, saying she'd try it for a year. Thirty-one years later, she's still at the helm, recently wrapped up her 16th Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference and was named a member of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
UA Board of Regents approves FY18 university operating budget; despite cuts, focus is on strategic investments
July 2017: Student Union Gear Room offering holiday special
From Friday, June 30, to Wednesday, July 5, all UAA Student Union Gear Room rentals are priced at weekend rates. Enjoy your gear for five days and only pay for a weekend.
Significant impacts to UAA Drive and Providence Drive due to ML&P work
Beginning on Saturday, June 24 Municipal Light and Power will begin work on electrical distribution infrastructure along UAA Drive and Providence Drive. This work will cause significant road closures.
All-around academic all-star
It's fitting for Madeleine Arbuckle to compete in the all-around. This senior environmental studies major and team MVP (elected by her gymnastics teammates) is an all-around all-star, with a 3.91 GPA and eyes on law school in the future.
June 29, 2017: Farewell gathering for Keith Hackett
The university community is invited to a farewell gathering for Director of Athletics Keith Hackett on Thursday, June 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Alaska Airlines Center’s Packer Family Pavilion. Director Hackett has accepted a similar position at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa and will be leaving UAA on July 7.