June 2017 Archive

2017 Independence Day message from Chancellor Case

 

UAA closed July 3-4, 2017

 

I am UAA: Carol Swartz, founder of Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

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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

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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

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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

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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: Public talk on Leadership, Traditionalism & Transformation

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June 29, 2017: Farewell gathering for Keith Hackett

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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.

UA Board of Regents meets June 27, 2017 to approve budget